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Doctor insights on: Is Azo Safe If I Have A Kidney Stone

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Is Azo used to treat kidney stone pain?

Is Azo used to treat kidney stone pain?

Not usually: Azo is not a typical medicine for kidney stone pain. It is usually used for bladder pain. ...Read more

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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Is it safe to have massage when you have a kidney stone?

Is it safe to have massage when you have a kidney stone?

Yes: Yes. I know of no validated data that shows that any type of body massage is either contraindicated, unsafe, or dislodges/promotes passage of a kidney stone into the ureter potentially causing pain and/or obstruction. The same answer (no restrictions) would basically apply to physical and sport activities as well. Kidney stones actually more common with a sedentary lifestyle. ...Read more

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Is the calcium in almond milk safe if you have a kidney stone?

Is the calcium in almond milk safe if you have a kidney stone?

Yes it is: More important is to drink pleny of water ; consume as little salt as possible. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to wait 4 months for my kidney stone to be destroyed while having a double j?

Is it safe to wait 4 months for my kidney stone to be destroyed while having a double j?

See your urologist: The double j stent will keep urine flowing past an obstruction, but the stone will not be affected by it. Only your urologist can say if it needs lithotripsy or surgical extraction. ...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 safe for 3mm kidney stone in lower pole for me? How much chances are there of complications? How soon will I be able to sail?

Is ureteroscopy safe for 3mm kidney stone in lower pole for me? How much chances are there of complications? How soon will I be able to sail?

Renal stone: I am unsure why you would need a ureteroscopy for a non-obstructing lower pole stone? A 3 mm stone in the lower pole of the kidney, would need an eswl treatment at best. I would consider another opinion. ...Read more

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I have 3mm kidney stone. It isn't obstructing anything. I have 0 pain. We tried to get it out with meds but it didn't work. Is it safe to go on vacations?

I have 3mm kidney stone. It isn't obstructing anything. I have 0 pain. We tried to get it out with meds but it didn't work. Is it safe to go on vacations?

Maybe: A small stomach that can be very problematic and will cause you pain if it gets caught in the ureter. Is also very likely that you can completely pass this stone make sure you stay very hydrated if you are going to a warm place for vacation it will be very important to drink a lot of water be close to medical attention if you have an acute pain from a stone in the ureter good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to fly with a 1 CM kidney stone?

Is it safe to fly with a 1 CM kidney stone?

Kidney stone: Yes, as long as you are not the pilot.
A 1cm stone, if mobile, can cause colic and obstruction if it gets in the beginning portion of the ureter. Statistically very unlikely to successfully pass such a large stone into the bladder. ...Read more

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How much tramadol 50mg would help kidney stone pain and is safe to take?

How much tramadol 50mg would help kidney stone pain and is safe to take?

Depends on patient: Standard dose of tramadol is 1-2 pills 4 times a day as needed. Don't take it if it wasn't prescribed to you. It shouldn't be taken by those on most antidepressants. Some people are more sensitive to tramadol than others. Kidney stone pain usually responds better to high dose antiinflammatories like ibuprofen 800mg. Don't self-diagnose. Lots of people think they have kidney pain when it's not. ...Read more

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I have a 2mm non-obstructing kidney stone in the upper pole. Is it safe to travel to Italy/France for 2 1/2 weeks? Any advice on how to prepare?

I have a 2mm non-obstructing kidney stone in the upper pole. Is it safe to travel to Italy/France for 2 1/2 weeks? Any advice on how to prepare?

Here are some...: Why were you found to have a 2-mm upper-pole stone, for pain or blood in urine? A 2-mm stone means it has slowly grow there for a while - uncertain duration. If remaining asymptomatic, you can go on travel as long as being aware of its possible dropping spontaneously, and it dropping, a 2-mm stone most likely will pass without much difficulty but some expected pain. More? Ask you doctor. ...Read more

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Urologist wants ureteroscopy for 4mm kidney stone after 2 wks w/o passing. Pain rarely, but never terrible. Should I ask to wait? How long is safe?

Urologist wants ureteroscopy for 4mm kidney stone after 2 wks w/o passing. Pain rarely, but never terrible. Should I ask to wait? How long is safe?

Don't wait!: Its unlikely that you will pass this stone on your own. Listen to the urologist. A chronic "blockage" of the urine by a stone is not good for your kidney's function. ...Read more

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20 y/o daughter possibly passing kidney stone. 110 lbs, she took 1 800 mg ibuprophen and 6 hours later took 3 Motrin pm + 1 motrin all 200 mg. Safe?

20 y/o daughter possibly passing kidney stone. 110 lbs, she took 1 800 mg ibuprophen and 6 hours later took 3 Motrin pm + 1 motrin all 200 mg. Safe?

Possibly?: That is a max dosage of ibuprofen, and wouldn't touch the pain from passing a kidney stone. 3 PMs is an OD of antihistamines. She may have something else--possibly serious. She needs to see a clinician. Every year people have kidney failure from too much NSAIDS. ...Read more

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After taking Topamax (topiramate) for 4 yrs I had a lg kidney stone. DR recommended coming off due to possible link w stone. Is it safe to go back on Topamax (topiramate)?

After taking Topamax (topiramate) for 4 yrs I had a lg kidney stone. DR recommended coming off due to possible link w stone. Is it safe to go back on Topamax (topiramate)?

It is safe,: It could be difficult to quit taking Topamax (topiramate) because of the withdrawal symptoms. Follow your doctor's instruction and taper down Topamax (topiramate) (e.g 25mg down every 3 days) to ovoid complications. You always can go back, gradually, on Topamax (topiramate). Good luck. ...Read more

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Is calcium citrate for kidney stone patient safe?

Is calcium citrate for kidney stone patient safe?

Relatively safe: The citrate in calcium citrate is helpful to prevent stone disease. Calcium however could increase calcium excretion in urine. It has the potential of binding oxalate in the gut which is a beneficial effect. If using calcium citrate, need your doc to evaluate your 24 hour calcium excretion in urine to ascertain that the total calcium excretion in urine is not elevated. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a women to have sex after the removal of a kidney stone?

Is it safe for a women to have sex after the removal of a kidney stone?

Yes: Unless the woman is in pain. In which case she should wait until she is pain free. ...Read more

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Is lithotripsy safe for my 5 year old child? She has 7mm kidney stone on the right kidney.

Is lithotripsy safe for my 5 year old child? She has 7mm kidney stone on the right kidney.

Lithotripsy: Is generally safe, decision to go for it depends on several factors, your child's doctor (s) would know better, check this link for more info, good luck
http://www. Uptodate. Com/contents/kidney-stones-in-children-beyond-the-basics? Source=outline_link&view=text&anchor=H9#H9 ...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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Sunflower seed butter better for kidney stone patient as opposed to peanut butter? Any other nut butters safe?

Sunflower seed butter better for kidney stone patient as opposed to peanut butter? Any other nut butters safe?

Oxalate stone?: Peanuts and peanut butter are rich in oxalate, though nowhere near as much as spinach, or what one will excrete from taking lots of vitamin c. There's a theoretical risk that this will promote oxalate stone production, but since even vitamin c zealots seldom get stones from it, i'd simply ask you to stay well-hydrated and not be afraid of a little peanut butter. Ask your urologist as well. ...Read more

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I have high BP and they gave me oxycodone/acetaminophen 325 for kidney stone pain is that safe for me?

I have high BP and they gave me oxycodone/acetaminophen 325 for kidney stone pain is that safe for me?

Yes: The medication you were prescribed is a opiate with Acetaminophen (tylenol) to help with the pain. The pain pain is far worse for your hypertension than treating it till you pass the stone. ...Read more

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I have a 4 MM Kidney Stone. That is stuck in my bladder, and I'm wondering if it's safe to Fly? The pain is really really BAD. Pain meds no help

I have a 4 MM Kidney Stone. That is stuck in my bladder, and I'm wondering if it's safe to Fly? The pain is really really BAD. Pain meds no help

Would not fly in pai: How long ago did stone pass? 4 M&M should come out but you may need doctors help. Pain should be less unless stone us impacted (stuck) in ureter or urethra. ...Read more

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How long should I be on bed rezt after kidney stone surgery with a stent inserted? I'm a female and I have to go up and down stairs is that safe?

How long should I be on bed rezt after kidney stone surgery with a stent inserted? I'm a female and I have to go up and down stairs is that safe?

Depends: If you feel fine and discomfort is tolerable, yes, you can move around and use stairs. If you have fever and uncontrollable pain, vomiting or dizziness you should contact your urologist immediately. In any case your doctor is the best guide, not internet. ...Read more

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Is taking ditropan (oxybutynin) and percocet around the same time after kidney stone removal surgery safe todo? I did is this going to harm me

Is taking ditropan (oxybutynin) and percocet around the same time after kidney stone removal surgery safe todo? I did is this going to harm me

Ok, . ..: For an average healthy man, it is okay to use both at the same time with Percocet for pain and Ditropan (oxybutynin) for urgency from bladder irritation/ spasm - not for incomplete bladder emptying. So, ask doc for specifics of care and decide. ...Read more

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I am 18 years of age, passed a kidney stone and my urologist has suggested a CT scan. Is it safe, due to the radiation near my reproductive organs?

I am 18 years of age, passed a kidney stone and my urologist has suggested a CT scan. Is it safe, due to the radiation near my reproductive organs?

See below: To put it in perspective:CT of abdomen and pelvis will give about 1000 millirems. This is the ame amount received by a person living in a high altitude city such as Denver in a whole year, with biological adverse effects. So, it's OK. ...Read more

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I have a kidney stone, how will I know I passed it?

I have a kidney stone, how will I know I passed it?

See it, hear it: Often a patient will see it in the toilet or hear it hit the porcelain. You also might feel a sense of relief after it passes out of the ureter. But you never know if you passed a fragment or the whole thing. Ct scan or xray (kub) is the best way to know a stone has passed. Hopefully it passes easily! ...Read more

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I have a kidney stone. I feel pain in my bottom but I don't need to defectate. Is this normal?

I have a kidney stone. I feel pain in my bottom but I don't need to defectate. Is this normal?

Get checked,,: This pain might be the kidney stone or it might be due to another issue altogether like hemorrhoids. Kidney stone pain is usually in the back to one side and is sharp and intense, but can vary in presentation. Considering your age, unless you've got other issues like diverticulitis, which is unlikely, this'd likely be due to hemorrhoids but see your doctor to be sure and rule out other things. ...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