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Nonobstructing Calculus Lower Pole Right Kidney
I had a CT for my abdomen ache. A 5 mm calculus was found in the lower pole calyx of my right kidney. The doctor says I should get a lithotripsy done- doing cystoscopy in a few days. I have to travel Europe in few weeks. Second opinion?
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
3 stones. One is 2.3 mm, Right kidney. Left kidney has 2, Lower pole 1.6cm stone and Upper nonobstructing stone measuring 7.6 cm, any advice?
Yes: If you are going to a place with good health care. If going to third world country, they may not be able to help you if it moves into your ureter. ...Read more
I have a 10 mm kidney stone in the lower pole of the right kidney. Will it cause damage to kidney if left alone? Was 4 mm last year. Bleeding in uri
Kidney stones: Ask your doctor is you have any signs of hydronephrosis. Hydornephrosis is caused by obstruction. If you have this I'd suggest you get this stone taken care of. If you don't have any signs of hydronephrosis there probably isn't any danger waiting a little longer to have this removed. Ask your doctor. ...Read more
CT scan 6mo ago Said stone in right kidney. Now have to pee a lot and cramping burning pain in lower back&side. Appt is not for a month. Am I ok?
Yes, but...: You may watch, wait, and see as long as being afebrile and symptomatically bearable. If not, seek evaluation & counseling. How to get these related things for good medical care done correctly? Follow instructions as described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; then you know how to work closely with doc for right diagnosis & care. Best wish to your health... ...Read more
Stag horn calculus: This is a radio graphic description of a kidney stone. These stones sometimes are without symptoms but must be evaluated to make sure that the kidney is functioning normally. Often a visit to a urologist is necessary ...Read more
I have 3.4mm calyceal calculus in right kidney...is it a calcium stone? What all precautions I have to take? Help me Dr...
My scan result shows 3.4mm calyceal calculus in the middle calyx of right kidney...what to do doctor..
I have been diagnosed with mild calyceal dilation in right kidney suggesting hydronephosis, a 4mm calculus at ureter bladder junction. Is this serious?
Probably not: A Stone in the ureter can cause back pressure in the kidney which results in dilation of the collecting system. The kidney can tolerate this for relatively short periods of time however if this continues it can damage the kidney. I would suggest you consult a urologist. ...Read more
I have few calculi in upper and mild calyx largest measuring 5mm at right kidney. Calculus measuring 4mm in left kidney. Along with left minimal hydroureteronephrosis with dilated entire left uretre.
Your calculi seem not large enough for lithotripsy. These may pass on their own. The passage may be facilitated by placing a stent. It would be prudent to consult a urologist for proper treatment. Left untreated, even stones, this small, can damage the kidney.
Drink enough water every day so that your urine is mostly colorless. ...Read more
Mid pole calculus is noted in my right kidney measuring 8.7 mm and mild hydronephrosis with extra renal pelvis is seen in the both kidneys.
See an well-experienced urologist to decide if it's necessary to intervene; if needed, at what price? For your condition, a professional needs to share the balancing thought on the need and possibility of care before committing its removal, which usually can be done through the penis with fine scope and laser.
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Kidney Stones: First make sure that you are drinking plenty of water. Some treatment options for large kidney stones include using sound waves to break up stones, surgery to remove very large stones in the kidney, using a scope to remove stones, parathyroid gland surgery. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more
I have 7mm stone in my right kidney, just found out yesterday, can the stone stay there for long time without problem?
Location of stone: It depends on how close to the urinary collecting system the stone is. If it causes obstruction of the urinary flow, pain and infection can occur. If it is far from this system it can stay there asymptomatically for years. You should however have a stone workup and determine if you have an underlying cause for stones. You could form more or this one can increase in size and cause a problem. ...Read more
I m having a stone in kidney of 6.9 mm in right kidney. Want to know will it pass. It was deducted in 26 June and till now haven't passed?
That's not passing.: A stone that large will predictably NOT pass if it decides to try to leave your kidney. It WILL get stuck. You should visit with a Urologist now and discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Drink fluids.: A 3mm stone should likely not be problematic and would be expected to pass without difficulty. Stay well-hydrated to help the stone along its way. If you develop severe pain on that side, fevers, nausea, vomiting, or if you see blood in your urine, seek medical help. If you've experienced several kidney stones in the past, a formal work up by a nephrologist might be useful. ...Read more
That sounds quite: Large. If it is in the upper tract ie the kidney I would think it is too large to pass. ...Read more
Can a kidney stone move from one kidney to the other? I had a stone in my right kidney but now my left side is hurting
Kidney stone move: Can a kidney stone move from one side to other? ANS: if u have 2 separate kidneys No. If you have horseshoe kidney possible. More likely to have stoned on both sides. So check with your team. ...Read more
I have a 1cm kidney stone on my right kidney. What should I do to relieve the pain and to get it out of my kidney. It hurt so bad.
Need a urologist: To pass a jj stent (tiny tube) cystoscopically between kidney ; bladder, this will relieve pain by decompressing your kidney obstructed by stone. You will then likely be a candidate for extra-corporal shock-wave lithotripsy, eswl. Suggest you call a/your urologist or go to your local hospital emergency room right now for relief. You certainly need pain medication without delay. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a blockage from my right kidney to the bladder. But, it can't be a stone, because I don't have any pain, can it?
See a urologist: Stones usually only hurt when they are moving. It could be a stone a tumor or other cause. ...Read more
What kind of the diet I have to take for kidney renal stones. I had recognized as 7.6 mm stone at right kidney and 7.2 mm stone at UV junction. Pleas?
Here are some...: Some 75-85% of patients with stones less than 4 mm may pass spontaneously in 2 wks, but not without a price to cope with, i.e., stone passage-related pain and rare infection. For most patients, a 7.2-mm stone would be hard to pass through UVJ although it has made its way down there; so, intervening to remove this stone, usually with laser, is justified after proper realistic preop-counseling. ...Read more
What did your urolog: Urologist say, I have never heard of a stone that large, you should only be getting advise and treatment for that from your urologist- no one else. ...Read more
Yes: You already have mild enlargement of the kidney - that is what hydronephroiss is. Over a long period of time, a blocking stone can lead to infections and decrease in kidney function. It is best to talk with a good urologist as to what the best plan is for your individual case - whether the stone needs to be removed, or if they are comfortable just following it over time. ...Read more
How can I get cured from 6mm kidney stone which is non-obstructive on right kidney, without any type of surgery?
35 y female, Planning to conceive and diagnosed with a 1cm stone in right kidney. Will this cause complications?
Yes: If the stone breaks loose from the kidney and goes into the ureter there is a huge amount of pain in the offing during pregnancy. If a Urologist can perform lithotripsy (stone breakup) or cystoscopy with stone retrieval prior to pregnancy, then it would be best. Also, urinary tract infections are commonly focused around a stone and are often chronic and can lead to a major kidney infection. ...Read more
Yesterday and last night I had what seems like kidney stone pain on the right (kidney area) of my back, when I woke up today I was gushing blood?
Due to kidney stone: kidney stones cause inflammation and trauma to the tissues as they pass. The bleeding should stop in a day or 2 but you need to drink water. Do NOT DRINK SODAS as they promote kidney stone formation. See a doctor interested in kidney stones to evaluate how to prevent new stone formation (usually a nephrologist) ...Read more
I have accasionally find a 9.8mm stone located in inferior pole of my right kidney. I have no pain. What should I do take it or monitor it. Thanks?
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