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Can you get bad stomach pain and gas while passing a kidney stone? Is this common? I've had them b4 but don't remember the stomach pain.

Can you get bad stomach pain and gas while passing a kidney stone? Is this common? I've had them b4 but don't remember the stomach pain.

Abdominal pain: Possible, also related reasons. See your physician. May need GI work up. Read more at www.Browardgi.Com. ...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 get random brief pain under left breast/up rib and it comes/goes.10+minutes of this pain.I have kidney stone there and gas/gerd.Are they related?

I get random brief pain under left breast/up rib and it comes/goes.10+minutes of this pain.I have kidney stone there and gas/gerd.Are they related?

Possible but not: .....necessarily related: Irritation of ribs' cartilage, joints or nerves. Intestinal gas trapped in the sharp bend in the colon. Constipation. Spasm of the colon. Inflammation of the pancreas. Enlarged spleen. Stone or infection in the left kidney or upper part of the ureter. Ovarian problems with referred pain to the left diaphragm. Inflammation of L. lower lung or left diaphragm..... ...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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Does kidney stone cause stomach gas?

Does kidney stone cause stomach gas?

Not that I know of: I have not heard of kidney stones causing stomach gas. ...Read more

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Can gas pain be in your back? Sort of goes along flank pain that feels like a kidney stone is passing?

Can gas pain be in your back?  Sort of goes along flank pain that feels like a kidney stone is passing?

Kidney stone.: You don't provide enough information but as old er dr. I can tell you this - in men it is worst pain and women second only to ruptured uterus. Pain makes you walk floor unlike appendicitis where lay there and movement is pain. Pain starts in area kidney inside lower level ribs and travels in flank to abdomen referring to groin. Literally makes u dance w pain. ...Read more

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Right side low back pain radiating up being tteated for UTI with cipro (ciprofloxacin) gas or kidney stone?

Right side low back pain radiating up being tteated for UTI with cipro (ciprofloxacin) gas or kidney stone?

Kidney: Right lower back pain with a urinary tract infection is a sign of possible infection moving into the kidney or a stone. ...Read more

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I keep experiencing gas, bloating, stomach pain and pain around my left kidney right after i eat. Was previously diagnosed with kidney stones a yr ago?

Stone pain? Unlikely: Kidney stones would likely not be responsible for stomach pain and bloating. Also the pain from a stone would not be related to eating. Would talk to your doctor about these symptoms and consider a GI workup. Good luck! ...Read more

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Low back pressure/pain and flank pain around into lower belly. No blood in pee. Feel gassy and constipated not passing gas. History of kidney stones. ?

Low back pressure/pain and flank pain around into lower belly. No blood in pee. Feel gassy and constipated not passing gas. History of kidney stones. ?

Here are some...: Your concerns over multiple organs-systems require a comprehensive evaluation so to define which is which for good care and effective treatment. How to assure the process of good care done rightly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html and peruse related articles in the category of What to Do at Feeling Sick? & of Basics for Self-Care shown on HOME of www.ForMeFirst.com. ...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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How to get a kidney stone passed?

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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How do you get kidney stones?

How do you get kidney stones?

Dehydration, stasis+: Not drinking enough results in concentrated urine + concentrated calcium salts which prexcipitate from urine, form nucleus for further calcium salt to come out of solution, attach & stone enlrges. Urinary stasis with hydronephrosis promotes precipitation & stone formation. Too much calcium in urine (hypercalcuria) major cause. Xs urinary uric acid or oxalate & low citrate all promote stones. ...Read more

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Do everyone get kidney stones?

No: Patients with unusual diets, metabolic abnormalities, dehydration, and other factors can cause stones. Not everyone gets stones. ...Read more

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How to get rid of kidney stones naturaly?

How to get rid of kidney stones naturaly?

Drink 4 small stones: Small kidney stones up to 6mm can pass on their own by maintaining a high fluid intake. Kidney stones of > 6-8 mm may well not pass and get stuck andyou will need a urologist, also for:- 1 CM stones which will certainly not pass on their own and will require shokwave tithotripsy. 2cm stones will require percutaneous lithotripsy. Hopefully you have had or will get metabolic workup to find cause! ...Read more

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Does beet juice get rid of kidney stones?

Does beet juice get rid of kidney stones?

No: Beets contain oxalates, which can increase the risk of kidney stones. Therefore, beets should not be eaten in large quantities by anyone with a history of kidney stones or kidney disease. Eating beets can also cause urine to turn red temporarily which can look frightening, but isn’t a cause for alarm. ...Read more

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Is it true that homeopathy best to get rid of kidney stones?

Is it true that homeopathy best to get rid of kidney stones?

Not "best," but --: I agree with my colleague that other treatments will likely be needed with existing kidney stones -- especially large ones. However, homeopathy may have potential in solving chronic tendencies towards making them: http://tinyurl.Com/mhjmoxg also there have been cases where existing stones were successfully expelled with homeopathic treatment: http://ccrhindia.Org/ijrh/2%284%29/7.Pdf. ...Read more

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Can i get kidney stones and blater infection by using ketamine?

Can i get kidney stones and blater infection by using ketamine?

Ketamine: K has many side effects. It is not addictive but can produce severe withdrawal symptoms when people try to quit. It spasm the bladder and the ureters (tubes coming from the kidneys to the bladder), usually manifestations being confused by doctors to a urinary track infections. It can produce in time bladder ulcers, scaring and permanent damage. ...Read more

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How do you get a urethral stent surgically implanted to fix kidney stones?

How do you get a urethral stent surgically implanted to fix kidney stones?

Ureteral: You are referring to a ureteral stent. It is placed through a cystoscope.How do you know this is what you need. If you know you have a stone go to a urologist. ...Read more

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I have kidney stones. Should i get a stent in the kidney or shock wave therapy?

I have kidney stones. Should i get a stent in the kidney or shock wave therapy?

You might need both: Shock wave therapy, or lithotripsy, is the primary therapy for large kidney stones that cause symptoms such as pain or recurrent infection. If stones dislodge from the kidney and migrate into the ureter, shock wave therapy is not used. Often after shockwave therapy, a stent is placed to help the passage of the residual particles from the kidney to the bladder and to prevent obstruction. ...Read more

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I randomly and frequently crave salt and lemons. My kidneys don't filter correctly and I get a lot of kidney stones, could it be related?

I randomly and frequently crave salt and lemons. My kidneys don't filter correctly and I get a lot of kidney stones, could it be related?

See your doctor: It would be helpful to have one of your kidney stones analyzed. Regarding your cravings, be careful with excesses of anything, especially salt. The lemons will offer some citric acid to your system. Small amounts should not be a problem. Talk to your physician. ...Read more

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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