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What Is Left Nephrolithiasis
Depends on Size: The size of the stone determines if treatment is needed, as well as what approach. Stones in the kidney >2.5 cm usually need surgery through a keyhole incision in the back (pcnl). Smaller stones (but >4 mm) in the kidney may need eswl(sound waves) or a direct look through the ureter (ureteroscopy) with laser break up. Often stones can be observed by xray, intervening only when painful. ...Read more
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
I have multiple non-obstructing nephrolithiasis atleast 8 in the right and 5 in the left. Which measures ranging from 1.7mm to 6.8mm, should I worry?
No but: Try not to worry but you should be seen and followed by a urologist and get a stone metabolic workup on blood and urine. The 6.8mm stone will not pass on its own and will give pain in all likelihood unless it is in a certain location...More info needed. Get help if possible where you are. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a hemophhilic from nepal.I puj stenosis bilateral and right kidney gross hydronepheosis and left mild hydronephrosis.Rt.Multiple nephrolithiasi?
I have pelvic ultrasound yesterday and found out tiny non obstructing nephrolithiasis, bilateral; small renal cyst measuring 9mm, left.Should i worry?
Pain RLQ for 2 wks, CT w/blt nephrolithiasis, largest 3 mm on rt. Also says "Pulmonary single punctate stone seen on the left." What does that mean?
Unsure: The language doesn't make sense other than right kidney stone. Ask for clarification. ...Read more
Complex: Pain on the left side, i presume in the flank, may be due to another new stone on the left or be unrelated i.e. Due to a muscular or skeletal cause. See your doctor for a diagnosis of your pain. ...Read more
No: Normally, if you have a stone on the right, it will always hurt on the right side. It is possible that you might be passing a very small stone on the other side that might account for the pain switching sides but typically the pain is on one side only and stays that way. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had passed a kidney stone about a week ago and I feel a lot better but I am left with a pain still in my right blatter region, is this normal?
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
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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