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  • 1 month ago

    Best Medication for Kidney Stones

    I have had frequent kidney stones over the past 4 years. With the first stone, the ER doctor prescribed percocet and Flomax, which seemed to work well. With subsequent kidney stones I visited my primary care physician and / or urologist for medication. It seems I was never prescribed the same thing twice. My question is, what is the best medication to take when passing a kidney stone? I have the following prescriptions at home from previous kidney stones or other procedures. Please let me know if....
  • 2 months ago

    From gross Hematuria to cystoscope to wtf?

    Ok, so gross Hematuria.... only once. No pain, no problems. Went to doctors, sent me to urologist. Booked me in for cystoscopy under a general as I had hypospadias when I was younger...... anyway.Had ct scan.... never heard back from anyone about ct scan? (Assuming was clear!)On the morning of surgery (Wednesday) the surgeon said a lump on kidney was found on ct. they will see what the lump is via the camera...when I woke I was told, the tubes from kidney to bladder was too small and they have put....
  • 2 months ago

    Stomach pain, kidney stones??

    Hi! So, every once and a while it is completely random I will get this pain in my stomach. It is to the right of my belly button right outside of where my abs would end. So the Middle section of the right side of my stomach. The pain is very random, I will notice a weird tight feeling where it is and then if I even go to scratch my stomach or something I will feel like I am getting stabbed with a knife in that spot. I do feel a little bump when I push around which does hurt alot and then after I....
  • 4 months ago

    7mm stone lodged in

    71 yr old. I had bladder removed in 2008. I have a 7mm stone.In my ureter , apx 1 inch from ileium conduit. I have a tube in my kidney to prevent urine blockage. 90% of urine is passing by the stone, as less than an ounce per day passes through my kidney tube, that was inserted 15 days ago. Is eswl (sonic blasting) an option? if so what type is recomended. Entry from the conduit is near impossible. Other option is surgery through kidney to gain access to the stone, which is what my Dr. recommends....
  • 5 months ago

    Kidney stone

    I had a ct scan that revealed two stones 1mm and 4 mm one in each kidney the pain has been almost constant since the hospital meds wore off the pain meds prescribed have little to no effect will the pain subside or should I return to the er
  • 5 months ago

    passing a stone? or worse?

    i've started to see blood in my urine. i know it's kidney stones (one 4mm stone) because i have had two separate hospital visits in the last few months. the visible blood in the urine had gone away (the doctors told me there would still be a microscopic amount), but now has shown up again. i went to the doctor last week because it felt like i needed to pee a lot but very little was coming out. they told me that i was retaining 30ml which is apparently normal. some of the sensation of needing....
  • 5 months ago

    Creatnine and BUN Levels

    Hello! On April 10, my dad recently had a blood test done and his creatnine and BUN levels were slightly elevated and a 2.20 and 32. His ratio is a 15. In September 2017 his creatnine was 1.39 and his BUN was 17 with a ratio of 12. His primary care doctor is sending him to a Nephrologist. My dad is almost 70 and has history of high blood pressure and heart attack in 2007. What does his recent test levels mean?
  • 6 months ago

    Creatine levels

    Had a baseline level 6 months ago at 1.5. Just had another kidney stone and upon entering the hospital was tested at 2.5. Passed the stone and 2 hours later creatine tested at 2.0. Eight days later blood test at 1.7. Is this rate of decline ok? Also last test was 2 hours after strenuous exercise and high protein lunch and 7 hours after 30 protein gram breakfast . Can this skew my results? Doctor wants to wait 30 days for anothet test and on an afternoon after lunch and exercise, is this correct?
  • 6 months ago

    Burning when urination

    Will kidney stones only burn the last inch section of your penis when peeing?
  • 6 months ago

    Kidney stones again?

    In May 2016 I went to the hospital with severe pain to discover I had kidney stones. The drip I was on was enough to flush them out. I’ve been experiencing very mild aches every now and then (which I was told was normal), only lasts a few minutes so never worried. I have a good diet and exercise regularly but within the last couple of months the aches have grown stronger and remained for a lot longer. Not sure whether that’s a sign that they’re coming back or I may have other issues with my kidney....