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Why r my calcium levels normal, while my ionized calcium levels are high? I have bone pain, fatigue, kidney stones. I don't know pth level, or vit. D.

Why r my calcium levels normal, while my ionized calcium levels are high? I have bone pain, fatigue, kidney stones.  I don't know pth level, or vit. D.

Half if calcium: In the blood is bound to proteins and inactive. The other, active, half is the ionized or free calcium, which is what really does the heavy lifting and is more accurate cllinically. You really need the other lab and a good endocrinologist. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Seriously- renal stones are the result of postive and negatively charged particles in urine binding together and precipitating as solids- most frequently as calcium- oxalate. This happens most often when the urine is concentrated- ie when you are dehydrated. And trying to pass these stones from the kidney to the bladder is incredibly painful. ...Read more


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Do kidney stone make you tired?

Do kidney stone make you tired?

No: No- but they are incredibly painful when they move from the kidney into the ureter! the meds used to relieve the pain may make you tired. ...Read more

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I know I have kidney stones and I have been feeling pain and very tired well kidney stones make me feel this way?

I know I have kidney stones and I have been feeling pain and very tired well kidney stones make me feel this way?

Yes: kidney stones can be very dangerous,specially if they are large and have normally sharp edges , with normal body movements or during workouts,they can move around causing injuries and irritation to the surrounding tissues,causing pain,along with renal obstruction can give you that general feeling of tiredness and fatigue, See a doctor ASAP for treatment options. ...Read more

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No appetite. Reoccurring uti's, dizziness, migraines. Kidney stones removed. On endep10 for frequency but they make me extremely groggy/tired. ?

No appetite. Reoccurring uti's, dizziness, migraines. Kidney stones removed. On endep10 for frequency but they make me extremely groggy/tired. ?

Dose dependent: Amitriptyline's sedative effect is usually dose dependent. A lower dose may be better tolerated. Gradual titration of the dose upward may allow one to adjust to the side effects. Often they will diminish after taking it for a couple weeks. There are other meds for bladder dysfunction that cause less sedation. Meds that reduce urinary frequency also reduce emptying and may increase UTIs. ...Read more

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Why do I feel tired and sluggish after passing a kidney stone?

Why do I feel tired and sluggish after passing a kidney stone?

Meds: When you passed the stone did you get pain meds? if you did effect can linger on. Also when u are passing a stone, you may have increased sympathetic activity due to pain, and can feel drained after that. if the symptoms linger, talk to your MD. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel ill and tired after passing a kidney stone?

Is it normal to feel ill and tired after passing a kidney stone?

Yes: Akin to just getting beaten up & may take a day or so to feel fully resolved. If persists beyond, should get checked by dr for infection or other issue. ...Read more

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Why am i so tired when I have a kidney stone?

Why am i so tired when I have a kidney stone?

Pain meds?: If you are taking pain meds, they may cause tiredness. The ordeal of dealing with a painful kidney stone may exhaust you. The kidney stone itself should not. ...Read more

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I formed 4 kidney stones in 3 months. 22 & I've had over 15 stones. I've done everything I've been told. I'm so tired & confused. What else can I do?

I formed 4 kidney stones in 3 months. 22 & I've had over 15 stones. I've done everything I've been told. I'm so tired & confused. What else can I do?

Metabolic work up : I am sorry you have suffered thru 15 stones. Did you ever get any of the stones tested for the type? Have you had a 24 hour urine collection? Have you had blood work done including PTH, calcium etc tested. Have you seen a kidney doc and the dietitian and kept a food dairy? Also you need to drink at least 2 L of water in 24 hours. Need extensive metabolic stone work up in a large teaching hospital. ...Read more

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Pain at the side and back pain all at the right side with feeling tired and frequent urinate , is it kidney infection or kidney stone !!

Pain at the side and back pain all at the right side with feeling tired and frequent urinate , is it kidney infection or kidney stone !!

Back/flank pain: Very possibly a urinary tract infection and/or kidney stone. You should get evaluated by your primary care doctor to determine what's going on & have the proper tests. If left untreated it could lead to sepsis (blood infection) and/or kidney failure. ...Read more

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I have right side pain very tired feels like kidney stone CT scan none gallbladder taken out also. But really does sometimes feel like it blood urine?

I have right side pain very tired feels like kidney stone CT scan none gallbladder taken out also. But really does sometimes feel like it blood urine?

Can't feel blood ...: In urine, but can see it (grossly), or get tested for it (dipstick test), or seen under the microscope. Can't tell here what you have, might not be urinary, could be GI or gyn. Ct for kidney stone is often without contrast, so other details may not show up. Follow up with md. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Seriously- renal stones are the result of postive and negatively charged particles in urine binding together and precipitating as solids- most frequently as calcium- oxalate. This happens most often when the urine is concentrated- ie when you are dehydrated. And trying to pass these stones from the kidney to the bladder is incredibly painful. ...Read more


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