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Stone Analysis (Overview)

Analysis of the make up of a kidney stone. The most common type of urinary stone is calcium oxalate. The second most common is Uric acid. Knowing the composition of the stone helps develop a strategy for medical treatment and prevention.


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What is the definition or description of: stone analysis?

What is the definition or description of: stone analysis?

Biochemical : Analysis of the make up of a kidney stone. The most common type of urinary stone is calcium oxalate. The second most common is Uric acid. Knowing the composition of the stone helps develop a strategy for medical treatment and prevention. ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
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Stone Analysis (Overview)

Analysis of the make up of a kidney stone. The most common type of urinary stone is calcium oxalate. The second most common is Uric acid. Knowing the composition of the stone helps develop a strategy for medical treatment and prevention.


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Is kidney stone analysis is relevent to follow up care of kidney stone?

Is kidney stone analysis is relevent to follow up care of kidney stone?

Yes: There are many types of kidney stones. The chemical analysis of one's stone helps guide future treatment and prevention. ...Read more

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Treating Kidney Stones (Checklist)

Drink two to three quarts of water every day
Daily
Use over-the-counter naproxen or ibuprofen for pain relief
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Let your doctor know if you have a fever or can't hold down food
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What do I do about dairy if my kidney stone analysis showed calcium?

What do I do about dairy if my kidney stone analysis showed calcium?

Don't worry dairy OK: Calcium containing stones means that ca. Salts have precipitated in your urine for various reasons, dehydration, urinary stasis or high urinary ca. Excretion.Not affected by intake unless intake abnormally high(gallon of milk or 1-2 lbs cheese/day)u need to drink lots of water, avoid salt & get 24 hr urinary calcium excretion, if high may well need to take hydrochlorthiazide to reduce ca. In urine. ...Read more

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10years girl with blood in urine , frequency and painwith maturation , is it possible to be stone, urine analysis and abdominal ultrasound requested?

10years girl with blood in urine , frequency  and painwith maturation , is it possible to be stone, urine analysis  and abdominal ultrasound requested?

Blood in urine: Although uncommon in children, pain on urination can be caused by kidney stones. The more common cause is a urnary tract infection. A urinalysis and urine culture is the first step. If the urine culture reveals a bacterial infection, ultrasound of the kidneys and bladder will be a more useful test. ...Read more

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US shows increased bladder wall thickness (6.7mm) no stones or masses. Urine analysis is normal (pus cells 0-1) (few Epithelial cells). Infection?

US shows increased bladder wall thickness (6.7mm) no stones or masses. Urine analysis is normal (pus cells 0-1) (few Epithelial cells). Infection?

Here are some...: You have no UTI, but most likely you have been developing a progressive poor bladder outlet relaxation, i.e., bladder neck and prostate urethra, which commonly comes along with aging or urethral stricture, i.e., scarring narrowing of urethra distal to prostate urethra. More? Seek urological evaluation & counseling, or contact me at www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with keycode at RQPWJC. Best wishes to... ...Read more

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Lg kidney stone removed, 3x3x.5 cm chunk for analysis. Components 70% Whewellinte, 15% Weddellite & 15% Dahllite. What diet restrictions would help?

Lg kidney stone removed, 3x3x.5 cm chunk for analysis. Components 70% Whewellinte, 15% Weddellite & 15% Dahllite.  What diet restrictions would help?

Calcium stones: You have a mix of calcium containing stones. If you have no other medical disease, increase your water intake to 2L per day. 24Hour urine metabolic test needed in 6-8 weeks post stone. decreasing the daily salt intake is the single best step and not calcium. Further changes in diet need the results of the test to determine if you need medications, dietary changes or both ...Read more

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250 rbc/ul in urine analysis, what does it mean ...my mother has only one kidney the second one was blocked by stone during 30 years...Is it very dang?

250 rbc/ul in urine analysis, what does it mean ...my mother has only one kidney the second one was blocked by stone during 30 years...Is it very dang?

Blood in urine: Blood in the urine is not normal and should be evaluated. Possible causes include infection, stones, blood disorders, trauma . Your doctor can help sort this out. If the urine specimen was collects during your menses, it should be repeated when your menses is over. ...Read more