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Hi my husbund suffer from kidney stones and I was just wondering can it make you feel bloated as well as being sick he can't go to the toilet to do 2?

Hi my husbund suffer from kidney stones and I was just wondering can it make you feel bloated as well as being sick he can't go to the toilet to do 2?

Should not feel: Bloated and constipation has nothing to do with kidney stones unless he was given a lot of anti-pain medication like morphine. Opiates certainly cause constipation and constipation can make one bloated. He needs to discuss this with his doctor. He may benefit from a laxative either by mouth or by suppository, or even an enema. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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I have a 6 mm kidney stone that hasn't moved since I've had 3 before. Today I've had a minor attack sharp pains& am abnormally bloated. Has my stone mo?

I have a 6 mm kidney stone that hasn't moved since I've had 3 before. Today I've had a minor attack sharp pains& am abnormally bloated. Has my stone mo?

Here are some. ..: Lacking further information, one should not assume what you may have although symptomatic stone movement may be the culprit for your Sx. To solve the concern, seek pro-evaluation (Hx + physicals + tests as needed) and counseling soon so to define what you got and how to handle it. Online guessing may further unnecessary anxiety and fear. ...Read more

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If u have kidney stone are you supposed to feel bloated?

If u have kidney stone are you supposed to feel bloated?

May be: Feeling bloated may happen with renal stones but it is not a specific feature of the disease. See this site for more information on renal stones.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/kidney-stones/ds00282. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel bloated while passing a kidney stone?

Is it normal to feel bloated while passing a kidney stone?

Fleeting Condition: Your bloated feeling should be short-lived when your gastrointestinal tract recovers from the shock due to the peritoneal irritation and intense pain that you had experienced before you passed the stone. Otherwise, look for other causes. ...Read more

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Do kidney stones make you bloated?

Do kidney stones make you bloated?

Yes: Kidney stones can cause inflammation which can lead to irritation of other abdominal organs, like the intestine. Intestinal inflammation can lead to bloating and distention. ...Read more

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Can you feel constipated or bloated when you have a kidney stone?

Can you feel constipated or bloated when you have a kidney stone?

Common: Sensations are the feeling you have to have a bm (tenesmus) but cannot. Waves of cramping pain, severe enough can cause nausea and vomiting. Men have pain referred into testicle. Stones warrant emergency teatment, evaluation for cause and prevention, and follow up. ...Read more

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Does kidney stones feel like gas or bloated?

Does kidney stones feel like gas or bloated?

Severe colic: Kidney stones may be silent, however, if a stone gets into the ureter, it causes severe colicy pain. See this site for more info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/kidney-stones/ds00282. ...Read more

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Blood in urine, trouble with deep breaths, fever for 1 day, pain in flank, severely bloated. Ureteroscopy 4 days ago...kidney stone not found.

Blood in urine, trouble with deep breaths, fever for 1 day, pain in flank, severely bloated. Ureteroscopy 4 days ago...kidney stone not found.

See doctor ASAP: It sounds like you may have a serious urinary tract and kidney infection, which can follow urethoscopy. Immediately contact the doctor who did the urethroscopy, or your primary care doctor. If you can't reach them, go to an urgent care clinic or a hospital emergency room. Good luck! ...Read more

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Advice for kidney stone?

Advice for kidney stone?

Kidney stone.: Kidney stones up to 5mm in size will predictably pass on their own. Just drink plenty of water so you produce a lot of urine, dilate those ureters and allow the stone to pass. It may hurt while it's on its way out, but it'll pass. Bigger stones will likely get stuck and will cause tremendous pain and will have to be removed by lithotripsy or cystoscopy. ...Read more

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How to fight kidney stone?

How to fight kidney stone?

A metabolic work-up: The best way to fight stones is to understand your metabolism. I believe that most stone formres should have a metabolic work-up. This should include blood levels of calcium, 24 hour urinalysis (looking at calcium, citrate, oxalate, etc). Good intake of water avoiding certain foods (high in calcium, oxalate) and medications (citarte, diuretics) may be necessary to fight stones. ...Read more

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Kidney stone of 12mm size?

Kidney stone of 12mm size?

Yeah, that's big.: A stone up to 5mm in size will predictably pass, with variable degrees of pain. A 12mm stone is going to get stuck if it decides to move out of the kidney. You should get that stone managed before it starts to move. ...Read more

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How to get a kidney stone?

How to get a kidney stone?

Metabolic issue.: Kidney stones are initiated by metabolic derangements in the handling of urinary oxalate, uric acid or calcium, for example. These derangements can be hereditary, and they allow for crystals of these substances to form. These crystals serve as a nidus for stone creation. ...Read more

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What r kidney stone symptoms?

What r kidney stone symptoms?

Pain: Depends. Sometimes are symptom free for years but if they start to move from kidney down the ureter people can experience intense pain that can come and go but usually some degree of continuous pain. As the stone move down toward the bladder the pain may change from the midback area moving down toward the bladder. People say this is one of the worst pains. Go to er or see your doctor asap. ...Read more

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How often is kidney stone pain?

How often is kidney stone pain?

Depends on site: If the stone is in the ureter (kidney to bladder tube), there is something call "peristalsis", which helps move things along. That would mean a periodicity to the pain: every few minutes. However, if the stone is in the kidney, and blocking the exit, it may be a constant pain; if it is in the urethra (exiting), it may be excrutiating and constant! ...Read more

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What makes a kidney stone grow?

What makes a kidney stone grow?

Depends: Depends on the type and the reason for the stones. Generally hydration (6-8 glasses of water per day), and citrus juice (lemonade/orange) are helpful. See a urologist if you have recurrent stones (all of the time), for a metabolic stone workup which will examine your urine. ...Read more

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How to remove 9 mm kidney stone?

How to remove 9 mm kidney stone?

ESWL, fluids, etc.: Whatever can dissolve or break down the stone is used to remove it. For example, eawl or extracorporial shock wave lithotripsy use shock waves to break up the stone from outside the body. Meanwhile patients are encouraged to drink plenty of fluids to hopefully pass the stone on the urine. If these and other things fail then surgery might be done, as a last option. ...Read more

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How to get a kidney stone passed?

Kidney stones: Medical "expulsive therapy" involves using one or more medications (tamsulisin, ketorolac etc) to dilate and/or relax the ureter, in conjunction with pain control and vigorous oral hydration. The success rate of this approach depends on the size of the stone, your particular ureteral anatomy and your willingness to endure some discomfort in the process. ...Read more

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What causes a black kidney stone?

What causes a black kidney stone?

Black kidney stone: The only sure way to tell what a kidney stone is made of is to send it off to a lab for analysis. Once it is complete, you will have a non-speculative answer to your question. ...Read more

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What are the tests for kidney stone?

Several: There are several tests used. The best test is the ct scan but has a lot of radiation. In addition, a kub x-ray, kidney ultrasound, and urinalysis are also used as adjunctive tests. ...Read more

Kidney Stone (Definition)

Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more


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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Small, hard mineral deposits made of minerals and acid salts that form inside your kidneys. They can be extremely painful until they pass or are ...Read more