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How long does a kidney stone take to pass?

How long does a kidney stone take to pass?

Normally 2 days: The time to pass a stone is really the same for men and women. Most stones pass in the forst 48 hours. The chance of it passing after a week is around 50%. ...Read more

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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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How long does a kidney stone take to develop?

How long does a kidney stone take to develop?

Depends: These can grow quickly if the patinet is frequently dehydrated as stones start off as crystals and grow as they are in concentrated urine. Good hydration slows down this process. ...Read more

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For what length of time can a kidney stone take to pass?

For what length of time can a kidney stone take to pass?

Variable: Depends on stone size, the patient, degree of hydration, and luck. Some stones never pass. ...Read more

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How long do kidney stones take to form?

How long do kidney stones take to form?

Stones, form: It is a great question and usually unaswerable. In the proper setting, sig dehydration, and in the proper patient, sig metabolic abnormalities they can form vey quickly. ...Read more

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How long do kidney stones take to pass?

How long do kidney stones take to pass?

Quite Variable: Several factors, primarily stone size and patient anatomy, determine how long a stone will take to pass. Larger stones generally take longer to get to the bladder. Stones larger than ~5mm are at higher risk of getting stuck in the ureter and requiring intervention to extract. Scar (stricture) in the ureter also decreases the chance a stone will pass. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long do kidney stones take to grow/how fast do they grow? Had several "small" one according to doc, but never passed them. Has been 1.5 yrs

How long do kidney stones take to grow/how fast do they grow? Had several "small" one according to doc, but never passed them. Has been 1.5 yrs

Variable: Some stones can grow fairly quickly over time while others may never cause symptoms. It partly is based upon where the stones are located and what is their composition. ...Read more

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How long does a CT kidney stone protocol take?

How long does a CT kidney stone protocol take?

Seconds: Using a modern ct scanner the scan should take on the order of seconds to perform. However you may have to wait between scans to allow contrast to move through the body for instance from the bloodstream into the kidneys and then into the bladder. ...Read more

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My girlfriend is 14 and preganet she has kidney stones and takes keflex for her bacteria can this affect the baby can keflex affect the baby

My girlfriend is 14 and preganet she has kidney stones and takes keflex for her bacteria can this affect the baby can keflex affect the baby

See below: Keflex is listed as b category in preganancy ie no animal data showing toxicity, however no controlled studies in humans, medications are taken during pregnancy with the understanding that the benefits outweigh risks. If the medical condition itself can cause harm, then the treatment risks need to be weighed. Your doctor can advise you further and also give you lenght of therapy. ...Read more

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How much time does kidney stone removal surgery take?

How much time does kidney stone removal surgery take?

Depends: The size and location of the stone determines how long the procedure requires for completion. The two most common stone procedures are ureteroscopy and shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL), and both typically require less than one hour for completion. ...Read more

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How long after passing a kidney stone does it take for urine to clear any traces of blood associated with passing the stone?

Hematuria: It is variable. If the stone caused a good deal of irritation to the ureter, red blood cels may be detectable in the urine for days to weeks. Of course, there is always the possibility that there are more stones in the kidneys causing persistent blood in the urine. Have an x-ray or ct to assess for additional stones if not already done. ...Read more

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Sir I'm puneet nd I'm 25yrs old, last 2yrs I'm suffering by kidney stone previously I take medicines nd feel relief but when eat eggs the pain started?

Sir I'm puneet nd I'm 25yrs old, last 2yrs I'm suffering by kidney stone previously I take medicines nd feel relief but when eat eggs the pain started?

Adopt & adapt...: For men after around 18, all physical growth comes to a halt as genetically determined. Afterwords, all men have to adopt & adapt to whatever the life might have brought to them. To assure if eating eggs is related pain, one needs more detailed info on the specifics & relevance of all symptoms stressing their sequence of events + timely physical exam + testing as needed. So, see doc for details. ...Read more

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Hi I am under treatment for kidney stone, can I take nutrilite daily suppliments?

Hi I am under treatment for kidney stone, can I take nutrilite daily suppliments?

Ask your doc. . .: Seriously, you need to ask your treating physician about what you want to take. Better yet, tell him/her everything you take, both prescription AND over-the-counter medications PLUS dietary supplements. Of note, Nutrilite is a brand, not a specific product, so it's impossible to give you more precise info. Worse, there's no product/ingredient list on their website, so no one can tell much about it ...Read more

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How long does it usually take kidney stone fragments to pass after lithotripsy?

How long does it usually take kidney stone fragments to pass after lithotripsy?

Depends: Stones fragments may never completely pass on their own.

Better chance of passing if an easily fragmented stone.

Better chance if located within the upper portion of the kidney or within the ureter.

Less chance if located in the lower portion of the kidney. ...Read more

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What is k-citrate tablets to accomplish for kidney stone patients? Can't take it because the pill size (ext-release) is a choking hazard. Solution?

What is k-citrate tablets to accomplish for kidney stone patients? Can't take it because the pill size (ext-release) is a choking hazard. Solution?

Here are some. ..: Taking K-citrate serves supplying and elevating one of the important stone inhibitors - citrate, like drinking fluid containing citric acid in lemon as you last asked. Stone prevention is a constant chore requiring personal dedication to keep daily urine output always > 2500 cc + decrease oral consumption of red meat, dairy products, & salt less than the used-to-be under close pro-monitoring. ...Read more

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I was given metronidazole from urgent care. And got a ct scan yesterday that shows a kidney stone should I still take metronidazole?

I was given metronidazole from urgent care. And got a ct scan yesterday that shows a kidney stone should I still take metronidazole?

Yes, you can: It is an antibiotic, would not effect the kidney stone. The kidney stone also need to be managed but separately. To contact me click here --> http://bit. Ly/1EQ6YPH ...Read more

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Are my chances higher to get kidney stones if I take pre workout supplements and creatine the same day of a workout?

Are my chances higher to get kidney stones if I take pre workout supplements and creatine the same day of a workout?

Not the key: Your history indicates you've already had kidney stones. The key for you will be staying well-hydrated. Creatine's great for a man putting on muscle, and protein's good after; I hope you're not spending much money on anything else and I trust you're a natural bodybuilder -- everyone I know who's tried artificial steroids has been sorry. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could a person drink daily beer (to reduce kidney stones) if he take a medicine permanently (the medicine is to low cholesterol)?

Depends: It depends on which medicine you're talking about. Regardless, however, you certainly do not want to be drinking more than one on a regular basis. Although beer helps, water is better for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long after lipotrisky does it take kidney stones to pass?

How long after lipotrisky does it take kidney stones to pass?

Lithotripsy/stone: Usually after the lithotripsy stones start passing within 24hrs. Though there are many exceptions depending on the size, location, and composition of the stone. ...Read more

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How long does it typically take kidney stones to leave the kidneys?

How long does it typically take kidney stones to leave the kidneys?

Normally 2 days: The time to pass a stone is really the same for men and women. Most stones pass in the forst 48 hours. The chance of it passing after a week is around 50%. ...Read more

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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


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