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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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Passed kidney stone 2 days ago, but my lower back still hurts, what's wrong?

Passed kidney stone 2 days ago, but my lower back still hurts, what's wrong?

Check with urologist: U might have another stone. Could have a blood cot temporarily blocking kidney or pain could be unrelated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Passed kidney stone about 3 weeks ago and still having mild discomfort in side. How long can this go on? Or should I see a doctor?

Passed kidney stone about 3 weeks ago and still having mild discomfort in side. How long can this go on? Or should I see a doctor?

Need a reevaluation: I'm concerned you may have an additional stone that hasn't passed yet as you shouldn't be continuing to have pain 3 weeks after passing a stone. You should see your physician for evaluation and a referral to a urologist if not already seeing one. For more information on kidney/ureteral stones see: http://bit. Ly/2aBx4ww and http://bit. Ly/2bjmabS ...Read more

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Extreme and heavy period for 8 days and 6mm kidney stone. Passed a lot of clots, is it possible could have passed kidney stone as well 6mm and not know?

Extreme and heavy period for 8 days and 6mm kidney stone. Passed a lot of clots, is it possible could have passed kidney stone as well 6mm and not know?

Stone: It's very possible, in fact majority of people will pass a stone of that size without noticing it, especially women, because urethra in women is much shorter. ...Read more

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I passed kidney stone still have dull pain in the left kidney passing blood still and protien too ct show no stone anymore creatinine is normal help?

I passed kidney stone still have dull pain in the left kidney passing blood still and protien too ct show no stone anymore creatinine is normal help?

Likely inflammatory: You can have continued symptoms after passage of a kidney stone because the kidney tube (ureter) is inflamed and may still be allowing urine through sluggishly. If your creatinine was normal can try some Motrin or Aleve (naproxen) with food for next couple of days. Also hydrate. If pain continues or worsens then see your urologist ...Read more

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What can cause acute inner elbow lymph node swelling golf ball size bilateral. Passed kidney stone 2 days prior. See dr 2morrow. Took flomax (tamsulosin) for stone

What can cause acute inner elbow lymph node swelling golf ball size bilateral. Passed kidney stone 2 days prior. See dr 2morrow. Took flomax (tamsulosin) for stone

Lymph node swelling: This location of lymph node swelling typically associates with an inflammatory reaction at the elbow or below, in your forearm or hand. Did you have an IV in your arm or hand? Flomax (tamsulosin) could lead to an allergic reaction but I think you would see other evidences. Are nails and fingers irritated? Do you have a rash elsewhere? ...Read more

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How do I pass kidney stones?

How do I pass kidney stones?

Time: If the stone is a passable size (5 millimeters or less), given time, the ureter which it is passing through will contract to pass the stone through into the bladder. You should maintain adequate hydration and be aware that most stones pass in the first 48 hours if they are going to pass on their own. ...Read more

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Could you describe how do you pass kidney stones?

Could you describe how do you pass kidney stones?

Painfully: Kidney stones are more common in men, and have further to go along the longer male urethra.

Not all kidney stones are passed, some remain, some need surgical treatment for removal or ultrasound treatment in help of breaking them down to smaller, more passable size.

The kidney stones are passed by the fluid current along the ureter, and then by the bladder muscle's pressuring urinary stream. ...Read more

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Can you pass kidney stones naturally? If so, how?

Can you pass kidney stones naturally? If so, how?

Yes, but: You need your doc to follow you because passing a kidney stone can be an extremely painful experience. Also, if it gets stuck while moving it can be very dangerous. W/professional help you will be ok. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could you tell me ways to pass kidney stones at home?

Could you tell me ways to pass kidney stones at home?

Drink lots of water: Dr might prescribe tamsulosin to dilate ureter & make stone passage easier. Hope you have seen urologist to advise if stone/s is/are small enough for you to pass on your own. ...Read more

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Is it normal to continously pass kidney stones over a month?

Is it normal to continously pass kidney stones over a month?

Unclear....: Do you mean having stone-related symptoms for > one month but still not passed yet or having passed many stones over a month? Taking more than a month or few months to pass a stone is does happen occasionally. The pace to pass a stone from kidney through ureter to bladder widely varies among individuals depending on the size & shape of stone and the functional state of ureter to propel the stone. ...Read more

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Please help! Is there something that can help pass kidney stones fast?

Please help! Is there something that can help pass kidney stones fast?

Maybe: Medications called Alpha blockers have been shown to increase the likelihood of spontaneous passage of kidney stones in the distal ureter. I would recommend you speak with an urologist. Remember, if your pain is not able to be controlled, you can't keep any food or water down, or you are having a fever while passing a stone, go to the er immediately! ...Read more

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Do people ever pass kidney stones, and out of the blue pass another one 2 weeks later?

Yes: I would recommend they you have s kidney stone protocol ct scan to determine your total stone status. ...Read more

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Is it always painful to pass kidney stones, even if they are broken up into tiny fragments?

Is it always painful to pass kidney stones, even if they are broken up into tiny fragments?

Not always painful: If stone fragents are very small. This can happen if stone breaks up in the ureter or after shockwave lithotripsy. May well be associated with some discomfort but not nesessarily pain. ...Read more

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Can you pass kidney stones at home, without the assistance of medicine or doctors?

Kidney Stones: Yes, of course. Many people just drink a lot of fluids and pass the stones. If you are bleeding or have a fever, however, please go to the doctors. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy to pass kidney stones?

Is there a home remedy to pass kidney stones?

Drink fluids: The best way to pass small kidney stones is to increase your water intake. There are no herbal products that have been shown to help pass kidney stones. Also, increased activity may help pass small stones as well by promoting movement down the ureter. ...Read more

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Is it possibly to have a UTI and pass kidney stones at the same time?

Is it possibly to have a UTI and pass kidney stones at the same time?

Yes: Sometimes the kidney stone causes urine to be trapped and infected. And sometimes patients have kidney stones without an infection. You can still however have both entities at the same time. Good luck ...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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