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Lower Pole Of The Left Kidney Stone
Is ureteroscopy a painful thing to go through. I have a 2mm kidney stone. Its in my left kidney. Its moved a lot its lower down my back.
Ureteroscopy : This treatment for many stones involves using a small scope to look into the ureter (kidney tube). The stone can be either removed or broken up with a laser. After surgery there may or may not be a stent. This is a thin, soft plastic tube to keep the ureter from closing. Either way, you can expect some burning with peeing, urgency/frequency to peeing, mild pain in the side or blood in the urine. ...Read more
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
I am 26 yrs old and suffering from left kidney stone , the size of which is 3 mm and i often experience pain on my left lower abdomen. ?
CT scan at ER showed 4mm kidney stone just left kidney. 3 days later no blood in urine no problems urinating. Severe pain still only in lower back.
Drink fluids lots: May had another small fragment stuck at ureter or same one on CT moving ,have to see a urologist , may need a procedure to pass the stone after initial observation. ...Read more
have 4mm kidney stone in mid pole of left kidney.have a long flight,India to USA in 2days.doctor says 4 mm is nothing to worry about. What you think?
Hopefully fine: There is always a small chance that the stone could begin to move into the ureter (kidney tube) but this is not likely. You may want to consider treatment of the stone electively before another long trip or important event so that chance of an event is eliminated. Would talk to your urologist. ...Read more
Been having pains in my left kidney over a week. Saw a dr. and was told it was a kidney stone. Have been hydrating the stone has still not passed. ?
Kidney stone pain: Most small kidney stones pass spontaneously, those larger than 5 - 6mm may not. Pain is related to obstruction. Such stones best managed by urologist. Drinks lots of water, Dr may prescribe Tamsulosin to facilitate passage. However, persistent high grade pain, if present, needs to be relieved. Good Luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the symptoms for kidney stone? I've been feeling some pain in my left kidney area and i'm scared that might be it.
Can a dr break a kidney stone thats stuck in the tissue lose by hitting on your back? My left kidney hurts really bad after she hit it I have a stone
Unlikely: it's highly unlikely that the doctor was able to "break a stone loose" by hitting your back. your doctor was probably checking for tenderness there, and the pain your feeling is from the same process that brought you to see her in the first place (stone, infection, etc). we have very expensive machines to break up kidney stones, if your doctor could do it with her hand we wouldn't need them. ...Read more
Likely: stones this size spontaneously pass about 80% of the time ...Read more
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