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Kidney Stones And Women Right Side Of Body
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have kidney stone blockage on my left side. Dr appt is next wk. Will laying on my right side cause my body to process primarily to the right kidney?
I have a kidney stone in the right kidney. It's been 6 days since I started having symptoms tonight my body aches severely and now my left side hurts.
What causes pain at pee hole more pain when i pee im a woman age 46 i get kidney stones
my kidney on my right side works at 30 percent my left at 70?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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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