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Why Do Kidney Stones Make You Nauseous
Vomitting center: There is an area in your brain (vomitting center)that when stimulated, can lead to nausea/vomitting.Kidney stones cause a lot of pain, which in itself can cause a release of certain chemicals that stimulate the vomitting center. There is a a long nerve (vagus) that runs from your brain to your abdomen which emits signals to the center when there is inflammation in the abdominal cavity, such as stones. ...Read more
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
Should not persist: Might you have nausea from medications. Nausea can be induced by many narcotics or other meds prescribed for pain, or some antibiotics. ...Read more
Here are some...: Of course, if you're sure you have kidney stone resulting in unbearable severe pain and nausea, you need urgent evaluation to confirm diagnosis, manage pain, and decide how to monitor and handle the offending stone at reasonable time in reasonable fashion. So, work closely with urologist. ...Read more
Many drugs: Many drugs have been developed to treat nausea. There are 5 targeted neurotransmitter receptors that a variety of drug classes target. If you were prescribed pain killers that contain an opioid, like percocet, vicodin or morphine; these drugs can cause nausea. A useful drug to combat the nausea associated with pain killer meds is benadryl (diphenhydramine). You can buy it over the counter. Likely, need to take 50mg. ...Read more
Yes: Ginger is a wonderful herb with many medicinal properties including relief of nausea, morning sickness & motion sickness. It is even strong enough to relieve nausea caused by chemotherapy! it can be taken as tea, as crystallized ginger, or in capsules. See http://altmedicine. About. Com/od/ginger/a/ginger_nausea. Htm & www. Whfoods. Com/genpage. Php? Tname=foodspice&dbid=72. ...Read more
Get treatment: U should not get dehydrated, this may require intravenous flui therapy in hospital. Pain severe enough to cause nausea suggests kidney blockage or/& possible infection. Thus needs to be addressed, this could possibly mean temporary placement of jj stent (small tube beween kidney & bladder) to allow kidney to drain. Urologist will advise appropriately. ...Read more
I just found out I have a 3mm kidney stone at mid pole. What does this mean and should I have pain and nausea with this?
Kidney stone: Not necessarily.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a history of kidney stones. I have been feeling very sick (if that makes sense. Nothing in specific just not well.), tired, very nauseous.
Woke up with a dull pain in my lower left side of my back, usually hurts when I move, sometimes when still, nausea came tonight is it a kidney stone?
Could be: Might be a kidney stoneGet a more detailed answer ›
I have a kidney stones that I can't pass. It's been a week 1/2 now! I hurt all over & can't eat from nausea. But now I am swelling all over bad why?
Risk of obstruction:
Nausea may indicate your kidney function is becoming impaired from dehydration and possibly obstruction.
Infection and fever due the obstructing stone is a risk.
The edema is not likely related unless the kidney function is severely impaired.
Get to medical attention asap. ...Read more
I've never had an issue taking percocet, I have them for a kidney stone/infection. Now it's made me nauseous. Should I stop taking them?
Why do kidney stones cause nausea? I've been looking all over the internet for the Avril cause of the nausea itself when one has a stone.
I have been having pain on my right side for a while Dr said it was kidney stones the pain is back again and I'm nausea on my right side where my hip?
R/O KIDNEY STONE: Flank pain with those symptoms is concerning for kidney stone /bladder stone or kidney infection. You need a full exam labs urine C&S. 24 urine for stone analysis kidney ultrasound or CT. And usually empiric antibiotic therapy pending the results. Make sure to strain your urine and try to capture any debris, it may be a kidney stone. Push fluids water/cranberry juice. ...Read more
Was in hospital for kidney stones. The terrible pain is gone now 5 days later I'm still very nauseous. What do I do?
DISCUSS: WITH YOUR DOCTOR, PAIN MEDS CAN CAUSE NAUSEA, DO YOU TAKE ANY? ...Read more
My father just passed a kidney stone in the hospital yesterday. Now he's discharged and feels nauseous te next is that anything to worry about?
Not necessarily: He still may have significant residual irritation of the genitourinary tract after passing a stone which can cause pain and subsequent nausea (like when you've been hit in the stomach). I would watch for persistent nausea, the inability to tolerate eating/drinking, progressive pain, fevers, chills or soaking sweats. When in doubt, don't hesitate to contact your father's doctor. Best of luck. ...Read more
Can apple juice help with constipation? Or what kind of juice helps I think I haven't really gone cuz I haven't really ate very nauseous kidney stone
I have had kidney stones before. I have pain in side and ribs and lower back. I am nauseous and break out in sweats. Do you think this is serious. If?
Be evaluated now...: Sweating may be related with severe stone-related pain, nausea, & vomiting, but should make sure of not developing superimposed infection above obstructing ureteral stone, which is medical emergency; so, seek urgent check-out now and do not try to wait out. How to have evaluation done correctly? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.htmll so you work better with dr. ...Read more
I went to the ER Sunday with pain in my lower right back and nausea they did a catscan and said I have two kidney stones in my left kidney and hematu?
Hi, Thank you for your question.
Drink plenty of water, take the pills they gave you. If the stone is small enough it will pause on it's own. If it hasn't passed and your still having pain you may need to see a urologist.
Hope that helps. Contact me if you have any other questions :-)
Dr. M ...Read more
extreme pain in first morning urination. Dark colored urine. Metallic taste, nausea, decreased output. Stents on both sides from kidney stone?
Here are some. ..: All your described symptoms might result from the joint effects of the procedures, stents, medications, and anesthesia. But, you need to be checked for no UTI despite maybe of no fever. For the time being, drink more fluid, take pain med & antibiotics (if any) as prescribed, but see Doc timely for more unbearable symptoms or questions. Best wish. .. ...Read more
What would cause a dull ache upper left side had a kidney stone blasted month ago and no other symptoms, no nausea peeing fine? Why 3 days now?
Kidney stone: You may be passing a stone fragment from the eswl done a month ago. You can pass stone fragments for several months. See the urologist who performed the procedure, he may do x-rays. ...Read more
Back/side pain nausea/vomiting chills. Diag w/large dense kidney stone 4 yrs ago was told it would never pass, is it trying to or something.
SOMETIMES this situation (large kidney stone) can deteriorate due to INFECTION behind it!! You need immediate evaluation in ER!!!!!
Hope this helps!
DrZ ...Read more
My 19 yr old daughter had kidney stone that passed. Ultrasound showed enlarged tubes leading from kidneys what cause? She is still nauseous pain side
Kidney stones: Are rough and very painful! The enlarged ureters could be from the stones or she may have had them all her life. Hopefully she is seeing a urologist who can explain this better to you. She may have residual stones that are hard to pass and sometimes people need to have them physically removed....When this is over I suggest you see a chinese medicine practitioner to help prevent future stones. ...Read more
My mom had x-rays for her kidney stones 3 months ago an she passed 2 out of 3. But now she is having lower right back pain, nauseous and she is puking?
Stone?: Sounds like it could be kidney stone # 3 although quite difficult to say anything with such limited info. If she does not pass this quickly she may need hep with pain control. Any fever or serious signs should prompt visit to emergency room. A lot of what happens depends upon the size and location of the stone. ...Read more
I am passing a kidney stone. Since this morning I have been nausea, vomited once, flank pain and frequent urination.?
Violent vomiting every time I eat since passing 3mm kidney stone 9/11/17 (DX via CT scan). Liquids stay down fine. No nausea, no pain, no other symptoms. No meds/health issues. Possible explanations?
Here are some...: How long has this situation happened to you? If no fever and comfortable as well as being able to drink, the most practical course of care would be wait and see as long as drinking enough to avoid dehydration and getting better slowly but surely day by day so to wait it out. But if differing from what I described, seek urgent care as needed. How? To http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best.. ...Read more
Presented as kidney stone last Mon at hopital, pain/throwup, passed fragments Wed-still nauseous, peeing a lot, sore throat. Normal?
Probably small stone: You did not tell us treatment. Most likely you are still passing a stone piece. Call your Urologist for instructions. F C Derrick MD ...Read more
Think I have kidney stones or infection again. My appt isn't for two weeks. Anyway I can alleviate the nausea and lower back jabs? I'm so anxious
Pain on right side near appendix knots there started yesterday now it hurts to pee. History of Kidney stones. Never hurt on my side with one. Nausea.
Kidney pain. Was in left kidney, now in right. Dizziness, nausea, headache. 17 weeks pregnant. History of kidney stones. Please help?
I have reocurring uti's it makes symptoms of depression/anxiety worse. Nausea, migraine, dizziness, tiredness. I've had kidney stones removed yearsago?
Recurrent UTI's: Any chronic recurrent illness can cause depression/anxiety. Have your cultures been positive lately to rule out interstitial cystitis? Perhaps it is time to follow up with your urologist to discuss it. Drink water until your urine is light yellow. Recurrent infections often happen from sexual intercourse or wiping back to front. Exercise and fish oil omega 3 and antidepressants can help, too. ...Read more
I'm 18 weeks pregnant and have had kidney stones, hydronephrosis (sp) and pyelonephritis (sp). I am currently on a suppression antibiotic. Now I have fever, chills, nausea, and back pain which started yesterday. What should I do?
See urologist ASAP: Need new pregnancy safe antibiotics possibly by IV route. Also hydronephrosis needs to decompressed by jj stent or percutaneous nephrostomy. Antibiotic suppressive therapy needs to be changed as bacteria responsible for uti/pyelonephritis is likely is likely resistant to antibiotic u r taking. Please do not wait until tomorrow. Good luck & please let us know you get on. ...Read more
Metabolic issue.: Kidney stones are initiated by metabolic derangements in the handling of urinary oxalate, uric acid or calcium, for example. These derangements can be hereditary, and they allow for crystals of these substances to form. These crystals serve as a nidus for stone creation. ...Read more
Small pass, big UroDr: Stones up to 5-6mm diameter can pass spontaneously, drink copiously. If stuck may require Flomax (tamsulosin) to dilate ureter, ureteroscopy or temp. Placement of jj stent. Electro-shockwave lithotripsy used for stones 6+-15 mm. Larger stones require percutaneous nephro-ltithotripsy (tube placed through skin into kidney, neproscope passed & stone fragmented with laser or lithoclast. Then metabolic work-up. ...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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