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Location Of Kidney Stone Pain
Is there a difference of pain n location of kidney stone n appendix? I had pain start lower right ab and go toward lower right back, bloody urine.
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
How can a kidney stone be dormant and then re-appear. Pain is in same location as before. Could it be a new stone? Pain is just below ribcage on left
Not dormant: kidney stones may remain in the same location in which case it shouldn't hurt. Once it moves, that's usually when they hurt. If it is hurting then it maybe moving. There is always the chance it could be new. Or perhaps a gallstone might be guilty of causing the problem ...Read more
Medicate and Hydrate: Whenever you are passing a stone, flank pain may ensue (associated nausea and vomiting). Usually fever, malaise , chills, rigors & weakness are not good signs & are usually associated with sepsis and you should receive urgent/emergent care. Small stones can be allow to pass by taking pain medications, hydration and Flomax (to dilate ureter). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Narcotics: Narcotics (opiates) are the mainstay for pain relief. Examples includes oxycodone, morphine and dilaudid. Additional choices such as tylenol can help. Alpha blockers such as Flomax or uroxatral can relax the ureters and assist in stone passage. Remember to drink fluids to produce 2+ liters of urine daily. If admitted, request a pca (patient controlled IV anesthesia pump). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Passing kidney stone, used all of my pain medication, need a refill but out of state. What can I do?
Hello I've already passed my first kidney stone, my first at age 27, I'm feeling that same pain twice as much ever since, are they known to do this?
I had a kidney stone about 6 months ago. I currently still get some pain off and on in the same area is that normal after having a kidney stone?
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