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Dr. Corey Clay
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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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Do women have to have a catheter after kidney stone removal?

Here's some: The need for stent or catheter is to secure urine drainage and concern about possible blockage by stone or clot, which is decided by the surgeon's judgement. Most of times stent or catheter is needed for days or weeks, depending on if you need the second entry to complete the works for all stone-related procedures. Ask Doc for individual details timely. ...Read more

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My father was in for kidney stone but xray shows nothing, now his left testicle is swollen 4 x normal size. Catheter maybe?

My father was in for kidney stone but xray shows nothing, now his left testicle is swollen 4 x normal size. Catheter maybe?

Needs more assessmen: Ultrasound of both testes should be considered. Note any trauma. Possibilities: swelling/infection of epididymis, bleeding, possible torsion of testis which is emergency. Less likely cancer, prostate related. ...Read more

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I have kidney stones, and use a urinary catheter. I'm plagued with uti's and I'm only urinating 200ml per day. Could this be caused by the stones?

I have kidney stones, and use a urinary catheter. I'm plagued with uti's and I'm only urinating 200ml per day. Could this be caused by the stones?

Low urine: Low urine flow per day will enable and promote stones. A stone may be blocking a ureter and limit urine flow. UTI can enable stones, particularly mixed ammonia-calcium-phosphate stones and staghorn stones. Nephrocalcinosis can develop in this setting too. If you drink more, will you make more urine? This will help. ...Read more

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M south indian.Is it normal to have pain while getting erection 1 week after urinary catheterization and a kidney stone surgery done through my penis?

M south indian.Is it normal to have pain while getting erection 1 week after urinary catheterization and a kidney stone surgery done through my penis?

Post treatment: Complications from surgery or any invasive procedure need to be communicated to your doctor urgently. This sounds normal, but your physician is the one who should know this experience. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for severe groin pain while walking generated by a hip joint (not a hernia, not kidney stone)?

What is the treatment for severe groin pain while walking generated by a hip joint (not a hernia, not kidney stone)?

Rest and ibuprofen: If there is no history of trauma or other concerning symptoms such as fever or leg numbness I would recommend a course of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen or naproxen. You could also rest the extremity by keeping off of it. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with IBD and I also have kidney stones. I am now having very bad joint pain in my hand and wrist. Should I go to the hospital?

I was diagnosed with IBD and I also have kidney stones. I am now having very bad joint pain in my hand and wrist. Should I go to the hospital?

Maybe...: Anyone with urinary stone experiencing initial intermittent severe flank pain for few hours or days followed with severe constant pain + chill/fever, should seek urgent evaluation so to see if developing stone-related infection - an emergency. And one with multiple systemic symptoms like you needs timely evaluation with detailed Hx stressing sequence of events + physical exam + testing as needed. ...Read more

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With a double j in me cause of a kidney stone, can I do some kind of excersise? Like running, jump rope, abs, push ups?

With a double j in me cause of a kidney stone, can I do some kind of excersise? Like running, jump rope, abs, push ups?

Yes: Having a stent because of a kidney stone is not a contraindication to exercise. Any sharp pain during exercise should prompt you to stop it and do something else ...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


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