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Kidney Stones Bad Breath
Severe upper back pain. Kind of takes my breath away. I've experienced this pain a couple times before. What could this be? (not kidney stones been ✔
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
Left flank pain daily on wake up. Wraps from back to front. Dull unless I take a deep breath. History of kidney stones but this is different?
Pcnl right kdny side tube not inplace taken out home next day chest pain shortness breath I have left kidney stones to also be treated in 5 wks?
PCNL: One of the potential complications of pcnl is a collapsed lung. See your urologist. ...Read more
Severe sharp pain up right abdo. Only. Hurts more if lay on left side, breath deep. CT ok, blood ok, er dc said kidney stones? I'm screaming inpain
Blood in urine, trouble with deep breaths, fever for 1 day, pain in flank, severely bloated. Ureteroscopy 4 days ago...kidney stone not found.
See doctor ASAP: It sounds like you may have a serious urinary tract and kidney infection, which can follow urethoscopy. Immediately contact the doctor who did the urethroscopy, or your primary care doctor. If you can't reach them, go to an urgent care clinic or a hospital emergency room. Good luck! ...Read more
How can you tell the difference in pain between pleurisy, a kidney stone or pulmonary embolus? Pain when taking deep breath. No fever. Heat helps.
Need other symptoms: To determine the difference b/w pleurisy (infx/inflammation of lining of lungs), pulm embolism (PE), & nephrolithiasis, u need more info. Kidney stones cause flank pain (to sides), & blood in urine or pain w/ urination. Pleurisy normally involves chills, swea, cough, other S/Sx of inflamm. PE causes shortness of breath, low oxygenation, which can b measured. TTYD 4 testing if u suspect 1 of these. ...Read more
Sudden low blood pressure 92/54, heavy painful left arm, painful chest, uneven breathes. Not pregnant. Kidney stones, taking citro. Cause & treatment?
See a doctor: I would see a doctor immediately.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is there a blood test that I can buy that will rule out all bad causes of bad breath like kidneys and liver?
No: Halitosis is bad breath, and has many causes, such as poor dental hygiene, gum disease, smoking, sinus infections, tonsil infections, eating onions, eating fishy foods, drinking coffee, stomach reflux, etc... After seeing one's dentist for routine dental preventive care, and stopping "odiferous" foods, one can see her primary care doctor to look for halitosis causes. ...Read more
I have mixed connective tissue disease, am I starting kidney issues now? Frothy clear pee, bad breath, constant urination, pain in left side often.
Extreme body odor can be smelled from far away Strong bad smelling urine Bad breath Saw Dermatologist Nephrologist Kidney is fine but smell is 24/7?
What do you do?:
Body odor is caused either by something you eat or from bacterial breakdown such is axilla or other locations. Are you eating something such as garlic or other types of food that comes through your pores. Do you use deodorant or bathe at least once per day?
These are routine suggestions. ...Read more
No: This is not a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
ENT: You need and ear, nose and throat doctor. They can remove the stones, it is easy and should be painless. ...Read more
Not the key: Following a kidney stone that contains calcium, you may be advised to limit / restrict all kinds of things that main contain calcium, phosphate or whatever. This probably has more to do with physicians protecting themselves from possible liability, and this is not the key to preventing stones -- staying very well-hydrated is far more important. Talk with your physician about this. ...Read more
Oxalate: Oxalate is the culprit in beans; the solid soy bean has more oxalate than soy oil, for sure; so eating soy beans will more likely increase stone potential compared to soy oil, which you may use in cooking or on a salad. The oxalate rich foods are: beets, spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans; minimize these; drink 3-4 liters fluid per day; ...Read more
My 16 yo boyfriend has kidney stones and he is in really bad pain. What is it exactly and what should he do?
See: A urologist for help with the stones. In addition, if you are truly 32 years old and your boyfriend is 16 years you should consider why you are in a relationship with someone so young. You may do real harm to him in this situation. ...Read more
Is there a natural way to get rid of a kidney stone. I have one in my left kidnet and it is causing bad pain?
Kidney stones: See a urologist asap. They can often remove the stones or help break them up. Left alone they can obstruct the ureter and hurt your kidney's ability to function properly. Seek help. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with a 5mm kidney stone and UTI on July 22. On medications and pain pills still have pain just not as bad. What to do?
KIDNEY STONE: Sounds like you are being given the chance to pass the stone which always beats the alternative. I would first recommend that you DRINK, DRINK, and DRINK. Water that is. Lemonade is fine too but you don't want to overdo the calories. Over hydrate yourself so you literally flush that stone out. Secondly, move around as much as you can. Jar it loose and use gravity to your advantage. GOOD LUCK. ...Read more
When you have kidney stones does it hurt on both sides? I hurt my back wednesday and I hope it's not kidney stones. The pain is really bad!
I cannot see white round collections in my tonsil but I do have bad breath. Is is possible that I have tonsil stones even I cannot see them?
Not likely: There is probably another cause of your bad breath. Avoid alcohol, tobacco, sugar, processed foods. Eat fresh vegetables, fruit, try raw apple cider vinegar mixed with olive oil as a salad dressing, or use other fermented food, or take a good probiotics. Diluted unsweetened crenberry juice can lift the bio-film in the mouth that could be causing white tongue and bad breath. ...Read more
Hi, I've got kidney stones, and they hurt pretty bad. Is there any way to get rid of them, and prevent them from forming? They're so annoying.
Several ways: Stones can be removed surgically or sometimes through a scope. They can also be pulverized by ultrasound waves (eswl) if they are large enough. Then smaller fragments will pass naturally. Preventing them is a different question: depends on their chemical composition and what may be causing them. Your doctor as well as lab analysis of the stones you or they retrieve will help determine that. ...Read more
Three months back I had surgery to remove my tonsil stones to cure bad breath issue which I'm suffering from past 8 yrs, bad breath is still there.
Other causes?: Seen dentist, cleared sinuses, stomach, lungs, excluded foods, tobacco, meds, dry mouth, as causes? Floss, brush, teeth, tongue? Follow up with doc. ...Read more
Kidney hurts really bad. Has for about 7 years. I go to the emergency room they say kidney stones. And that I should pass them. But I just keep hurtin?
Need more info: See a kidney specialist, a nephrologist and /or Urologist and need to know size location & type of kidney stone/s on Xray. Regardless drink plenty of water always!! ...Read more
I've has problem with kidney stones through out the past 30 years, I have had a bad pain in my left kidney when I lay down for years, what could be cause?
Here are some...: Your pain around left kidney seems physically related - likely not related to stone itself, but more likely related with the disorders of local/regional muscles, joints, or nerves. To define further what might have caused your symptoms, follow instructions described in https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. Thereby you gain much insight on how to work well with doc so to reach right diagnosis. ...Read more
What is bad ones?: For most of stone formers, their cause for their stone is idiopathic and related with their inherent low stone inhibitors activity in urine. With no comprehensive stone work-up, no specific recommendation for stone prevention will be given, but keeping daily urine output >2500 cc and decreasing oral consumption of salt, red meat, and dairy products by 50% are a good decent effective advice. ...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