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After a week after kedney stone removed still have sharp pain in same area how long will this last?

After a week after kedney stone removed still have sharp pain in same area how long will this last?

Edema: usually edema after stone extraction will be the cause of the pain, eventually it will go away. if pain persisted ,needs to see your urologist. ...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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How do u know u have stones in ur kidney?

How do u know u have stones in ur kidney?

By kidney sonogram: The only definite and accurate way is by ultra sound of kidneys.( xrays tend not to show the uric acid stones). However flank pain, blood in the urine , crystas upon urine exam can give a clue. ...Read more

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What foods should be avoided if a person has stones in her kidney?

What foods should be avoided if a person has stones in her kidney?

Dehydration: More so than foods, it is allowing yourself to become dehydrated that can prompt problems with kidney stones, if predisposed. With high uric acid, you might have uric acid stones, in which case, should avoid (excess proteins / fats / hfcs), see: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/gout-diet/my01137. ...Read more

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Why stone is formed in the kidney?

Why stone is formed in the kidney?

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

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Should a 1cm stone be left in kidney?

Should a 1cm stone be left in kidney?

Renal stones: Renal stones are not normal (or else everyone would have one). A 1 cm renal stone should be treated. See a urologist for options. Eswl shockwave lithotripsy is the most common procedure. ...Read more

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How long can a stone remain in your kidney?

How long can a stone remain in your kidney?

Forever or no time: Small non-sytomatic kidney stone causing no obstruction nor enlarging can remain indefinitely. Symptomatic stones with blockage or associated infection/pyelonephritis usually requires urgent treatment & should remain as short a time as possible. Large, enlarging or "staghorn" stones & obstruction from stone or kidney abdormality should be managed expeditiously & should not remain in kidney. ...Read more

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What should I do for a stone in the kidney?

What should I do for a stone in the kidney?

Urologist : you need to see a urologist to evaluate whether the stone can be passed on its own or whether you need to undergo a procedure to have the stone removed. How do you know you have a stone? See your primary care doc for an initial evaluation and you can then be referred to a urologist if indicated. ...Read more

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I have 5mm stone in kidney.How i can dissolve it?

I have 5mm  stone in kidney.How i can dissolve it?

Kidney stone: Only a minority subset of kidney stone can be dissolved by the ingestion of certain medication(s). Radiographic and lab studies will usually tell whether or not kidney stone will be that type. Please check w your local urologist. @drhtay. ...Read more

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How serious is a stone in the kidney substance?

Kidney injury, scar: Kidney stone can cause bleeding in the kidney, blockage to urine flow and loss of kidney function.One episode may not cause loss of kidney function, however depends on stone position in the kidney system. Kidney stone usually occurs due to imbalance between water intake and amount of salts excreted by the kidney. Please consult your physician for further confirmation of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is it abnormal for my kidney to hurt after \stone removal?

Is it abnormal for my kidney to hurt after \stone removal?

Not at all.: Although the kidney itself has no pain receptors, the structures around it do, such as the ureter (that drains into the bladder) and the capsule (that encases the kidney). When there is swelling, infection, blockage, or inflammation in or around the kidney, such as occurs with stone removal, it's normal to have pain. It should decrease with time. Call doctor if fever or blood. ...Read more

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Hello dear sir i have 0.8 mm stone here is in my kidney ?

Hello dear sir  i have 0.8 mm stone here is in my kidney ?

Don't worry...: If a 0.8-mm stone drops from the kidney and pass through the ureter, it should not bother you at all because this size is too small to be almost invisible to naked eyes. Therefore & clinically, there's no practical reason to worry about it. ...Read more

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I am having a stone in my kidney with 12mm size. Any tips?

I am having a stone in my kidney with 12mm size. Any tips?

Good size for ESWL: Hope you are seeing a urologist. Size of stone seems ideal for shock-wave lithotripsy. Usually performed under anesthesia, eswl machine emits very powerfull sound wives wich are focused on the stone using ultrasound or fluoroscopy. High success rate. Will not dissolve with medications, does not require open surgery or percutaneous lithotripsy (breaking up stone via tube in kidney). ...Read more

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Hello dear sir i have 0.8 mm stone here is in my kidney ?

Hello dear sir  
i have 0.8 mm stone here is in my kidney ?

Here are ...: I assumed your stone is 0.8 cm, not 0.8 mm, since a 0.8-mm stone will be too minute to cause pain at passing through ureter. However, deciding how to handle a 0.8 cm stone should depend on your history in stone-related symptoms and Rx; thereby, one may advise when, what, and how to intervene such stone for individual best interest. So, ask Doc; stone size alone is just one of contributing factors. ...Read more

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SIR I HVE STONE OF 9.9MM IN KIDNEY PLS ADVICE ME WHT SHOULD I DO?

SIR I HVE STONE OF 9.9MM IN KIDNEY PLS ADVICE ME WHT SHOULD I DO?

Nephrolithiasis: It sounds like the stone is not obstructing your kidney otherwise you would be in great pain and probably in the ER. Most likely it can be left alone and watched. However if it obstructs the ureter, a tube called a stent will need to be placed and shock wave lithotripsy done to shatter it and allow it to pass. See a urologist asap. If it is obstructing the kidney, irreversible damage can occur ...Read more

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Can a 12mm stone stay in your kidney without hurting your kidney?

Can a 12mm stone stay in your kidney without hurting your kidney?

If isolated: Within the kidney and is non-obstructing and your renal function is normal and you have no microscopic blood then there should be no problem. Just be vigilant for any new symptoms. ...Read more

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I have stone in kidney 4mm. What medicine should I take please tell?

Kidney stone: Kidney stones can pass or can break up if small and fragile. A 4 mm stone will either pass down your ureter or will fragment. Your diet is hugely important. Avoid animal protein, drink 4-5 liters of fluid per day, plus at least one liter lemonade or 4 tablespoons lemon extract. Taking hydrochlorothiazide will prevent further growth. Taking sodium citrate will help 3 ounces per day. ...Read more

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Having strong pain in right kidney in back. Passed 2 stones 2 weeks ago.?

Having strong pain in right kidney in back. Passed 2 stones 2 weeks ago.?

Recurrent stone: There may still be a residual stone left in the ureter. A followup x-ray will help assess for this. Increasing your fluid intake will help pass the stone. ...Read more

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I have concretion and not stones in kidney ..... What are this concretions?

I have concretion and not stones in kidney ..... What are this concretions?

Interchangeable: Almost. Kidney stone is hard concretion calcium, uric acid, triple phoshate or cysteine or other crystals. Concretion can be a softer collection of salts with or without blood cells &/or proteinaceous or fungus ball material on its way to forming a stone, however might we broken up & passed with copious water or fluid intake, or anti-fungal if yeast. Concetions can be painful & block kidney. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the permanent solution if someone has stone in kidney?

Could you tell me what is the permanent solution if someone has stone in kidney?

An ounce of preventi: Elimination of the stone is important, either by passing the stone, (drink ALOT of water) or by having a doctor basket the stone or a procedure called lithotripsy which shatters the stone. Best for the future is prevention. Try to retrieve the stone, (filter all your urine ) and have it analyzed. Soften your water if it "hard", but lots of fluids is the main prevention ...Read more