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Kidney Stones And Numbness In Your Feet
I woke up with my hand completely numb. I take oxycodone but only because I have kidney stones. I haven't taken morethan i should. What could be the cause of the numbness?
Is hand still numb?: Your hand may have been "asleep" from the position you were in when sleeping. If that numbness has gone away, that was probably the cause. If it is still numb, please see your doctor or go to the emergency room as soon as possible to find out what is wrong. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Seriously- renal stones are the result of postive and negatively charged particles in urine binding together and precipitating as solids- most frequently as calcium- oxalate. This happens most often when the urine is concentrated- ie when you are dehydrated. And trying to pass these stones from the kidney to the bladder is incredibly painful. ...Read more
Last 2 times kidney stones feet would swell and get discolored almost bruising blotches, is this normal?
I have a nerve pain on the left knee and also on left feet. I checked a Uric acid check it was normal. 6.6 I had kidney stones 6 months back?
Gout can begin stone: Yiu may not have gout but gout can begin wiht kidney stones a nd 10 years later gout attacks. Is your stone a uric acid stone or a calcium stone with a uric acid center. The nerve pain is another issue that needs to be clarified. One uric acid level is not enough to diagnose gout. Gout is best diagnosed by finding urate crystals in the joint. See your physiciasn with this information ...Read more
Not unusual: Unusual sensations (pain, tingling, numbness) in head of penis, often accompanied by a feeling of urinary urgency or burning, are quite common as a stone is passing through the lower part of the urinary tract from the opening of the ureter into the bladder and out through the urethra related to irritation and inflammation. These sensations usually resolve within 24-48 hrs after stone passage. ...Read more
I have a kidney stone the size of a third of a bb. I can't get over this numb/tingly feeling in lower right abdomen?
I have had on going problems with my health I have been to many docs so far they haven't found out what is wrong with me except I have kidney stones but they won't pass. . I wake up all thru the night w my hands numb..But also so painful burning bone brea
Be patient : The practice of medicine (which is diagnosing disease) can be very difficult. Make sure you and your physician keep all possibilities on the table, both physical and non-physical causes. ...Read more
An 84 yr 86 lb female, lg kidney stones in both.Unable to walk due foot swelling °en.Bone loss w/spurs in lower back.Is surgery an option.
Perhaps: The answer really depends on the overall health of the patient as well as the size and location of the stones, all of which determine what type of surgical procedure would be best for her specific case. Her treating physicians will consult with the urologist to decide if surgery is best for her. ...Read more
I had a stent put in my ureter because they thought I had kidney stones. Turns out, my ureter is like an "S" shape. They proceeded to put the stent in anyways and now I'm in critical pain and my kidney seems to be "contracting" or having a spasm...the
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
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