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Kidney Stones Laser Surgery Procedures
Reasons for acute head ache after unsuccesful kidney stone laser surgery & inducing stent in urinary tract .
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
I had laser kidney stone removal surgery in April and i still have pain and do not feel well . My dr said it takes time to feel better . I am 66 ?
Dear Dr,I had a recent surgery for a kidney stone (laser) my pre op list said possible mitral stenosis,would I be operated on or sedated undiagnosed?
"possible MS": The devil's in the details! If your preop list says "possible mitral stenosis", I presume you don't have severe MS. If you don't have severe MS, there's no serious risk of anesthesia or elective surgery. (If you do have severe MS, it should be corrected regardless of whether you have kidney stones and/or need elective surgery). ...Read more
M south indian.During my kidney stone surgery though my penis i could hear that tik tik stone crushing sound.How do they do it?Laser technology?
Probably yes...: Today, most of stones in the ureters or inside kidneys can be pulverized, removed or passed through long scope with holmium laser effectively and safely. The sound you might hear most likely is such laser, but its volume is low so hardly heard with other machine going on around in operating room. ...Read more
I had lithotripsy laser surgery about 2 weeks ago i still have stones in my kidney today i tried doing zumba &hurt is this bc of the surgery or stones?
I've had 4 laser surgeries & 2 parathyroid (found nothing wrong w/parathyroid either time) and I produce kidney stones non stop in both kidneys..Wh?
I had kidney stone surgery Tuesday basket removal bladder and uretha exploration and lazer done still bleeding lightly now still clotting and in a lot?
Notify urologist: Some urinary bleeding is not unusual and is not worrisome if it's light and clots don't interfere with urination. Drinking lots of fluids is helpful in this regard. Avoid aspirin or antiinflammatories like Aleve,Advil which can increase bleeding tendency. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is ok. However if bleeding persists,becomes heavy and there are large clots, you must notify your urologist. ...Read more
Limited time only: Surgery for a kidney stone relieves the pain due to the stone. However, any surgery will have pain associated with it. The pain is usually controlled with pain meds and is limited to the days of the healing. Of course, different procedures have different patterns of pain. Ask your doctor about his planned procedure and he will alleviate your fears about it by giving you the accurate information. ...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