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Kidney stones symptoms besides pain?

Kidney stones symptoms besides pain?

Kidney stones : Pain is the hallmark of kidney stones nausea and vomitting can also occur. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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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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Can you pass a kidney stone with little pain, covered in mucous?

Can you pass a kidney stone with little pain, covered in mucous?

Yes.: It is possible for stones to pass without much pain. Few patients are this lucky. Passing a kidney stone is famously compared to childbirth. Pain occurs if the progress of the stone is held up, and the ureter squeezes against the obstruction. If the size & orientation of the kidney stone are favorable, is may pass without much difficulty. Matrix stones appear to be covered in a gelatinous coat. ...Read more

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Hot & irritated feeling in lower back for 2 months on and off. Been to dr, says its kidney stone. Would the pain last this long?

Hot & irritated feeling in lower back for 2 months on and off. Been to dr, says its kidney stone. Would the pain last this long?

Kidney stone: A kidney stone that hasn't started its descent down the ureter can cause months of pain. The pain is typically an aching pain and doesn't resemble the sharp and severe pain associated with passage down the ureter. After excluding other sources of pain, your urologist can discuss minimally invasive strategies to treat the stone. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a 2mm kidney stone pass without pain?

Please tell me, could a 2mm kidney stone pass without pain?

Yes it may: 2mm or lees kidney stones may pass without pain or minimal pain without any difficulty most of the time. ...Read more

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I have a kidney stone. I feel pain in my bottom but I dont need to defectate. Is this normal?

I have a kidney stone. I feel pain in my bottom but I dont need to defectate. Is this normal?

See a gyn-doc ...: To better define what you may suffer from, it would be more logical to have a gyn-doc check you out if you may have possible female pelvic related disorders first. Finding a kidney stone has been often incidental while being evaluated CT for pain somewhere in the abdomen/pelvis. A quiet non-moving stone would not usually cause pain. If moving down the ureter, intermittent unbearable pain incurs. ...Read more

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Can a suck kidney stone cause groin pain?

Can a suck kidney stone cause groin pain?

Yes: Obstructing stones can refer pain to the groin. ...Read more

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Can a kidney stone cause groin pain months before passing?

Can a kidney stone cause groin pain months before passing?

Not likely.: Kidney stones may indeed be present for months before passing and may produce intermittent pain which is usually felt in the flank when the stone is retained in the kidney or in the anterior abdomen when the stone is retained in the bladder. Stones in the ureter cause pain which radiates into the groin but stones don't hang out there forever. Search for another cause of your pain. ...Read more

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What can I take to alleviate kidney stone movement and pain?

See below: Drink liquids as you probably already know tylenol with or without codeine with fluids the stone will hopefully move and get eliminated ask your doctor how to prevent further stones have the stone analyses for its composition. ...Read more

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Husband went to er, have kidney stone. No more pain but not sure if he passed it, if its still inside him can it cause damage? Should he go back 2 drs

Husband went to er, have kidney stone. No more pain but not sure if he passed it, if its still inside him can it cause damage? Should he go back 2 drs

Depends: If it was in the ureter, size does matter. Less than about 4mm, most will pass. Greater than 6mm, most will not. 4-6 mm is variable. If pain returns, i would recommend follow up imaging. Usually a kidney stone protocol ct scan is done in this situation. ...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