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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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What are good treatments for immediate kidney stone pain relief?

What are good treatments for immediate kidney stone pain relief?

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

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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?

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

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Kidney and bladder stent removal painful?

Kidney and bladder stent removal painful?

Very briefly.: An indwelling ureteral stent is removed in one of two ways. A quick pull on a little string to pull it out of the urethra, or by using a flexible scope to enter the bladder and pulling out the stent with forceps. Both can cause bladder discomfort and some flank pain as it is quickly removed. Some residual pain can linger for a day or two. Pain can be variable with many feeling no pain. ...Read more

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What part of vagina does kidney stent goes in?

Wrong Anatomy: The double j stent has one end coiled into the bladder and the other going into the collecting part of the kidney. The stent is not related to the vagina. ...Read more

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Can a kidney stent cause hemorrhoid-like pain?

Can a kidney stent cause hemorrhoid-like pain?

NO: Stents places in pelvis of kidney and ureter to by pass obstruction or stone should not cause anal pain , may get frequency due to irritation of trigone ...Read more

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How can a fractured stent migrated outside the kidney?

How can a fractured stent migrated outside the kidney?

Rarely.: A ureteral stent is a pliable tube inserted to keep the ureter, & therefore the passage from the kidney to the bladder, open. They possess a curl on each end to keep it in place. They can migrate, and usually this occurs out of the kidney toward the bladder. It is possible for a stent fragment to exit this space, if it erodes through the ureter or out of a ureteral incision. These events are rare. ...Read more

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What should I expect from IV sedation with kidney stent removal?

Stent removal: Not all urologists give sedation for stent removal. If it is given, it's usually conscious sedation with versed. ...Read more

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Is it possible after having a kidney stent put iin can it throw off a women's memenstral cycle ?

Is it possible after having a kidney stent put iin can it throw off a women's memenstral cycle ?

Illness: The act itself of inserting a kidney stint will not impact the menstrual cycle as these are in unrelated body parts. The fact that you need a kidney stint implies that you are ill with some medical issue. Illness can impact the menstrual cycle ...Read more

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My kidney stent started comimg out on its own. Can that be because of drinking 2 pints of vodka? If not that, why could it be?

My kidney stent started comimg out on its own. Can that be because of drinking 2 pints of vodka? If not that, why could it be?

I doubt your stent: is coming out because of the vodka, though in general alcohol intake promotes dehydration and may also promote more frequent urination. Not sure why your stent was placed...? kidney stones. Presume it was due to come out shortly anyway. Would certainly contact your Urologist to see if early removal/intervention is warranted. Good wishes:) ...Read more

Dr. James Chapman
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Pain Relief (Definition)

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


Dr. James Lin
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Stenting (Definition)

In general, a stent is a metal tube used to keep a vessel open. Stents can be placed in a huge number of places, including blood vessels, bile ducts, even in the colon ...Read more