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Jumping To Get Rid Of Kidney Stone
Experienced my 2nd kidney stone yesterday. How can I prevent passing another? I'm 26 years old, and yesterday I passed a kidney stone. This was my second experience with a kidney stone, as I also passed one about 15-months ago. As anybody that has experie
Diet modification: You can have your urine analyzed for kidney stone risk factors. My usual recommendations are 1) increase plain water to at least 2 liters a day 2) decrease sodium intake 3) decrease animal protein intake 4) add a teaspoon of real lemon juice to diet daily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Only one way out: There is only one natural way out. You have to pass it or have a procedure to help. Lots of fluids will help increase your urine flow rate and possibly increase the chance of passing the stone. The bigger the stone the less likely that you will be able to pass it on your own. Good luck. ...Read more
Kidney stones: Medical "expulsive therapy" involves using one or more medications (tamsulisin, ketorolac etc) to dilate and/or relax the ureter, in conjunction with pain control and vigorous oral hydration. The success rate of this approach depends on the size of the stone, your particular ureteral anatomy and your willingness to endure some discomfort in the process. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there a natural way to get rid of a kidney stone. I have one in my left kidnet and it is causing bad pain?
Kidney stones: See a urologist asap. They can often remove the stones or help break them up. Left alone they can obstruct the ureter and hurt your kidney's ability to function properly. Seek help. ...Read more
Lithotripsy: Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy is generally the recommended treatment for stones of this size located in the kidney. This is an outpatient treatment when you lay on the table and the machine breaks the stone up my sending shockwaves through your skin and your body. On the shockwaves at the stone the stone fragments and to multiple tiny pieces. These pieces and then passed out in your urine ...Read more
Urology consult: This is a decent size kidney stone. I would recommend discussing this with your doctor or a urologist. ...Read more
Please help me. I think I've got a kidney stone right now. I feel pain in my back, and side. Is there any natural way to get rid of these stones?
Yes: If stone is small enough it will pass thru your ureter from kidney to bladder on its own. Need to drink lots of fluids. However, this may be painful. If stone is too large to pass it will get stuck and require some type of intervention. Suggest you see a urologist to see if stone can be identified, what its location and size are and if you require pain meds or other assistance. ...Read more
I have a kidney stone and it just sits there no matter how much water I drink. Can I get rid of it through shockwaves or will it require surgery?
Kidney stones: Both of those are options for treatment of the stone. The lithotripsy (shockwaves) uses sounds waves to break apart the stone thus allowing you to pass them. Surgical retrieval is basically just that. However, most of the time they are left alone unless they are causing a problem. Speak with your doctor or urologist ...Read more
I have an allergy to honey (pure and processed) and was wondering if something like quercetin works to get rid of it. I also am vegetarian and have had a kidney stone before.?
Here are some. ..: Known to us, the underlying causes for allergy and kidney stone are associated with personal constitutional factors which usually can not be cured but just be modified so to minimize the recurrence. Without knowing what are specific factors for your allergy or stone, just practice moderation in eating, drinking, and exercising in addition to avoiding the already known factors through experience... ...Read more
Drink 4 small stones: Small kidney stones up to 6mm can pass on their own by maintaining a high fluid intake. Kidney stones of > 6-8 mm may well not pass and get stuck andyou will need a urologist, also for:- 1 CM stones which will certainly not pass on their own and will require shokwave tithotripsy. 2cm stones will require percutaneous lithotripsy. Hopefully you have had or will get metabolic workup to find cause! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnose and treat: Take preventive steps to prevent further stones from forming. This includes water intake. Certain other meds might be of help. A nephrologist (kidney specialist) should be able to order special urine studies to determine the cause of stone formation and prescribe customized treatment. ...Read more
Fluids: Drink a lot of water/fluids and walk around. Change positions. Stones can be painful when they pass. ...Read more
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
Here are some. ..: First, decide if necessary to remove the visible stone (s) even though being possible. If necessary, how to remove the stone (s) is decided according to the size, density, shape, and location of stone (s), either through the small opening (s) in the back or ESWL or the urethra to bladder to ureter to kidney. For detail, ask Doc timely. Best wish... ...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