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Vaginal Pain From Kidney Stone
Had a stent put in due to kidney stone, 4 weeks later vaginal pain, also itchy, what to do? 4 weeks till stent is due to be removed.
Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, but
certainly regardless of stent, vaginal yeast infection can cause pain/itch and over the counter cremes mostly effective. And stress/antibiotics trigger them.
fever/chills/sweats would indicate an emergency condition (infection). ...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
I had a stent put in because of a kidney stone. Recently after 4 weeks I'm having vaginal pain and discomfort, should I call my hospital?
Yes, ...: Do you still have the inserted stent in? If yes, a f/u &care for the stone (if not yet completely removed) and stent should be addressed timely. If stent is out and stone was removed completely, and there is no obstruction in ureter, the post-procedure pain should slowly go away, and still need to make sure of no UTI after procedures. So, call to clarify one way or the other. Best wish to you... ...Read more
Yes: Terminal ureter is very close to upper vagina. Obstructing ureteral stone lying right next to vagina can certainly cause severe vaginal pain which will be relieved once stone has either passed or been removed. ...Read more
Proximity of ureter: Terminal ureter is very close to upper vagina. Obstructing ureteral stone lying right next to vagina can certainly cause severe vaginal pain which will be relieved once stone has either passed or been removed. ...Read more
I was diagonsed with kidney stones. I feel a knot in my vaginal area. Could this be a kidney stone?
Not likely but,,: It's unlikely this is a kidney stone. First it'd interfere with urination. Second, you'd have tremendous pain associated with a kidney stone here. Third, these usually are found in the ureters and the kidneys and are heralded by extreme pain here so they wouldn't likely get as far as the vaginal area. It'd still be advisable to see your Dr. About this as it might be something else. Good luck. ...Read more
My kidney stone is still causing pain in my side, but now is also causing pain in my labia/vaginal area. Does this mean the stone is traveling south?
Yes, probably in dis: As urinary calculi travel from the kidney to the bladder a transverse the theater which is a small tube. This tube is very efficient with passage of fluid but when stones her present symptoms typically arise. Installs get into the distal or lower third of the ureter hey can often cause referred pain to the genitalia as you are experiencing. Alpha blocker medications like Flomax (tamsulosin) may help you passed. ...Read more
Lower right quad pelvic pain - intense and ongoing for 2+ weeks. Have had trans-vaginal U/S, ct-scans, kidney stone tests, etc. Normal. Is lap needed?
More? S than answers: A colonoscopy? If everything's normal, then maybe laparoscopy. But colonoscopy seems like the next logical step before slicing you open. What does the imaging show? What's your physician say? What do your blood tests show? Way too many unanswered questions. I don't even know your age? What do the physicians caring for you have concerns about? 2 weeks is not that long. Weight loss? Etc. ...Read more
Could a kidney stone have passed and redeposited itself in my vagina my husband said he feels something small like sharp glass during intercoursel?
It is very unlikely for the urinary stone to get into your vagina let alone sit there. You may wish to see your gynecologist for an examination to ascertain the cause of your husbands feeling.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more
78 yrs old with multiple lithotipsys. Is now experiencing a yellow vaginal disharge can this be related to kidney stones?
Pink or white stone like objects came I believe out of my vaginal entrance size of peanuts maybe or a pea. They feel like rocks not kidney stones idt
Vaginal stones: Primary vaginal stones form from the deposition of urinary salts as a result of urinary leakage in association with fistulas that develop after trauma, or scarring after injury or surgery; or other urological conditions such as ectopic vaginal ureter; neurogenic bladder;, urethral diverticulum or vaginal outlet obstruction. Save the stone and make an appointment with a Urogynecologist ...Read more
NO: You can't reach a kidney stone to press on it. ...Read more
Misdiagnosed with ulcer (turned out to be referred pain from kidney stone). Weaned off PPIs but getting BAD acid rebound after stopping Zantac (ranitidine). Help!
Might want to...: ...consider resuming your acid blocker drug. Sure, you can get rebound acid production off PPI's, but maybe you weren't "misdiagnosed" afterall regarding a peptic component to your distress. ...Read more
100, 000 E.coli colony in urine. Having back pain, flank. No fever. How can I differentiate btwn pain from urinary infection or pain from kidney stone?
Depends on the Type!: There are many types of stones & the cause of the stone depend on the type of stone. In women, struvite stones are caused by urinary tract infections.Calcium stones, the most common occur for a variety of reasons. Usually calcium combines with substances such as oxalate, found in foods such as spinach. Uric acid stones form in people with gout. Use a strainer to catch & determine the type to treat. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: The fundamental underlying reason for kidney stone formation is kidney's inborn functional defects in handling the excretion of acidity, salt, and stone inhibiting factors. So, all the ideas for stone prevention is still gear up the effort to make urine so diluted below the threshold of forming stone crystals by maintaining daily urine output > 2500 cc and decreasing oral consumption of salt, . .. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Considering the following - size, shape, density, and site of stones inside kidney; detailed anatomical structure of kidney; prior Hx of how to manage stones; technology & equipment availability of facility; professional proficiency, etc, can help decide how to treat individual stone properly, but all Rx still come along with a price - possible inherent side effects. So, ask Doc timely for detail. ...Read more
See a urologist: Stone is too big to pass sponaneousy & too large for shockwave lithotripsy (eswl). Urologic stone expert will likely advise percutaneos nephro-lithopaxyy (pcnl). This involves temporary placement of a percutaneous neprostomy tube, through which a nephroscope is passed & stone is proken up by laser or tithoclst. Performed under general anesthesia or sedation. Open surgery should be avoided. ...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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