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Doctor insights on: Kidney Stones And Prickly Feeling When Urinating

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Trble urinating.Get feeling of bladder fullness, & wen I go it trickles out slow & takes long time to empty.Causes for this?Child birth?Kidney stones?

Trble urinating.Get feeling of bladder fullness, & wen I go it trickles out slow & takes long time to empty.Causes for this?Child birth?Kidney stones?

Many possibilities: For a lady of 21, possibilities include urinary tract infection that feels like retention but the frequency & slow trickle are due to irritation when the bladder is actually empty. Of course recent childbirth could cause this due to local trauma caused by birthing procedure. Stones of bladder, not kidney, are possible though less likely.Meds used to decrease urine frequency&decongestants can do it. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

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


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Pain at the side and back pain all at the right side with feeling tired and frequent urinate , is it kidney infection or kidney stone !!

Pain at the side and back pain all at the right side with feeling tired and frequent urinate , is it kidney infection or kidney stone !!

Back/flank pain: Very possibly a urinary tract infection and/or kidney stone. You should get evaluated by your primary care doctor to determine what's going on & have the proper tests. If left untreated it could lead to sepsis (blood infection) and/or kidney failure. ...Read more

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Which is likely to cause a feeling of need to urinate&bladder discomfort: few small (1 is 2 cm) fibroids or kidney stones in the calyceal diverticulum?

Which is likely to cause a feeling of need to urinate&bladder discomfort: few small (1 is 2 cm) fibroids or kidney stones in the calyceal diverticulum?

Kidney stones or UTI: Kidney stones are frequently associated with UTI. You should check this first. Typically large fibroids push on the bladder and it is slow and continuos process. Abrupt onset of symptoms is usually directs towards bladder and kidneys problems. ...Read more

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I have a kidney stone. Is urinating frequently a problem?

I have a kidney stone. Is urinating frequently a problem?

Here are some ...: Non-moving stones inside kidneys wouldn't induce pain or infection... until their distal move to cause ureteral blockage with or without superimposed UTI. But usually the patient has no urinary symptoms until the stone passes down to the very lower ureter +/- UTI. To sort these things out in detail, seeking pro-evaluation and counseling will help you. ...Read more

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Would a urination test show infection in kidney or kidney stones?

Would a urination test show infection in kidney or kidney stones?

Yes and no: Urinalysis can show infection if it contains white blood cells and/or bacteria. It cannot show stones, although it can show crystals or red blood cells. If these are present and you have flank, back, or groin pain, it means that you might have stones. Consult your doctor with your test results. ...Read more

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When you have a kidney stone, is your urine usually bright lemon yellow?

No: A tinge of blood, perhaps. Weird-colored urine most often reflects something in the diet or especially medications -- some makers of overpriced vitamins spike them with stuff that changes the urine color so people will believe they're magic. I wouldn't wish a kidney stone on anyone and hope you'll get diagnosed / treated as required with a good result. ...Read more

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Why do I have a lot of blood in my urine and no kidney stones or infections?

Why do I have a lot of blood in my urine and no kidney stones or infections?

Hematuria: That doesn't go away and it is not due to obvious reasons like infection or passing a kidney stone needs further investigation - ct scan/ cystoscopy. You need to see a urologist and be aware not all dark colored urine means blood in the urine. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have kidney stones, but not have any evidence of them in urine samples or ultrasounds?

Is it possible to have kidney stones, but not have any evidence of them in urine samples or ultrasounds?

Yes: These stones may be too small see on ultrasound and a routine urinalysis may easily miss stones as well. The best test for diagnosing the majority of stones in the urinary tract is a ct scan without contrast. This will detect the majority of kidney stones but a few may be missed occasionally. ...Read more

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Does having a kidney stone make you urinate more frequently? I feel I have to with and without the flowmax.

Does having a kidney stone make  you urinate more frequently?  I feel I have to with and without the flowmax.

Ureteral stones: Ureteral stones typically can cause urinary frequency and urgency when they become very close to the bladder. In particular as they travel through the bladder wall in the ureter. ...Read more

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My urine test shows calcium oxalate(+). Do i have kidney stone? What Diet to follow and what to avoid? Is it serious?

My urine test shows calcium oxalate(+). Do i have kidney stone? What Diet to follow and what to avoid? Is it serious?

Kidney stones: Symptoms that may suggest kidney stones are : pain one side of the belly, nausea, wanting to urinate frequently, pain in lower part of belly, blood in urine etc. Do you have any symptoms? Just presence of oxalate in urine might mean that your diet is high in oxalate. Visit this page to know about oxalate content in food. https://regepi.bwh.harvard.edu/health/nutrition.html ...Read more

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I have blood and calcium deposits ib my urine, I have not been hurting, what is a cause of this other than kidney stones?

I have blood and calcium deposits ib my urine, I have not been hurting, what is a cause of this other than kidney stones?

Need urologist: Painless gross hematuria (blood in urine) should be evaluated by a urologist. There are numerous things that can cause blood in the urine...Stones, infection, enlarged prostate, kidney diseases, cancer. You should be evaluated by a urologist to find the source of the blood. ...Read more

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Is it normal sometimes(once a year) to have sharp bladder pain after urination? Or is it bcause of kidney stones?(2-3mm)

Is it normal sometimes(once a year) to have sharp bladder pain after urination?  Or is it bcause of kidney stones?(2-3mm)

Unlikely: it is unlikely that a 2 to 3 mm stone in your kidney is giving you any symptoms at all. Just specially unlikely is giving any bladder symptoms since it is a long way from your bladder. Occasional discomfort after voiding or at the end of urination as infrequently as you describe is certainly not unusual. ...Read more

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Can I have kidney stones with out a uti? Justgot a nnegative result but still pain while urine and pain in the lower adomen

Yes: It is possible to have a kidney stone without any abnormality showing up on the urine dip test. See your doctor - a CT scan may be needed. ...Read more

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


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