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I have kidney stones I haven't been able to pass them drinking lots of water and cranberry juice is there any other way to get rid of them?

I have kidney stones I haven't been able to pass them drinking lots of water and cranberry juice is there any other way to get rid of them?

Likely no: Is this an old problem ie. known in your medical history, or are you having acute flank pain/blood in your urine/ difficulty urinating / fevers right now? If the latter, go and see a urologist- you may need a lithotripsy (shock waves to break up stones in the kidney) or other procedure. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Seriously- renal stones are the result of postive and negatively charged particles in urine binding together and precipitating as solids- most frequently as calcium- oxalate. This happens most often when the urine is concentrated- ie when you are dehydrated. And trying to pass these stones from the kidney to the bladder is incredibly painful. ...Read more


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How to get rid kidney stones 5mm? Im drinking apple cider vinegar diluted with purified water.

How to get rid kidney stones 5mm? Im drinking apple cider vinegar diluted with purified water.

Here are some ...: a 5-mm kidney stone usually causes no discomfort as long as not detached from kidney to drop down to cause ureteral obstruction on its ways through ureter to bladder. On average, some 75-85% of a 4-mm stone will spontaneously pass to bladder in 2 weeks. And 95% of kidney stones could not be dissolved; if dissolvable, still take a tremendous personal and professional dedication to alkalize urine... ...Read more

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Hello can I get rid of kidney stones?

Hello can I get rid of kidney stones?

Fluids to try: To flush them out. If large may need to see a urologist to have them removed. Try to stay well hydrated to help reduce the incidence of stones. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of kidney stones?

How can you get rid of kidney stones?

Depends: Depends on the position, size and composition of the stones. Many non-obstructing stones in the kidney can be treated non-invasively with shock wave lithotripsy (eswl). ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of kidney stones?

What are some ways to get rid of kidney stones?

Diagnose and treat: Take preventive steps to prevent further stones from forming. This includes water intake. Certain other meds might be of help. A nephrologist (kidney specialist) should be able to order special urine studies to determine the cause of stone formation and prescribe customized treatment. ...Read more

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Is there a way to help get rid of kidney stones?

Is there a way to help get rid of kidney stones?

Depends: Some stones may be helped by alkalinizing the urine, some by acidifying. Some may only be helped by removal. Most stones benefit from good hydration. Some are helped by dietary modification. Ask your urologist. ...Read more

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How can the doctors get rid of kidney stones?

How can the doctors get rid of kidney stones?

Here are some ...: First, decide if necessary to remove the visible stone(s) even though being possible. If necessary, how to remove the stone(s) is decided according to the size, density, shape, and location of stone(s), either through the small opening(s) in the back or ESWL or the urethra to bladder to ureter to kidney. For detail, ask Doc timely. Best wish... ...Read more

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What are the treatments to get rid of kidney stones?

What are the treatments to get rid of kidney stones?

Many ways: Have you seen a urologist? Kidney stones often pass on their own with good hydration. If not, urologists can sometimes take them out using a scope through the bladder and up the ureter. Sometime you can have lithotripsy. Sometimes an interventional radiologist needs to put a tube (nephrostomy) in your back to get to the stone to take it out. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of kidney stones by oral medicine without having surgery?

How can I get rid of kidney stones by oral medicine without having surgery?

Some you can: If you are "lucky" enough to have stones made of uric acid, you can actually dissolve them by making your urine less acidy. Normally with uric acid stones, the urine pH is around 5 but if you can get the pH above 6.5, the stones start to dissolve. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of kidney stones without operation by oral medicine only?

You probably can't: It would be nice, but may not be possible. The majority of kidney stones are not able to be chemically dissolved in your body. Some can, but most can not. Therefore depending on the size and location of your stones, they may or may not be passable. You are invited to thoroughly discuss your options with your urologist. ...Read more

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


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