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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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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.
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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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What do you suggest if my child used lithostat (acetohydroxamic acid) to prevent kidney stones. I can't get it any more. can anyone help?

What do you suggest if my child used lithostat (acetohydroxamic acid) to prevent kidney stones. I can't get it any more. can anyone help?

Stone prevention: Citrate is the essential ingredient to prevent kidney stones. Sodium or potassium citrate is typically used for children, but is available only by prescription as polycitra or citrapH. Using lemon extract can work just as well. A child can take three tablespoons per day, added to any beverage. Knowing why stones form in your child is essential. Then targeted therapy can be added. ...Read more

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I get random,very sharp pains under my left shoulder blade that last seconds.I know I have a kidney stone there,Is that it moving? thanks!

I get random,very sharp pains under my left shoulder blade that last seconds.I know I have a kidney stone there,Is that it moving? thanks!

Unlikely related: Most likely the pain is unrelated to the kidney stone since the kidney stone pain would most likely persist. They often cause blood in the urine which you may or may not see. Most often it does change the color of the urine, however. ...Read more

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I get a lot of pain in my left kidney, sometimes the pain can be severe and make the kidney spasm been checked for kidney stones and infection ?

I get a lot of pain in my left kidney, sometimes the pain can be severe and make the kidney spasm been checked for kidney stones and infection ?

Urologist: I would recommend you see a urologist for a more detailed examination. You may need some special x-rays and/or cystoscopy. ...Read more

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I have a kidney stone and it just sits there no matter how much water I drink. Can I get rid of it through shockwaves or will it require surgery?

I have a kidney stone and it just sits there no matter how much water I drink. Can I get rid of it through shockwaves or will it require surgery?

Kidney stones: Both of those are options for treatment of the stone. The lithotripsy (shockwaves) uses sounds waves to break apart the stone thus allowing you to pass them. Surgical retrieval is basically just that. However, most of the time they are left alone unless they are causing a problem. Speak with your doctor or urologist ...Read more

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I get a pain in my lower left abdomen. Really sharp. I have a concern due to the fact I have a lot of kidney stones. But it's not kidney stone they sa?

I get a pain in my lower left abdomen. Really sharp. I have a concern due to the fact I have a lot of kidney stones. But it's not kidney stone they sa?

Get seen fast.: I would seriously get this worked up soon because it could be several things, not the least of which is a possible ectopic pregnancy. If you had your period, it's unlikely to be an ectopic pregnancy, but it still can be serious, like an intestinal block, diverticulitis, or what is known as a volvulus, or twisting of a bowel segment. It might even be a hernia, so see your doctor for a full workup. ...Read more

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How do you get a kidney stone?

How do you get a kidney stone?

Here are some ...: The fundamental underlying reason for kidney stone formation is kidney's inborn functional defects in handling the excretion of acidity, salt, and stone inhibiting factors. So, all the ideas for stone prevention is still gear up the effort to make urine so diluted below the threshold of forming stone crystals by maintaining daily urine output > 2500 cc and decreasing oral consumption of salt, ... ...Read more

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How does a kidney stone get treated?

How does a kidney stone get treated?

It Depends: The treatment of kidneys stones ts based on a number of factors including overall stone burden - size and number of stones, as well as location of stones, type of stone, and the individual anatomy. Treatment options include shock wave lithotripsy, ureteroscopy and laser lithotripsy, and percutanesous nephrolithotomy. Your urologist will determine the best approach for you. ...Read more

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What should I do to get cured from a kidney stone?

What should I do to get cured from a kidney stone?

See below: The only way is to remove the stone see a urologist immeditely. ...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