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Medicine For Kidney Stones
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
No..., but...: Kidney stones usually cause no pain as long as not moving. If moving and causing local tissue irritation and urine flow blockage, its related pain can be highly erratic in its onset, degree, duration, and interval. As to reducing stone, i assumed you meant reducing recurrence; if so, maintaining daily urine output > 250cc and decreasing oral consumption of salt, red meat, ; dairy products by >50%. ...Read more
Drink more,,: The best way to control kidney stones is by drinking lots more fluids to help them pass out in the urine. This also helps stop them from forming. Some medications like Alpha blockers (tamsulosin) and calcium channel blockers (nifedipine) are used to expel stones. Others like nsaids are used to manage pain. Best of luck ...Read more
Kidney stones: Calcium oxylate stones are the primary type in north america. They cannot be dissolved. Around 15% of stones are uric acid. It may be possible to dissolve these by alkalinizing the urine. See a urologist for assessment and treatment recommendations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I am a 25 year old female who has had 3 kidney stones in the last 2 months. I have been on lamotrigine since I was 18. Could this medicine be causing my kidney stones?
My child has 7mm kidney stone on right kidney. What is the possible treatment for this? Medicine that breaks the kidney stone or surgery?
Kidney stone: In a child, your doctor would direct you according to history, physical exam and imaging studies to detect the site of the stone in the urinary tract and whether there are any complications, e.g. Blockage of urine flow, check this link for more information http://www.uptodate.com/contents/kidney-stones-in-children-beyond-the-basics?source=outline_link&view=text&anchor=H9#H9 ...Read more
Lots of fluids: The single best treatment for virtually all kidney stones is fluids, fluids, fluids. Stay hydrated! almost half of all first time stone formers can avoid further stones by staying hydrated. That means drinking enough water and other fluids to urinate at least half a gallon day. ...Read more
11mm kidney stone,does it requires a surgery or can be cured with medicines?If so please suggest medicines.
Probably not surgery: Extra-corporal shockwave lithotripsy, ESWL, does not involve any incision although performed under anesthesia or conscious sedation. Stone is too large to pass spontaneously & can not be cured with medication. U also need a metabolic work up with 24 hour quantitative & qualitative urine analysis to find out why you developed stone in first place & how to prevent recurrence. ...Read more
Is there any alternative way how to make a kidney stone to come out beside the medicines prescribed?
Yes: They can attempt to bust up a larger stone into smaller pieces so that they might pass easier and they can go through the urethra and take them out. ...Read more
What are some reliable remedies for kidney stones in alternative medicines viz.unani/ayur/homeo. to dissolve?
Sir I'm puneet nd I'm 25yrs old, last 2yrs I'm suffering by kidney stone previously i take medicines nd feel relief but when eat eggs the pain started?
Adopt & adapt...: For men after around 18, all physical growth comes to a halt as genetically determined. Afterwords, all men have to adopt & adapt to whatever the life might have brought to them. To assure if eating eggs is related pain, one needs more detailed info on the specifics & relevance of all symptoms stressing their sequence of events + timely physical exam + testing as needed. So, see doc for details. ...Read more
Im in so much pain possible kidney stone but dont want to go to er i am scared they are gonna start thinking im a drug seeker what can i do im vomitin?
Pain meds otc: over the counter pain meds any ,and tylenol /aleve is good , drink more water, , maybe benadryl might help the nausea, if can't urinate or worse go to er. see urologist , if catch sone keep it and have it analyzed, most are calcium oxylate stones; lemon aide , more waterand less salt/red meat help prevent this ...Read more
Kidney stones are regrowth even after removal of it. Give me some advice to get rid off it and please suggest some medicine?
Can one masturbate while having kidney stone? I have not done it from last 5 days. I am losing my control now. Medicines and treatment for stone is on
Can kidney stone with 8mmx4mm in urethral (between bladder and kidney) dissolve with medicines.? Or any procedure is required. I don't have much pa
No: If it is uric acid it can be dissolved.Uric acid stone does not show on plain xray but if you have history of uric acid stones,sodium bicarbonate to raise pH may dissolve stone.Most stones are calcium oxalate and cannot be dissolved.A stone that is 8X4mm is unlikely to pass on its own.Endoscopic procedure is advisable.Make sure you follow with your urologist.Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You probably can't: It would be nice, but may not be possible. The majority of kidney stones are not able to be chemically dissolved in your body. Some can, but most can not. Therefore depending on the size and location of your stones, they may or may not be passable. You are invited to thoroughly discuss your options with your urologist. ...Read more
Uric acid stones: Allopurinol and febuxostat are used; side effects include rash, allergy, liver irritation. Work on diet: avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this dilutes uric acid excretion - and incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using egg white and fish for protein ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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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