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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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Do kidney stones cause armpit/breast pain?

Do kidney stones cause armpit/breast pain?

Not likely: Pain is usually in flank, abdomen, or inguinal area. On other hand pain so severe that in some individuals may radiate to atypical body parts. ...Read more

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I have GERD and sometimes get brief dull pain under my left breast, now I feel the same one under my right breast/rib area. That normal? Kidney stone?

I have GERD and sometimes get brief dull pain under my left breast, now I feel the same one under my right breast/rib area. That normal? Kidney stone?

Not kidney stone: If you have stones, it would not be a brief and dull pain. Besides your pain is too high and upfront above the kidney area. I think you need to see a doctor about this since the pain you describe is not typical for gerd. ...Read more

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I was told I have gallstones when I had my kidney stone during a ultra sound by the nurse and sometimes I have bad cramps under my breast on my left.?

I was told I have gallstones when I had my kidney stone during a ultra sound by the nurse and sometimes I have bad cramps under my breast on my left.?

Unrelated: Almost 23% of the general population have asymptomatic gallbladder stones. Symptomatic cholelithiasis is associated with pain after eating in the epigastric/ right upper abdominal area in a person with gallstones on ultrasound. Your symptoms most likely are not related. I suggest you have it checked by your pcp. Good luck. ...Read more

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I get random brief pain under left breast/up rib and it comes/goes.10+minutes of this pain. I have kidney stone there and gas/gerd. Are they related?

I get random brief pain under left breast/up rib and it comes/goes.10+minutes of this pain. I have kidney stone there and gas/gerd. Are they related?

Possible but not: .....necessarily related: Irritation of ribs' cartilage, joints or nerves. Intestinal gas trapped in the sharp bend in the colon. Constipation. Spasm of the colon. Inflammation of the pancreas. Enlarged spleen. Stone or infection in the left kidney or upper part of the ureter. Ovarian problems with referred pain to the left diaphragm. Inflammation of L. lower lung or left diaphragm..... ...Read more

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Heart or my kidney stone? Have random pains directly under my breast. On ribs. Its sharp/achey. I put my hand on it and feel my heart bet pretty strongly.

Heart or my kidney stone? Have random pains directly under my breast. On ribs. Its sharp/achey. I put my hand on it and feel my heart bet pretty strongly.

Need examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without an examination, however, it is likely that it is neither your heart nor kidney stones but a musculo-skeletal issue. It is not urgent but you should consult your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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From last 1.5 months, pain on right side of chest till back, ultrasound whole abdomen diagone kidney stone 5mm & chest xray normal, I do gyming?

From last 1.5 months, pain on right side of chest till back, ultrasound whole abdomen diagone kidney stone 5mm & chest xray normal, I do gyming?

See answer: If kidney stone is in your right kidney and if question is whether kidney stone is the cause of your described pain, the answer is "possibly" if no other valid cause of your pain has been established. That said, a 5 mm renal stone in a young adult has the potential to cause problems at some point, and certainly not unreasonable to recommend eswl treatment regardless of whether it is symptomatic. ...Read more

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My wife is diagnosed with kidney stones so after medication milk from breasts is not coming. I have a 4 month old baby. Please suggest fr breast milk?

My wife is diagnosed with kidney stones so after medication milk from breasts is not coming. I have a 4 month old baby. Please suggest fr breast milk?

Pump or nursing?: Check with the prescribing MD to see if medication can be the cause. At four months many women's breasts reduce in size but still produce adequate milk. PUMPS use vacuum pressure to get milk out and in some it can become less and less effective. The baby nursing works the nipples differently and they can usually work the milk down. Good urine output indicates baby is getting the milk. No? See MD ...Read more

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Right flank pain and pain in right groin and back. Variable chest pain (non cardiac) as well. Is this more likely from gall bladder or kidney stone?

Right flank pain and pain in right groin and back. Variable chest pain (non cardiac) as well. Is this more likely from gall bladder or kidney stone?

Kidney stone: Flank and groin pain are often caused by kidney stones that cause some degree of obstruction to the kidney or ureter. There are multiple other causes, however. You should seek a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Left arm has been hurting bad for three weeks. Also my left side hurts to the touch. I have had kidney stones before but never arm pain. More stones?

Left Arm maybe more: Left arm pain could have more serious implications depending on the timing severity, patientcage and risk factors for heart disease.
Evaluation and treatment by your primary care provider is defintely warranted. ...Read more

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Woke up with dull pain on left back side, can this be Kidney Stone? Can Kidney Stone give dull pain for a day? When to go to hospital?

May be, but...: More info is needed so to deduce what you got, but getting the health-related things for good medical care has not to be that hard by following instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. When is the time to see doc? You decide after perusing the suggested article; but if pain is unbearable or starting fever & chill, that is an emergency - to see doctor right away. Best... ...Read more

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Does kidney stone pain travel from the right side to the left side?

Does kidney stone pain travel from the right side to the left side?

Kidney stone pain: Typically, pain related to a kidney stone remains on one side, although it can radiate down into the pelvis and lower urinary area. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Pain for 3 days now on my back left side to my abdomen. It hurts more when I yawn or inhale deeply. My urinalysis is 2-5wbc/hpf. Is this kidney stone?

Pain for 3 days now on my back left side to my abdomen. It hurts more when I yawn or inhale deeply. My urinalysis is 2-5wbc/hpf. Is this kidney stone?

Many possibilities: Well there can be similarities with a kidney stone one would find blood in the urine. I assume since you had a urinalysis that you had a medical evaluation. I would recommend that you evaluate those areas of your anatomy close to the area you have your symptoms this could be the chestwall, lungs, the abdomen. And the intestines. We might also consider your muscles. ...Read more

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Can a kidney stone on the right side cause pain on the left side?

Can a kidney stone on the right side cause pain on the left side?

Complex: Pain on the left side, I presume in the flank, may be due to another new stone on the left or be unrelated i.e. Due to a muscular or skeletal cause.
See your doctor for a diagnosis of your pain. ...Read more

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If I have a kidney stone on my left side, why does my right side hurt?

If I have a kidney stone on my left side, why does my right side hurt?

Something else?: Gallstones? Right kidney infection? Need to get evaluated. Having a left kidney stone does not immunize you from other problems. You are at higher risk for developing stones on the left side too! ...Read more

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I still have a little pain on my left side after kidney stone surgery and stent removable?

Very common: Mild edema, or swelling, in the ureter is common after this surgery. This tends to subside soon. Hydrate well and see how you feel. Keep in touch with your urologist if the pain does sot subside. ...Read more

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Been to GP and have a small kidney stone. I want to know why the pain is in the left side of my stomach and not my back. What are other symptoms?

Kidney vs ureter: A small stone in the kidney typically does not cause any pain. A small stone in the ureter may cause pain anywhere from the back to the genital area in the front depending on position. ...Read more

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I had CT of abdomen and dr said good except small kidney stone, I still have some left side back and ab pain. Dr said not to worry since good ct?

Stone: That most likely is not the cause of your pain but you have to drink a lot of fluids if no other contraindications. Follow up with the doctor. ...Read more

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Left ovarian cyst hi, 4 weeks back I had pain on my left side. Initially, the doctors treated it as a kidney pain as I had a kidney stone (3mm) in my left kidney in june 2011. The doctors did the kidney treatment. I wasn't satisfied and decided to go for

I: I can definitely understand your concern. That is a long time to have pain, and it sounds like it has been a complicated situation. Initially you had the kidney stone that sounds like it was successfully treated, and you then had a negative ct scan. Now it is found that you have an ovarian cyst that is 3.5 cm. Ovarian cysts are painful. They can pop and rupture, leaking fluid into the peritoneal (abdomino-pelvic)space, which usually resolves on its own though it is quite painful. Most ovarian cysts resolve on their own. Please see a gynecologist in follow up to be sure that this is resolving. Some women need to be treated with medications such as hormonal treatments to resolve cysts (such as oral contraceptive tablets). If you have sudden increase in pain, fever, vomiting, or new symptoms then you would have to be seen as an emergency, but otherwise please make an appointment with a licensed gynecologist. ...Read more

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Hi, I have an 8mm kidney stone in my left kidney that has recently started giving me discomfort. Which procedure is best? SWL or Ureteroscopy?

Hi, I have an 8mm kidney stone in my left kidney that has recently started giving me discomfort. Which procedure is best? SWL or Ureteroscopy?

Here are some...: Nowadays, transureteroscopic laser stone-breaking with/without post-procedural stent is what I prefer, but the practice in managing symptomatic renal stone has evolved & changed and professional proficiency may sway how kidney stone could be handled. So, ask your urologist although through ureteroscopy is what I prefer. More? Contact me and I can help you. ...Read more

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I had a kidney stone removed in dec on left side niw right is feeling dull pain, would they have checked both kidneys then?

Yes, ...: Nowadays, standard imaging study is ct scan with or without contrast, which will show 3-dimensional projections of both kidneys with highest accuracy than ever, of course, no test yields 100%. At to dull pain newly developing on right side, it's hard to say if it's stone-related or not without detailed history, physicals, and new imaging study since non-moving non-obstructing stone has no symptom. ...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


Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more