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Low Back Pain And Spasms After Kidney Stone Surgery Stent
Chronic lower back pain 3weeks after gall bladder removal as well as pain in lower back & abdomen when passing bowel motion?
Common problems: Back pain is common after abdominal surgery due to position on the operating table. Problems with bowel movements are also common, due to pain meds and stress of surgical procedure and general anesthesia. These should all slowly get better within 6-12 weeks after the operation. There is of course high variability Amon individuals. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more
I have excruciating pain in left urethra and kidney. I had stent installation after ureteroscopy. Is this normal?
Sometimes: About 10% of patients can have extreme discomfort and/or bladder spasms from a jj stent. Should not need to be in place for very long after ureteroscopy so your urologist can probably should remove it now. It could possibly be replaced by a shorter stent if you still need to have one in place. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had surgery for kidney stone on Monday with stent placement. I'm in terrible pain even with pain meds. Is this normal? Also got bladder infection.
May be stent: Unfortunately the worst part of stone treatments is often the stent itself. Stents can cause flank pain, bladder pain, frequency/urgency and blood in urine, often simulating a UTI. Sometimes Motrin or Aleve (naproxen) helps. Your urologist may also prescribe an antispasmodic. Talk to your urologist if the pain continues ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Achy dull pain on right side/lower back. Gallbladder? Kidney stones? I've had kidney stones once but with no pain.
On and off severe pelvic pressure and pain. Back pain as well. History of 2 kidney stones 6 months ago with surgery. Can this be another stone?
Abdominal pain>spasms>pain. Pelvic abscess 2010. Psoas adhesion>kinked ureter? No IBS, no spinal nerve pinch, had stent in ureter, kink returned. Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) depnd. Dr? for spasm Rx. Want to avoid surgery.
Having severe flank and back pain. 1cm non obstructing stone fnd in rt kidney. Also have mild infection. Can this stone be causing the pain?
Could be serious: If you had recent surgery. Without further details, impossible to tell anything further. See a doctor for accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Right flank pain and pain in right groin and back. Variable chest pain (non cardiac) as well. Is this more likely from gall bladder or kidney stone?
What complication may lead a procedure of lithotripsy of 13 ml ureter stone coz severe pain developed in flank and irradiate to back ?
See answer : Most common complications of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) include: failure to completely fragment the stone or fragment(s) too big to pass that gets "stuck" in the ureter requiring additional procedures; obstruction of kidney and/or pain from stone fragments passing or getting "stuck" in ureter; blood in the urine; infection; and bleeding around the kidney. ...Read more
4 weeks post laproscopic gallbladder removal and having moderate pain in my abdomen. Left side upper deeper pain... Pancreatitis? Kidney stones?
I've had chole in 07. Stenting for sod in 2010. Continue with severe upper abdominal pain and trapped gas. Pain occasionally radiates back oily stool?
Complex problem: Sod , or spintor of oddi dysfunction is a complex issue causes frequent pains , and attacks of pancreatitis you should discuss with your physician(s) , also find out you did not have pancreatic divisam where minor pancreatic duct enters duodenum separately causing localized pancreatitis , good luck. ...Read more
Ulrology consult: It is probably best for you to consult your urologist. Pain may be from spasm of the ureter, infection, or recurrent of stones (the ones not removed/already in the kidney). Your urologist would be best to address your concern. ...Read more
Hyperlordosis is causing severe pain to my already excruciatingly painful kidneys due to kidney stones. Will the pain ease after the stones are remove?
Spine anomaly: Hyperlordosis is a mechanical defect of the spine. The presence of kidney stones should not impact the quality of pain that you experience from your spine. Pain associated with symptomatic kidney stones is excruciating and debilitating; usually sharp and associated with visceral symptoms such as nausea and vomiting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
UTI symptoms, pain in my right pelvic area. Ultrasound from GYN: kidney stone at junction of ureter and reflux in kidneys. Cant see Uro for 1 mo. Bad?
Bad to the "stone": The pain is the kidney stone getting stuck and unstuck like a ball valve at the narrow juncture of the ureter entry into the bladder. The infected urine is "backing up" into the kidney and requires continuous antibiotics until you can get to the Urologist who has ways to either retrieve surgically the stone through the bladder or breaking it up with lithotripsy- so no "romancing the stone" . ...Read more
Reasons for acute head ache after unsuccesful kidney stone laser surgery & inducing stent in urinary tract .
I have severe pain in my lower tailbone,and lower penis after removal of partial colon and stent was placed in my ureter?
Possible kidney stone. Kidney stone history. Flank pain on left side. Pain also in pelvic floor and radiates in buttox down right back side of leg. ?
Need tests: You need testing such as an Ultrasound ...Read more
Do you have kidney: stones or urinary tract infections? A chronic kidney infection can cause flank pain. Do you have pain urinating? Burning? A quick urine analysis can help rule out infections or blood (might be due to stones). Your primary care doc can usually do this test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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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