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Is morphine the best painkiller for kidney stones? Can I have some for home?

Is morphine the best painkiller for kidney stones? Can I have some for home?

One of many: Several pain medications are good for treatment of kidney stone pain including narcotics (like morphine) and non-narcotics (nonsteriodal anti-inflamatories). Morphine is generally given iv...So not for home use. ...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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Suggest best painkiller for kidney stone?

Suggest best painkiller for kidney stone?

What works quickest!: Evidence may point to non-narcotics, but Meperidine 75 mg works...For me, I've had 16 stones, and can get by with oral hyro- or oxy-codone preps. Iv/or im morphine works too. ...Read more

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Could meds flomax, (tamsulosin) morphine, toradol & zofran - for kidney stones. Cause constant stabbing rt sided head pains (like nerve pain) for over a week?

Could meds flomax, (tamsulosin) morphine, toradol & zofran - for kidney stones. Cause constant stabbing rt sided head pains (like nerve pain) for over a week?

Here are some...: Your current scenario should be re-evaluated in 1-2 days, but right away if the pain becomes persistent and you feel feverish &/or chill. To get these related things done correctly, please follow instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain insight on how to work with doc timely so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, and counseling. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedies for kidney stones?

What is the best home remedies for kidney stones?

Prevention: Main thing would be constant decent input of water. My urologist recommended about 1-2 liters a day. Having a decent amount of vitamin D and calcium to stabilize bones helps. Avoiding squash and okra due to oxalic acid might be important in a few people. ...Read more

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If I have a kidney stone, what are some of the best treatments?

If I have a kidney stone, what are some of the best treatments?

Dietary changes: The best option is prevention. Increase your fluid intake. Once a stone is present, still increase water intake to prevent growth of the stone. Fresh lemon juice with water daily will help prevent kidney stone formation. Avoid caffeine, chocolates, and teas (hot or cold). If there is pain, surgery with a laser or shock wave treatment will be required to break up the stone and remove the fragments. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some at what are good home remediesto pass kidney stones?

Could you tell me what are some at what are good home remediesto pass kidney stones?

Water: Drink plenty of water more than double or triple of usual intake of water! Not kidding! ...Read more

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Any home remedies for kidney stone?

Any home remedies for kidney stone?

Here are some. ..: Making existing stones disappear or preventing stone recurrence has always excited the patients with urinary stones, but there has been no constant reliable remedies for these goals, but keeping urine diluted to impossibly form stone crystals in kidneys and decreasing oral consumption of salt, red meats, & dairy products by >50% could make a difference in reducing stone recurrence. More? Ask Doc.. ...Read more

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What is the best way to relieve kidney stone problems?

What is the best way to relieve kidney stone problems?

Stone analysis: Stone analysis will identify the chemical nature of stone.........Help modifying diet adding certen preventive remidies. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of having kidney stone problems?

What are some symptoms of having kidney stone problems?

Varies: Kidneys stones usually don't hurt unless they move around or go down into the ureters. When they obstruct the ureters, pain can comes and goes, usually in the flank & fluctuates in intensity. Pain may worsen with urination. Fevers & chills may occur with infection. Nausea and vomitting may happen. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the best way to pass a kidney stone?

Please help! What is the best way to pass a kidney stone?

Hope it's small: Stones greater than 5mm in diameter may be too large to pass without help. Drink lots of water ; ask your urologist if tamsulosin, which can dilate ureter on affected side, would be helpful for you. Otherwise other options are ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy or shockwave lithotripsy. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can you best cope with kidney stones?

How can you best cope with kidney stones?

Regular hydration: Ask your doctor if you can have the stone analyzed. There are several types of stones, and some dietary habits may hasten their formation. If the stone in a kidney is large enough, ct scan can give your doctor an idea of the stones' composition. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for kidney stones?

Are there any good home remedies for kidney stones?

Kidney stones: There are many different sizes, shapes and types of kidney stones. Hydration (ounces of water per day can be as much as half of your weight in pounds) For example if one weighs 150 lbs one should drink 75 ounces of liquid per day. Caffeinated beverages do not count. Each type of kidney stone should be analyzed and an individualized care plan from your doctor should be made. ...Read more

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Are there any home remedies to dissolve kidney stones?

Depends: Calcium oxylate stones cannot be dissolved. Uric acid stones can sometimes be reduced in size by alkalinizing the urine. This can be achieved by taking sodium bicarbonate tablets. Have your urologist assess your stones if possible to determine type. ...Read more

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Could you give me some information about kidney stones?

Could you give me some information about kidney stones?

Huge subject: Can be metabolic, infective, hereditary, related to dehydration. Or urinary stasis. Calcium & uric acid stones due to xs of each chemical in urine > with dehydration & low fluid intake. Subjects w stones need full work-up to discover cause, prevention & optimal treatment. Often cause blockage & severe pain (mild -> worse than childbirth) treatments include medical, surgical/cystoscopic & shockwave. ...Read more

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What's the best way to end kidney stones or help with the pain?

See a urologist: Getting rid depends upon size & location of stones. Small ones can pass spontaneosly thus drink lots of water. Stones stuck in ureter may need a bupass stent (tube) or ureteroscopic laser treatment or "basket extraction. Stones up to 1.5 cm can respond to shockwave lithotripsy, larger stone require percutaneous lithotripsy. Need dr's help for pain, may require narcotics. Good lucjk. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for complications from kidney stone?

What is the best treatment for complications from kidney stone?

Depends: Depends on the nature of complication........Hydrnephrosis will need stenting, pyelonephritis will need additinal antibiotic, renal failure will need dialysis/ultrfiltration, pain med, . ...... ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a 1 CM kidney stone? This is my first stone.

Fluids: 24 hour urine collection for a snap shot of what goes on inside the kidney and then therapy can be tailored.
Untill then drink enough water to make about 2.5 liters of urine or untill urine is white in color. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy to pass kidney stones?

Is there a home remedy to pass kidney stones?

Drink fluids: The best way to pass small kidney stones is to increase your water intake. There are no herbal products that have been shown to help pass kidney stones. Also, increased activity may help pass small stones as well by promoting movement down the ureter. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent and treat urate kidney stones?

Rx urate stones: First, drink 3 liters fluid every day. Reduce meat and poultry intake to less than 3 oz per day. Get protein from egg whites, quinoa, soy, and white fish. Increase intake of fruit and veg. Avoid alcohol. Add ReaLemon to daily fluid - 4 tblspns / day. Consume 1/2 teaspn baking soda in 6 oz water twice a day. Know serum uric acid level. Know 24 hr uric acid and citrate excretions ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best way to get rid of kidney stones?

Need advice on what is the the best way to get rid of kidney stones?

Depends on:: The majority of kidney stones are not able to be chemically dissolved in your body. Some can, but most can not. Therefore depending on the size and location of your stones, they may or may not be passable. Sometimes surgical options are best for stones. You are invited to thoroughly discuss your options with your urologist. ...Read more

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Will changing soaking water for dried beans help to remove some of the oxalates for kidney stone patients?

Eat an alkaline diet: The biggest contributor to recurrent kidney stones is an acidic diet, which results in high calcium levels in the urine. Cut out meat and processed dairy to alkalinize your diet quickly. The oxalates and beans are mostly bound by other compounds in the beans, making beans and excellent, safe source of protein for you. In addition to whole grains and nuts. ...Read more

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I have kidney stone....Using distone capsule...But some time pains a lot in right stomach...Whats the cure?

I have kidney stone....Using distone capsule...But some time pains a lot in right stomach...Whats the cure?

High fluid intake: High fluid intake, high calcium diet, and low sodium diet if your stone was calcium oxalate. High fluid intake and low sodium diet will improve most stones, though. ...Read more

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Passed a kidney stone about a month ago, still some throbbing pain in the left lower back area. Is this normal?

Passed a kidney stone about a month ago, still some throbbing pain in the left lower back area. Is this normal?

Residual pain: Kidney stones may be solitary or multiple. Kidney stones may fragment. As a stone passes, it often scrapes the ureter and causes bleeding. These rough irritations can cause ongoing pain, but ongoing pain is unusual. Ongoing pain suggests a second stone or a fragment of a stone. A urine analysis and culture and ultrasound are next steps. Forcing fluids up to 3-4 liters per day is essential. ...Read more

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My husband started yesterday when he pees there is some blood. Now today has small clots a while ago. Could this be kidney stones?

My husband started yesterday when he pees there is some blood. Now today has small clots a while ago. Could this be kidney stones?

Gross hematuria: Gross hematuria is visible blood in urine while microhematuria is blood in urine only found upon testing. Painful bloody urine can be caused by kidney stones & infections (bladder & kidney). Painless blood urine is worrisome for bladder cancer, especially in smokers. ...Read more

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What can you do at home for someone who is passing a kidney stone. Having difficulty going to the bathroom. In a lot of pain. Should we go to er?

Fluids: Take fluids as much as you can, OTC pain meds. If unable to keep fluids down and/or pain unbearable consider going to closest ER. ...Read more

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What can I do to pass a kidney stone at home?

What can I do to pass a kidney stone at home?

Yes but see a doctor: If the stone is small, typically less than 5mm, it can be passed. It is better however that you talk to your doctor to find out if it needs to be removed or can pass on its own. ...Read more

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Kidney stone attack - how to deal with it at home?

Kidney stone attack - how to deal with it at home?

Several things: Have your physician confirm the diagnosis. You should drink a lot of water. Your physician will prescribe pain medication and may also prescribe a medication like Flomax (tamsulosin) which may help the stone pass. Go to the hospital if you have fever, cannot tolerate the pain, or if you are vomiting and cannot drink. Stain your urine - you may use disposable coffee filters and save the stone. ...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


Morphine (Definition)

Morphine is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. Morphine is used to treat moderate to severe pain. Short-acting forumations are taken as needed for pain. Extended-release morphine is for use when around-the-clock ...Read more