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I have had a UTI for a week, my urine is different with white tissue floating particules. I have a history of kidney stones could that be something?

Hard to tell. A urinary tract infection can cause sediment to form in the urine from break down of infection fighting cell, dead bacteria and bladder lining that was damaged by the infection. I would recommend completing your course of antibiotics and drinking large amounts of water to help flush this sediment out of your bladder. I don't think related to your history of kidney stones. But ask your md. Read more...

+2w Kidney stone & infection. Dr. gave 7d of Cipro (ciprofloxacin) last week, but still have some flank pain, cloudy urine (floating specks), small stones. What next?

Continue Rx and f/u. If there is obstruction and infection with kidney stone it is a potentially serious even life threatening problem. Both the obstruction and infection need to be treated and eliminated. US or other imaging can diagnose and confirm resolution of obstruction. F/u urine testing and culture can diagnose and confirm resolution of infection. Read more...

What causes kidney stone?

Minerals. A kidney stone is hard mass developed from crystals that separate from the urine within the urinary tract. Kidney stones may contain various combinations of chemicals. Most common type of stone contains calcium in combination with either oxalate or phosphate. These chemicals are part of a person's normal diet and make up important parts of the body, such as bones and muscles. 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...

What causes a kidney stone?

Kidney stones. Usually a kidney stone is calcium oxalate, but, you need a work up with an u/a, and sma21 to confirm that you do have an issues.. Follow up with pmd {private medical doctor} for full work. 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...

How is kidney stone treated?

Depends on size. Once kidney stone is confirmed by ct of kidneys treatment depends on size. Large stones needs to be surgically removed by urologists while smallers ones will pass. Push fluids and take pain meds. Sound waves can be used in lithotripsy to break up stones that can be naturally passed as well. Read more...
Urologic help. If the stone is passing we have a few options but if the stone is "locked" in the kidney it needs less attention. 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...

L suffered kidney stone size8.1mm?

Most likely. you will pass it some times with lots of pains , drink plenty of water , if it get stuck then your rotor will help you. Read more...