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Pain in right side of body, frm ear, neck, arm, abdmen to butt and thigh.Scans & blood work show excess calcium in kidney & stones.Whats wrong with me?

Pain in right side of body, frm ear, neck, arm, abdmen to butt and thigh.Scans & blood work show excess calcium in kidney & stones.Whats wrong with me?

Workup needed: High calcium can cause diffuse pain (especially in abdomen) and kidney stones. The issue is why the high calcium? Depending on how high, you may need further tests by your doctor. Make sure you're not taking anything with calcium in it like antacids (e.g. Tums). ...Read more

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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


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I have an electrical feeling on the right side of my body... around my waist to the middle of my stomach. Could thus be from a kidney stone? I'm a fem

I have an electrical feeling on the right side of my body... around my waist to the middle of my stomach. Could thus be from a kidney stone? I'm a fem

Need more info...: Sensing electrical feeling on right side of body raises a concern of something affecting regional nerve fibers. To deduce what this symptom may imply to your health now and in the future, it is advisable to put all potentially related things together correctly for right care by following instructions in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more

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I have a kidney stone and feel burning on the left side of my body, that's where it is. Keep thinking its pancreatic related.Don't drink/no gall stones?

I have a kidney stone and feel burning on the left side of my body, that's where it is. Keep thinking its pancreatic related.Don't drink/no gall stones?

Drink fluids: Msny people get kidney stones. Try drinking water, and fluids but avoid soda pop. The better hydrated the less likely to happen again. There is an app to help remind you to drink 8 glasses of water per day. Your more likely to have sharp pains as stone passes not burning. ...Read more

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I have mid back pain on right side. It's a very sharp pain. No kidney stones. Blood work normal, 49 female, no injury. Feels like something catches?

I have mid back pain on right side.  It's a very sharp pain.  No kidney stones.  Blood work normal, 49 female, no injury. Feels like something catches?

Spine or muscle : Sprained muscles can "catch". Spinal motion segments can catch for several reasons. Either muscular or spinal column pains can be "sharp". When in doubt, check it out. ...Read more

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I am 62 yr old woman who has medullary sponge kidney. Visited er. Found kidney stones on both sides. Please advise on diet, supplements, & treatments.

I am 62 yr old woman who has medullary sponge kidney. Visited er. Found kidney stones on both sides. Please advise on diet, supplements, & treatments.

Difficult: Your physician will advise you on specifics depending on what kind of stone has formed. It is near-certain that you'll be advised strongly to drink as much water as is feasible. Hopefully this will prevent you from having to limit the vitamin d that is benefiting your skeleton. This is a fairly common kidney problem; you didn't cause it and probably you can learn to manage it. ...Read more

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Urologist gave me prescription for generic flowmax to possibly help with constant passing of kidney stones and pain, is it safe for women to take, side affects

Urologist gave me prescription for generic flowmax to possibly help with constant passing of  kidney stones and pain, is it safe for women to take, side affects

See below: Flomax, (tamsulosin) and other so-called uro-selective Alpha blocker medications, are used to treat urinary symptoms in men with enlarged prostates. While they are not fda-approved for treatment of stones, research shows that they increase passage of stones from the distal ureter, and i would consider their use for this to be standard of care. They may cause dizziness or low bp, but are safe for both genders. ...Read more

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Where do woman feel kidney stone pain?

Where do woman feel kidney stone pain?

Location dependent: Dependent on the location of the stone. Stone inside the kidney are usually asymptomatic unless they move. In the proximal ureter the usually case back/flank pain and the stone moves done the ureter the pain may become more abdominal and refer to the groin as it gets closer to the bladder. ...Read more

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Tell me symptoms of a kidney stone in women?

Tell me symptoms of a kidney stone in women?

Back pain: Severe usually one sioded bacl apin wioth blood in the urine( mostly by microscopic exam). ...Read more

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What does passing a kidney stone feel like in women?

What does passing a kidney stone feel like in women?

Very painful: Passing stone through the ureter causes an intense colicky pain in both men and women. Some women have commented that the pain of passing kidney stone was worse than labor pains. ...Read more

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What does passing a kidney stone feel like for a woman?

What does passing a kidney stone feel like for a woman?

Vs. childbirth: We tell men that a passing a kidney stone is as painful as having a baby. Upon asking my female patients, they report that the stone was actually more painful. ...Read more

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What does kidney stones do to the body ?

What does kidney stones do to the body ?

Kidney stones: Kidney stones form in urine because the substance of the stone becomes "supersaturated" in the urine water. It crystallizes. Stones can cause pain in kidneys and in ureters and bladder; stones can block a ureter that drains a kidney - causing kidney impairment - - stones can become infected and this is awful. Stones can cause bleeding. Stones can block bladder outlet. Work to prevent stones - ...Read more

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How the kidney stones forms in our body?

How the kidney stones forms in our body?

Lots of ways: It depends on the stones that you are having. Stones can occur because of problems metabolizing uric acid, chronic kidney infection, not drinking enough fluids, underlying kidney disease, diet, and medications. Analyzing the stone narrows down the possibilities considerably. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned about kidney stones on both sides?

Should i be concerned about kidney stones on both sides?

Depends: It depends on the size, position and composition of the stones in the kidneys. Bilateral ureteral stones on the other hand are an urgent matter. If both ureters obstruct, acute renal failure can result. ...Read more

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Those you body hurt all over when you have kidney stones?

No: Typically kidney stone pain is in back and radiates to the lower abdomen and testis. ...Read more

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Compare male and female signs & symptoms of kidney stones?

Compare male and female signs & symptoms of kidney stones?

No difference: They both have same symptoms and signs when stone is in the kidney and it is a little easier when it is inthe urethra in females due to the diffrence in size of urethra. ...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


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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Small, hard mineral deposits made of minerals and acid salts that form inside your kidneys. They can be extremely painful until they pass or are ...Read more