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Abdominal Swelling And Kidney Stones
No: Kidney stones can can cause back pain with or without fevers. If the stones drop into the ureter, they will cause colicky pain whic can be severe until they pass, which most will do on their own. Abdominal swelling is usually. Caused by distended bowels, enlarged organs, especially the liver, or fluid buildup (ascites) in the abdominal cavity. ...Read more
An enlarging abdomen over what is normal for you, can develop over a period of hours to weeks. This excludes obesity, common causes are gas in the intestine, fluid in the abdomen, pregnancy, and rarely cancer. A CAT scan or ultrasound will show what is going on. Would be helpful to know if there are other symptoms, such as pain, ...Read more
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
What can cause acute inner elbow lymph node swelling golf ball size bilateral. Passed kidney stone 2 days prior. See dr 2morrow. Took flomax (tamsulosin) for stone
Lymph node swelling: This location of lymph node swelling typically associates with an inflammatory reaction at the elbow or below, in your forearm or hand. Did you have an IV in your arm or hand? Flomax (tamsulosin) could lead to an allergic reaction but I think you would see other evidences. Are nails and fingers irritated? Do you have a rash elsewhere? ...Read more
What causes pain in my lower and mid back and in my abdomen in the front and it's really bad pain? Can it be kidney stones or something else?
Pain syndrome: Your pain pattern is not typical of kidney stones. Kidney stone pain is typically flank and not mid back nor mid abdomen. This appears to be something else - like intestinal pain, intestinal colic, and/or muscle spasms in your back. What triggers pain? What relieves pain? When does pain appear? What work up have you had? ...Read more
I have several lower back herniated-feels quite stiff, kidney stones and stomach issues. Can any of these cause pressure on the lower abdomen/bladder?
My legs have been in pain all day, I even took a strong pain med my doc gave me for migraine Dilaudid no relief n they keep swelling over n over? They swell and go down then swell again in a few hours. I have a kidney stone could that have anything
I have a kidney stones that I can't pass. It's been a week 1/2 now! I hurt all over & can't eat from nausea. But now I am swelling all over bad why?
Risk of obstruction:
Nausea may indicate your kidney function is becoming impaired from dehydration and possibly obstruction.
Infection and fever due the obstructing stone is a risk.
The edema is not likely related unless the kidney function is severely impaired.
Get to medical attention asap. ...Read more
I passed 2 kidney stones 2 days ago. I am having pelvic pain, swelling in ankles and hands and not urinating much. What could this be?
Urgency to pee, back ache. Negative Uti. Ct scan show no kidney stones but some lyph node swelling. Dr didn't seem concerned. Could it be shingles?
Severe pain lower left back and abdomen, joints. Not kidney stones, had a few different pain, strong opoid has given only relief.
Help: You need to see your PCP who can decide what the problem is Narcotics no good to take ...Read more
Is an MRI without contrast on the abdomen good at diagnosing pancreatitis, gall stones or blockage, kidney stones? Does. Contrast make a difference?
Not the 1st choice:
Ultrasound is first imaging exam done for gallbladder problems. Ct without contrast for suspected kidney stones. Ct with contrast best for pancreas.
The results of any imaging test should be evaluated in light of other lab (blood or urine) tests and your primary symptoms to accurately discover the problem. ...Read more
Pain for 3 days now on my back left side to my abdomen. It hurts more when I yawn or inhale deeply. My urinalysis is 2-5wbc/hpf. Is this kidney stone?
Many possibilities: Well there can be similarities with a kidney stone one would find blood in the urine. I assume since you had a urinalysis that you had a medical evaluation. I would recommend that you evaluate those areas of your anatomy close to the area you have your symptoms this could be the chestwall, lungs, the abdomen. And the intestines. We might also consider your muscles. ...Read more
Pain in upper left leg / buttock for around one year, radiating to my front abdomen. Could this be a kidney stone?
I have a kidney stone the size of a third of a bb. I can't get over this numb/tingly feeling in lower right abdomen?
I have a kidney stone embedded into my kidney tissue but my kidney has intense pain along with my lower abdomen what should I do? ER worthy?
See my remarks:
A stone embedded in kidney usually does not cause pain.
However if you have pain radiating to lower abdomen, you need an x-ray /cat scan.
How do you know you have a stone? An x-ray must have been done. With symptoms, you need to have professional advice. If there is a medical Ctr in your city, visit it
Good luck ...Read more
I have pain in my penis & abdomen. Yesterday I did scan and result showing non obstructive left kidney stone. Pain in penis is incurable. What's sol?
Referred pain: A kidney stone can refer pain to the penis. Once the stone is gone the pain should subside. ...Read more
4 weeks post laproscopic gallbladder removal and having moderate pain in my abdomen. Left side upper deeper pain... Pancreatitis? Kidney stones?
I had CT of abdomen and dr said good except small kidney stone, I still have some left side back and ab pain. Dr said not to worry since good ct?
Stone: That most likely is not the cause of your pain but you have to drink a lot of fluids if no other contraindications. Follow up with the doctor. ...Read more
I am 26 yrs old and suffering from left kidney stone, the size of which is 3 mm and I often experience pain on my left lower abdomen.?
I have Crohn's disease but I've been having a really sharp pain on the right side of my lower left abdomen. Could this be related to kidney stones?
Was diagnised with a kidney stone yesterday and am currently experiencing a lot of bloating in my abdomen as well an irregular amount of weight gain.?
Unrelated: The kidney stone is likely unrelated to your symptoms. You need to be evaluated further with additional tests. ...Read more
Slow mild pain in lower right abdomen, had a kidney stone & also lower back pain few yrs back. What could be reason for it? Wat should be d diagnosis?
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
History of kidney stones, now pain in the mid abdomen left side which manifests differently, doesn't radiate, what can it be?
Kidney stone: Until you rule out a kidney stone you will not know. ...Read more
I get a pain in my lower left abdomen. Really sharp. I have a concern due to the fact I have a lot of kidney stones. But it's not kidney stone they sa?
Get seen fast.: I would seriously get this worked up soon because it could be several things, not the least of which is a possible ectopic pregnancy. If you had your period, it's unlikely to be an ectopic pregnancy, but it still can be serious, like an intestinal block, diverticulitis, or what is known as a volvulus, or twisting of a bowel segment. It might even be a hernia, so see your doctor for a full workup. ...Read more
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
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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