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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
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?
I was suffering from kidney stone, now there is no more stone but the pain is still there more pain in urinary?
Maybe infection: Get an urinalysis and culture.Get a more detailed answer ›
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.?
100,000 E.coli colony in urine. Having back pain, flank. No fever. How can I differentiate btwn pain from urinary infection or pain from kidney stone?
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?
Variable: Each patient is different. A stone may stay in the kidney for years or pass in a few minutes. ...Read more
? Size & location: Small stones pass quicker than large ones. Stones greater than 5 – 6 mm in diameter may never pass. Stones with spikes, even if small, may remain stuck indefinitely. Stones in lower ureter more likely to pass & pass quicker than stones in upper ureter. Good hydration & taking tamsulosin speeds up passage. Can not give you absolute or likely time span without details. Good luck. ...Read more
Stones fragments may never completely pass on their own.
Better chance of passing if an easily fragmented stone.
Better chance if located within the upper portion of the kidney or within the ureter.
Less chance if located in the lower portion of the kidney. ...Read more
Please tell me how long it takes for to pass a 4cm kidney stone if they gave me flomax (tamsulosin) 0.4mg?
4CM! Never!: No way you can pass a 4cm stone. Sure you didn't mean 4mm? ...Read more
How long after passing a kidney stone does it take for urine to clear any traces of blood associated with passing the stone?
Hematuria: It is variable. If the stone caused a good deal of irritation to the ureter, red blood cels may be detectable in the urine for days to weeks. Of course, there is always the possibility that there are more stones in the kidneys causing persistent blood in the urine. Have an x-ray or ct to assess for additional stones if not already done. ...Read more
Will my 3mm kidney stone move faster since its in the upper right pole instead of lower? I have a UTI too. How long do you think it'll take to pass?
Not necessarily: The location of the stone with in the kidney in terms of whether it is in the substance of the kidney or the renal collecting system is more important than whether it is in the upper or lower pole. It is very hard to say when if ever it will pass. Uti may not be related to a 3 mm stone. I would consult a urologist for more of your questions. I can't say that your UTI is treated with antibiotics it may resolve a hundred percent and for good. ...Read more
How long should it take to pass a 6mm kidney stone once it feels like it's near my clitorous and tearing me? Is flomax (tamsulosin) okay for females?
Varies: How long it takes to pass will vary. Most stones that are 6mm will eventually pass. If the pain is not well managed it can be removed endosopically(by working through a cystoscope). It is fine for a female to take flomax (tamsulosin) to help relax the ureter for the stone to pass. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have a 2mm kidney stone. How long does it take to pass this thing out. I'm taking flowmax and pain pills to help. The pain has gotten much better :)
See below: There is no time frame to monitor the best monitor of it passing, if indeed it does, is your pain if the pain goes away, the stone has passed. ...Read more
Most in 2 days: The time to pass a stone is really the same for men and women. Most stones pass in the forst 48 hours. The chance of it passing after a week is around 50%. ...Read more
Most likely will pass : Stones then the urinary tract that are 2 mm inside have an 80-90% chance of passing spontaneously. Next question is do you have any other stones or was this the only stone seen. Stone starting a small particles and then grow concentrically upon themselves. Your stone was detected at a small size and can be managed expectantly. Now to work on stone prevention. ...Read more
Probably: Kidney stones come in many sizes and shapes. 6 mm is not very large and should eventually pass. Straining urine with kitchen strainer every voiding should eventually catch the stone which likely will look like a blood clot. It can get hung up in the ureter causing significant pain. There are ways to get it out if trouble passing, see urologist for that. ...Read more
Hard to say.: Depends on size and even then depends upon patient factors as well. Some stones never pass and some try to pass but get stuck. Somewhere between a few minutes and a few days is usually the norm. ...Read more
Most in 2 days: Most stones if they are going to pass will pass in the first 48 hours. The chances after that start to decrease. The chances probably never go to zero but after a week, the chances are probably around 50% of it ever passing. ...Read more
Depends upon size &: Shape. Can't ever predict passage time. Stones larger than 6mm in diameter will often not pass. Stones stuck in upper ureter take longer & r less likely to pass than stones stuck in lower ureter. Small stones pass quicker withincreased hydration water is best) + tamsulosin can help ureter to dilate, which speeds up possible passage. Urologist is the best person to advise & manage kidney stone problems. ...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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