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Kidney Stone Ureteral Spasm
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
My husband has kidney stone that is in ureter the pain has moved down. Need the quickest way to make it pass?
I had a 4mm kidney stone that I felt in my ureter for 4 days. It seems to have passed without me noticing. Is that possible?
YES: very small stones may pass without you noticing anything. ...Read more
I have a very narrow distal ureter and 30 years of chronic kidney stone disease. Recently I've been told I need a ureteral reconstruction is this safe?
Pass or obstruct.: A stone in the ureter may pass or it may obstruct the ureter. The likelihood that a stone will pass decreases significantly the larger it is, especially over 5mm. If the stone fails to pass, obstruction of urine can cause the kidney to swell in a process called hydronephrosis. Over time this can lead to increased risk of infection and kidney atrophy. Work with your urologist for options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
**2ND OPINION* went 2 ER kidney stone R Kidney. He said they dont hurt if inside the kidney&when they hit the ureter/bladder, can they hurt n kidney?
Is it possible for a kidney stone to be stuck in the lower portion of the ureter without inflicting any pain? Mine appears stuck(xray), w/ no symptoms?
I am suffering from kidney stone which is now in distal ureter. Can i eat carrot or drink carrot juice?
Sure: Nothing in carrot juice is relevant to kidney stone treatment. Drinking lots of water (which the kidney then eliminates) may help push the stone down the ureter. If you are a "stone-former" I suggest you get an evaluation by a nephrologist to determine possible preventive strategies. ...Read more
My dad has a kidney stone for the past 2 month now in his ureter. He has a stent placed too and he had 4 sessions of ESWL still didnt break now what?
Talk to his urologis: We can not tell you what next step your dad's urologist has planned for him There are too choices to watch and see ig it will come down as he has had lithotripsy and we don't know if it broke the stone Discuss with his Urlogist Other option is go through uretroscope Only his urologist can answer your question NOW WHAT? ...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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