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I have 3mm kidney stone.It isn't obstructing anything.I have 0 pain. We tried to get it out with meds but it didn't work.Is it safe to go on vacations?

I have 3mm kidney stone.It isn't obstructing anything.I have 0 pain. We tried to get it out with meds but it didn't work.Is it safe to go on vacations?

Maybe: A small stomach that can be very problematic and will cause you pain if it gets caught in the ureter. Is also very likely that you can completely pass this stone make sure you stay very hydrated if you are going to a warm place for vacation it will be very important to drink a lot of water be close to medical attention if you have an acute pain from a stone in the ureter good luck. ...Read more

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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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How long after my stent is removed can i go back to work? And is my kidney stone going to be removed the same day?

How long after my stent is removed can i go back to work? And is my kidney stone  going to be removed the same day?

Depends: If you feel well enough, you could go back to work the same day the stent is removed. Depending on the nature of your work you could keep working with the stent in place. These items are best discussed with your doctor who has more information about your health and work. ...Read more

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What works against kidney stones in painless and a faster way?

What works against kidney stones in painless and a faster way?

Lithotrypsy: There is a machine that can break up the stones with sound waves. See a urologist. ...Read more

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Reoccurring kidney stones any what are good home remedies that work ?

Reoccurring kidney stones any what are good home remedies that work ?

Water: Available without prescription! drink atleast 64 ozs/day, avoid high salt diet, and see a kidney doc to figure out why you are having kidney stones. Diet is important too. Here are the details: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/05/diagnosis-treatment-and-diet-for-people.Html. ...Read more

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How long does 100mg diclocfenac suppository take to work for kidney stone pain?

How long does 100mg diclocfenac suppository take to work for kidney stone pain?

Explanation : Kidney stone pain could be different in severity. Pain medication may help in some cases within 30-40 min. Hope it will work in your condition. If no relief in hour, you need to try something else. ...Read more

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Can I return to work while waiting for a kidney stone to pass? No pain at this time, pushing fluids. 6mm stone was diangnosed 5 days ago.

Work and stone: You can go back to work if you have no pain and, if you have no pain, perhaps the stone did pass. You should strain your urine to see if you can recover the stone and send it to a lab for its analysis to see what it is composed of. However, if you did not pass it and your pain recurs, you will need to go to an ER for pain control. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a 10mm kidney stone. Will shockwave lithoscopy work? Will it break it up enough to pass w/o pain? What is smallest stone to pass w/o pain?

Yes: Lithotripsy will usually break it. Sometimes the urologist may elect to put a stent up the ureter until all the fragments are passed. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do ureteroscopies work for a kidney stone?

Do ureteroscopies work for a kidney stone?

Very well: Ureteroscopy is a very safe and reliable means of removing a stone. Either flexible or rigid ureteroscopy with or without laser lithotripsy should be effective 92% of the time. ...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