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How Many People Are Diagnosed With Kidney Stones A Year
Experienced my 2nd kidney stone yesterday. How can I prevent passing another? I'm 26 years old, and yesterday i passed a kidney stone. This was my second experience with a kidney stone, as i also passed one about 15-months ago. As anybody that has experie
Diet modification: You can have your urine analyzed for kidney stone risk factors. My usual recommendations are 1) increase plain water to at least 2 liters a day 2) decrease sodium intake 3) decrease animal protein intake 4) add a teaspoon of real lemon juice to diet daily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I was diagnose with a kidney stone on my left side over a year ago I never passed it I've been having frequent pain in that area what should I do?
If the kidney stone: is well within the substance of the kidney it is unlikely you will pass it and if it is small it shouldn't be causing the symptoms you describe. A repeat CT without contrast should settle the issue. ...Read more
Diagnosed with kidney stones over year ago that are to large to pass and now have blood in urine. Should this be a concern?
Kind off: no pain associated with blood in the urine called painless hematuria, in spite of the history of kidney stones might need to be investigated , in one hand to rule out other pathology,and to make sure there is no complications or damages to the kidney from the stones ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I started getting kidney stones about 1 year ago and just recently started getting them more often. Any home remedies or possible reasons for this?
Kidney stone: If a stone is collected and analyzed by a doctor, they may find a cause for getting them and be able to treat the cause. ...Read more
I have recurring kidney stone problem since 2006. I get stones every year. Both kidneys and sometimes even multiple stones in both kidneys same time.
Past 27 kidney stone last year; I have past 10 stones this year with a scan showing I have 3 yet to pass; what to do to stop making them beside water.
Kidney stones : The type of stone is important. This article describes the common types: http://www.webmd.com/kidney-stones/tc/types-of-kidney-stones-topic-overview. Is there a family history? Did you have kidney infections? Normal uric acid level? Are you on any long term drugs? Once these questions are answered, we can get to bottom of this. ...Read more
I am a 41 year old male I have been passing kidney stones non stop for 8 years busted up 6Xs,& stint in i cannot live a normal life i am in pain 24/7?
Kidney stone: So you are a stone factory. Kidney stones are painful condition. You need to have your urine and the stone analysed to find out the type of stone, and to find out any underlying hormonal or metabolic issues predisposes you to be a stone producer. If a precipitating cause and type of the stone could be found then diet and some medication can reduce the incidence of those stones. If these has not be ...Read more
Found out a year ago I had an 8'7mm kidney stone, but I never passed it. What does that mean? What happened to the stone is this good or bad?
Depends on position: A 7-8 mm stone may or may not pass. If it travels along the pathway of urine it may block the urine damaging the kidney and may also place you at risk for infection. Have a urinalysis down to look for blood or infection both would suggest the stone is still present. An US would be helpful to look for blockage and a CT kidney stone protocol could directly visualize a stone. ...Read more
I feel like i may have a kidney stone.. The pain is not really intense yet but i had one less than a year ago. Is it possible to have one that close?
It can happen: Kidney stones are small, hard deposits that form inside your kidneys. The stones are made of mineral and acid salts. Kidney stones have many causes and can affect any part of your urinary tract. Make sure to drink plenty of water. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more
Yes: Most people who develop kidney stones around the same time every year is usually during the summer time when the temperature is hotter. This is when people do not drink enough fluids and become dehydrated and/or get concentrated urine which will increase chances of forming kidney stones. Also, a poor kidney stone diet during this time period will also increase chances of forming stones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
New: These are not resurrections of old stones, but new ones. Some people are predisposed to forming stones and will continue to do so. Staying well hydrated can help prevent this. ...Read more
Should a 2 year old non obstructive kidney stone no pain but microscopic blood be removed or left alone?
My six year old passed two kidney stones and the dr didn't send tgem out to be tested. Should they have been tested?
Yes: The best way to find why your son is making kidney stones, is to find what kind of stones were passed and then do further work up accordingly. Many doctors do like to wait and see if they recur before proceeding with work up. ...Read more
Can a kidney stone stay in the kidney for three years? Without symptoms other than utis. (Question about a 4 year old)
I have a small kidney stone which causes me pain time to time,However I can not pass it,It's been over a year.Do I need surgery?
My 6 year old has been diagnosed w/ kidney stones, we go in monday for more tests. Now she has a 102.4 temp. Is this the kidney stones?
Maybe: Insufficient information to give a solid answer. Kidney stones by themselves do not cause fevers. But a urinary tract infection combined with an obstructing ureteral stone is a real medical emergency due to the risk of severe sepsis. Flank pain and fever together are a good reason to go to the E.R. Other symptoms? Flu? Seen a pediatric urologist yet? Call them for advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had the Same ,pretty small kidney stone for over a year and it will not come out.What should I do? tried everything besides surgery
Stone removal?: It depends on where the stone is. If the stone is asymptomatic, you need not do anything at this point. Speak to a urologist to see if you can have lithotripsy (L) to break up the stone, using sound waves to do so. This will spear you surgery. If you can have L, and its presence bothers you, go for it. If not, there is no reason for worry. Good luck. ...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
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