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Is Kidney Stone Pain In Front Of Body
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
My husband is having two kidney stones in the right kidney.One is 8mm and the other is 6mm.The 6mm stone is in the end of the ureter & 8mm on the top.
Location location: Kidney stones could be "obstructing" or "non obstructing". Beyond treating these stones, your husband needs to take preventive steps to prevent further stones from forming. This includes water intake. A nephrologist (kidney specialist) should be able to order special urine studies to determine the cause of stone formation and prescribe customized treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a kidney stone in the lower part of the ureter cause diarrhea or am i catching the virus going around?
No: Kidney failur is usually painless.Get a more detailed answer ›
A tiny kidney stone: A punctate calculus refers to a very small kidney stone, generally 1-2 mm in size picked up on a CT scan as this is the most sensitive imaging study. A stone of this size should be passable if it decides to move down the ureter. I would recommend excellent fluid intake of 70-80 ounces daily and orange juice and lemonade daily. Your doctor should also monitor this stone periodically for growth. ...Read more
Nephrolithiasis: There are many different types of stones including calcium oxalate (mono & dihydrate), calcium phosphate, struvite, cystine, indinvir, matrix and uric acid stones, to name a few. However, the types of stone is not the whole answer. A complete stone risk analysis also includes specific serum and urine studies. In general, stone for from concentrated urine leading to crystallization then to stones. ...Read more
I've had some pain in lower back where the left kidney is but mostly it been in the abdomen between the left rib cage and waist line is that kidney to?
Could be: If one has a stone in the ureter you could have flank pain, abdominal pain or lower quadrant pain. As a stone travels from the kidney to the bladder it goes through the anatomic structure called the ureter. The innervation of the ureter carrying the pain fibers can originate in correlation with the upper mid or lower ureter with upper mid or lower abdominal pain. This pain complexes not have to be from the ureter it could also be from to spend distention of the descending and sigmoid colon. ...Read more
What is chronic pyelonephritis and what is focal area scarring in the lower pole of the left kidney?
Chronic Pyelo: Chronic pyelonephritis is the result of any process in the kidney that causes prolonged inflammation and fibrosis (scarring). Common causes include: persistent or recurrent renal infections, vesicoureteral reflux (urine going backwards into the kidney), or urinary tract obstruction. A board certified urologist or nephrologist are the best doctors to review these types of findings. ...Read more
So what exactly causes that excruciating pain when passing a kidney stone? Is it the back pressure into the kidney from urine flow being blocked or is it the spasming of the ureters?
Ureteral colic: is thought to be caused by the stone moving and ureter muscles contracting trying to move it. Complete blockage usually causes little pain. ...Read more
Severe abdominal pain left upper. Kidney stone in kidney in CT but not counted as source of pain. Bloody stool. No infection in urine or blood work?
R or L lower quad: The old kidneys are not removed and the transplant is usually placed in right or left lower quadrant in the abdomen. For the transplanted kidney to function it needs to have an artery and a vein for blood supply. The renal artery and vein are usually connected to the recipient's external iliac artery and vein. The urine needs to be transpported via ureter to the recipients's bladder. ...Read more
Can gas pain be in your back? Sort of goes along flank pain that feels like a kidney stone is passing?
Kidney stone.: You don't provide enough information but as old er dr. I can tell you this - in men it is worst pain and women second only to ruptured uterus. Pain makes you walk floor unlike appendicitis where lay there and movement is pain. Pain starts in area kidney inside lower level ribs and travels in flank to abdomen referring to groin. Literally makes u dance w pain. ...Read more
Dull ache when i breathe in on the right flank more towards the side. Is this caused by kidney? If so, isn't the kidney located higher?
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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