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Side Effects After Passing Kidney Stones
No: If you have calcium, cystine, or triple-phosphate stones, no. If you have uric acid stones, also no, though you may have been advised to restrict your diet to keep purine intake low. Almonds aren't loaded with purines. You can probably ignore stuff about "acid / alkaline forming foods" from kidney-stone websites; stay hydrated and comply with the rest of your rx. ...Read more
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
I have a 7mm kidney stone will it require surgery or can it pass? Is it also possible to have one in each kidney? Have pain now on both sides.
Sir, my recent abd scanning found that I have 3 kidney stones measuring 6-7 mm. 1 on left 2 on right side. Any good medications to pass this stones?
Renal stones: No. But I specializes in this. The cause of the stones needs to be determined. Lets do 2nd opinion and get to the bottom of this. ...Read more
Another stone?: Possibilities include another stone, residual injury, or kidney infection. Check with your doc who may do another ultrasound and urinalysis. ...Read more
I had kidney stones removed from both kidneys 2 stents put in n taking out at ER 4 days later. Pain is just as bad on right side. Passing tissue now?
Kidney stones: Drink plenty of water. Passing blood clots can also cause severe pain. If a lot of bleeding or pain getting worse you should go back to your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
How do you know you are having difficulty passing a small (<3mm) kidney stone? What should you do? Had 2 attacks on same side already w 1 stone on CT
Here are some. ..: In general, some 75-86% of stoneGet a more detailed answer ›
I have a 3mm kidney stone just found by ultra sound. I do not have any back pain but I do have groin pain on the right side. How long to pass a stone?
Here are some. ..: Most of times, a non-moving stone inside kidney as incidentally found with US would not hurt the stone owner. As to right groin pain, its cause can be deduced by comprehensive evaluation + physical exam + timely tests. To help move such effective process of care, follow instructions in http://www. Formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Thereby, you'll gain useful insights on how to handle day-to-day... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For about the past 3 years I have had to strain/push really hard to urinate. I'm 25yoF w/kidney stone on right side too big to pass. What could be wrong?
Urologist: You have had 3 years of difficulty with voiding. You had a kidney stone but that is not related. See a urologist. They will order a voiding cystogram. This will allow them to study your bladder which may be abnormal. You may benefit from treatment. You may need other tests. You may have had kidney damage. ...Read more
Pain on right side flank and groin area. Started urinating pink today. I passed a kidney stone 2 years ago could it be another one passing?
Kidney stone in ureter at bladder opening. 4x10mm long. What should I do too pass it? Taking flomax (tamsulosin). Have pain in urethra. No side pain
Here are some. ..: Have you passed urinary stone before? If so, what was the size of stone, and how soon? A 4x10mm stone is bigger than the size for spontaneous passage. If still there after 2-3 weeks of waiting, the odd to pass becomes less and remote. For long-term care, the best care for such stone is to use holmium laser to zap it with or without stent. More detail? Ask the attending urologist timely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back/side pain nausea/vomiting chills. Diag w/large dense kidney stone 4 yrs ago was told it would never pass, is it trying to or something.
SOMETIMES this situation (large kidney stone) can deteriorate due to INFECTION behind it!! You need immediate evaluation in ER!!!!!
Hope this helps!
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Urologist gave me prescription for generic flowmax to possibly help with constant passing of kidney stones and pain, is it safe for women to take, side affects
See below: Flomax, (tamsulosin) and other so-called uro-selective Alpha blocker medications, are used to treat urinary symptoms in men with enlarged prostates. While they are not fda-approved for treatment of stones, research shows that they increase passage of stones from the distal ureter, and I would consider their use for this to be standard of care. They may cause dizziness or low bp, but are safe for both genders. ...Read more
Lower back aches, sides hurt and front of stomach near groin. Had kidney stones 3 months ago. Maybe they're back. I want to urinate but can only pass lil?
If I haven't passed my kidney stone would a kub show the stone still there? What are after effects after passing stone
Kidney stone: A kidney stone in the ureter may be seen on a plain film, but other radiographic modalities are better such as an IVP, CT scan, or ultrasound. You may have some blood in the urine as the stone passes through the urethral system. If you still have pain and have not passed the stone, follow up with your doc, as you may need lithotripsy or some procedure to break up the stone and allow it to pass. ...Read more
My friend recently passed 2 kidney stones about a week ago. She is bleeding a little bit since. Is this normal after passing kidney stones? Thank you
Kidney stones: It can happen but it should clear soon. If not check for possible infection or another stone. ...Read more
I'm unclear: Do you mean white discharge from the urethra or vagina? ...Read more
Shortly: Once a kidney stone passes, obstruction resolves, thus pain resolves. Usually takes 1-3 days. ...Read more
What does it mean after passing kidney stones:" there is anterior rotation of the left renal access congenital? "
Congenital anomaly: The fetal kidneys undergo a 90° rotation around their longitudinal axis during their ascent from the pelvis before they reach their final position by the end of the 8th week of fetal life. Abnormal rotation may partially obstruct the junction of the kidney & ureter, the tube that leads to the bladder, increasing the risk of having kidney stones & upper urinary tract infections. ...Read more
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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