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What Typically Causes Renal Colic
I had an extreme renal colic last week and I was treated at hospital for it but now I am having a mild one since 9 hours and don't know what to do.
Stone: Was one or were more renal stones demonstrated by ultrasound or ct scan? If so you may have residual stone causing the colic. Drink lots of fluids and strain all your urine with a filter or handkerchief. If you recover a tiny stone, bring it to the laboratory for analysis. If pain persists or worsens, go back to the hospital emergency room for reevaluation. ...Read more
Having constant flank pain with msk in both kidneys and renal colic almost every day where it has stopped me from working.
My amylase is coming 900 when I have renal colic .My stone size is 17mm . What is your suggestion for me?
Ok so always issues with stones and now found out i have renal colic with 4 more stones in that kidney, it hurts often even driving sometimes help.
Urology, Nephrology: If you have colic, i.e. are currently passing a stone, suggest you see a urologist, or go to ER if in severe pain. Long term, you need to see nephrologist for a metabolic assessment of blood and urine to see why you are forming stones, and to help prevent forming new ones. ...Read more
How can I tell which type of kidney stone I suffer from? Diagnosed renal colic, medium hydroureter, 0.45mm stone at distal ureter; treated with Xatral
I have frequent recurring kidney stones. I notice renal colic during my monthly menstral cycle. Seems my cycle brings on the colic. Is this possible?
Experiencing renal colic ~ 7 mo including 1 episode tht required ED visit. Dr ordered US Radiologist describes "a 1.3cm hyperechoic nodule" in kidney. Does this mean it's not a stone? Have history of KS.
Kidney stone: It is unclear what this finding represents. If it is "non shadowing" meaning that the souls wave energy used to produce a sonogram image penetrates the lesion, it is often not a stone but a benign mass called an angiomyolipoma or AML. If it shadows, it is likely a stone. An X-ray (KUB) or a CT scan can help determine the nature of this finding. If it is a 1.2 cm stone it needs to be treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have multiple kidney stones and have had CAT scans recently as well but continue to have renal colic. Is there anything I can do my urologist say no?
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