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Experienced my 2nd kidney stone yesterday. How can I prevent passing another? I'm 26 years old, and yesterday i passed a kidney stone. This was my second experience with a kidney stone, as i also passed one about 15-months ago. As anybody that has experie

Experienced my 2nd kidney stone yesterday. How can I prevent passing another? I'm 26 years old, and yesterday i passed a kidney stone. This was my second experience with a kidney stone, as i also passed one about 15-months ago. As anybody that has experie

Diet modification: You can have your urine analyzed for kidney stone risk factors. My usual recommendations are 1) increase plain water to at least 2 liters a day 2) decrease sodium intake 3) decrease animal protein intake 4) add a teaspoon of real lemon juice to diet daily. ...Read more

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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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Is it normal to have back and stomach pain after passing a kidney stone?

Is it normal to have back and stomach pain after passing a kidney stone?

Yes: As the stone passes the pain may progress from the back towards the front to the abdomen and down towards the groin. ...Read more

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Pain after passing a kidney stone? Went to er, had CT only one kidney stone showed present... Passed it this morning.. No pain all day, now pain

Pain after passing a kidney stone? Went to er, had CT only one kidney stone showed present... Passed it this morning.. No pain all day, now pain

Possible fragment: It is entirely possible that you passed a fragment only of two superimposed stones or a very small fragment was not previously seen. May need urology follow up. Also, nephrology can analyze your urine to prevent further ston formation. ...Read more

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After passing a kidney stone can you still have pain?

Not usually unless: Most of the time after you pass the stone the pain will disappear.But in some cases if the stone is associated with infection one may have some pain and discomfort on urination. ...Read more

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Are there any symptoms a person develops after passing a kidney stone? I passed my first kidney stone 3 days ago but still have discomfort in my kidne

Are there any symptoms a person develops after passing a kidney stone? I passed my first kidney stone 3 days ago but still have discomfort in my kidne

Yes: The kidney is covered in a very thick piece of skin that doesn't like to be stretched - when stone blocks urine flow the kidney can swell a bit and push on this skin. This is what triggers nausea/vomiting/pain. Once pressure gone there may be some local bruising that may take a few days to recover. Drink plenty of water - a bit of cranberry juice to help urine to have more acid to flush small grit ...Read more

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Wil you still bleed after passing a kidney stone?

Wil you still bleed after passing a kidney stone?

No: You should not continue to have bleeding in the urine after passing a kidney stone. It may take a short time for irritation to subside, however, if gross or microscopic bleeding continues (>3 red blood cells per high power microscope field) then you will need further workup to check cause of bleeding.Urine. ...Read more

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Why do I feel tired and sluggish after passing a kidney stone?

Why do I feel tired and sluggish after passing a kidney stone?

Meds: When you passed the stone did you get pain meds? if you did effect can linger on. Also when u are passing a stone, you may have increased sympathetic activity due to pain, and can feel drained after that. if the symptoms linger, talk to your MD. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel ill and tired after passing a kidney stone?

Is it normal to feel ill and tired after passing a kidney stone?

Yes: Akin to just getting beaten up & may take a day or so to feel fully resolved. If persists beyond, should get checked by dr for infection or other issue. ...Read more

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How long can a groin lumph node be enlarged after passing a kidney stone?

How long can a groin lumph node be enlarged after passing a kidney stone?

Kidney stone, lymph: It is very unlikely passing a kidney is related to the lump in the groin. It the lump is painful or not resolving it should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Can nausea persist for days after passing a kidney stone?

Can nausea persist for days after passing a kidney stone?

Should not persist: Might you have nausea from medications. Nausea can be induced by many narcotics or other meds prescribed for pain, or some antibiotics. ...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


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