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What Path Does A Kidney Stone Take Passing Through The Kidney And Urinary System
Experienced my 2nd kidney stone yesterday. How can I prevent passing another? I'm 26 years old, and yesterday i passed a kidney stone. This was my second experience with a kidney stone, as i also passed one about 15-months ago. As anybody that has experie
Diet modification: You can have your urine analyzed for kidney stone risk factors. My usual recommendations are 1) increase plain water to at least 2 liters a day 2) decrease sodium intake 3) decrease animal protein intake 4) add a teaspoon of real lemon juice to diet daily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
My sister has been diagnosed with a kidney stone which hasn't started to pass. She is now experiencing urinary retention. What can she do?
Not really: Urinary stricture of your ureter or urethra is usually from prior infection. Ask your urologist. ...Read more
M south indian.I am having urinary infection and kidney stone.I am taking medicines.Can these two things cause pain over my left kidney and backside?
I have concretion (sand like particles) not kidney stone, can it cause pain in the back, side, hip, urinary blader and penis area? How long it heals up
Yes: "stones" in the kidney are not usually the large "staghorn" type people think of. You usually have to use a strainer or tea bag to filter your urine in order to capture the "stones." therefore, you certainly may have kidney stones. Until they pass, the pain may be there. There are other things which may cause pain in addition to stones, so make sure that is what you have. ...Read more
M indian.If my urine color has now changed to normal (like plain water), can I be sure my urinary infection and kidney stone has gone. ?
I weigh 90kg & have been on Tamsulosin for 3 wks to help kidney stone pass. No longer need to take it - how long before it is fully out of my system?
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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