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Kidney Stones And Low Urine Output
Can kidney stones with size of 5mm cause decreased urine output? I was diagnosed yesterday and today I think that my urine output is decreased.
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
extreme pain in first morning urination. Dark colored urine. Metallic taste, nausea, decreased output. stents on both sides from kidney stone?
Here are some ...: All your described symptoms might result from the joint effects of the procedures, stents, medications, and anesthesia. But, you need to be checked for no UTI despite maybe of no fever. For the time being, drink more fluid, take pain med & antibiotics (if any) as prescribed, but see Doc timely for more unbearable symptoms or questions. Best wish ... ...Read more
I passed kidney stones and feel a little burn sensation down low and my urine smells bad? what should i do.. see a urologist?
Yes: It would be best to be examined by a Urologist. ...Read more
I had a kidney stone that passed, and now see bubbles in urine. The doctor said my white blood CT is low. He said I may have a virus. What do I do?
Follow: your doctor's advice. If white cells are low test should be repeated any way in few weeks. ...Read more
Cat scan shows kidney stones in both kidneys. Largest 10mm right side. Had on and off dull low back pain and blood in urine. Can they cause damage?
Yes: If the kidney stone blocks the flow of urine from the kidney, you can get permanent kidney damage, but that can take weeks to happen and is associated with severe pain. Also, kidney stones can become infected from pyelonephritis (kidney infection - not a typical urinary tract infection (uti)) and be challenging to treat. Please see your health care provider and consider a referral to urology. ...Read more
2.4×2.1mm cyst found on right ovary via CT scan for poss kidney stone(had been having blood in urine and low back pn). Had fluid around it. Serious?
Yes: Depends where the kidney stone is. If it is in the renal pelvis or bladder and not sufficiently irritating the lining of the kidney, ureter (kidney to bladder), urethra (bladder to outside), there may be no visible blood. Often, a simple urine dip test done in your physicians office will be able to detect microscopic blood in your urine. Are you having flank pain or painful urination? See your doc. ...Read more
Yep: A ph of the urine less than 5.5 certainly predisposes uric acid crystals to form. Simple urine tests will help you determine if you are at risk for developing these kinds of kidney stones. Some other causes of acidic urine include: chronic diarrhea diabetes dehydration acidosis respiratory disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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