Complications from kidney stones besides pain?

Kidney damage. Obstruction causing irreversible kidney damage infection, which combined with obstruction can be fatal if untreated.

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Complications of multiple kidney stones and stents?

Many . There are many possible complications but the most common complications of kidney stones include: bleeding, infection, pain, urinary obstruction. Common stent complications include: pain, perforation, stricture, infection. Read more...

Are there any complications from repeat kidney stones? My husband has had two in 6 months. He is only 45 years old.

A stone forms from some abnormal metabolism. The better question to ask is why is he having kidney stones. If he has a metabolic problem with calcium he may form stones. If he has a high uric acid he may form stones. If he has a urinary infection or prosthetic enlargement may tend to form stones. It sounds like he needs a little more evaluation of the etiology of the stones. Read more...
Pain. If one of them was analyzed then a stone metabolic workup which includes a number of urine and blood chemical tests can be done to arrive at a preventive plan which would include special diet &/or medication depending on result. Answering your question: stones that pass or are removed if causing obstruction will not cause long term complications,but the pain is bad enough.Good luck to your husband. Read more...

What is the best treatment for complications from kidney stone?

Depends. Depends on the nature of complication........Hydrnephrosis will need stenting, pyelonephritis will need additinal antibiotic, renal failure will need dialysis/ultrfiltration, pain med, ....... Read more...
Here are some ... Timely consultation and collaboration with Doc for timely intervention is the key to minimize stone-related complications. But, still remember nothing is free and no magic in life & medicine; it any, that is, to apply currently available knowledge, skill, technology, drug, commonsense, and wisdom at reasonable time in reasonable way to reasonable persons. So, work with Doc closely. Read more...

What are normal complications from kidney stone operation and stent?

Stent. It is normal to feel some discomfort and see a little blood-tinged urine after stent placement. Some complications include infection, bleeding, ureteral perforation and scarring. Read more...
Kidney stone. Hopefully, there are no complications. The potential complications depends on the actual procedure performed. Read more...

Kidney stone - what will happen if kidney stone left unremoved. Aside from pain would it cause kidney failure or other complications.?

Kidney stone. It depends on where the stone is. If it ends up blocking the tube that leads out of the kidney or from the bladder, it can cause further pain and can lead to kidney disease (from obstruction). Some stones can cause scaring in the kidneys. Often stones will pass on their own with enough hydration if they are small enough. If not, they may need to be removed or broken up. Read more...
Size and location. Kidney stones are somewhat unpredictable, but size and location are important factors. Stones may block your kidneys and cause infection and loss of kidney function and this process is not always painful. The decision to observe stones should be done in consultation with a urologist. Read more...

Is kidney failure a common complication of kidney stones?

If not. Treated appropriately, kidney stones can damage your kidneys severely. Read more...
Kidney disease. Most kidney disease/kidney failure comes from longstanding, poorly controlled high blood pressure and/or diabetes. Nowaadays, it is rare for kidney stones by themselves to cause kidney failure unless they are left in a blocking location for a long period of time. Read more...