Doctor insights on:
Does Farting Keep You From Getting Kidney Stones
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
No: No relationship at all.Get a more detailed answer ›
Thanks for asking!: This depends on the mineral constituents of the well water and your family history. Renal stones tend to run in families and are often due to subtle abnormalities in various biochemical metabolic pathways. This could make a person susceptible to stones depending on the make up of the well water. Well water should always be tested if individuals have had or have a family history of stones. ...Read more
Preventing stones: In general you can't always prevent stones. The things that have been associated with prevention is a high fluid intake, limit animal products to less than 8 oz daily, limit sodium to 2-4 g daily, limit oxalate containing foods, limit high sugar and fat content, avoid excessive vitamin c, daily exercise, maintain your ideal bmi, high vegetable fiber and calcium greater than 1000 daily. ...Read more
What's the good food to prevent kidney stones formation. And what food should I avoid if I have kidney stones.
I keep getting kidney infections no matter what i do or meds i take,keep getting blood clots,abnormal smears except 1..kidney stones..y? preventable?
See remark: Very complicated question,please be more specific.Do you have stone dis.? blood clots,abnormal smears?? Has any urologist seen you? Have you had cat scan or investigation by looking inside your bladder? Please be specific & contact us.You are young we need to take care of you ...Read more
More info needed: We will need more information about this question before answering in detail. Generally speaking kidney stones can be prevented by increasing daily water intake, reducing salt in your diet and working with a dietician. However more specific advice can be provided based on the kidney stones that have already occurred. ...Read more
If I have kidney stones what are some of the food I should stay away from?.......And food could help pass out the stone?
Kidney stones: Stay away from high oxalate foods: some are beets, spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans (fresh, canned, or cooked), excluding lima and green beans. It is best to avoid these foods. Also limit salt and limit animal protein. Taking in high amounts of lemonade or lemon extract from ReaLemon 4 tablespoons per day will help tremendously. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
?Sex, ?hygiene: Could be: you don't urinate after sex and go to sleep with a full bladder, use bubble-bath or take tub baths rather than shower, wipe wrong way, don't spread your thighs when urinating + thus trapping urine behind labia, withhold urge to void, wear thongs or non-cotton underwear, are constipated or are menopausal. All or any of the above could make you prone tro utis. ...Read more
Prevention: Ureteral obstruction is about the worst pain a person can endure. Prevent the next stone through improved hydration/diet. Consider metabolic evaluation to help determine why you make stones and what can be done to prevent them. If a ureteral stone doesn't pass within a few days, a urologist can treat it or place a stent to decompress the kidney. ...Read more
Does drinking lots of water help actually minimize kidney stone pain or does it just hurry the passage?
No: Drinking water may help pass the stone but will not decrease the pain level. ...Read more
Water and lo-cal foo: Hunger is your body's way of telling you that you are eating less than you're taking in -- or losing weight. You can't lose weight without hunger, but you can lessen it by drinking water or eating lo cal foods such as vegetables. Why are you fasting? Is it religious? If not, a good program of caloric reduction and exercise is a lot better and safer. Do something you can continue the rest of life. ...Read more
I keep peeing and feeling like I have to pee right when i'm done peeing. Can it be from kidney stones or BV infection.Feels like bladder spasms.No uti?
Control your weight: Kidney disease primarily comes from diabetes and hypertension. If you never develop these disease or control these disease, then you will preserve your kidney function. Ultimately, if you control your weight , minimize salt intake and get regular exercise, you are less likely to develop diabetes and htn. Then you won't develop kidney disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kidney stones i pass kidney stones every year. Urology takes samples but never finds anything wrong. They tell me to stay away from anything containing caffeine. I'm not a pop or coffee drinker. I am always dehydrated and i don't drink a lot of water.
See answer: Dehydration a factor,if urine is dark yellow try drinking to make it more clear.If you pass stones every year it isadvisable to have stone metabolic workup.Not enough space here for details of blood and urine tests to arrive at aplan which may include special diet and possible meds.Have you had stone analysis?If your urologist not helpful call Univ.of Mich.Urol.Dpt.&make appt.w stone specialist ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How likely do kidney stones return if you've had them once? Also can Metamucil contribute to developing kidney stones? Thank you
Stones: The risk of a 2nd stone in 7 years is 50%, stone analysis is single best test, a 24 hour urine test along with blood work helps define reason for stone formation, then there are simple things, if no medical issues, drink 2L of water in 24hr, decrease salt in diet, (sodium), and see a kidney doc. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
?Sex, ?hygiene: Kidney infections r caused by bacteria ascending from bladder. Could be: u don't urinate after sex and go to sleep with a full bladder, use bubble-bath or take tub baths rather than shower, wipe wrong way, don't spread your thighs when urinating + thus trapping urine behind labia, withhold urge to void, wear thongs or non-cotton underwear, are constipated. Any of above could make you prone tro ut. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Do kidney stone keep you from going to the bathroom?
- Can you get kidney stones from creatine?
- Can you get kidney stones from soda?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Can you get pink eye from farts?
- Can you get a rash from farting?
- Can you get kidney stones from drinking alcohol?
- Does everyone get kidney stones?
- Talk to a gastroenterologist online