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What To Do After You Pass A Stone
Not likely: Gallstones can cause significant pain with yellow jaundice or pancreatitis when they pass through the bile duct, even small ones.Fortunately this does not happen too often. If the gallstones are causing no symptoms then they can be observed. If they are causing upper abdominal pains then consider seeing a surgeon for gallbladder surgery. ...Read more
Vary...: The timing of post-eswl stone passage could be as short as 1 week or as long as 2-3 months or longer or never.... Depending on load ; density of stones and eswl effectiveness to break/disintegrate them. So, patients for eswl have to be willing to commit themselves potentially for 1-3 additional procedures and, besides, bear with their related pain/discomfort. Detail? Ask urologist timely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lots of fluid: Kidney stones are solid matter from overconcentration of substance from low urine volume/fluid intake, high secretion, low ph, and other factors. An increase in your fluid intake up to at least 2.5-3 liters per day can help dissolve the stone regardless of type. This increase in fluid will help it pass, if it hasn't on its own. ...Read more
If all types of scans showed zero stones, then why did I pass 4 stones only 5 days after my scans? How is this possible? Are the scans not accurate?
Stones: I don't know what type of imaging you had-ultrasound, plain xrays or ct scan, but nonopaque kidney stones may elude detection. In some cases the stones are obscured by shadows or the stones may have been in the urinary bladder and not the kidneys. Your physician or urologist can advise you best as he/she knows all your findings. ...Read more
Should I be able to pass a6.3 stone on my own and is there anything besides water that will help flush it out?
Have a pain around my kidneys. i thought it might be a stone but now it's gone. did I pass it without knowing?
Maybe...: Renal colic, or kidney pain, usually only occurs if the flow of urine is being obstructed, so you could still have a stone in the urinary tract that is passing but have no pain because there is no obstruction at the moment. X-ray or ct can show most stones, so talk to your doctor about testing if worried. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When will I pass this stone. It's been 5 days my creeatian levels are a bit rasen pain at times. bit tired...
My sister passed a 6mm stone yesterday with several more small ones in bilat kidneys. Anything she can do to help pass those? Ertoldhernot topushfluid
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