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Kidney Stone Pain Gone But No Stone
Achy dull pain on right side/lower back. Gallbladder? Kidney stones? I've had kidney stones once but with no pain.
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
Pain after passing a kidney stone? Went to er, had CT only one kidney stone showed present... Passed it this morning.. No pain all day, now pain
I passed kidney stone still have dull pain in the left kidney passing blood still and protien too ct show no stone anymore creatinine is normal help?
Likely inflammatory: You can have continued symptoms after passage of a kidney stone because the kidney tube (ureter) is inflamed and may still be allowing urine through sluggishly. If your creatinine was normal can try some Motrin or Aleve (naproxen) with food for next couple of days. Also hydrate. If pain continues or worsens then see your urologist ...Read more
Obstructing 4mm kidney stone & hydros. Symptoms gone 24 days, but no passage. Pain recurred yesterday & persistent. Same stone? Cause for concern?
Kidney stone in ureter at bladder opening. 4x10mm long. What should I do too pass it? Taking flomax (tamsulosin) . Have pain in urethra. No side pain
What can cause right side flank pain but no ovaries or appendix. Don't have a kidney stone or kidney infection?
Here are some ...: Right flank pain warns you either something is irritating your local tissues or organs or some disorders in muscles, joints, or nerves along the course of spinal nerve to right flank region. to sort these things out is not that difficulty by systemically analyzing the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of the pain and its possible related Sx over time + conducting physicals . ...Read more
I had 8mm ureter stone with cystitis& i passed 10 days ago.US scan tells no stone&cystitis.still pain in testicle.Usscan is good to find ureter stone?
Usually yes, but...: The visualization of stone may vary depending on its size and especially its related coupling with degree of dilation of ureter and kidney, i.e., hydroureteronephrosis. Nonethless, always correlate the findings of imaging studies with patient's clinical profile so to decide the clinical significance. More? Ask your urologist timely. Best wish to stone passing and recovery ... ...Read more
History of kidney stones, heavy pain in right flank, really bad diarrhea. Kidney stones again? Doctor?
Get workup-prevent.: Kidney stones CAN be prevented. Need testing of 24 hour urine collection for: pH, creatinine, calcium, oxalate, cystine, uric acid, phosphate, volume, protein, sodium, etc. Also renal ultrasound. Bad diarrhea cause may guide cause of kidney stone. Drink enough fluids to produce at least 2 and a half liter urine per day. A good nephrologist can guide so as to not have stones in the future. ...Read more
Sharp pain from 1 kidney down to groin (worse when urinating). No fever. A recent CT (~5wk) showed no kidney stone. Could one have formed already?
No: Kidney stones take months/years to form. If there was no kidney stone 5 weeks ago, there is essentially no chance one could form and get big enough to become a problem this quick. Please see your health care provider for further workup and possible consultation with an urologist. ...Read more
**SECOND OPINION** I hav Kidney stone in R Kidney. ER DR said It should hurt its n kidney not tubes or bladder. Can kidney stone hurt in the Kidney?
Kidney Stones: The pain that occurs as a result of kidney stones comes from one thing and that is obstruction. So, the answer to your question is no. Non-obstructing kidney stones can not be felt at all. However, a stone can sometimes move in and out of an obstructing position. Imaging studies may catch a previously obstructing stone when it is no longer causing blockage (obstruction). ...Read more
CT scan at ER showed 4mm kidney stone just left kidney. 3 days later no blood in urine no problems urinating. Severe pain still only in lower back.
Drink fluids lots: May had another small fragment stuck at ureter or same one on CT moving ,have to see a urologist , may need a procedure to pass the stone after initial observation. ...Read more
No: A 14 mm stone in the kidney will not pass.Too big to go down ureter.No hydronephrosis because it is not at the point where the ureter joins the renal pelvis(called UPJ for ureteropelvic junction) where it would block drainage & cause hydronephrosis. Please get it taken care of because it will give you trouble. I am not going into treatment options but please get treatment.Good luck. ...Read more
Kidney stone found 6months ago. No symptoms until now terrible cramping and burnin in lower back and peeing a lot. Is this normal kidney stone symptom?
Ct scan showed no kidney stones, but still having severe flank & abdominal pain! what else could it be?
Intestinal causes: Further evaluation to determine if you have diverticulosis, irritable bowel syndrome, or colitis should be done. Although, it's not the only cause for abdominal pain, certainly is part of the differential specially if kidney stones have been ruled out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
22days post ureteroscopic kidney stone removal&stent placement still passing stones not on CT ? Scans show nonobstructing stones how can this be?
Possible: It is good to pass the stones- obstructing or non- obstructing is only a matter of size of the stone and diameter of the ureter ( which is the tube from kidney to the bladder) small size stones may not be seen on ct. Check with your doctor- if kidney stones is a recurrent issue, may benefit if you see a nephrologist who can do some special tests and advise preventive measures. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sharp right flank pain but no back pain no ovaries or appendix not kidney stone or infection so what are other possibilities? Pain keeps me up at nigh
See answer : Based on the exclusions in your question and assuming kidney problem has been ruled out by urinalysis and CT scan, most likely cause of your rt-sided flank pain is a neuromusculoskeletal problem: back muscle strain/sprain; radiculitis affecting the lower thoracic/upper lumbar nerve roots; pre-skin eruption shingles (herpes zoster); or rib fracture. Other possible causes: lung, liver, gall bladder ...Read more
Depends on site: If the stone is in the ureter (kidney to bladder tube), there is something call "peristalsis", which helps move things along. That would mean a periodicity to the pain: every few minutes. However, if the stone is in the kidney, and blocking the exit, it may be a constant pain; if it is in the urethra (exiting), it may be excrutiating and constant! ...Read more
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
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