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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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M south indian.Is it normal to have pain while getting erection 1 week after urinary catheterization and a kidney stone surgery done through my penis?

M south indian.Is it normal to have pain while getting erection 1 week after urinary catheterization and a kidney stone surgery done through my penis?

Post treatment: Complications from surgery or any invasive procedure need to be communicated to your doctor urgently. This sounds normal, but your physician is the one who should know this experience. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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?

Must remove stone: Must assume that you have an infected kidney stone. There is no way of eliminating bacteria in a kidney stone other than removingstone. Yes kidney stone ; infection could certainly be cause of your pain. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could a urinary stricture and genital tightness be signs of a kidney stone?

Could a urinary stricture and genital tightness be signs of a kidney stone?

Not really: Urinary stricture of your ureter or urethra is usually from prior infection. Ask your urologist. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a kidney stone in the urinary tract should I go to the doctor ?

How do I get rid of a kidney stone in the urinary tract should I go to the doctor ?

Urology consult: I would recommend a urology consultation for appropriate treatment. This may depends on the size and location of the kidney stone. ...Read more

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Just saw chiro and he said that i might have a bladder irritation/infection in the wall based on my x-ray. I have urinary frequency and urgency. I had kidney stone last year. Cystocope was normal?

Just saw chiro and he said that i might have a bladder irritation/infection in the wall based on my x-ray.  I have urinary frequency and urgency. I had kidney stone last year. Cystocope was normal?

Urine culture: I don't think that anyone can diagnose a bladder infection or irritation with a plain xray. A urine culture is needed to make a diagnosis of infection. You may have an overactive bladder syndrome. Your urologist is the best one to diagnose and treat your symptoms. ...Read more

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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more


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