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How Long Can Kidney Stone Pain Last
Stone pain: Even small stone can cause tremendous pain....3mm stone has 70-80% chance of passing without doctor intervention...But still painful.. ...Read more
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
Hot & irritated feeling in lower back for 2 months on and off. Been to dr, says its kidney stone. Would the pain last this long?
Kidney stone: A kidney stone that hasn't started its descent down the ureter can cause months of pain. The pain is typically an aching pain and doesn't resemble the sharp and severe pain associated with passage down the ureter. After excluding other sources of pain, your urologist can discuss minimally invasive strategies to treat the stone. ...Read more
How long hydronephrosis will last after kidney stone passed out? I am still having for last 20 days after passing stone
Depend on...: The pace of resolving hydronephrosis after ureteral stone passage or removal depends on its duration & degree, ranging from being instant to days, weeks, months - at times maybe lasting forever. More? Ask doctor or contact www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login - using audio/video helps faster interaction for more information. ...Read more
I passed a kidney stone less then a week ago and am still having a dill ache in my side. How long should the ache last?
How long after passing (a 10/10 pain ambulance kinda) kidney stone. Can intermittent microscopic haematuria last for? It's day 3. No frank blood
28yr old husband was on flomax (tamsulosin) for a kidney stone 3 weeks ago. Now he can't last very long in the bedroom. Normal side effect and will it go away soon?
Drug effect unlikely: Use of Flomax (tamsulosin) may enhance kidney stone passage. Flomax (tamsulosin) should not be affecting ejaculation after 48 hours from the last dose. Flomax (tamsulosin) has the potential side effect of delaying ejaculation. If your husband had that experience and was unaware of the side effect, it may have created anxiety which can be affect ejaculation, particularly premature ejaculation. Communication and education may help. ...Read more
How long does it take for a kidney stone to pass, mine was noticed in february this year and its still there, as of the last few days I've had to urinate more than usual?
It varies a lot: It may take days, weeks, month, years or never for a stone to pass. It really depends on the size of the stone. Ultrasound waves can be used to break up large stones to help them pass. You may want to check with a urologist and have an ultrasound image taken of the kidney, urether, and bladder to reevaluate the stone size. Ct scan can also give information on the stone. ...Read more
I passed a kidney stone friday. Ended up in hospital very ill with inflamed infected kidney. Home today but still sore and weak. How long can this last?
My doctor put me on rapaflo (silodosin) for a kidney stone, I have had retrograde ejaculation. My question is how long will that last after I stop meds?
Not very long: Rapaflo (silodosin) has a half-life of about 13 hours, so it will mostly be out of your system within a couple days. And things will then get back to normal. ...Read more
How long is swelling in the abdomen and back expected to last after a perc kidney stone remova surgery? Tenderness?
Not long: There should be minimal, if any abdominal swelling after percutaneous kidney stone removal. Unless either the peritoneum was punctured or a large volume of irrigating fluid escaped into the retroperitoneum. In which case subject might develop temporary ileus, meaning that bowel stops working and abdomen swells. Flank swelling and pain should settle down after 3-4 days. ...Read more
I have gross hematuria. I think I passed a kidney stone since it's did not show on the last ultrasound. How long does the blood show after stone pass?
Afew days but: The stoen may have passed but continued blood could indicate another stone of some other reason. Yoy need to discuss this with your physician ...Read more
Indefinitely: A kidney stone can remain nonobstructive indefinitely. ...Read more
Drink plenty fluids:
If the stone is sitting there and was found by accident, the most you can do for yourself is to drink a lot of fluids per day, at least 2 liters.
if you passed a stone, you should retrieve the stone and take it in to your doctor so they can do a stone analysis. That will guide specific therapy if it is available, and it is good practice to drink a lot of fluids to prevent a recurrence. ...Read more
Most in 2 days: The time to pass a stone is really the same for men and women. Most stones pass in the forst 48 hours. The chance of it passing after a week is around 50%. ...Read more
It varies.: I depends on the size, location and composition of the stone. The smaller it is the more likely is will pass quickly. But even small stones can sometimes require intervention. ...Read more
Most likely will pass: Stones then the urinary tract that are 2 mm inside have a 80-90% chance of passing spontaneously. Next question is do you have any other stones or was this the only stone seen. Stone starting a small particles and then grow concentrically upon themselves. Your stone was detected at a small size and can be managed expectantly. Now to work on stone prevention. ...Read more
Iv not had pain the last couple of days. I was wondering if I might have passed this 2mm kidney stone?
Yes: If you have not been sifting all your pee with a screen you can easily pass one of that size without knowing. ...Read more
Hard to say.: Depends on size and even then depends upon patient factors as well. Some stones never pass and some try to pass but get stuck. Somewhere between a few minutes and a few days is usually the norm. ...Read more
Most in 2 days: Most stones if they are going to pass will pass in the first 48 hours. The chances after that start to decrease. The chances probably never go to zero but after a week, the chances are probably around 50% of it ever passing. ...Read more
Ureteral stone: The size of the stone does not correlate well to the intensity of the pain. The nearly unbearable pain of "ureteral colic" is from spasm of the muscular ureter. Although 50% probability to pass on its own within a few days, a 5- 6mm stone sometimes will get stuck and fail to progress. Usually after 5 days, I recommend having the stone extracted with a ureteroscope as an outpatient. ...Read more
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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