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Kidney Stent Pain Relief
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
Drink beer: I have recommended this to my patients at times and they have gotten relief and seen earlier passage the the stone. It initially increases the urine flow and may move the stone faster and clear it. But if you do not keep hydrating , you will get dehydrated and it is not useful for longer lasting renal colic. ...Read more
Just been diagnosed with kidney stones hospital sent me home with pain relief but i'm still feeling a lot of pain and feeling very 'unwell'wat do I do?
Stones: A good rule of thumb when you have been diagnosed with kidney stones - it is okay to be uncomfortable while passing a stone, even if you are taking pain medications. However, you should go to the er if you meet any of these criteria: 1. Your pain cannot be controlled with the prescription pain meds. 2. You are vomiting so much that you can't drink or keep down your meds. 3. You have a fever- 101f. ...Read more
My stent was removed tuesday..It was placed due to upj obstruction no stones...I still have pain but the pain is in the kidney not lower by in the flank. Is this normal how long should it last?
Still obstructed?: You need further evaluation to determine if your kidney is still obstructed. If not, then your pain is not from the kidney. It is completely normal to have localized colicky upper back pain when you have a symptomatic ureteropelvic junction obstruction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am scared because there is a stent from kidney to bladder in my body, does it really pain more than expected when removed?
Ulrology consult: It is probably best for you to consult your urologist. Pain may be from spasm of the ureter, infection, or recurrent of stones (the ones not removed/already in the kidney). Your urologist would be best to address your concern. ...Read more
Had20mm kidney stone removed on june1 & anther to remove stent & couple more smaller bits from original stone.Still got pain inlower back. Is this ok?
I have excruciating pain in left urethra and kidney. I had stent installation after ureteroscopy. Is this normal?
Sometimes: About 10% of patients can have extreme discomfort and/or bladder spasms from a jj stent. Should not need to be in place for very long after ureteroscopy so your urologist can probably should remove it now. It could possibly be replaced by a shorter stent if you still need to have one in place. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had my kidney stone removed by scope and stent removed 6 days after. Is it normal to still feel pain?
Not Usually: Typically, after a stone is removed the the stent is removed, the pain goes away almost immediately. Sometimes, there is still some swelling in the ureter that could be giving continued pain or even possible a small stone fragment. I would check with your doctor with the pain persisting that long. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A recent study showed that in a hospitalized group of patients it was not the actual degree of pain relief that determined patient satisfaction. It was the perceived concern on the part of the heath care providers and their attempts to alleviate the degree of pain that mattered. Even ...Read more
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