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Doctor insights on: How Much Pain Is Involved In A 2mm Kidney Stone

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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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Please tell me, could a 2mm kidney stone pass without pain?

Please tell me, could a 2mm kidney stone pass without pain?

Yes it may: 2mm or lees kidney stones may pass without pain or minimal pain without any difficulty most of the time. ...Read more

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How much water should I be drinking with a 2mm kidney stone? In simple terms how many cups should I be drinking through out the day i want this out!

How much water should I be drinking with a 2mm kidney stone? In simple terms how many cups should I be drinking through out the day i want this out!

2-3 liters/day: Hydration will help prevent this stone from growing and prevent future stones from forming. Depending on where this 2mm stone is located, hydration may also help it to pass. Size of the stone affects the likelihood of passage. Strain your urine and save the stone. See a urologist. ...Read more

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Is masterbation with a 2mm kidney stone safe to do? I havnt had pain in a while. Let me know. I just want to know if its safe to do.

Is masterbation with a 2mm kidney stone safe to do? I havnt had pain in a while. Let me know. I just want to know if its safe to do.

Yes: Masturbation will have no effect on the stone. The stone will only cause symptoms if it moves from the kidney into the tube that drains into the bladder( ureter), which can then cause pain as the stone moves through that narrow structure. ...Read more

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Is ureteroscopy a painful thing to go through. I have a 2mm kidney stone. Its in my left kidney. Its moved a lot its lower down my back.

Is ureteroscopy a painful thing to go through. I have  a 2mm kidney stone. Its in my left kidney. Its moved a lot its lower down my back.

Ureteroscopy : This treatment for many stones involves using a small scope to look into the ureter (kidney tube). The stone can be either removed or broken up with a laser. After surgery there may or may not be a stent. This is a thin, soft plastic tube to keep the ureter from closing. Either way, you can expect some burning with peeing, urgency/frequency to peeing, mild pain in the side or blood in the urine. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with a 2mm kidney stone 3 days ago, im currently having intense pain in my waist groin area what could that mean?

I was diagnosed with a 2mm kidney stone 3 days ago, im currently having intense pain in my waist groin area what could that mean?

Kidney Stone: The stone is moving down the urinary tract towards the bladder. Some stone will get stuck at the junction of the urethra and the bladder. It is important to hydrate and follow with your physician if the pain continues in the same place. The stone should continue to move and pass out with your urine. ...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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