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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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I have a 2mm kidney stone found in my kidney Lasthey week. When can I expect it to start moving and will it be painful?

I have a 2mm kidney stone found in my kidney Lasthey week. When can I expect it to start moving and will it be painful?

Cannot tell when: Cannot tell when it will move, but it is likely to be painful. You may help your cause by drinking enough water everyday so that your urine is mostly colorless. It will help the stone move and prevent formation of more stones.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...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 have a 2mm kidney stone this is the first one I have ever had in my life. Will it hurt when i pass it through my pee?

I have a 2mm kidney stone this is the first one I have ever had in my life. Will it hurt when i pass it through my pee?

Here are some...: In general, some 75-85% of stone < 4 mm will spontaneously pass through ureter to bladder with expected price of pain and suffering yet worthwhile in 2 wks; but it's not an absolute yes or no. Occasionally, a 5-7 mm may still pass and a 2-3 mm may cause a lot of problems requiring intervention. So, work closely with Doc so to individualize the care timely to earn the merits of medical care. ...Read more

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I passed a 2mm kidney stone yesterday and now today seem to have frequent urination with what seems like very little flow. Is this normal?

I passed a 2mm kidney stone yesterday and now today seem to have frequent urination with what seems like very little flow. Is this normal?

May be normal: Sometimes this happens as a result of the irritation of the stone (or maybe you have another stone) in the bladder and the urethra. This generally resolves after a few days max. If this persists see your doc. ...Read more

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My doctor seen a 2mm kidney stone in a xray on 3/7/12 and I still haven't passed it. Is this normal?

My doctor seen a 2mm kidney stone in a xray on 3/7/12 and I still haven't passed it. Is this  normal?

Yes: Stones can take a variable amount of time to pass. This is a rather small stone and hopefully will readily pass in the near future. ...Read more

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Is it safe to fly with a 2mm kidney stone lodged in the lower pole calyx of the right kidney?

Is it safe to fly with a 2mm kidney stone lodged in the lower pole calyx of the right kidney?

Yes : If you are going to a place with good health care. If going to third world country, they may not be able to help you if it moves into your ureter. ...Read more

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My step father has a 2mm kidney stone, he says it feels like it is stuck in his abdomen. How long until it passes?

My step father has a 2mm kidney stone, he says it feels like it is stuck in his abdomen. How long until it passes?

Should be quick: 2mm stone is very small and should pass on its own quickly. Have him drink lots of water. Call his urologist if pain is very severe. ...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

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How much can passing a kidney stone hurt?

Depends: It may not hurt at all or it may hurt a lot. It depends on whether the stone gets "stuck" as it passes from the ureter to the bladder and out the urethra. Stone size is the best predictor regarding the likelihood that a stone will pass. ...Read more

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I have 2.2mm kidney stone I m just 20 please help me?

I have 2.2mm kidney stone I m just 20 please help me?

Kidney stone. : Mm or cm? A stone 5mm in size or smaller should pass, albeit with some degree of pain and with drinking lots of water. Bigger stones have a very good chance of getting stuck, which can lead to crazy pains and infections, too. At that size, it should pass, and when it does you need to catch it (urinate into coffee filter) and have it sent to lab for metabolic analysis. ...Read more

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How much time it will take a kidney stone to buildup ..?

How much time it will take a kidney stone to buildup ..?

Stones: Some stones can take many months or even years to enlarge well others grow very quickly over the course of a few months. It largely depends on the stone type and how right the conditions are in your body for stone formation. ...Read more

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I have had a kidney stone that is 2mm for the last five months is that ok?

I have had a kidney stone that is 2mm for the last five months is that ok?

Yes: A 2 mm stone is tiny, and should have no trouble passing. As long as you are not experiencing back or flank pain, or severe abdominal pain, the tiny stone is not of concern. Do ask your doctor why this stone developed, and if you have any more on x-ray or ultrasound. ...Read more

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Could you tell me why my kidney stone is 2mm and how long will it take to pass?

Could you tell me why my kidney stone is 2mm and how long will it take to pass?

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

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