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What Happens If You Leave A Kidney Stone Stuck Of Over A Year
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
Here are some. ..: Fatty liver is just incidental finding while doing US for hematuria & abdominal pain leading to show urinary stone. In fact, both fatty live and kidney stone are not related. In practice, see urologist for urinary stone, hematuria, etc. And gastroenterologist for fatty liver. Best wish. .. ...Read more
Should I be worried? I went to the hospital and while passing a kidney stone they found a 6.5cm X 5.5cm cyst in my liver. It is multioculated,
Need follow-up: While some of the liver cysts are benign needing mostly tight follow-up, some others need special attention. Either way you will need a gastroenterologist for follow-up and further decision of when would be the best time to get it drained. ...Read more
Had urq ultrasound today. Findings were 3 gallbladder polyps 3 mm. A liver hemangioma and kidney stone. Drs not worried. Should I be?
I have a small kidney stone, CT showed liver calcification on right horn, and gallstones, my colesestal has also recently rose very high from last yr?
See a doctor: Have your elevated cholesterol treated medically. Kidney stones are not related to cholesterol. Liver calcification is not related to cholesterol ; is observed unless it is associated with a mass lesion. Gallstones may be related to your cholesterol but they will not go away. Gallstones are observed unless they are causing abdominal pressure discomfort ; nausea after eating - then surgery. ...Read more
CT scan (for kidney stone) showed enlarged spleen, enlarged para-aortic lymph node, & diffusely hypodense liver-no lesions. What can this mean?
One of many: Benign liver tumors are very common & usually non-symptomatic. Various types of liver cells can undergo benign proliferation. Hepatic cysts, benign hepatocellular adenoma, vascular malformations (hemangioma) or focal nodular hyperplasia +Lipomas or angiomylipomas. Very unlikely due to malignant metastasis. Occasional, less that 5% of adenomas can become malignant. Can be followed by ultrasound. ...Read more
Considerable: Kidney stones can cause significant pain as they either block (obstruct) the urine flow and cause pressure to build up, or simply by moving down the ureter (they are often very sharp). On the other hand, "liver damage" (and I don't know what you mean by that) should not cause any pain. Gallstones might cause pain in your right upper quadrant but this is not liver damage. ...Read more
Easy and safe: Ultrasound is very safe and easy, and it can tell you if there is something wrong with your kidney (stone, dilated collecting system, etc). It can also look at the liver, if needed, at the same time. It is an excellent first step to visualize a problem. If you get an answer, you're done, and you don't have to go through a ct, mri, etc. ...Read more
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Reflux Rx: 53 F with past surgery for reFLUX GERD with fatty liver and kidney stone asks what reflux medicine ca. I take. The and safest Rx is to put the head of your bed up on 8 inch blocks which you can get in bed and bath or diy stores. Try this or a week more and may not need meds. If not recommended before should maybe see a real GI DR. ...Read more
Pain: Pain is pain; intensity is a personal subjective issue. ...Read more
Found out I have kidney stones by CT scan to also find out I have cysts on my liver, what could that possible mean?
Given samples of delzicol, for colitis. I have had kidney stones and a fatty liver, is the delzicol okay to take? I also take baby aspirin daily.
I've been diagnosed with nonalcoholic fatty liver, have multiple kidney stones. I have blood in urine for 5months now its bright red blood, no ins.
Blood in urine: Kidney stones can cause plenty of problems and can cause some blood in the urine. But bright red blood in the urine is a possible sign of something worse, such as bladder cancer. If you are unable to get in to see a urologist, you should consider going to an E.R. Btw, ultrasound is terrible at diagnosing kidney stones. You need a ct-urogram and cystoscopy. ...Read more
Tenderness adjacent to belly button on right side, ultrascan not, gallbladder, kidney stones, liver or pancress, but it has been there for weeks any idea?
Found out a year ago I had an 8'7mm kidney stone, but I never passed it. What does that mean? What happened to the stone is this good or bad?
Depends on position: A 7-8 mm stone may or may not pass. If it travels along the pathway of urine it may block the urine damaging the kidney and may also place you at risk for infection. Have a urinalysis down to look for blood or infection both would suggest the stone is still present. An US would be helpful to look for blockage and a CT kidney stone protocol could directly visualize a stone. ...Read more
I was diagnose with a kidney stone on my left side over a year ago I never passed it I've been having frequent pain in that area what should I do?
If the kidney stone: Is well within the substance of the kidney it is unlikely you will pass it and if it is small it shouldn't be causing the symptoms you describe. A repeat CT without contrast should settle the issue. ...Read more
I feel like I may have a kidney stone. The pain is not really intense yet but I had one less than a year ago. Is it possible to have one that close?
I have recurring kidney stone problem since 2006. I get stones every year. Both kidneys and sometimes even multiple stones in both kidneys same time.
Past 27 kidney stone last year; I have past 10 stones this year with a scan showing I have 3 yet to pass; what to do to stop making them beside water.
Kidney stones: The type of stone is important. This article describes the common types: http://www. Webmd. Com/kidney-stones/tc/types-of-kidney-stones-topic-overview. Is there a family history? Did you have kidney infections? Normal uric acid level? Are you on any long term drugs? Once these questions are answered, we can get to bottom of this. ...Read more
Should a 2 year old non obstructive kidney stone no pain but microscopic blood be removed or left alone?
Depends: On size and location of stone, and other factors. Talk to your urologist. No space to go into all details here. ...Read more
Can a kidney stone stay in the kidney for three years? Without symptoms other than utis. (Question about a 4 year old)
I have a small kidney stone which causes me pain time to time, However I can not pass it, It's been over a year. Do I need surgery?
I've had the Same, pretty small kidney stone for over a year and it will not come out. What should I do? Tried everything besides surgery
Stone removal?: It depends on where the stone is. If the stone is asymptomatic, you need not do anything at this point. Speak to a urologist to see if you can have lithotripsy (L) to break up the stone, using sound waves to do so. This will spear you surgery. If you can have L, and its presence bothers you, go for it. If not, there is no reason for worry. Good luck. ...Read more
What to do if I had a kidney stone and hydronephrosis last year, but when I do ultrasound this year?
Why not treated?: U hopefully consulted a urologist last year. Dr should have outlined a plan. U don't tell us whether the kidney stone was treated or not. We also do not know whether hydronephrosis was result of stone or not. Thus advise U contact urologist U saw before, or consult a urologist if U haven't done so before. ...Read more
What do you advise if I had a kidney stone and hydronephrosis last year, but when I do ultrasound this year?
Just...: For your clinical scenario, I would probably just review hx pertaining to stone clinical activity, get a kub if prior stone was radiopaque, and urinalysis, with US only for the first year after care for stone and its related hydronephrosis. That sounds reasonable. Detail? Ask urologist. ...Read more
Hi I'm 34 year old female and I have a large kidney stone (8.1 mm) and I have brown discharge. Is the because of the kidney stone?
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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