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What to do about a kidney stone and pain?

What to do about a kidney stone and pain?

Medicate and Hydrate: Whenever you are passing a stone, flank pain may ensue (associated nausea and vomiting). Usually fever, malaise , chills, rigors & weakness are not good signs & are usually associated with sepsis and you should receive urgent/emergent care. Small stones can be allow to pass by taking pain medications, hydration and Flomax (tamsulosin) (to dilate ureter). ...Read more

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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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What to do for kidney stone in my left kidney?

What to do for kidney stone in my left kidney?

Flush and catch: Flush with water and catch the stone with filter to be analyzed and apropriate further treatment. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for kidney stone pain to pass?

How long is it supposed to it take for kidney stone pain to pass?

Varies: It can take for days to weeks to never. All depends on size of stone, how much fluid is taken in, it there is any inflammation that may hold the stone up. Most stones. ...Read more

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How long does 100mg diclocfenac suppository take to work for kidney stone pain?

Explanation : Kidney stone pain could be different in severity. Pain medication may help in some cases within 30-40 min. Hope it will work in your condition. If no relief in hour, you need to try something else. ...Read more

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Does hydrocodone work for kidney stone pain?

It can: Kidney stone pain can be quite severe. You should get checked out to see the size of your stone and if it can be passed. Depending on your condition, you may need different pain medication. ...Read more

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Will a heating pad give any relief for kidney stone pain ?

Will a heating pad give any relief for kidney stone pain
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It can but careful!: Heat can relieve the pain; have to be careful as it can cause burns. It may also cause some chronic changes in the skin if used for a long time. It is better to get treated. ...Read more

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What's the best "over the counter" medication for kidney stone pain/soreness?

First find the cause: The management depends on the composition of the stone. If you pass a stone, it can be analyzed by a lab. A urologist or nephrologist can check urinary excretion rates for substances that cause stones; with blood tests as well to provide an effective treatment regimen ...Read more

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Is levaquin (levofloxacin) 7 day dosages common for kidney stone pain? How risky is tendon damage? I've read about it online.

Is levaquin (levofloxacin) 7 day dosages common for kidney stone pain? How risky is tendon damage? I've read about it online.

Yes: Kidney stone may become complicated with urine infection. Hence, the use of antibiotics may be employed frequently in this scenario esp if urinalysis reveals some white cells. Tendon damage is a risk for the use of flouroquinolones ie levaquin, cipro, (ciprofloxacin) etc. Although not common it could take place. It is wise to avoid physical exertion like runing or playing sports when on these drugs. ...Read more

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Can you take lortab elixir for kidney stone pain?

Elixir: Sure you can - especially if you cannot swallow tablets. ...Read more

Kidney Stone (Definition)

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