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How soon does the pain begin when you have a kidney stone stuck somewhere?

How soon does the pain begin when you have a kidney stone stuck somewhere?

Depends: Kidney stones can form anywhere in the urinary outflow tract. If in the pelvis of the kidney, the collection point for urine production, they can get quite large prior to any symptom occurring. Those in the ureter are usually small but big enough to partially obstruct the urine flow. These create major pain as the ureter tries to get rid of it. Stones can also form in the bladder. ...Read more

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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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What to do if I have a kidney stone. How bad is the pain once it starts moving?

What to do if I have a kidney stone. How bad is the pain once it starts moving?

Severe: Ureteral colic pain has been described as the most intensely severe pain one can experience. My advice to you is to see a urologist and discuss treatment options before the stone passes. ...Read more

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Where do you feel the pain from a kidney stone?

Where do you feel the pain from a kidney stone?

Depends: The site of obstruction by stone determines where the stone is. Upper ureteral/ renal pelvic obstruction leads to flank pain or tenderness. Lower ureteral obstruction causes pain in lower part of abdomen going to genital area. The pain is mostly colicky- rather than continuous, severe pain comes and goes. ...Read more

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Are you supposed to still have pain after a kidney stone drops into your bladder?

Are you supposed to still have pain after a kidney stone drops into your bladder?

Pain should resolve: You may have pain when the stone leaves the bladder (in the urethra). If the stone is in the bladder but still blocking the ureteral orifice, you will continue to have pain. Finally, the pain from passing a stone can sometimes take a while to resolve after the stone has passed due to inflammation of the ureter. If the pain does not resolve, follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can you do about a stuck kidney stone near the bladder?

What can you do about a stuck kidney stone near the bladder?

Lithotripsy : There are a couple of ways to get the offending stone. Sometimes a urologist may insert a stent or plastic tube that can act as a sort of guide for the stone. Depending on the size of the stone ultrasound shock waves may be used to break up the stone so that it can pass. There maybe other ideas a urologist has and talk to your doctor for your options. Best of luck ...Read more

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I have 6.5 mm stone on top of my kidney. Will it pass out through urine or should I get it operated?? If it will pass through urine how many days

I have 6.5 mm stone on top of my kidney. Will it pass out through urine or should I get it operated?? If it will pass through urine how many days

May wait and see...: Kidney stone is formed and attached to the tips of the papilla of calyx. If not detached, such a stone may grow to a size >10-20 mm, and the patient may remain asymptomatic; if detached and dropping into ureter, stone-related symptoms begin with wide degree of intensity. On average, a < 4-mm stone may struggle through ureter in 2 wks at 75-85% of odd. For detailed variation, ask doc timely. Best.. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a kidney stone? There's pain in the area and fever

How do you know if you have a kidney stone? There's pain in the area and fever

X-ray or CT scan: Stones are of different chemical composition. Whether a stone can be seen on a plain x-ray of the abdomen depends on the size of the stone as well as it's composition. A ct scan without IV contrast is more sensitive for smaller or less dense stones. Even a large stone in the kidney that has not moved into the tube that drains the kidney ( known as the ureter) usually does not cause pain. ...Read more

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Does a kidney stone always hurt once it gets to the bladder?

Does a kidney stone always hurt once it gets to the bladder?

No.: A kidney stone in the bladder should not hurt. If it gets stuck coming out of the bladder it may cause pain. ...Read more

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When i'm getting a shot, how many mm will it go in before it would touch the bone?

When i'm getting a shot, how many mm will it go in before it would touch the bone?

Itdepends on muscle: It depends how big your muscle is if given in arm deltoid muscle, it varies. ...Read more

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I'm not in pain. How will i know when the stone makes it from my kidney to my bladder?

Symptoms: You may or may not have pain. Imaging (xray or ct scan) is the only sure shot way to answer that question. Here is a comprehensive discussion: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/what-are-kidney-stones-what-are_30.Html. ...Read more

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What to do if I have an kidney stone & a double-j stent. directly after peeing, the kidney hurts some. is it stone or stent?

What to do if I have an kidney stone & a double-j stent. directly after peeing, the kidney hurts some. is it stone or stent?

Here is ...: This phenomenon usually results from the presence of stent, which induces a jeking-effect to kidney while its lower end may touch the bladder neck & sequentially transmit such irritation at the end of each urination. Such undesirable effect may ease by changing to a stent of more suitable length, but clinically maybe unnecessary because the timing for such change and a following procedures is same ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens when a kidney stone passes out of the kidney?

Could you tell me what happens when a kidney stone passes out of the kidney?

It either : Passes down the ureter to the bladder and out the urethra or it gets stuck and causes obstruction along its course. If it gets stuck and causes obstruction pain is usually produced. Blood in the urine is also commonly seen. Rarely, obstruction can be accompanied by infection. ...Read more

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Where do you get pain when you have a kidney or bladder infection?

Back and belly: Usually kidney infections are associated with back pain, fever and you feel very sick. Bladder infection gives you a lower abdomen pressure sensation and burning when urinating. ...Read more

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I have right sided back/flank pain. How do I know when to go to the doctor for possible kidney infection or to wait it out?

See below: In general, i would recommend that you see your doctor about this type of pain if it persists for more than a few days, is associated with nausea/vomiting, is accompanied by fever, or if the pain is severe despite over-the-counter pain killers like tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. ...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