"I would get a 2nd opinion to be sure it's agreed. See a kidney stone specialist. I'm not saying not to have this done, but be sure somebody with expertise working with MSK, etc. is doing it. It's invasive, too, as I understand versus ..."
You may want to check out this post on our community which may be helpful: http://www.medhelp.org/posts/Medullary-Sponge-Kidney-Disease-MSK-/Medullary-nephrocalcinosis/show/1147947
It depends what her 24hr urine tests reveal, fo..."
Speaking of a heat pack, my last stone was horrible. I tried to take a bath in hot water and had to get out .. the heat made things even worse. As if 20 on a scale of 1-10 for pain wasn't bad enough!
"OUCH .. so sorry you are in such pain!
I have had pain like you, but was lucky that a stone did show up on my CT Scan, albeit very small it was embedded in my ureter.
Maybe see a GI to see if there's something related to the GB bei..."
"My daughter (when she was 17) had similar symptoms and after 8 days in the hospital they found out her gallbladder was not working properly, causing similar symptoms to yours, even though all tests were normal. She also had GERD often (..."
"I truly believe in seeing an Endocrinologist before the ENT when it comes to nodules. They don't do surgery and usually tell it like it is. I had a few opinions before my surgery for nodules and weighted the Endo's opinion fairly heavy..."
"I read your thread and just want to say how sorry I am that you are going through this after having your thyroid removed. I wish I had an answer. Maybe another large hospital like Columbia in NYC where they specialize in thyroid may be..."
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