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Side Effects Of 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
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
No: But you could also have stones on the left. ...Read more
Please help me. I feel a slight/mild pain in my back, and in my sides :) . Could this be kidney stones?
I had a kidney stone removed in dec on left side niw right is feeling dull pain, would they have checked both kidneys then?
Yes,...: Nowadays, standard imaging study is ct scan with or without contrast, which will show 3-dimensional projections of both kidneys with highest accuracy than ever, of course, no test yields 100%. At to dull pain newly developing on right side, it's hard to say if it's stone-related or not without detailed history, physicals, and new imaging study since non-moving non-obstructing stone has no symptom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A month a go they said i might have kidney stones that's all i heard then a month later my upper left side hurts n moved to lower back?
Need evaluation: It would be prudent to discuss the matter with your doctor as the issue needs evaluation. ...Read more
Pain next to bellybutton then it radiates to my back or side kidney stones \u0026 gallblader stones where ruled out what else could it be ?
Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more
Please help me. I think i've got a kidney stone right now. I feel pain in my back, and side. Is there any natural way to get rid of these stones?
Yes: If stone is small enough it will pass thru your ureter from kidney to bladder on its own. Need to drink lots of fluids. However, this may be painful. If stone is too large to pass it will get stuck and require some type of intervention. Suggest you see a urologist to see if stone can be identified, what its location and size are and if you require pain meds or other assistance. ...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
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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