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How can I tell which type of kidney stone I suffer from? Diagnosed renal colic, medium hydroureter, 0.45mm stone at distal ureter; treated with Xatral

How can I tell which type of kidney stone I suffer from? Diagnosed renal colic, medium hydroureter, 0.45mm stone at distal ureter; treated with Xatral

Catch it: strain your urine and catch the stone. Take the stone to a urologist for analysis. He will send it to a special lab and get the results in a couple of weeks. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Seriously- renal stones are the result of postive and negatively charged particles in urine binding together and precipitating as solids- most frequently as calcium- oxalate. This happens most often when the urine is concentrated- ie when you are dehydrated. And trying to pass these stones from the kidney to the bladder is incredibly painful. ...Read more


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I have frequent recurring kidney stones. I notice renal colic during my monthly menstral cycle. Seems my cycle brings on the colic. Is this possible?

I have frequent recurring kidney stones. I notice renal colic during my monthly menstral cycle. Seems my cycle brings on the colic. Is this possible?

Stones: You should see both your urologist and your gynecologist. I don't think stones are related to your cycle, but I may be wrong. Please let me know the outcome. ...Read more

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I have multiple kidney stones and have had CAT scans recently as well but continue to have renal colic. Is there anything I can do my urologist say no?

I have multiple kidney stones and have had CAT scans recently as well but continue to have renal colic. Is there anything I can do my urologist say no?

Try more water: One possibility is that you may be passing crystals of calcium salts. Try drinking enough water every day so that your urine is watery and see if that helps. ...Read more

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How can I reduce kidney pain resulting from kidney stones, cystine stones, and persistent renal pain, reducing it naturally by diet.?

How can I reduce kidney pain resulting from kidney stones, cystine stones, and persistent renal pain, reducing it naturally by diet.?

Cystine stones: Cystine stones result from a rare genetic disorder that causes Amino Acid cystine to leak through the kidneys and into the urine to form crystals. Alkalinizing urine helps increase cystine solubility. You may want to take sodium bicarbonate tablets for this purpose. Keep yourself well hydrated and take pain/antionflmatory meds as needed. Talk to a urologist to see if the procedure can help you. ...Read more

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What typically causes renal colic?

What typically causes renal colic?

Obstruction: Renal colic can be very severe kidney pain in the flank area caused by obstruction. This is typically caused bt kidney stones but can also be cauised by other obstructing processes sucv as bleeding, blood clots, and obstruction from cancer. ...Read more

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I had an extreme renal colic last week and I was treated at hospital for it but now I am having a mild one since 9 hours and don't know what to do.

Stone: Was one or were more renal stones demonstrated by ultrasound or ct scan? If so you may have residual stone causing the colic. Drink lots of fluids and strain all your urine with a filter or handkerchief. If you recover a tiny stone, bring it to the laboratory for analysis. If pain persists or worsens, go back to the hospital emergency room for reevaluation. ...Read more

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What is the best non drowsy pain relief for Renal Colic?

What is the best non drowsy pain relief for Renal Colic?

Ouch!: acetaminophen, NSAIDs such as Ibuprofen (unless surgery is planned); meds like rapaflo and Proscar can help open passages and ease passage. See urologist, stay well hydrated. Depending on size, number, location, may need shockwave Rx and/or surgical removal, ...Read more

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My amylase is coming 900 when I have renal colic .My stone size is 17mm . What is your suggestion for me?

See a urologist: A 17 mm stone is unlikely to pass spontaneously. If you having renal colic, you need to see a urologist and get it removed asap. ...Read more

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Ok so always issues with stones and now found out i have renal colic with 4 more stones in that kidney, it hurts often even driving sometimes help.

Ok so always issues with stones and now found out i have renal colic with 4 more stones in that kidney, it hurts often even driving sometimes help.

Urology, Nephrology: If you have colic, i.e. are currently passing a stone, suggest you see a urologist, or go to ER if in severe pain. Long term, you need to see nephrologist for a metabolic assessment of blood and urine to see why you are forming stones, and to help prevent forming new ones. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Seriously- renal stones are the result of postive and negatively charged particles in urine binding together and precipitating as solids- most frequently as calcium- oxalate. This happens most often when the urine is concentrated- ie when you are dehydrated. And trying to pass these stones from the kidney to the bladder is incredibly painful. ...Read more


Dr. Faisal Ahmed
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Kidney Pain (Definition)

Kidney pain is a clinical finding in which a person has pain at his kidney, often due to infection. This pain is experienced as either back pain located mid-back on one side, ...Read more