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I have excruciating pain in left urethra and kidney. I had stent installation after ureteroscopy. Is this normal?

I have excruciating pain in left urethra and kidney. I had stent installation after ureteroscopy. Is this normal?

Sometimes: About 10% of patients can have extreme discomfort and/or bladder spasms from a jj stent. Should not need to be in place for very long after ureteroscopy so your urologist can probably should remove it now. It could possibly be replaced by a shorter stent if you still need to have one in place. ...Read more

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Urethra (Definition)

The canal through which urine exits the bladder, discharging the urine externally. In men, it is about 20-cm long with a membranous, prostatic, bulbar, and pendulous segments ending at the glans penis; it gives passage to the spermatic fluid as well as urine. In the female, the urethra is about 4 cm long & in close relation with the anterior ...Read more


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For the left urethra at the bladder with blockage from kidney stone or scare tissue from past ureteroscopies have a stent or resection as a choise ?

For the left urethra at the bladder with blockage from kidney stone or scare tissue from past ureteroscopies have  a stent or resection as a choise ?

Here are some ...: How to manage the blockage at the ending part of left ureter by the scar after ureteroscopic stone procedures relies on the degree and length of the scar and the balance between medical necessity and professional possibility. At that level, options of care may range from doing nothing or incision + a period of stent or permanent stent with regular change 2-3 times yearly or surgical correction... ...Read more

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I have been in pain for the past year because of kidney infections and I have a urethral stent in and I'm I'm so much pain one with other things?

I have been in pain for the past year because of kidney infections and I have a urethral stent in and I'm I'm so much pain one with other things?

Pain: Am sorry for your severe discomfort, but there is no answer for this over the internet. Go back and discuss this with your urologist. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do you get a urethral stent surgically implanted to fix kidney stones?

Ureteral: You are referring to a ureteral stent. It is placed through a cystoscope.How do you know this is what you need. If you know you have a stone go to a urologist. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a urethral stent, kidney infection and dizziness?

Call your Urologist: These might be signs of UTI (urinary tract infection). You should be evaluated and possibly put on antibiotics to prevent sepsis. ...Read more

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Fri. Got ureteroscopy & no stone was found dr said i mustve passed it.I still have lower back and flank pain and I have a stent did i really pass it?

Fri. Got ureteroscopy & no stone was found dr said i mustve passed it.I still have lower back and flank pain and I have a stent did i really pass it?

Possibly: While it is possible that you passed the stone before the procedure, it is also possible that the stone was pushed back into the kidney during the ureteroscopy. Suspicion of this maybe the reason that the stent was placed. In all likelihood your current symptoms are from the mere presence of the stent. ...Read more

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Blood in urine, trouble with deep breaths, fever for 1 day, pain in flank, severely bloated. Ureteroscopy 4 days ago...kidney stone not found.

Blood in urine, trouble with deep breaths, fever for 1 day, pain in flank, severely bloated.  Ureteroscopy 4 days ago...kidney stone not found.

See doctor ASAP: It sounds like you may have a serious urinary tract and kidney infection, which can follow urethoscopy. Immediately contact the doctor who did the urethroscopy, or your primary care doctor. If you can't reach them, go to an urgent care clinic or a hospital emergency room. Good luck! ...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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Ureteroscopy (Definition)

A ureteroscopy is performed in the operating room with general or spinal anesthesia to inspect the ureter for tumor or stones. A small, flexible, fiberoptic ureteroscope is introduced into the bladder, through the ureteral orifice, then up the ureter toward the kidney. A camera captures the image and displays it on a ...Read more