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Is It Normal For Stent Used For Kidney Stone To Hurt
I had a 3 mm kidney stone surgically removed and a stent was put in but i'm still in pain and it hurts to have intercourse is this normal ?
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
I had my kidney stone removed by scope and stent removed 6 days after. Is it normal to still feel pain?
Not Usually: Typically, after a stone is removed the the stent is removed, the pain goes away almost immediately. Sometimes, there is still some swelling in the ureter that could be giving continued pain or even possible a small stone fragment. I would check with your doctor with the pain persisting that long. ...Read more
I had a kidney stone taken out and stent put in 5days ago i stopped bleeding on the 3rd day and now i'm bleeding again with pain is this normal?
Ureteral stents: Stents are plastic, foreign bodies, and cause irritation and inflammation in the bladder. As long as you have a ureteral stent, you may experience intermittent flank pain, urinary frequency or urgency, burning urination, or blood in the urine. Fever or severe vomiting is not to be expected, however, and should prompt you to call your urologist or go to the er. ...Read more
Had stent removed 4 days ago after kidney stone. everything is great except a mild pinching sensation periodically in my penis. Is this normal?
Here are some...: What you've felt with stent in place is normal and lucky because of being bearable. In fact, some patients just can not tolerate stent-related symptoms. Besides, a properly selected length of stent to suit the ureter help ease stent-related symptoms. So, your urologist might have done good job for you. Best... ...Read more
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
Had two kidney stone fragments removed yeasterday. No stent. Now I am having trouble peeing. Will go a few drops but nothing more. Is that normal?
? Complication: Many times when you have a stone removed (either by lithotripsy or direct visualization), you will have bleeding. The bleeding can result in blood clots, which may result in partial obstruction. So, decreased urine flow may be due to an obstruction. You should probably be checked, especially if you have been drinking a lot of water to keep flow. Good luck. ...Read more
Kidney stone removed stent was placed now string out of penis with knot.When woke up the string was to be longer like someone pulled it.Is it normal?
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Kidney stone removal stent with string placed String was smaller on first day now string out my penis is much longer?Is this normal do i need to worry
Not worrying...: Hi! AlistairK, Seeing variable length of the string attached to stent is normal reflecting the variable penile length between erection or no erection. All what you have to do is just be careful not to incidentally pull it out. More doubt? Call your surgeon for clarifying your concern. (In fact, I have answer similar Q for two times.) If more, to www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login... ...Read more
Uteroscopic kidney stone removal 2 days ago. Stent fitted. Urine looks like red wine, and the pain is excruciating. Is this normal?
Here are some ...: To an extent, what you described could be "normally" expected, but judicious use of medications + mental modification toward reality will help& ease. For detailed individual need, ask your Doc to see what he/she may & can do for you. ...Read more
I had a kidney stone and a double-j stent. after some work on the car I pee blood. is that normal?
Blood in urine: Any blood in the urine is not normal. However, after stone removal and double stent, some blood in the urine may simply reflect bruising and trauma. I think a look to see if a stone remnant might still be lingering is a good thing to do. Ultrasound can be a sufficient test. Be sure you drink 3 liters of fluid per day. Be sure you drink lots of lemonade and lemon extract. ...Read more
I had a stent put in from kidney stone removal, i got the stent out today and i'm experience stinging in the penis and bloody urine. Is this normal?
Normal: You have just had urethral instrumentation. Some blood and penile (urethral) irritation is normal. Blood-tinged urine is normal but not frank blood. If you have any questions, you should contact the doctor who performed the procedure tomorrow. If symptoms worsen, and you have pure blood coming from your penis, you should go to the emergency department. ...Read more
Ulrology consult: It is probably best for you to consult your urologist. Pain may be from spasm of the ureter, infection, or recurrent of stones (the ones not removed/already in the kidney). Your urologist would be best to address your concern. ...Read more
How long after my stent is removed can i go back to work? And is my kidney stone going to be removed the same day?
Depends: If you feel well enough, you could go back to work the same day the stent is removed. Depending on the nature of your work you could keep working with the stent in place. These items are best discussed with your doctor who has more information about your health and work. ...Read more
If i had a kidney stone opperation and there was no stone in me, can they still do the procedure and put a stent in me?
Stone: If no stone is identified on ct scan and there was still suspicion of ureteral obstruction, it may be necessary to perform ureteroscopy to identify another source of obstruction such as stricture. If a stricture is encountered and dilated, it may then be necessary to place a stent temporarily. ...Read more
Discuss w urologist: Stone & stent needs to be removed. Jj stents frequently breakup stones stuck in the ureter, they also relieve obstruction & help to dilate ureter facilitating subsequent passage of a ureteroscope for possible lithotripsy. Stonewill either pass on its own, or require endoscopic lithotripsy via ureteroscope, eswl (shockwave lithotripsy or percutaneous lithotripsy depending upon size of kidney stone. ...Read more
Some, but tolerable: Post-procedure ureteral stent can be removed by patient or urologist if a thread for self-pulling is attached, or by urologist under local anesthesia through cystoscope if no thread is attached to stent. Attaching a thread or not depends on how long the stenting is needed; if 1-2 weeks or longer, use non-threaded stent so to avoid accidental pull.. ...Read more
A tube.: The ureter is a long tube-like structure connecting the kidney to the bladder. A stent is a metal mesh-like cylinder inserted into the ureter to help a kidney stone pass through the ureter, into the bladder, and out of your body. Often times, once the stone makes its exit, the ureteral stent is removed by the urologist. ...Read more
If i had a kidney stone on my kidney stent and it was removed would they take the stones out at the same time?
Usually, yes, but...: at times the final decision is made during the procedures depending on residual stone load, the complexity of original procedures, professional proficiency, etc. So. ask your urologist for individual pertinent consideration & possible decision. More? Contact me at www.Healthtap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. ...Read more
I will undergo surgery for kidney stone stent removal tomorrow. Please let me know, if it pains after the removal of this stent.
Ureteral stent: There may be some initial soreness and mild pain after the procedure. Should have some medicine provided from the doctor if needed for a couple of days. Usually pain if any is very mild. ...Read more
I had a kidney stone in my left side it was removed tuesday and a stent was put in it came out today on its own and now my right kidney is hurting?
Here are some...: Two questions: did the stent have a thread at its end or not? Have you been known to have stones in right kidney also? The stent with a thread is designed to let the patient to pull it out at advised timing, but may be out by premature accidental pulling. If happened, that is usually ok. As to pain at "right kidney", have doc checked out timely, especially being known to have stone in it. ...Read more
Had20mm kidney stone removed on june1 & anther to remove stent & couple more smaller bits from original stone.Still got pain inlower back. Is this ok?
Neither steak nor vodka are good for you. It you would like to have a steak once in a while, it is okay, however, according to recent WHO findings, red meat increases the risk for cancer. Alcohol is a poison and does not do anybody good. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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. ...Read more
Two ways: If the stent is left with a long "string" if intended to be short term, this can be grasped and pulled out easily. If there is no visible string, an office procedure to retrieve it with a flexible fiberoptic scope (cystoscopy) is a rapid and relatively painless method to remove the stent. ...Read more
Can you tell me how uncomforable is it to have a stent removed from after you have a kidney stone removed?
Here are some ...: If the stent is intended to be removed in 1 wk, usually, I leave a thread connected to the stent so the patients can pull the stent out by themselves with tolerable pain/discomfort. If longer than one week, I leave no thread to stent and removed the stent through cystoscopy under local anesthesia as outpatient. Largely, most patients cope the care very well through adjusting expectation & pain.. ...Read more
Can I have any sexual activity I have a stent in frim the kidney stone my dr said no but does that go for everything?
Listen to doc: Would listen to your doc and follow those recommendations. Ask for clarification. Very possible that the restriction is only temporary, or only pertains to intercourse. Not knowing your full history can't provide a more in-depth answer. Likely that the doc doesn't want you to strain your core (abs, back) so possible that some forms of sex might be ok but check with your surgeon. ...Read more
Why is my right kidney hurting so bad after i had a kidney stone removed from my left side and a stent came out today on its own?
Bilateral?: Renal calculi or stones can sometimes be bilateral. Ultrasound and/or ct usually defines these stones. You probably had these studies prior to the left sided problem. Approach your physician for help with this answer.Other causes of renal pain include infection and obstruction. ...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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