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Kidney Stone Stent Removal Side Effects
I will undergo surgery for kidney stone stent removal tomorrow. Please let me know, if it pains after the removal of this stent.
Ureteral stent: There may be some initial soreness and mild pain after the procedure. Should have some medicine provided from the doctor if needed for a couple of days. Usually pain if any is very mild. ...Read more
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
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
Two ways: If the stent is left with a long "string" if intended to be short term, this can be grasped and pulled out easily. If there is no visible string, an office procedure to retrieve it with a flexible fiberoptic scope (cystoscopy) is a rapid and relatively painless method to remove the stent. ...Read more
I've had a fever iff and in since last night could this be caused by the stent inside me from kidney stone removal?
Had kidney stone removed week ago. Stent for 3 days. After removal extreme bladder spasms at night. Should I be worried, can it be another stone?
Had kidney stone removal the 15th stent removed the 20th now I woke up with kidney pain that goes into my lower bladder feels almost clogged. Help pls?
Need evaluation.: You really need to be evaluated again. This could be a retained stone or an infection. You should be evaluated by your Urologist soon. ...Read more
Kidney stone removal stent with string placed String was smaller on first day now string out my penis is much longer? Is this normal do I need to worry
Not worrying...: Hi! AlistairK, Seeing variable length of the string attached to stent is normal reflecting the variable penile length between erection or no erection. All what you have to do is just be careful not to incidentally pull it out. More doubt? Call your surgeon for clarifying your concern. (In fact, I have answer similar Q for two times.) If more, to www. HealthTap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login... ...Read more
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Uteroscopic kidney stone removal 2 days ago. Stent fitted. Urine looks like red wine, and the pain is excruciating. Is this normal?
Here are some. ..: To an extent, what you described could be "normally" expected, but judicious use of medications + mental modification toward reality will help& ease. For detailed individual need, ask your Doc to see what he/she may & can do for you. ...Read more
I had a endoscopic kidney stone removal on Monday without getting a stent. I'm basically painfree. How long to wait before having sex or masturbating?
I Must Hand It ToYou: God!! So many guys who write-in questions here are worried about when they can masturbate. Bizarre. Well, anyways, go for it. There's no important connection between your ureters and your precious jewels. One thing however, there is so-called "smooth muscle" (sexy, huh?) in both places that may go off together, so-to-speak, but not to worry, unless another stone has been jettisoned from your kidney ...Read more
Ureteroscopic Kidney stone removal 10 days ago. 39.8 temp and rapid heartbeat, plus urine dark red again. Double J stent fitted. What could be causing?
Infection: You likely have an infection in your kidney and around the stent you should be seen today by your urologist, or if they are not available, at the emergency department. ...Read more
I had a stent put in from kidney stone removal, I got the stent out today and I'm experience stinging in the penis and bloody urine. Is this normal?
Normal: You have just had urethral instrumentation. Some blood and penile (urethral) irritation is normal. Blood-tinged urine is normal but not frank blood. If you have any questions, you should contact the doctor who performed the procedure tomorrow. If symptoms worsen, and you have pure blood coming from your penis, you should go to the emergency department. ...Read more
22days post ureteroscopic kidney stone removal&stent placement still passing stones not on CT? Scans show nonobstructing stones how can this be?
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 more
How long after kidney stone removal w/ laser, should it take to pass resididual fragments. Much sharp stinging in penis - stent in- blood in urine?
I had a kidney stone in my left side it was removed tuesday and a stent was put in it came out today on its own and now my right kidney is hurting?
Here are some...: Two questions: did the stent have a thread at its end or not? Have you been known to have stones in right kidney also? The stent with a thread is designed to let the patient to pull it out at advised timing, but may be out by premature accidental pulling. If happened, that is usually ok. As to pain at "right kidney", have doc checked out timely, especially being known to have stone in it. ...Read more
No: If you have calcium, cystine, or triple-phosphate stones, no. If you have uric acid stones, also no, though you may have been advised to restrict your diet to keep purine intake low. Almonds aren't loaded with purines. You can probably ignore stuff about "acid / alkaline forming foods" from kidney-stone websites; stay hydrated and comply with the rest of your rx. ...Read more
Why is my right kidney hurting so bad after I had a kidney stone removed from my left side and a stent came out today on its own?
Bilateral?: Renal calculi or stones can sometimes be bilateral. Ultrasound and/or ct usually defines these stones. You probably had these studies prior to the left sided problem. Approach your physician for help with this answer. Other causes of renal pain include infection and obstruction. ...Read more
Hi I have a kidney stone in right side with a stent for 3 months for the last week I been having pain between my anus & testicles lol a pinch then a s?
Stone moving.: The stent is to help direct the stone to the”way out”. Depending on the size of the stone and where it is, will help determine where it hurts. Suggest a visit to the urologist who put the stent in for further help. ...Read more
Discuss w urologist: Stone & stent needs to be removed. Jj stents frequently breakup stones stuck in the ureter, they also relieve obstruction & help to dilate ureter facilitating subsequent passage of a ureteroscope for possible lithotripsy. Stonewill either pass on its own, or require endoscopic lithotripsy via ureteroscope, eswl (shockwave lithotripsy or percutaneous lithotripsy depending upon size of kidney stone. ...Read more
Some, but tolerable: Post-procedure ureteral stent can be removed by patient or urologist if a thread for self-pulling is attached, or by urologist under local anesthesia through cystoscope if no thread is attached to stent. Attaching a thread or not depends on how long the stenting is needed; if 1-2 weeks or longer, use non-threaded stent so to avoid accidental pull.. ...Read more
A tube.: The ureter is a long tube-like structure connecting the kidney to the bladder. A stent is a metal mesh-like cylinder inserted into the ureter to help a kidney stone pass through the ureter, into the bladder, and out of your body. Often times, once the stone makes its exit, the ureteral stent is removed by the urologist. ...Read more
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 more
If I had a kidney stone on my kidney stent and it was removed would they take the stones out at the same time?
Usually, yes, but...: At times the final decision is made during the procedures depending on residual stone load, the complexity of original procedures, professional proficiency, etc. So. ask your urologist for individual pertinent consideration & possible decision. More? Contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. ...Read more
I had a kidney stone taken out and stent put in 5days ago I stopped bleeding on the 3rd day and now I'm bleeding again with pain is this normal?
Ureteral stents: Stents are plastic, foreign bodies, and cause irritation and inflammation in the bladder. As long as you have a ureteral stent, you may experience intermittent flank pain, urinary frequency or urgency, burning urination, or blood in the urine. Fever or severe vomiting is not to be expected, however, and should prompt you to call your urologist or go to the er. ...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?
Neither steak nor vodka are good for you. It you would like to have a steak once in a while, it is okay, however, according to recent WHO findings, red meat increases the risk for cancer. Alcohol is a poison and does not do anybody good. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
How long after my stent is removed can I go back to work? And is my kidney stone going to be removed the same day?
Depends: If you feel well enough, you could go back to work the same day the stent is removed. Depending on the nature of your work you could keep working with the stent in place. These items are best discussed with your doctor who has more information about your health and work. ...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