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Kidney stone removed - stent in place. Does the stent cause the body to become constipated? When the stone was lodged in the uterer, i became const.

Kidney stone removed - stent in place. Does the stent cause the body to become constipated? When the stone was lodged in the uterer, i became const.

Not typically : A ureteral stent does not usually cause constipation. However, the narcotic pain medicines that are taken for kidney stones and for the stent can cause constipation. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Kidney Stones (Definition)

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


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I passed a kidney stone one week ago and psin meds constipated me. Now I have flat to penicil thin stool and excess mucus. What can cause this?

I passed a kidney stone one week ago and psin meds constipated me. Now I have flat to penicil thin stool and excess mucus.  What can cause this?

Constipation: This may very well be related to your bowel recovering from a bout of drug(likely opioid) induced constipation. Sometimes, when motility is acute affected it can take time for things to normalize. You may want sure your fiber intake is good, along with you staying hydrated, and active(activity helps constipation). If things fail to resolve in the next several days to week seek in person help. ...Read more

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Does a kidney stone in your bladder cause constitipation and pain when you have a bowel movement?

Does a kidney stone in your bladder cause constitipation and pain when you have a bowel movement?

Doubtful: A stone in the bladder that is not obstructing the bladder outflow should not be causing you obvious symptoms. I assume your urination is normal? ...Read more

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Daily how much water drink to avoid kidney stones and constipation?

Daily how much water drink to avoid kidney stones and constipation?

1-2 Liters of water: 8-10 glasses of filtered water daily. May add coconut water 4-5/week. Plenty of fresh vegetables & greens should help constipation. ...Read more

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I have kidney stones. Due to this my digestive system remains disturbed. I am suffering from regular constipation. What should I take to get rid of?

I have kidney stones. Due to this my digestive system remains disturbed. I am suffering from regular constipation. What should I take to get rid of?

Please see your Dr.: First, see your doctor and discuss this problem with her/him. High fiber diet (beans/lentils, whole grains, vegetables and fruit with the skin where appropriate). Plenty of water - up to 2 liters a day. Consider a stool softener. Good luck! ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with constipation, but now I am thinking it is kidney stones, I have occasional pain by groin, and takes a while to urinate.HelpPlease?

I was diagnosed with constipation, but now I am thinking it is kidney stones, I have occasional pain by groin, and takes a while to urinate.HelpPlease?

Here are some...: To sort out what might have contribute your symptoms including constipation and voiding difficulty, & occasional groin pain is not that difficult if you follow the instructions as described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work closely to deduce right diagnosis for right Rx, care, & counseling. ...Read more

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Can you get constipated with kidney stones?

Can you get constipated with kidney stones?

No: Different plumbing system. No communication between the urinary system and the GI system. ...Read more

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Can you feel constipated or bloated when you have a kidney stone?

Common: Sensations are the feeling you have to have a bm (tenesmus) but cannot. Waves of cramping pain, severe enough can cause nausea and vomiting. Men have pain referred into testicle. Stones warrant emergency teatment, evaluation for cause and prevention, and follow up. ...Read more

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Have been feeling constipated recently. My left side near kidney been feeling sharp pain when I move. Could it be kidney stone?

Have been feeling constipated recently. My left side near kidney been feeling sharp pain when I move. Could it be kidney stone?

Maybe but unlikely: Hi Munal, A kidney stone usually causes pain whether you move or not. I think you need an examination by a doctor. Good luck, Dr. Long ...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