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Is Sudden Hot Flashes Related To A Kidney Stone
Are there certain medicines or types of meds that cause hot flashes in men? I take meds for bp, prevention of kidney stones, diabetes & depression.
YES, CAN HAPPEN: Some supplements can cause flushing, which could well feel like a "hot flash", and Niacin is a common offender. Several meds are listed also as causing flushing, such as the new ms drug tecfidera. The physicians desk reference will be an all-inclusive source to assist your search and confirm or disconfirm possibilities. Also, discuss with your doctors. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Dr says uti/ kidney infection. Very sore, cold/hot flashes. Put on cipro, (ciprofloxacin) not helping. Possible stone. Im not even 50?
UTI ;poss. menopause: Menopause is common at age 49. Kidney ultrasound useful ; simple to diagnose kidney stones, although not as reliable as ct scan. Urine culture with sensitivities would indicate whether bacteria causing your infection are sensitive to Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or whether a different antibiotic is necessary. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a kidney stone and a urethral stent in. For a week I have headaches, nausea, hot flushes, pain when weeing, back pain,sleep a lot n not hungry?
Here are some ...: If what you described occurred after the procedure of stent insertion, what you are feeling now might be related with anesthesia, pain medication, etc. With these in mind, ask and talk with Doc timely so to deduce possible causes for proposing reasonable Rx/care timely. Best wish ... ...Read more
I have blood coming from my urine. I did some research and it could be related to a kidney infection or a kidney stone. I did drink a lot of alcohol f?
There is not sufficient information in your message to provide a meaningful opinion. It would be prudent to see a doctor and not blame it on alcohol, as you may need evaluation for the cause..
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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, if you have sex. ...Read more
Nothing: Hot tub is not likely to affect kidney stones either positively or negatively. ...Read more
Hot & irritated feeling in lower back for 2 months on and off. Been to dr, says its kidney stone. Would the pain last this long?
Kidney stone: A kidney stone that hasn't started its descent down the ureter can cause months of pain. The pain is typically an aching pain and doesn't resemble the sharp and severe pain associated with passage down the ureter. After excluding other sources of pain, your urologist can discuss minimally invasive strategies to treat the stone. ...Read more
I have 5.5mm kidney stone on my left kidney its non obstructive. Is it possible that can flash thru drinking lots of water and medication?
Daughter, 25, just had a procedure yesterday to burst a kidney stone. They put her to sleep went up in. Today left elbow swollen & hot no pain?
Let me explain: If she have no problems in the elbow before most likely some pressure from positioning during the procedure she have most likely will subside. The second reason she could have problems in the elbow and know she recurrence of it. Did she have gout?. If so should be treat it. ...Read more
Is this Normal kidney stone?The pain is an irritated, hot feeling in lower back n sides. I also pee a lot. Was tested for uti 3 wks ago-negative.
CT scan: of kidneys will confirm a renal stone. ...Read more
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I have had a kidney stone pass before but what does spasm of rib cage feel like what s the difference in symptoms?
KIDNEY STONE: Rib issues are generally as tender as they are painful. Stones are more pain than tenderness. Kidney stone pain is not helped by position or rest either. ...Read more
Painfully: The tubes the stone has to pass through will stretch somewhat. ...Read more
Indefinitely: A kidney stone can remain nonobstructive indefinitely. ...Read more
Stones: Some stones can take many months or even years to enlarge well others grow very quickly over the course of a few months. It largely depends on the stone type and how right the conditions are in your body for stone formation. ...Read more
Same thing: A kidney "rock" is a kidney stone. We just don't call them rocks. ...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