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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 had kidney stone surgery Tuesday basket removal bladder and uretha exploration and lazer done still bleeding lightly now still clotting and in a lot?

I had kidney stone surgery Tuesday basket removal bladder and uretha exploration and lazer done still bleeding lightly now still clotting and in a lot?

Notify urologist: Some urinary bleeding is not unusual and is not worrisome if it's light and clots don't interfere with urination. Drinking lots of fluids is helpful in this regard. Avoid aspirin or antiinflammatories like Aleve,Advil which can increase bleeding tendency. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is ok. However if bleeding persists,becomes heavy and there are large clots, you must notify your urologist. ...Read more

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How long should it take a 2 mm kidney stone to pass? It already left the kidney but is causing me constant pain, and minor bleeding.

How long should it take a 2 mm kidney stone to pass? It already left the kidney but is causing me constant pain, and minor bleeding.

Cannot say: Drink a lot of water to facilitate the passage. You may wish to discuss with your doctor the option of extracting the stone through cystoscopic procedure. ...Read more

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I am a female 53yrs old. i have 4mm kidney stone.How long does it take for recover? Do i need surgery?

I am a female 53yrs old. i have 4mm kidney stone.How long does it take for recover? Do i need surgery?

Kidney stones: It is not going to dissolve, it may sit there or may move down and get flushed out in urine. At this size if does not cause any problem no intervention is required, but if you know the type of the stone, follow dietary plan or any medicine given by your doctor to slow down the growth or formation of new stone. ...Read more

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I recently had my gall bladder removed. One week later a kidney stone was detected. Could this develope from surgery or was the stone there for a long time? Pain is same before gall bladder was removed.

I recently had my gall bladder removed. One week later a kidney stone was detected. Could this develope from surgery or was the stone there for a long time? Pain is same before gall bladder was removed.

Unrelated: Kidney stone and gallstones would entirely be unrelated, and the kidney stone would not be related to your surgery. You may still be healing and having surgical discomfort from the gallbladder surgery and the kidney stone may just be present. If the kidney stone is entering or blocking the ureter, then the kidney stone may cause pain. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait to have sex after kidney stone surgery?

How long do you have to wait to have sex after kidney stone surgery?

Until UR pain free: Most kidney stone surgery os minimally invasive so pain should not last long. Go ahead when pain free and have the desire for sex. ...Read more

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I have a kidney stone and the urologist said its 4x10 mm long-ways in the ureter. She has scheduled surgery, but is it possible for it to pass?

I have a kidney stone and the urologist said its 4x10 mm long-ways in the ureter. She has scheduled surgery, but is it possible for it to pass?

Big Stone 10mm: It seems to be a big stone, 10mm stones do not pass on their own.4mm stone has 80% chance of passing and 5mm 20%. 10 mm stone can not pass by itself and has to be removed surgically follow your doctors advice. ...Read more

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How long should I be on bed rezt after kidney stone surgery with a stent inserted? Im a female and I have to go up and down stairs is that safe?

How long should I be on bed rezt after kidney stone surgery with a stent inserted? Im a female and I have to go up and down stairs is that safe?

Depends: If you feel fine and discomfort is tolerable, yes, you can move around and use stairs. If you have fever and uncontrollable pain, vomiting or dizziness you should contact your urologist immediately. In any case your doctor is the best guide, not internet. ...Read more

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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

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I just had surgery sat for a kidney stone they did lis. Where they broke it in peices and put a stent in how long should I pee dark blood?

I just had surgery sat for a kidney stone they did  lis. Where they broke it in peices and put a stent in how long should I pee dark blood?

Blood: A clot can take a week or longer to dissolve if thats the cause. With a stent in place blood can be seen on and off till a few weeks after its out. ...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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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more