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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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I've had stent in my kidney for kidney stones for over 4weeks now since yesterday i've been getting pains when go to toilet it's like there's blockage?

I've had stent in my kidney for kidney stones for over 4weeks now since yesterday i've been getting pains when go to toilet it's like there's blockage?

Time to see doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion from the information you provided. It would be prudent to see your doctor to avoid complications. ...Read more

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Dr. William Forsythe
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Dr. James Krick
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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


Dr. James Lin
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Uteroscopic kidney stone removal 2 days ago. Stent fitted. Urine looks like red wine, and the pain is excruciating. Is this normal?

Uteroscopic kidney stone removal 2 days ago. Stent fitted. Urine looks like red wine, and the pain is excruciating. Is this normal?

Here are some ...: To an extent, what you described could be "normally" expected, but judicious use of medications + mental modification toward reality will help& ease. For detailed individual need, ask your Doc to see what he/she may & can do for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. James Krick
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If i had a kidney stone opperation and there was no stone in me, can they still do the procedure and put a stent in me?

If i had a kidney stone opperation and there was no stone in me, can they still do the procedure and put a stent in me?

Stone: If no stone is identified on ct scan and there was still suspicion of ureteral obstruction, it may be necessary to perform ureteroscopy to identify another source of obstruction such as stricture. If a stricture is encountered and dilated, it may then be necessary to place a stent temporarily. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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How long after my stent is removed can i go back to work? And is my kidney stone going to be removed the same day?

How long after my stent is removed can i go back to work? And is my kidney stone  going to be removed the same day?

Depends: If you feel well enough, you could go back to work the same day the stent is removed. Depending on the nature of your work you could keep working with the stent in place. These items are best discussed with your doctor who has more information about your health and work. ...Read more

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Dr. David Dang
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Pain in the kidney area two weeks after stent removal for kidney stone. What should I do?

Pain in the kidney area two weeks after stent removal for kidney stone. What should I do?

Ulrology consult: It is probably best for you to consult your urologist. Pain may be from spasm of the ureter, infection, or recurrent of stones (the ones not removed/already in the kidney). Your urologist would be best to address your concern. ...Read more

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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I will undergo surgery for kidney stone stent removal tomorrow. Please let me know, if it pains after the removal of this stent.

I will undergo surgery for kidney stone stent removal tomorrow.  Please let me know,  if it pains after the removal of this stent.

Ureteral stent: There may be some initial soreness and mild pain after the procedure. Should have some medicine provided from the doctor if needed for a couple of days. Usually pain if any is very mild. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Saunders
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Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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Complications from kidney stone operation stent?

Complications from kidney stone operation stent?

Burn with urination: The stent usually causes some urinary frequency and urgency. Once the stent is removed, these symptoms quickly resolve. ...Read more

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Dr. Phillip Porch
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I had my kidney stone removed by scope and stent removed 6 days after. Is it normal to still feel pain?

I had my kidney stone removed by scope and stent removed 6 days after. Is it normal to still feel pain?

Not Usually: Typically, after a stone is removed the the stent is removed, the pain goes away almost immediately. Sometimes, there is still some swelling in the ureter that could be giving continued pain or even possible a small stone fragment. I would check with your doctor with the pain persisting that long. ...Read more

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Dr. Shari Jackson
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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


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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