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What does passing a kidney stone feel like in women?

What does passing a kidney stone feel like in women?

Very painful: Passing stone through the ureter causes an intense colicky pain in both men and women. Some women have commented that the pain of passing kidney stone was worse than labor pains. ...Read more

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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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Tell me symptoms of a kidney stone in women?

Back pain: Severe usually one sioded bacl apin wioth blood in the urine( mostly by microscopic exam). ...Read more

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Do women have to have a catheter after kidney stone removal?

Do women have to have a catheter after kidney stone removal?

Here's some: The need for stent or catheter is to secure urine drainage and concern about possible blockage by stone or clot, which is decided by the surgeon's judgement. Most of times stent or catheter is needed for days or weeks, depending on if you need the second entry to complete the works for all stone-related procedures. Ask Doc for individual details timely. ...Read more

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When a women passes a kidney stone does it make your private part sore?

Could do: Fair sizeed kidney stone can certainly sctratch your urethra when passed coincident with urination. Should settle down rapidly. Symptoms can often be relieved by a warm sitz path. Hope you have had a kidney stone work up, avoid dehydration, drink lots of water on a daily basis & reduce salt in your diet. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a women to have sex after the removal of a kidney stone?

Is it safe for a women to have sex after the removal of a kidney stone?

Yes: Unless the woman is in pain. In which case she should wait until she is pain free. ...Read more

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Can kidney stone prevent period in women?

Can kidney stone prevent period in women?

Typically, no: The menstrual cycle is a hormone dependent process and barring a very unusual complication, kidney stones have no effect on these hormones. ...Read more

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How long does it take a female to pass a kidney stone?

How long does it take a female to pass a kidney stone?

Most in 2 days: The time to pass a stone is really the same for men and women. Most stones pass in the forst 48 hours. The chance of it passing after a week is around 50%. ...Read more

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Why does male have higher risk of kidney stone formation than females? Help

Why does male have higher risk of kidney stone formation than females? Help

Men vs women stones: Men may have a tendency to dehydration due to labor environment; women though tend to eat high oxalate foods; men have a greater likelihood of uric acid problems; women risk stones thru pregnancies; diet and fluid intake matter for stone formations; to reduce risk: drink 4 liters fluid / day; minimize salt and meats; increase citrate intake: OJ 8 oz twice daily; ReaLemon extract 4 tblspn/day ...Read more

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If no kidney stone is found and I am still experiencing severe pain 4 weeks now at night on my left flank, could it be something else?41 yr old female

If no kidney stone is found and I am still experiencing severe pain 4 weeks now at night on my left flank, could it be something else?41 yr old female

Likely : It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without a detailed history, physical examination, imaging and lab tests, as it seems that kidney stone is not the likely cause of flank pain. See this site for information and please consult your doctor. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003113.htm. ...Read more

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