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Is soreness and small blood clots to be expected after passing a kidney stone? How long? Regular activity okay after 3 days?

Is soreness and small blood clots to be expected after passing a kidney stone? How long? Regular activity okay after 3 days?

Yes: I am glad it is over and hope it does not happen again. Stay well hydrated all the time. Do whatever gels okay. If a specific cause for your passing a stone can be found (parathyroid disease, infection, cystnuri tai), follow the specific Rx for it. ...Read more

Dr. Matthew Griffin
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Ketosis (Definition)

Ketosis describes a state of increased ketone bodies in the blood stream. Ketone bodies are generated from the breakdown of lipids (fat) when there are low levels of blood sugar or cells are not able to absorb the blood sugar present, as in diabetic ketoacidosis. Some diets which limit carbohydrates cause low blood sugar and may also result in ketosis. Ketone bodies disrupt the acidity of blood and when dangerously elevated can overwhelm the buffering ability of the body and ...Read more


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Having severe kidney pains, blood clots when passing, aches near ovaries and lower rib?

Need work up ASAP: Passing blood with urine can indicate many possible diagnosis. In situation of gross hematutia with pain (as in your case) , common differential diagnosis would be kidney stone, uti, renal cyst rapture, kidney & urinary bladder tumors and cystitis. Iga nephropathy and other gns cause hematuria but pain is less common . You need us, x-ray and labs to diagnose and treat this. See a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Husband had kidney transplant 10 yrs ago. He is 66 yrs old. Fri he started passing blood clots in his urine. What could be going on?

Husband had kidney transplant 10 yrs ago. He is 66 yrs old. Fri he started passing blood clots in his urine. What could be going on?

See kidney doctor: Blood in the bladder can be due to tumors, bladder stones or an enlarged inflamed prostate. This needs to be evaluated by the transplant nephrologist immediately. ...Read more

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Can I still pass stones down ureter when I have nephrostomy tubs in that kidney? How many days will I have large blood clots and tissue in bag post op

Can I still pass stones down ureter when I have nephrostomy tubs in that kidney? How many days will I have large blood clots and tissue in bag post op

Possibly, depends: Yes a stone could go down ureter with nephrostomy in place..with the tube you are safe from complete obstruction. You did not say how long tube in and plans. Check with your urologist today and get your questions answered. ...Read more

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Is blood in the urine a symptom of advanced kidney cancer?

Is blood in the urine a symptom of advanced kidney cancer?

It can be: Blood in the urine can be due to a number of issues - both benign and malignant. Kidney cancer - both localized and advanced may lbe casues of hematuria. If you do have blood in the urine, it needs to be evaluated by a urologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Can a person have advanced kidney cancer without having blood in the urine?

Can a person have advanced kidney cancer without having blood in the urine?

Yes: Blood in the urine aka hematuria is only seen in 1/3rd of the cases of renal cell carcinoma. Most patients have no symptoms from renal cell carcinoma until it becomes very advanced and invades blood supply of the kidney. ...Read more

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I have had kidney cancer and just got a call from the lab that my blood platlets are high in the range of 514 could this mean the cancer is back?

I have had kidney cancer and just got a call from the lab that my blood platlets are high in the range of 514 could this mean the cancer is back?

No: There are different cea markers for different cancer that your oncologist will monitor you.Platelet increase does not mean that your cancer is back, some viral can cause PLT increase. Call your doctor and inquire about this. I am sure your oncologist will explain to you. ...Read more

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Can doctors find kidney cancer in a normal blood test?

Can doctors find kidney cancer in a normal blood test?

No: However there may be some be some abnomalities on the blood work that would make a practitioner investigate this further, but, in the simplest and general answer is no. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


Dr. Sean Williamson
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Hypernephroma (Definition)

Hypernephroma has become an outdated term for cancerous change of filtrating tubules of kidneys and has bee replaced by renal cell carcinoma; literally, it denotes "overgrowth of kidney cells". Its risk factors are tobacco smoking, long-term OTC pain killer use, etc. In few cases, genetic factor is blamed. More? Contact www.healthtap.com/dr-Lin ...Read more