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Side Effects Of Stent In Ureter
Rarely: Once properly placed, major side effects are rare. It is possible to get scarring in a stent (in-stent restenosis). It is also possible to get stent fractures (a break in a stent). These take time to develop if at all. Infections of the stent are rare. People rarely develop allergic reactions. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Potentially yes....: Carotid stenting is associated with a 4%-8% stroke risk (higher than endarterectomy), 1%-2% potential risk for a heart attack (lower than endarterectomy), and femoral artery access complications such as bleeding (unique to carotid stenting). In the properly selected patient (suitable anatomy) with active heart disease, previous surgery or neck radiation, carotid stenting is a great procedure. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 main ones: The 2 main problems with stents after placement are: 1) stent thrombosis where the stent clots off abruptly causing heart attack and risk of death, and 2) renarrowing of the stent. Renarrowing occurs in 5% of medicated stents and approximately 20% of unmedicated stents. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably fine: Shouldn't be a problemGet a more detailed answer ›
Had my ureter stent taken out today. I am in severe pain. I have had stents before but after they come out I am normally fine. What can I do to help?
I have had a ureter stent in for 3 montnts. I have nothing BUT pain and 4 infections. Now I'm petrified that when they take it out this week it will?
Here are some...: Why did you have ureteral stent? After stone breaking for something else? For most of cases, stent removal is quite easy, but occasionally severe encrustation at the ends of stent may make its removal very difficult resulting in requiring additional procedures. Regardless of whatever may be, follow your urologist to complete the care sequentially. Best wish... Read more
Just had a ureter stent placed friday. I feel like I have to pee all the time. Anything I can do to help me not feel this way.
What are symptoms of damage to urethra, bladder or ureter after urethral stent removal and is there a way to determine damage without imaging?
Stent removal: If you are referring to a ureteral stent removal there are very few side effects associated with their removal. The length of time they were indwelling could have an effect on whether they are encrusted with stone or not. Imaging with I.V. Dye and cystoscopy would be appropriate if symptoms remained after 3 to 4 weeks from removal. Read more
Stent placed 1 month in my left ureter for stone after URS. Its been 3 weeks since it is removed. But still very mild & self limited pain. Its common?
See below: Not uncommon to have some mild residual irritation and incomplete healing from either the procedure itself to remove your stone or from the stent that was placed even though removed 3 weeks ago. Sometimes persistent discomfort can be related to either a small stone fragment that remains and has not passed or due to a urinary tract infection. If worsens or does not resolve with time, contact MD. Read more
My brother has a ureter stent placed and it's passed 24 hours and he's is still in sharp pain, nausea and discomfort? How long does it last till he feels normal with it
Ask/call the urologist: You want to ask the urologist who placed the stent for evaluation, your brother shouldn't be in such pain, good luck Read more
Okay as long as...: Seeing grossly bloody urine even with few clots could be expected but will light up over time and is okay as long as being able to void with not much discomfort. For possibly stent-related symptoms, you may ask your urologist if unbearable. So, usually, yo do have to go to ER for such as long as you understand and realize what are the realistic expectation after ureteral stent for various reasons. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What test can I do to be sure my ureter has healed after a rupture occurred after surgery to remove stone, stent is still in place, left it in to heal?
Probably not: Probably not.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have bilateral hydronephrosis with 4mm stone @ left VUJ n10mm@right upper ureter. Is it possible to do ESWL to break the stones w/out doing RPG n stent?
Depends on symptoms: 4mm stone should pass on its own. 10mm stone would likely break up with eswl, but primary stent placement might be required if severe right sided flank pain present. Metabolic stone evaluation necessary in view of bilateral stones. Probably have seen a urologist as ur aware of hydronephrosis & stone pathology. Certainly discuss with him/her. Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a stent put in my ureter because they thought I had kidney stones. Turns out, my ureter is like an "S" shape. They proceeded to put the stent in anyways and now I'm in critical pain and my kidney seems to be "contracting" or having a spasm...the
Do you have kidney: Stones or urinary tract infections? A chronic kidney infection can cause flank pain. Do you have pain urinating? Burning? A quick urine analysis can help rule out infections or blood (might be due to stones). Your primary care doc can usually do this test. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does oxybutynin do? Have a ureter stent. Does that help me not to pee every fine? They gave me that and pain meds.
Relax bladder: This classic medication decreases contractility of smooth muscle and therefore decreases bladder contractility and bladder spasms. If you have a stent in place after perhaps a ureteral stone procedure, Oxybutynin can make you more comfortable while your healing process continues. You will be well soon. Read more
My dad has a kidney stone for the past 2 month now in his ureter. He has a stent placed too and he had 4 sessions of ESWL still didn't break now what?
Talk to his urologis: We can not tell you what next step your dad's urologist has planned for him There are too choices to watch and see ig it will come down as he has had lithotripsy and we don't know if it broke the stone Discuss with his Urlogist Other option is go through uretroscope Only his urologist can answer your question NOW WHAT? Read more