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Stones 3mm And One 6mm Other 5mm
Nothing to worry: 3mm polyp on the Gall Bladder is nothing to worry about. It is benign and need no treatment. Plyps larger than1 cm with co occurring gall stones in people over 50 may need Gall Bladder to be removed. Also if there are several polyps or appear malignant then need to have GallBladder removed too. Follow up with your Doctor, why the test was ordered and the symptoms. ...Read more
Stone time: Absolutely, it depends on the size of the stone and its location. After one month it becomes less likely to pass and more likely to cause kidney injury, thus a procedure is generally recommended. ...Read more
Gallstones: There is medication. You would need to see a gastroenterologist to discuss the best way to treat. ...Read more
My sister passed a 6mm stone yesterday with several more small ones in bilat kidneys. Anything she can do to help pass those? Ertoldhernot topushfluid
I assume you are talking about a kidney stone and not a tonsil stone or a parotid duct stone or a gallbladder stone. Some do a little some a lot. Most not much.
Please, please give us more information when asking you questions.
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What to do if I have stones in both of my kidneys one is a 7mm. If I just leave the stones alone will they?
Leave them alone: There is no major treatment for kidney stones. Small ones (like yours) will pass on their own. Seems like you are a stone former! In order to prevent new and more stone formation you need to take at least 2 Liters of liquids daily and ask your doctor to check your 24 hr urine collection for Calcium, Oxalate, Citrate, Uric acid, salt and Creatinine to get an idea of what kind of stone you form! ...Read more
Obstruction: By a stone can cause a kidney to enlarge. Obstruction over time can cause damage to the kidney. That damage can occur quickly if there is additional factor of infection. Best to see a urologist who can best determine if a stone will pass on its own or needs additional treatment, such as lithotrypsy. A urologist can also determine the significance of an enlarged kidney not caused by obstruction. ...Read more
No Unless: This causes you more pain.Get a more detailed answer ›
I assume your questions pertains to the symptoms, consequences, and treatment of kidney stones. Patients may or may not have flank pain, blood in the urine, vomiting, if a stone is obstructing the flow of urine. Treatment depends on stone size and presence of obstruction. Here is more info:
http://www. Kidneydoctorbradenton. Org/2013/05/diagnosis-treatment-and-diet-for-people. Html. ...Read more
Maybe: Tonsil stone color can be affected by the types of foods you eat or the liquids that you drink. ...Read more
No: It is not normal, but there isn't an obvious explanation. Possibilities include recurrent stones, unresolved infection, unresolved inflammation from resolved infection or stone, back pain unrelated to kidneys (muscle strain perhaps), etc. Since inflammation of the urinary tract or kidney can cause lasting damage, its worth bringing to the attention of your doc. ...Read more
What causes tonsil stones? I get up to 4 or 5 very small ones sometimes per tonsil every week or two.
Can 9mm stone in kidney pipe come out without surgery? I have one in my kidney pipe. Please b sure with answer..
It likely will come: Small stones (under 10mm) can come out but often cause much pain (colic) while drifting down towards the urinary bladder. Drink lots of liquids, that might facilitate its exit. If you experience a colic be sure to have some pain medicine at home and easy access to your urologist, who is probaly looking after you at present (otherwise get one). ...Read more
The tonsil stones are all on one side and someone told me that could possibly be dangerous is this true. What shall I do?
Not dangerous: Tonsil stones can be uncomfortable and can cause bad breath but they are not dangerous. You can removed them with a qtip or water pick. They form in small crypts in your tonsils when food gets packed in. The fact that they are only on one side just means the crypts are only on one side. ...Read more
If some one have kidney stone so. At that time can we pick up heavy objects? Do it have effect on kidney, or some thing else?
See below: This is not an indication of inablility to do work the major problems with stones are pain and infection if neither or present he can do whatever he pleases. ...Read more
Is there anything one can do when there are signs a kidney stone has already started to move (to stop it or minimize impending pain)?
Not likely: I doubt one can do any thing to stop the movement of a kidney stone. You could help its movement by drinking water. ...Read more
I have (micro) stones in my left kidney but my right one is fine but I feel the pain in my right side and roght lower back is it normal?
Pain from elsewhere: Probably the pain on the right is coming from something other than your kidney. ...Read more
My one kidney is contracted due to calcui. Is it possible to make it function again as now m done with d lazer operatn of stone causing obstruction?
Perhaps: With relief of obstruction sometimes function improves. A lot depends on how much residual function in kidney and how long the obstruction was present. Your urologist with evaluation of your kidneys by various imaging and functional studies should know the function of the kidney. At least removal of stone prevents further damage to kidney. ...Read more
I'm 17 & currently just 6 stone. Can't seem to put on any weight, I've tried everything from eating to supplements. Every one says I look really ill.
Cannot gain weight: Folks who cannot gain weight would benefit from recording their intake. By writing down all you eat and using a simple online reference like www. Caloriecounter. Com, you can calculate your calories consumed. To gain 1 pound you need to add 3500 extra calories in a week. That's 500 a day. The easiest way to do this safely is to add nutritional shakes like ensure plus or boost to what you already eat. ...Read more
I found out what had been bugging me were tonsil stones. 2 small ones in the same place. Now that they're out I have a hole in my tonsil will it heal?
Not to worry: The place where the stones were is not really a hole but a place where drainage can gather to form a stone. Drinking water and gargling can help prevent new ones from forming. ...Read more
I spoke with a Dr. Online who gave me results being a kidney stone on 02/07/2018. I have done my home work and let it pass. Since then I realized I need a Dr note for my time off. Is their any way to get one?
Dr. Exam, then note: A doctor can write a note after doing an in-person exam. Generally, doctors do not write notes such as work-excuse or school-excuse notes, or back-to-work or back-to-school notes, without an exam. That is because a doctor's note is his written, signed, professional opinion, on whether a patient can or cannot do a particular activity. An in-person exam gives confidence to the doctor's opinion. ...Read more
Last 3 weeks l did sonar &discover one stone in both kidny with doctor medicin advice 5mm stone dosenot come out. Pls. What to do?
See urologist: Stones less than or equal to 5 mm usually can pass spontaneous or with medical expulsion therapy See a urologist in person ...Read more
Hi there im a 29 year old female with long history of kidney stones passed one this morning about 5mm I felt ok until now im hot cold and nauseas?
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