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Doctor insights on: Multiple Kidney Stones In Both Kidneys

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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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Kidney stones in both kidneys 10mm , what should I do I am in pain.

Kidney stones in both kidneys 10mm , what should I do I am in pain.

Won't pass: Stones that large won't pass on their own. Patients with pain that doesn't change in location or that can't keep fluids down, should go to the er. ...Read more

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I have no insurance and have kidney stones in both kidneys plus an infection in left one........Can anyone help me?

I have no insurance and have kidney stones in both kidneys plus an infection in left one........Can anyone help me?

Kidney stones & infx: Many areas have clinics that base fees on sliding scale according to pt's income. In meantime, drink plenty of water & cranberry juice to keep kidneys flushed & possibly help fight infection. Hospital clinics often r willing to work out payment schedule for those who have no insurance. ...Read more

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I had kidney stones in both kidneys diagnosed for years. After 4 weeks supplementation of vit k2-mk7 along with octacosanol, no stones. Comments? Ty.

A good result,,: It's hard to say if these resulted in resolution of your stones directly as the octacosonol is possibly beneficial by inhibiting cholesterol production and the vit k2-mk7 helps with heart disease and bone health, but they could have indirectly helped. It's possible they were calcium stones and were dissolved and they may have helped renal function and circulation to clear any stone. ...Read more

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Hi. Would like to know with kidney stones in both kidneys are u more prone to UTI infection.Had 10 in. In a year.Female. Thank you:)?

See below: Kidney stones cause blockage or ripples in the flow of urine and sometimes the blckage may be complete.Uti can be a cystitis ie a blader infection alone, or pyelonephritis ie a infection upto the kidneys.Prescence of a stone or many stones cause a susceptibility to infection, and it would advisable to seek a urologist to eliminate the stones and also try and prevent new ones. ...Read more

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Cat scan shows kidney stones in both kidneys. Largest 10mm right side. Had on and off dull low back pain and blood in urine. Can they cause damage?

Cat scan shows kidney stones in both kidneys. Largest 10mm right side. Had on and off dull low back pain and blood in urine. Can they cause damage?

Yes: If the kidney stone blocks the flow of urine from the kidney, you can get permanent kidney damage, but that can take weeks to happen and is associated with severe pain. Also, kidney stones can become infected from pyelonephritis (kidney infection - not a typical urinary tract infection (uti)) and be challenging to treat. Please see your health care provider and consider a referral to urology. ...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