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Will Kidney Stones Make My Bladder Feel Full
I had a full hystorectomy a yr ago why is sex so painful. I also at the same time had a bladder lift. I am only 34. I would rather have kidney stones?
Please see your gyn: Who did your surgery, u need an evaluation with cultures, blood work and an ultrasound, u may have adhesions post op or a chronic bladder irritation and u may also need vaginal estrogen and other meds, u may end up needing a scope or robot surg to look for adhesions or other problems, u symptoms are not normal as u know. ...Read more
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
Trble urinating. Get feeling of bladder fullness, & wen I go it trickles out slow & takes long time to empty. Causes for this? Child birth? Kidney stones?
Many possibilities: For a lady of 21, possibilities include urinary tract infection that feels like retention but the frequency & slow trickle are due to irritation when the bladder is actually empty. Of course recent childbirth could cause this due to local trauma caused by birthing procedure. Stones of bladder, not kidney, are possible though less likely. Meds used to decrease urine frequency&decongestants can do it. ...Read more
Pain resolved: Usually the pain and discomfort will resolve. ...Read more
Yes.: Though rare, it is possible for kidney stones to become retained in the bladder and become larger, hard, bladder stones. Stones that can pass through a ureter can generally pass through the bladder outlet, but certain conditions, such as prostate enlargement or a neurogenic bladder, can predispose someone to forming bladder stones. ...Read more
Yes: It can occasionally but if it continues consider seeing a doctor to make sure there is not an infection. ...Read more
Lithotripsy: There are a couple of ways to get the offending stone. Sometimes a urologist may insert a stent or plastic tube that can act as a sort of guide for the stone. Depending on the size of the stone ultrasound shock waves may be used to break up the stone so that it can pass. There maybe other ideas a urologist has and talk to your doctor for your options. Best of luck ...Read more
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What will be the symptoms when my kidney stone travels from the UVJ into the bladder? Currently pain free. Stone 4.5 mm x 11 mm at UVJ.
Variable: Stones near the bladder can cause urinary frequency and urgency. As they travel down the ureter, pain is the most common symptom. This is a fairly large stone at the most narrow part of the ureter and has a low chance of passing into the bladder on it's own. You should see a Urologist. ...Read more
I currently have a 6mm kidney stone that I am currently trying to pass, it is at the entrance to my bladder...can it pass and will it hurt?
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Pain should resolve: You may have pain when the stone leaves the bladder (in the urethra). If the stone is in the bladder but still blocking the ureteral orifice, you will continue to have pain. Finally, the pain from passing a stone can sometimes take a while to resolve after the stone has passed due to inflammation of the ureter. If the pain does not resolve, follow up with your doctor. ...Read more
I have a 5mm kidney stone. I'd like to know when, during elimination, will it be the most painful? Ureteter, bladder or urethra? I'm a male.
Here are some...: If a 5-mm stone is inside kidney and not moving, you unlikely have pain. A stone of such size poses low odd for spontaneous passage, prior stone passage will help decide if worthwhile to act or wait. If act and it is visible with x-ray, shock wave may disintegrate it; if not visible or in ureter or still in kidney, holmium laser through urehtra and ureter is the choice, Remember nothing is free... ...Read more
Can kidney stone with 8mmx4mm in urethral (between bladder and kidney) dissolve with medicines.? Or any procedure is required. I don't have much pa
No: If it is uric acid it can be dissolved. Uric acid stone does not show on plain xray but if you have history of uric acid stones, sodium bicarbonate to raise pH may dissolve stone. Most stones are calcium oxalate and cannot be dissolved. A stone that is 8X4mm is unlikely to pass on its own. Endoscopic procedure is advisable. Make sure you follow with your urologist. Best wishes. ...Read more
**2ND OPINION* went 2 ER kidney stone R Kidney. He said they don't hurt if inside the kidney&when they hit the ureter/bladder, can they hurt n kidney?
I have 4mm kidney stone but can't decide between ureteroscopic or trying to pass it myself for a bit. Its close to my bladder but hasn't moved since fri.?
Ureteral stone: The size of the stone does not correlate well to the intensity of the pain. The nearly unbearable pain of "ureteral colic" is from spasm of the muscular ureter. Although 50% probability to pass on its own within a few days, a 6mm stone sometimes will get stuck and fail to progress. Usually after 5 days, I recommend having the stone extracted with a ureteroscope as an outpatient. ...Read more
I've had freaquent kidney stones now I have a dull pain in my bladder is ot something worry about?
What are the causes and fixes for urinary blood if no kidney stones are present and the bladder is clear?
Visit a Urologist: Still need to identify the cause. When you do, you will have your answer. ...Read more
Not related: They are not really related metabolically or anatomically. Gall bladder stones occur in part of the gastrointestinal tract and often contain high concentrations of bile and cholesterol. Kidney stones occur in the urinary tract and often contain calcium and minerals excreted by the kidney. ...Read more
I'm paralyzed. I had an 11mm kidney stone blocking my bladder. They put a stint in. It's very painful and uncomfortable. Is this normal?
Painful stent: Call this AM and let the doctor know it is painful. May have infection and need antibiotics or malpositioned, or stone effects. ...Read more
Hi, I believe my kidney stones have already passed but I keep having bladder spasms. It is possible I haven't passed my kidney stone yet?
Spasms: When a stone is hung up at the end of the ureter it often triggers spasms. ...Read more
What can I do to help pass a kidney stone? I was at the ER last night and they said it was close to my bladder & it could pass anytime soon.
A few things: The likelyhood of passing a stone depends on certain factors. Larger stones and those higher up in the ureter are less likely to pass. Some medicines like tamsulosin or Nifedipine may help and analgesia is often important. Staying hydrated is usually recommended although overdoing this with an obstructing stone could cause problems. It's important to follow up to assure that the stone has passed. ...Read more
Painful bladder spasms 12 days after stinit removed for kidney stones and lasering of stones. How much longer will this last? Reached my max
M south indian.5.8mm kidney stone on pathway from bladder to penis. Will medication help to push it out?
If my kidney stone is close to my bladder is the painful part over with? Or will it be just as bad to urinate it?
Can't say: Well it depends on the size of the stone. Drink much water to flush it down. ...Read more
Kidney stones in between bladder/kidney why so long to be removed been a week stint inserted can ultra sound be used?
Depends: The stent was inserted to bypass the stone and so relieve your pain. You did not mention the diameter of the stone but if it is in the mid ureter as you say, it can be handled endoscopically by removal or laser fragmentation. The urologist may decide to use lithotripsy depending on the details of size...Best wishes. ...Read more
Is it normal sometimes (once a year) to have sharp bladder pain after urination? Or is it bcause of kidney stones? (2-3mm)
Unlikely: It is unlikely that a 2 to 3 mm stone in your kidney is giving you any symptoms at all. Just specially unlikely is giving any bladder symptoms since it is a long way from your bladder. Occasional discomfort after voiding or at the end of urination as infrequently as you describe is certainly not unusual. ...Read more
4mm kidney stone in bladder severe pain when flow of urine slows down. Drinkin lots of water. When should stone pass on its own?
Bladder stone: No telling how long. 4mm stone should pass but will be painful. If you do not pass it in next 5-7 days, discuss urologist going and getting it with a scope. Best of luck with this. OUCH!! Dr R ...Read more
Had kidney stone removed week ago. Stent for 3 days. After removal extreme bladder spasms at night. Should I be worried, can it be another stone?
Hi I just got diagnosed with kidney stones today they only said I have a 2 ml stone right above my bladder tim still in alot of pain what do I do?
Here are some...: For a 2-mm stone at the very end of ureter, watch, strain urine for stone retrieval, and see with or without alpha-blocker; this would be the most reasonable course of care for one at 20 with no Hx of prior kidney infection or diabetes mellitus as long as being manageable in pain control, free of suspecting infection, etc. However, if too much symptomatic, occasionally intervention may be needed. ...Read more
**SECOND OPINION** I hav Kidney stone in R Kidney. ER DR said It should hurt its n kidney not tubes or bladder. Can kidney stone hurt in the Kidney?
I have a 4 MM Kidney Stone. That is stuck in my bladder, and I'm wondering if it's safe to Fly? The pain is really really BAD. Pain meds no help
Would not fly in pai: How long ago did stone pass? 4 M&M should come out but you may need doctors help. Pain should be less unless stone us impacted (stuck) in ureter or urethra. ...Read more
Hello its been a while that I have had bladder and kidney pain today I passed a kidney stone at work should I visit a GP is it normal to just pass it?
I have been cramping for a week unbearable pain. But one Dr say is a kidney stone. Other Dr say its overactive bladder. I need help! What can it be?
Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. It sounds like you are already seeing a doctor. Keep your follow up to continue the evaluation process. ...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
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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