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What does a kidney stone look like when it passes?

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Kidney stones have various composition. The color of the stone, which is quite small and irregular in shape, can be brownish, yellowish and rarely white. Some have integrated blood and are reddish. Always a good idea to collect the stone and give it to your doctor for analysis to help with prevention of another.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered:

What does a 5mm kidney stone look like?

A stone

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See the attached picture for an example of kidney stones.
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What does a stuck kidney stone look like?

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The stuck stone can look brownish due to old blood or clot coating its surface in the area where it is lodged, but on scrubbing, it looks light tan with powdery surface and may have glistening inner core. They are mostly calcium carbonate or oxalate in chemical composition.
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What does it feel like when you pass a kidney stone?

Passing kidney stone

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Relief, up until that point they can be very 'uncomfortable'
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What exactly does it feel like to pass a kidney stone?

Severe flank pain

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Lucky if only moderately painful, sharp, stabbing & can be continuous, can be agonizing. Women who have given birth & had kidney stones report that kidney stone pain is worse. Pain can radiate round from back & into groin.
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How long after surgey should it take for kidney stone to pass. I feel like my kidney is swollen still?

Stones

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It depends on many things . Size and position of pieces. Presence of stents and fluid intake. Could take months. Could take days
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I have had a kidney stone pass before but what does spasm of rib cage feel like What s the difference in symptoms?

KIDNEY STONE

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RIB ISSUES ARE GENERALLY AS TENDER AS THEY ARE PAINFUL. STONES ARE MORE PAIN THAN TENDERNESS. KIDNEY STONE PAIN IS NOT HELPED BY POSITION OR REST EITHER.
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Can a 6mm kidney stone pass?

Borderline

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Thus may or may not pass on its own. Drink lots of water & discuss with uirologist use of Tamsulosin to help ureter to dilate & facilitate passage of stone. You may well require professional help if pain is severe &/or makes you vomit.
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Dr. Yale Shulman answered:

Can a 6.4 mm kidney stone pass?

Yes.

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It is possible to pass a 6.4mm stone. Stone passage is related to stone size and stone location. Stones of this size have an approximately 50% chance of pasing spontaneously. Medication might help. Otherwise, lithotripsy might be necessary. Discuss with your urologist.
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Dr. Ajay Acharya answered:

How long to pass a kidney stone entirely?

Never

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Unless corrected the metabolic system constantly produce them
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