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Kidney stones, also called nephrolithiasis are solid pieces of material that form in the kidney from substances in the urine. Discuss topics including prevention, symptoms and passing kidney stones.
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So, my grandmother has a huge kidney stone in her right kidney size 70mm. That kidney is now at 15% functioning level and her left is now...
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I have had a 19 Mm removed before, the experience was horrific. I currently have a 14 mm in the north pole of the right kidney. I hav...
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------------------ HISTORY ----------------- May 22, 2015: Noticed blood in urine for half day and then clear urine. Ultrasound, blood...
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Hi. I have a long history with kidney stones and four years ago had my right kidney removed due to a stag horn kidney. In a recent ultras...
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About a month ago out of nowhere I got this pain in my uretha. I figured it was some kind of UTI. My urine in the morning would be cloudy...
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Curious if anyone has experienced light kidney pain in the opposite kidney following a ureteroscopy and stent placement to remove a small...
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I am 42 yrs old. Have been in severe debilitating pain for the last 5 1/2 months. The pain started suddenly and has not stopped. It's mos...
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My son has been having issues since March. He has had multiple punctate kidney stones, at least a dozen sonograms, 2 CTs, and a list of t...
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I have left back abdomen pain(kidney area) and doctor took blood test and vitamin d. i have very less vitamin d. and also ultrasound show...
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I had what I think was my first kidney stone back in January 2015 just after my 19th birthday, I say that I think it was my first one as ...
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Urologist know what really causes calcium stones but if they told you they would lose 85 % of their business. So i am going to tell you. ...
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Dear All, I want to ask you whether those of you with a kidney stone has frequent urination and burning before/after urination. I wa...
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I have a kidney stone. I am waiting for approval for surgery to break it up. They gave me pain medication but it does not work near enoug...
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I had my first lithotripsy yesterday to remove a 5 mm kidney stone. I was told to strain my urine to collect any "gravel". Can anyone tel...
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Anyone know which has a larger diameter opening? The larger "straw", if you will? Want to know if, in general, the harder part is getti...
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After I had my stone busted up a stent was put in to help the fragments come out.Now I have the string taped to me but have a lot of what...
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Hello, I am 36 years old male. It is 3 months that I have burning, frequent urination, back-pain at L5S1 region (not in kidney regions...
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My symptoms over 3 months: -burning and frequent urination -microscopic blood in urine -elavated psa ( 1.87 for an age of 36, normal...
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I am using dipsticks for my urine analysis to detect blood. So far, it seems normal. My question is this: are dipsticks accurate for d...
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I am a 60 yr old female with extensive history of kidney stones since 1978 (before lithotrypsy), recurrent infections & blood in urine. ...
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