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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

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


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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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Will Renavive® work for any type of kidney stone? Renavive® contains ingredients that have been shown to be effective for all kidney stone types.

Will Renavive® work for any type of kidney stone? Renavive® contains ingredients that have been shown to be effective for all kidney stone types.

Weird concoction: This is a mix of twenty or so plant products including celery seeds and marshmallow roots. The claim that these will dissolve kidney stones looks obviously false and if it were true, they would have a scientific paper and perhaps the Nobel prize. No law forbids making obviously false therapeutic claims in most circumstances. I know no physician with kidney stones who uses this. ...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

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Does hydrocodone work for kidney stone pain?

It can: Kidney stone pain can be quite severe. You should get checked out to see the size of your stone and if it can be passed. Depending on your condition, you may need different pain medication. ...Read more

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12 mm kidney stone lipotripsy didn't work want to do a pcnl anyway of passing the stone when is it to big for my kidney. Grew from a 8 mm two years ago?

12 mm kidney stone lipotripsy didn't work want to do a pcnl anyway of passing the stone when is it to big for my kidney. Grew from a 8 mm two years ago?

No.: Unfortunately stones more than 5mm cannot usually pass on their own, so intervention is often needed. If lithotripsy did not work, then percutaneous therapy may be needed. ...Read more

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What works for preventing kidney stones?

What works for preventing kidney stones?

Increase fluids: The best method to prevent kidney stones is increasing your water intake. Depending on your stone type, avoiding certain compounds such as oxalate or uric acid will help decrease stone formation. ...Read more

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How well does the homeopathic Calcarea Sulphurica work on kidney stone?

How well does the homeopathic Calcarea Sulphurica work on kidney stone?

Calcarea sulphurica: If your complete symptom picture exactly matches that of the homeopathic remedy calcarea sulphurica, you may benefit from it. This may include resolution of kidney stones. However, this remedy does not "work" if your symptom picture differs from it. A professional homeopath can investigate your case ; find the remedy best suited to you. Collaborating with conventional physicians helps also. ...Read more

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Hello its been a while that I have had bladder and kidney pain today I passed a kidney stone at work should I visit a GP is it normal to just pass it?

Hello its been a while that I have had bladder and kidney pain today I passed a kidney stone at work should I visit a GP is it normal to just pass it?

Kidney: Stones should be evaluated with appropriate blood/urine tests which can be made MUCH SIMPLER if you can "catch" one of YOUR stones!!!!

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I had all the symptoms of a kidney stone 2 weeks ago. I took medication and it eventually went away. After two weeks all the symptoms came back. Is this normal? I'm in constant pain and can't even focus on work or school. I got an ultrasound done and it d

Kidney stone??: If you truly had a kidney stone it is supposed to be one of the worst back pains there is and it is usually treated in the ER by putting an IV live in you and pushing in fluids until you pee it out. They try to capture the "sand" analyze it and modify your diet, hoping that you won't make another. If you have one that didn't pass there are techniques to break it up from outside and then there is s ...Read more

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With uric acid and calcium oxalate kidney stones at what pH level should you work towards?

With uric acid and calcium oxalate kidney stones at what pH level should you work towards?

Not the key: For uric acid stones, you will want to look at ways of managing uric acid production, perhaps with medication. For both stone types, keeping the urine dilute is more important than trying to adjust the pH. Acid urine promotes uric acid stones while alkaline urine promotes calcium oxalate stones. Don't make this your focus. ...Read more

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I have an allergy to honey (pure and processed) and was wondering if something like quercetin works to get rid of it. I also am vegetarian and have had a kidney stone before.?

I have an allergy to honey (pure and processed) and was wondering if something like quercetin works to get rid of it. I also am vegetarian and have had a kidney stone before.?

Here are some. ..: Known to us, the underlying causes for allergy and kidney stone are associated with personal constitutional factors which usually can not be cured but just be modified so to minimize the recurrence. Without knowing what are specific factors for your allergy or stone, just practice moderation in eating, drinking, and exercising in addition to avoiding the already known factors through experience... ...Read more

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What is the work up for a kidney stone in the er? Do they do bloodwork as well as CT scanning?

What is the work up for a kidney stone in the er? Do they do bloodwork as well as CT scanning?

H&P, urinalysis, CT: The work up would start with a complete history and physical. If there is high suspicion for a kidney stone, a urine sample would be obtained to check for blood, bacteria, etc. The final step may involve getting a CT scan to look for stones and to evaluate for urinary obstruction as a result of the stones. ...Read more

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I had a kidney stone and a double-j stent. After some work on the car I pee blood. Is that normal?

I had a kidney stone and a double-j stent. After some work on the car I pee blood. Is that normal?

Blood in urine: Any blood in the urine is not normal. However, after stone removal and double stent, some blood in the urine may simply reflect bruising and trauma. I think a look to see if a stone remnant might still be lingering is a good thing to do. Ultrasound can be a sufficient test. Be sure you drink 3 liters of fluid per day. Be sure you drink lots of lemonade and lemon extract. ...Read more

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I have mid back pain on right side. It's a very sharp pain. No kidney stones. Blood work normal, 49 female, no injury. Feels like something catches?

Spine or muscle: Sprained muscles can "catch". Spinal motion segments can catch for several reasons. Either muscular or spinal column pains can be "sharp". When in doubt, check it out. ...Read more

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I have 2 kidney stones in my right kidney. My urine has bubbles in it. I had CT scan, blood work up and urinalysis--all was good. Should I worry?

Ask urologist: The kidney stones are silent unless they move and cause pain or if they block urine flow and back pressure builds up in the kidney causing infection. Your urologist is best qualified to advise you about your current status and followup. ...Read more

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My dad had a stent put in to help pass a kidney stone. A few days later, he had severe pain and developed a fever. Blood work showed he has sepsis.?

My dad had a stent put in to help pass a kidney stone. A few days later, he had severe pain and developed a fever. Blood work showed he has sepsis.?

Pyelonephritis.: Seems like the stone caused a kidney infection before it was removed. The blockage of urine flow out of that kidney would have allowed bacteria within the urine to set up shop and cause an infection. But the removal of that stone should help eradicate that infection. ...Read more

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Pain in right side of body, frm ear, neck, arm, abdmen to butt and thigh. Scans & blood work show excess calcium in kidney & stones. What's wrong with me?

Pain in right side of body, frm ear, neck, arm, abdmen to butt and thigh. Scans & blood work show excess calcium in kidney & stones. What's wrong with me?

Workup needed: High calcium can cause diffuse pain (especially in abdomen) and kidney stones. The issue is why the high calcium? Depending on how high, you may need further tests by your doctor. Make sure you're not taking anything with calcium in it like antacids (e.g. Tums). ...Read more

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How long does it take for kidney stones to pass and when should I go to Dr if it doesn't?

How long does it take for kidney stones to pass and when should I go to Dr if it doesn't?

See your doctor.: Kidney stones hurt and you should have pain medication to get you through them. Doctors usually get imaging on the stones to find out their size. If they are more than 7mm they're not likely to pass, less than that they likely do in less than 2-3 days. If they don't there is also medical treatment that ranges from lithotripsy to surgical removal. ...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


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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Small, hard mineral deposits made of minerals and acid salts that form inside your kidneys. They can be extremely painful until they pass or are ...Read more