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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

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 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


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12mm kidney stone?

12mm kidney stone?

Big one: It will require intervention to excise. Also, get your calcium and parathyroid hormone levels checked. ...Read more

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What causes kidney stone?

What causes kidney stone?

Metabolic issue.: Kidney stones are initiated by metabolic derangements in the handling of urinary oxalate, uric acid or calcium, for example. These derangements can be hereditary, and they allow for crystals of these substances to form. These crystals serve as a nidus for stone creation. ...Read more

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What causes a kidney stone?

What causes a kidney stone?

Kidney stones: Usually a kidney stone is calcium oxalate, but, you need a work up with an u/a, and sma21 to confirm that you do have an issues. Follow up with pmd {private medical doctor} for full work. ...Read more

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How is kidney stone treated?

How is kidney stone treated?

Small pass, big UroDr: Stones up to 5-6mm diameter can pass spontaneously, drink copiously. If stuck may require Flomax (tamsulosin) to dilate ureter, ureteroscopy or temp. Placement of jj stent. Electro-shockwave lithotripsy used for stones 6+-15 mm. Larger stones require percutaneous nephro-ltithotripsy (tube placed through skin into kidney, neproscope passed & stone fragmented with laser or lithoclast. Then metabolic work-up. ...Read more

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L suffered kidney stone size8.1mm?

L suffered kidney stone size8.1mm?

Most likely: You will pass it some times with lots of pains, drink plenty of water, if it get stuck then your rotor will help you. ...Read more

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How to treat kidney stone?

How to treat kidney stone?

See below: Please consult this site for information on this topic.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/kidney-stones/basics/definition/con-20024829 ...Read more

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Staghorn kidney stone removal?

Staghorn kidney stone removal?

Nephrolithotomy: While smaller kidneys stones can often be passed, staghorn stones often form in the calyces or conduit between the kidney and the ureters. These are considered complicated stones and often will require percutaneous (through the skin) nephrolithotomy by a urologist. ...Read more

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Do kidney stone make you tired?

Do kidney stone make you tired?

No: No- but they are incredibly painful when they move from the kidney into the ureter! The meds used to relieve the pain may make you tired. ...Read more

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What causes heat on kidney stone?

What causes heat on kidney stone?

Kidney stone: What do you mean by heat on a kidney stone. Never heard this term. ...Read more

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Is itching a symptom of kidney stone?

Is itching a symptom of kidney stone?

Itch.: I wouldn't think that being itchy would be suggestive of a kidney stone. ...Read more

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Will a small kidney stone cause pain?

Will a small kidney stone cause pain?

Ureteral stone: The size of the stone does not correlate well to the intensity of the pain. The nearly unbearable pain of "ureteral colic" is from spasm of the muscular ureter. Although likely to pass on its own within a few days, a 2-3mm stone sometimes will get stuck and fail to progress. Usually after 5 days, I recommend having the stone extracted with a ureteroscope as an outpatient. ...Read more

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Can excess calcium cause kidney stone?

Can excess calcium cause kidney stone?

Yes and no: Most kidney stones are due to calcium stones. For that reason, taking too much calcium increases your risk of a kidney stone. However, we cannot predict if someone will get a stone. Some people with higher calcium levels will not get stones while somebody with lower calcium levels can get stones, so it is hard to say if excess calcium will cause a kidney stone. ...Read more

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Caldium oxsalte. Kidney stone removal?

Kidney stones: Treatment options for calcium oxylate stones are dictated by the size, location and density of the stone. Eswl (shock wave lithotripsy) is often effective for small to moderate size stones in the kidney or upper ureter. Large stones in the kidney may require pcnl (keyhole surgery with scope through the back). Stones in the lower ureter often require ureteroscopic extraction. ...Read more

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How can I avoid a kidney stone removal?

How can I avoid a kidney stone removal?

Ureteral stone: The size of the stone does not correlate well to the intensity of the pain. The nearly unbearable pain of "ureteral colic" is from spasm of the muscular ureter. Although 50% probability to pass on its own within a few days, a 5-6mm stone sometimes will get stuck and fail to progress. Usually after 5 days, I recommend having the stone extracted with a ureteroscope as an outpatient. ...Read more

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Is Azo used to treat kidney stone pain?

Is Azo used to treat kidney stone pain?

Not usually: Azo is not a typical medicine for kidney stone pain. It is usually used for bladder pain. ...Read more

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Can kidney stone not show up on catscan?

Possible: If stone is less than 3mm in diameter ; ct sections are apart by3mm or more. In other words kidney stone would have to be quite tiny. ...Read more

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Sex after surgery to remove kidney stone?

Depends: What procedure you had, the results and your baseline health will determine when you can return to normal activities, including sex.
Ask your surgeon.
Stone removal can be done many ways from a minimally invasive cystoscopy to open surgery. ...Read more

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Can I have eswl done on a 4mm kidney stone?

Can I have eswl done on a 4mm kidney stone?

May be: Are you a recurrent stone former? If yes, what is the size of stone you have ever passed? Largely, a 4-mm stone takes 2 wks to travel through ureter in 75-85% of cases. As to using eswl, this size may be hard to see for eswl if it's not dense, body is thick, ; feces in bowel is obvious, it would be hard to localize stone for eswl. In fact, nowadays, most of. ...Read more

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Kidney stone removal - what are my options?

Kidney stone removal - what are my options?

It depends: Stenting for temproary relief of pain and obstruction

extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy - stones less than 2 cm

ureteroscopy with laser lithotripsy - stones in ureter or kidney

percutaneous nephrolithotomy - stones > 2cm or 10-15mm in lower pole. Inpatient procedure often combined with one or both of the above procedures over the course of several days. ...Read more

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How bad is it to have a large kidney stone?

How bad is it to have a large kidney stone?

Hard to say: It's hard to answer how dangerous it would be. Large kidney stones are more difficult to remove than small ones. Depending on its size, location & the status of the kidney, there can be different treatment options & the stone may be completely treated. ...Read more

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Can kidney stone be considered as heredity?

Can kidney stone be considered as heredity?

Possible: There are certain conditions that are associated with kidney stones which can genetically be transmitted throug generations. ...Read more

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When is surgery required for a kidney stone?

When is surgery required for a kidney stone?

Size of stone: If the size is too big, and lithtrypsy (ultrasonic) failing, stenting failure, other comorbid condition effect.... ...Read more

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How long for a kidney stone to pass totally?

Constant production: Metabolic system constantly produce the stones.

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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


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