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Experienced my 2nd kidney stone yesterday. How can I prevent passing another? I'm 26 years old, and yesterday i passed a kidney stone. This was my second experience with a kidney stone, as i also passed one about 15-months ago. As anybody that has experie

Experienced my 2nd kidney stone yesterday. How can I prevent passing another? I'm 26 years old, and yesterday i passed a kidney stone. This was my second experience with a kidney stone, as i also passed one about 15-months ago. As anybody that has experie

Diet modification: You can have your urine analyzed for kidney stone risk factors. My usual recommendations are 1) increase plain water to at least 2 liters a day 2) decrease sodium intake 3) decrease animal protein intake 4) add a teaspoon of real lemon juice to diet daily. ...Read more

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Dr. Austina Cho
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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 am a 41 year old male I have been passing kidney stones non stop for 8 years busted up 6Xs,& stint in i cannot live a normal life i am in pain 24/7?

I am a 41 year old male I have been passing kidney stones non stop for 8 years busted up 6Xs,& stint in i cannot live a normal life i am in pain 24/7?

Kidney stone: So you are a stone factory. Kidney stones are painful condition. You need to have your urine and the stone analysed to find out the type of stone, and to find out any underlying hormonal or metabolic issues predisposes you to be a stone producer. If a precipitating cause and type of the stone could be found then diet and some medication can reduce the incidence of those stones. If these has not be ...Read more

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Is kidney stones likely in an 18 year old male?

Is kidney stones likely in an 18 year old male?

It can happen: Kidney stones are small, hard deposits that form inside your kidneys. The stones are made of mineral and acid salts. Kidney stones have many causes and can affect any part of your urinary tract. Make sure to drink plenty of water. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more

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My six year old passed two kidney stones and the dr didn't send tgem out to be tested. Should they have been tested?

My six year old passed two kidney stones and the dr didn't send tgem out to be tested.  Should they have been tested?

Yes: The best way to find why your son is making kidney stones, is to find what kind of stones were passed and then do further work up accordingly. Many doctors do like to wait and see if they recur before proceeding with work up. ...Read more

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Can a kidney stone stay in the kidney for three years? Without symptoms other than utis. (Question about a 4 year old)

Can a kidney stone stay in the kidney for three years? Without symptoms other than utis. (Question about a 4 year old)

Yes: Kidney stones that are in the kidney are most often silent without any symptoms. If the stone is colonized with bacteria it could be a source of recurrent kidney infections. ...Read more

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My 6 year old has been diagnosed w/ kidney stones, we go in monday for more tests. Now she has a 102.4 temp. Is this the kidney stones?

My 6 year old has been diagnosed w/ kidney stones, we go in monday for more tests. Now she has a 102.4 temp. Is this the kidney stones?

Maybe: Insufficient information to give a solid answer. Kidney stones by themselves do not cause fevers. But a urinary tract infection combined with an obstructing ureteral stone is a real medical emergency due to the risk of severe sepsis. Flank pain and fever together are a good reason to go to the E.R. Other symptoms? Flu? Seen a pediatric urologist yet? Call them for advice. ...Read more

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Is a pth of 51 high for a 61 year old female with long history of kidney stones?

Is a pth of 51 high for a 61 year old female with long history of kidney stones?

Borderline: Your PTH seems to be borderline high. With a history of kidney stones the possibility of hyperparathyroidism should be entertained and further work-up may be needed. Talk to your endocrinologist about your results. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 34 year old female and I have a large kidney stone( 8.1 mm) and I have brown discharge..is the because of the kidney stone?

Hi I'm 34 year old female and I have a large kidney stone( 8.1 mm) and I have brown discharge..is the because of the kidney stone?

No: If you mean brown vaginal discharge, that is not due to the kidney stone. Please consult a urologist for treatment of kidney stone. It may be feasible to break it up by sound waves (lithotripsy) and have the pieces come out without surgery. ...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