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Kidney Stone With No Symptoms
Asympotmatic microscopic hematuria. 2yrs. Had negative cystoscopy. Can u have kidney stones with no symptoms? How is it treated? Should I b worried?
You could have small stones or gravel
that you might be passing or you could have a benign condition called Ig A nephropathy which gives rise to some blood and protein in urine without any other symptoms
it might be a good idea to see a kidney doctor to evaluate kidney function to make sure it is normal ...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
If small: Enough they will probably send you home drinking fluids and stone will pass on its own, possibly feeling the pain pass from your lower back anterior as it passes. Severe pain and nausea associated, medications will be provided. ...Read more
Most people who 'pass' a stone have symptoms and they are often quite severe.
Abdominal pain, flank pain, urinary frequency and sometimes burning.
If the stones are very small like grains of sand it is possible no symptoms or very minor burning at most. All people should be encouraged to drink adequate fluids who are at risk or who have a diagnosis of kidney stones. ...Read more
Some burning after urination & occasional flank pain 6+wks ago. Ultrasound revealed 5mm kidney stone. No urinary symptoms since. Considering radiation exposure is a CT scan necessary in your opinion?
No: If you are no longer having symptoms and your urinalysis is normal, then I think you already have the information you need. Sometimes a stone is not identified on an ultrasound, and persistent pain or blood in the urine needs to be investigated. Then a CT would be helpful. I am assuming that your ultrasound otherwise revealed normal kidneys, etc. ...Read more
This is the question that I sent, the doctor has sent me for a kub ultrasound scan to check for kidney stones but do kidney stones have same symptoms?
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Obstructing 4mm kidney stone & hydros. Symptoms gone 24 days, but no passage. Pain recurred yesterday & persistent. Same stone? Cause for concern?
Kidney stone: You need to see your doctor. Stones are tricky and unpredictable. They can also have serious complications so get an appointment with your doctor very soon and have this checked out. ...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?
What can I do if my sister thinks she has kidney stones. What are some symptoms & what should she do?
See below: Symptoms vary and may range from no symptoms to flank pain radiating to the lower abdomen or groin. Pain comes and goes in waves and fluctuates in intensity & may worsen with urination. Fevers and chills may happen if there is infection. Nausea and vomitting may happen. If there is obstruction, urology consultation is recommended. ...Read more
Can kidney stones mimic the same symptoms of appendicitis? I got blood dream and WBC is normal and they think it's kidney stones.
5-8 /hpf RBC urinalysis normal or not? Doc told me it's "asymptomatic"; do I have possible kidney stones? I do not experience symptoms though...
Here are some…: Finding 5-8 rbc. Hpf in UA is significant to warrant a systemic urological evaluation as detailed in the article of http://formefirst. Com/hematuria. Html. Thereby, you will gain the ideas on how to handle such concern effectively and ease unnecessary anxiety to a great degree. ...Read more
Pain: Depends. Sometimes are symptom free for years but if they start to move from kidney down the ureter people can experience intense pain that can come and go but usually some degree of continuous pain. As the stone move down toward the bladder the pain may change from the midback area moving down toward the bladder. People say this is one of the worst pains. Go to er or see your doctor asap. ...Read more
If I had hematuria due to kidney stone symptoms, how long after I feel a bit better should I recheck my urine to see if hematuria is gone? Thank you.
Difficult Question: If you have any remaining sludge or irritation the blood not seen by the human eye that shows on a dip test can stick around for a while and be normal. If a person needed a urologist to use a tool to grab the stone or a stent place the same is true then too. If you don't see blood and are pain free and following the diet your dr gave you you are ok until follow up with your doc. ...Read more
Can kidney stone symptoms trigger loss of appetite or weight loss? I haven't had much of an appetite the last few days. Thank you kindly.
Kidney Stones: Blocking of the ureter by a stone, even temporarily, causes colic. This brings on pain in most, but, can also produce nausea and vomiting. If you do not have a full effect of vomiting from the stone, you may experience it's symptoms as a loss of appetite with some subsequent weight loss. Be sure to drink plenty of fluids to help it pass. Some sugar in your drink may help with weight loss. ...Read more
35 year old husband has 7mm kidney stone found on ultrasound by accident. He keeps getting these tiny stones. He has no symptoms. Is this serious?
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?
Had kidney stones a few years ago but had no symptoms. Only routine u/a detected it. Stones removed. How can I tell if I have problem again?
Ask urologist: You can get tested again. You will have to ask your urologist regarding the recommendation to test or observe and wait for a problem. ...Read more
Husband has non-obstructing kidney stones in both kidneys (10mm and 9mm). He has NO symptoms. Drink lots of water and lemon daily but stones stillthere?
Consult with: A urologist. Although these are not particularly large stones, they probably will not pass own their own. ...Read more
No kidney stones, trouble urinating bad right flank pain... HELP ME PLEASE..... Doc says prostatitis no symptoms. Will vibramycin (doxycycline) help me? WorthS. Eff
Difficulty: Starting urinary stream could be symptom of prostatitis. Right flank pain could be caused by other conditions, such as appendicitis. If you have an infection, vibramycin (doxycycline) might help. Flank pain is unusual with prostatitis. You need to speak with your doctor on how this pain should be treated. ...Read more
Flank pain: Usually flank pain on one side, blood in the urine, and occasionally some nausea and difficulty peeing. People who have never had a kidney stone should get checked out by their doctor to make sure the diagnosis is correct. People who have these regularly usually recognize them and know what to do. Anyone with fevers, extreme pain, or symptoms that last longer than a day or two should see a doc. ...Read more
See below: Kidney stones may not cause symptoms until they move around or into the ureters. Pain is typically on the side (flank) and radiate to the groin, comes in wave & fluctuates in intensity (so called renal colic), or painful urination. Fevers & chills may occur if there is infection. The urine may change in color (pink, red, brown), becomes cloudy or foul smelling. ...Read more
Varies: Kidneys stones usually don't hurt unless they move around or go down into the ureters. When they obstruct the ureters, pain can comes and goes, usually in the flank & fluctuates in intensity. Pain may worsen with urination. Fevers & chills may occur with infection. Nausea and vomitting may happen. ...Read more
Same: The pluming sytem and symptoms are same. ...Read more
Several things: There is no one definitive symptom, but things like back pain pr "flank" pain, dysuria (painful urination), hematuria (bleeding in your urine), urgency (feeling the need to urinate), frequency (urinating often), fever possibly if the stone is causing an infection. Sometimes pain may be referred to the abdominal area. Get a good exam with testing if you think you have kidney stones. Good luck. ...Read more
I'm only 19 but I think I might have a kidney stone. Is this possible at my age and what are the symptoms?
Very very RARE: Any thing is possible, lumber pain, blood in urine many uti. ...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