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I have a 5mm kidney stone. I'd like to know when, during elimination, will it be the most painful? Ureteter, bladder or urethra? I'm a male.

I have a 5mm kidney stone. I'd like to know when, during elimination, will it be the most painful? Ureteter, bladder or urethra? I'm a male.

Here are some...: If a 5-mm stone is inside kidney and not moving, you unlikely have pain. A stone of such size poses low odd for spontaneous passage, prior stone passage will help decide if worthwhile to act or wait. If act and it is visible with x-ray, shock wave may disintegrate it; if not visible or in ureter or still in kidney, holmium laser through urehtra and ureter is the choice, Remember nothing is free... ...Read more

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Urethra (Definition)

The canal through which urine exits the bladder, discharging the urine externally. In men, it is about 20-cm long with a membranous, prostatic, bulbar, and pendulous segments ending at the glans penis; it gives passage to the spermatic fluid as well as urine. In the female, the urethra is about 4 cm long & in close relation with the anterior ...Read more


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Is it possible to feel a kidney stone (large enough to be stuck in the ureters) exit the urethra in females?

Is it possible to feel a kidney stone (large enough to be stuck in the ureters) exit the urethra in females?

Ureteric stone: Small renal stone may or may not be felt passing through female urethra since it is short and straight. Also depends on orientation and shape of stone. Best way to catch stone is to strain urine. ...Read more

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Can you have sex with a kidney stone stuck in urethra?

Can you have sex with a kidney stone stuck in urethra?

If you can: If the stone is in the urethra the ejaculate might help lubricate things and get the stone to move. I assume that there is not complete obstruction? If there were i'm sure you wouldn't be thinking about having sex! ...Read more

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Found out I have a kidney stone about 5 days ago. Still haven't passed n in a lot of pain tonight and urethra has constant sharp pain. Go to er?

Found out I have a kidney stone about 5 days ago. Still haven't passed n in a lot of pain tonight and urethra has constant sharp pain. Go to er?

Yes : you are a very brave person to bare the pain of a stone without pain meds. If you have a stone and are having colic then seeking help is best option. Pain meds, IV fluids all will help. Feel better, best of luck. ...Read more

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I have been having a sharp pain near my urethra and urgency to urinate, but only at night. I am fine during the day. Could this be a kidney stone?

I have been having a sharp pain near my urethra and urgency to urinate, but only at night. I am fine during the day. Could this be a kidney stone?

May be.: Have a urine analysis . Have a pelvic exam. Kidney stone is a possibility , but it should bother you all day not only at night. A proper medical evaluation will give you an answer. ...Read more

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I passed a kidney stone 2 & ½ months ago but still have urethra spasm and pain on & off. My family doctor said it may take time to heal. Is it truth?

I passed a kidney stone 2 & ½ months ago but still have urethra spasm and pain on & off. My family doctor said it may take time to heal. Is it truth?

No.: You saw the macroscopic stones. The microscopic ones ............Which you dont see in naked eye continues to give symptoms. Stone analysis will lead to treatment which will stop the process of stone formation, releif. Worth trying. ...Read more

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I have had multiple surgeries for kidney stone. and removal. frank bleeding from urethra. like large spots on pad and when i wipe. had tah. what is it?

I have had multiple surgeries for kidney stone. and removal. frank bleeding from urethra. like large spots on pad and when i wipe. had tah. what is it?

Be evaluated timely: To confirm the origin of bleeding may be hard but can be eased by analyzing detailed info on the specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of bleeding & its possible related symptoms + physical exam + testing as needed. How? Peruse: http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html & http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. Then you can work better with Doc to reach right diagnosis, care, & counseling. Best. ...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


Kidney Stone (Definition)

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