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Adolescent. Lower right chronic flank pain for 3 years. Hematuria daily. History of kidney stones. Clean scans minus an ovarian cyst.

Adolescent. Lower right chronic flank pain for 3 years. Hematuria daily. History of kidney stones. Clean scans minus an ovarian cyst.

Get checked,,,: There could be several reasons for this. It could be from many bouts of infection or it could be from stones or it can be a defect in the ureter-bladder valve causing chronic reflux. It's best to go to your doctor and get more tests like an intravenous pyelogram to scan the urinary tract and a urinalysis to check the urine due to the blood and stones. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Bladder Stones (Definition)

Mineral concretions (stones) that form in the urine (urolithiasis). Can originate in the kidneys and travel to the bladder, where they enlarge. Can cause painful urination or obstruct ...Read more


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What is the strongest anti-androgen for men with prostate cancer?

What is the strongest anti-androgen for men with prostate cancer?

Xtandi and Zytiga (abiraterone acetate): There are 2 new anti androgens available Xtandi and Zytiga (abiraterone acetate). Xtandi works at 3 places as testosterone enters cancer cells. Zytiga (abiraterone acetate) needs to be taken with Prednisone to prevent side effects. Both work well and usually help for 1-2 years and have been shown to delay the need for chemotherapy. ...Read more

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Best cure for urine bladder inlarge desease in male?

Best cure  for urine bladder inlarge desease in male?

Your age?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We can't answer questions from minors < 16 years old. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, & gender, can affect our answer, as some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. List any meds you take & any other chronic medical problems. What is the cause of your enlarged bladder? ...Read more

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Suggest best painkiller for kidney stone ?

Suggest best painkiller for kidney stone  ?

What works quickest!: Evidence may point to non-narcotics, but Meperidine 75 mg works...For me, i've had 16 stones, and can get by with oral hyro- or oxy-codone preps. Iv/or im morphine works too. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for left sided proximal ureteral calculus 1 CM in size with hydronephrosis and mild hydroureter?

What is the best treatment for left sided proximal ureteral calculus 1 CM in size with hydronephrosis and mild hydroureter?

See answer: For a 1 cm proximal ureteral calculus, both ureteroscopy with holmium:yag laser lithotripsy and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (eswl) are acceptable treatment options. The potential advantages of eswl: non-invasive, less morbidity, and lesser anesthesia and analgesic requirement. Disadvantages of eswl: less successful (~70-80%) vs ureteroscopy (~80-90%) and higher retreatment rate. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for renal colic or uretric colic?

What is best treatment  for renal colic or uretric colic?

ER Stone Care: For someone in the er, the best intervention is to give toradol, if: no anti-coagulation, not allergic, no GI ulcers and no abnormal creatinine. Studies have proven toradol to be more effective than narcotics in first line therapy. Narcotics can then be used in lesser quantities for ongoing management. Plus the anti-inflammatory properties aid in stone passage by reducing ureteral swelling. ...Read more

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-mild hydronephrosis, right; up to mid-ureter -consider possible partially obstucting lucent ureterolithiasis. What it means?

-mild hydronephrosis, right; up to mid-ureter
-consider possible partially obstucting lucent ureterolithiasis.
What it means?

Stones: You probably have a stone obstructing your right kidney's urine outflow tract that has caused the tract to become enlarged (hydronephrosis). Lucent just implies that the stone is not visible on xray or ultrasound. A ct scan should still be able to pick it up though. ...Read more

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Treatment for multiple calcified densities at pelvis could represent phleboliths versus distal uretral lithiasis?

Treatment for multiple calcified densities at pelvis could represent phleboliths versus distal uretral lithiasis?

Treatment different: Phleboliths are calcified small veins that are not usually clinically important. There usually is no treatment unless associated with hemangiomas, usually in children. Calculus or stone in ureter is referred to ureterolithiasis. This can cause pain and obstruction to the ureter. The stone either passes on its own, or sometimes has instrumentation by urologist. ...Read more

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Male/42/w/30yrs multiple renal stones(calcium oxalate)why do my recent nonobstructing stones cause hydronephrosis/10outof10 pain/hematuria& no uti?

Male/42/w/30yrs multiple renal  stones(calcium oxalate)why do my recent nonobstructing stones cause hydronephrosis/10outof10 pain/hematuria& no uti?

Oxalate stones: Are often the result of crohn's disease related to the lack of absorption of bile salts in the diseased ileum. You shouldn't have hydronephrosis if there is no obstruction but certainly they can cause lots of pain and hematuria. Hope you are improving. ...Read more

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Hydrocodone vs oxycodone. Which is stronge rone?

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Hydrocodone vs oxycodone. Which is stronge rone?

Narcotics: Both oxycodone and hydrocodone are opioids. Oxycodone is considerably stronger than hydrocodone. ...Read more

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Complete duplex collecting system found at 21yrs old w/ severe ureter swelling &build up of ureteral stones. Risks of ureteral reimplantation surgery?

Complete duplex collecting system found at 21yrs old w/ severe ureter swelling &build up of ureteral stones. Risks of ureteral reimplantation surgery?

You need this : Always in favor of a second opinion. The proposed therapy sounds rational. The risk of surgery always includes the risk of infection, reaction to medication, or an undesired result. This surgery is important because you have obstruction. ...Read more

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Bilateral lithiasis left kidney measuring 11 mm in pelvic ureter junction WBC 20-25 in urine?

Bilateral lithiasis left kidney measuring  11 mm in pelvic ureter junction WBC 20-25 in urine?

Here are some...: The odd to pass a 4-mm stone through ureter to bladder in 2 weeks is about 75-85%; for a 11-mm one, its odd to pass should be next to zero. Finding 20-25wbc indicates significant inflammation most likely related with stone-related irritation to the lining of urinary tract. So, intervention at convenient time is advised as long as being tolerable and of no fever. More? Ask treating urologist timely ...Read more

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Complete duplex collecting system of left side w/ severe ureteral swelling & ureteral stone blockage in young adult. ?

Complete duplex collecting system of left side w/ severe ureteral swelling & ureteral stone blockage in young adult. ?

Same as one with...: How to remove the offending stone in complete duplicating system is the same as those for single-ureter collecting systems. Rx options may be eswl, percutanesous, or trans-ureteroscopic procedures depending the size ; location of stones, clinical pictures, facility tech availability, and surgeon's skill ; preference, etc. So, ask urologist so to decide what is more reasonable for your situation. ...Read more

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How can I tell which type of kidney stone I suffer from? Diagnosed renal colic, medium hydroureter, 0.45mm stone at distal ureter; treated with Xatral

How can I tell which type of kidney stone I suffer from? Diagnosed renal colic, medium hydroureter, 0.45mm stone at distal ureter; treated with Xatral

Catch it: strain your urine and catch the stone. Take the stone to a urologist for analysis. He will send it to a special lab and get the results in a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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Dense adhesions between the abdominal wall and gallbladder. US; distal dilation of CBD 7.7mm, no stones. 52, female, what does this mean for me?

Dense adhesions between the abdominal wall and gallbladder. US; distal dilation of CBD 7.7mm, no stones. 52, female, what does this mean for me?

Need more info: If you were having abdominal pain prompting the ultrasound, it could be "sludge" obstructing the common bile duct. This may not be seen as a stone on the ultrasound but may cause the same type of blockage. You need an MRCP (MRI of the biliary tree) to evaluate the common bile duct. If this shows a blockage you will need ERCP (a procedure done by a gastroenterologist) to clear the stones or sludge ...Read more

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Pleas suggestion in 60mm kidney stone?

Pleas suggestion in 60mm kidney stone?

Without knowing: any other details, it is difficult to say, but if it is really 6cm, it probably needs some sort of procedure to remove it. Consult with a urologist for specific recommendation. ...Read more