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Kidney (Definition)

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


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Is it normal to throw up blood while passing a kidney stone? My mom has had kidney stones twice recently and threw up blood.

Is it normal to throw up blood while passing a kidney stone? My mom has had kidney stones twice recently and threw up blood.

Passing a stone: Passing a kidney stone often creates nausea and vomiting; blood with emesis is not usual and indicates irritation or even a small "tear" in the stomach mucosa or esophagus mucosa; this is an occurrence that can happen with wretching - severe stimulus to vomit; the wretch can tear the mucosa a bit; the remedy: medication to reduce urge to vomit, like compazine; and a "coating" med like sulcralfate ...Read more

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Back/side pain nausea/vomiting chills. Diag w/large dense kidney stone 4 yrs ago was told it would never pass, is it trying to or something.

Back/side pain nausea/vomiting chills. Diag w/large dense kidney stone 4 yrs ago was told it would never pass, is it trying to or something.

YES: SOMETIMES this situation (large kidney stone) can deteriorate due to INFECTION behind it!! You need immediate evaluation in ER!!!!! Go ASAP Good Luck Hope this helps! DrZ ...Read more

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Is soreness and small blood clots to be expected after passing a kidney stone? How long? Regular activity okay after 3 days?

Is soreness and small blood clots to be expected after passing a kidney stone? How long? Regular activity okay after 3 days?

Yes: I am glad it is over and hope it does not happen again. Stay well hydrated all the time. Do whatever gels okay. If a specific cause for your passing a stone can be found (parathyroid disease, infection, cystnuri tai), follow the specific Rx for it. ...Read more

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Hi. I was put on a med for the last mth to hopefully help pass a kidney stone. ive experienced some severe pain at times but now I have quite a bit of blood in my stool .... is this expected to happen

Hi. I was put on a med for the last mth to hopefully help pass a kidney stone.
ive experienced some severe pain at times but now I have quite a bit of blood in my stool .... is this expected to happen

Not likely: There would not be any direct connection traditionally between passing a kidney stone and blood in stool. It's hard to distinguish what it might be in this venue. It's important whether it's bright red or dark/tarry. Regardless, it is worth getting seen by your primary physician as soon as you can. If the amount of blood increases or your feel dizzy/light-headed, go the to the ER. ...Read more

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How common is it to pass blood when you're eliminating a kidney stone?

How common is it to pass blood when you're eliminating a kidney stone?

Yes: Kidney stones may lead to having bloody urine. You should also be checked to make sure tha there are not other issues including bladder or kidney cancer. ...Read more

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Had a kidney stone removed Thurs. and today is Sun. They inserted a stint and she is passing a lot of blood since surgery when she urinates , normal?

Had a kidney stone removed Thurs. and today is Sun. They inserted a stint and she is passing a lot of blood since surgery when she urinates , normal?

Stone removal: It is normal to pass some blood with urination after a stone removal. "A lot" of blood? Please call the doctor who removed the stone for further clarification. ...Read more

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I have gross hematuria. I think I passed a kidney stone since it's did not show on the last ultrasound. How long does the blood show after stone pass?

I have gross hematuria. I think I passed a kidney stone since it's did not show on the last ultrasound. How long does the blood show after stone pass?

Afew days but: The stoen may have passed but continued blood could indicate another stone of some other reason. Yoy need to discuss this with your physician ...Read more

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Ultrasound show kidney stone bilateral 4mm in lower pole with pain, blood in urine on and off pain now for a month ! how long will it take to pass?

Course is highly...: Variable. With persistent symptoms and known stones it is time to make a plan with your urologist. ...Read more

Kidney Stone (Definition)

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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Vomiting Blood (Definition)

Vomiting blood = hematemesis. This may be due ...Read more