Kidney stones treatment urology

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Avatar m tn Urinary tract infection usually respond with antibiotic treatment. Smaller renal stones may pass through the urine but larger ones may stay in the kidney. It is best that you check with your doctor for proper evaluation. Additional medications may be prescribed. Imaging studies such as ultrasound may help. Take care and do keep us posted.
Avatar n tn Can you offer information on any studies specifically on treating ileostomates with kidney stones? Are there treatment options that we should consider or even hope of curtailing the formation of stones? Has intravenous hydration to increase the amount of fluid going through the kidneys ever been considered for ileostomates with stones? Any information or advice would be sincerely appreciated. Thank you.
Avatar n tn Hi, How are you? Kidney stones usually pass out through the urine stream with in 48hours. But this depends upon the size of the stone. A 4mm stone has 80% chances of coming out spontaneously, where as 5mm stone has 20% chances. Stones more than this size usually require treatment. Medical management includes calcium channel blockers, alpha blockers etc. Surgical treatment involves shock wave lithotripsy or percutaneous nephrolithotomy or open surgery.
Avatar n tn I am a 23 year old male with 1 kidney. 4 weeks ago in the emerjency room the doctor put me urinary stent becouse of infection and stones in my uretra. Now I finished takink medication they recomended me. Ther is no more infection in my urine. I vant to remove the stent and the stones, becouse it hurts me too much, and I cant take animore. But the doctor said thad I need 2 more monts the stent to be inside me. Why? I cant wait, I have too much pain.
Avatar m tn Hello, Various reasons for recurrent or persistent fungal infection are incomplete treatment, treatment resistance, co-existing dermatitis, diabetes and low immunity. Treatment resistance can be overcome by applying a cream with a combination of antifungals (Clotrimazole 1%, Miconazole nitrate 2%, Tolnaftate 1% and Butenafine hydrochloride 1%). Get her blood sugar tested, fasting, 2 hours after food and if these are high then glycosylated hemoglobin to see overall sugar status in last 3 months.
Avatar n tn The Henry Ford Hospital Department of Urology has experience in the evaluation and treatment of problems such as you describes. They would be most interested in helping you. You can reach them through our toll-free number (1-800-653-6568). We can also arrange local accommodations through this number if this is your need. Sincerely, HFHS M.D.-A.T.
Avatar n tn - for STDs, - for 2 cystoscopies, - for Hep A, B, C, HIV, urine test normal xray for kidney stones negative.. - Treatment included rocephin shot, deoxy antib, cipro antib, given different times to eliminate variables (no + results, pain progressed). Dx of attending thusfar Chronic pros. as hunch, but really just out of process of elimination. Attending asked me for other Dx, causes of symptoms, and ideas for treatment.
Avatar n tn (2)” Thus, the analysis of stone characteristics of renal stones by “UHCT(Unenhanced Helical Computed CT) is helpful in selecting appropriate patients undergoing ESWL for favorable outcomes and reduces the overall costs of the treatment of renal stones.(3)” 1. Source:Ozgur ,A. and Iker ,NY. Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy of Renal Pelvis Stones with PCK Stonelith Lithotripter .International Urology and Nephrology.2005 Url: 2.
Avatar f tn calcium oxalate stones, struvite stones, uric acid stones or cystine stones. Potassium citrate is used for the treatment of stones. I would suggest you to get an evaluation done from a urologist to determine the type of stone. Treatment modes include Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithrotripsy (ESWL), uteroscopic stone removal and percutaneoud nephrolithotomy. I hope it helps. Take care and regards.
Avatar n tn A subsequent CT scan revealed I had 2 additionall ( 2mm non-obstructing) stones in my right kidney and a cluster of at least (four 2-3 mm stones in my left kidney). They were also non-obstructive. I've been told by a couple of doctors and urologists that they cannot be the cause of my pain, even though the pain feels just like when I had obsturctive ones. I can also feel the damn things moving around and it causes me to have kidney spasms.
Avatar n tn they have to take leave to send me to hospital, they have to use their money for treatment that was exceed my insurance allowance. i can say, from the passing kidney stones until the removal of stent, i was suffer so much!
Avatar m tn urology institute- a com site says: "Q. If I get a kidney stone, what are my chances of passing it? Dr. Green: The size, configuration, and location affect the spontaneous passage of stones. However, stones less than 4 mm in diameter located in the lower ureter have a 90% change of passing. In contrast, stones greater than 6 mm in diameter have only a 20% chance of passing spontaneously.
3183592 tn?1344634338 I squirmed around trying to find any relief, but nothing I did made a difference. I had treated hundreds of patients with kidney stones, but now, I realized, I was the one who was about to wind up in the emergency room. My wife drove me to the hospital where I worked, and I greeted the ER director miserably letting him know that I thought I had a kidney stone.
Avatar f tn HI and you are not alone many of us with MSK have pain even when there are no stones i the ureters!!! We actually have an MSK support group here on medhelp! I want to encourage you to come and join us and learn about not only the causes for your pain but possible treatment options! Do keep in touch and add me to friends and let me now how your doing! Here is the link to the MSK forum I really hope to see you over there, I think you will find it the most helpful to you!! http://www.medhelp.
Avatar m tn These substances can create small crystals that become stones. The biggest risk factor for kidney stones is dehydration. Kidney stones may not produce symptoms until they begin to move down the tubes (ureters) through which urine empties into the bladder. When this happens, the stones can block the flow of urine out of the kidneys. This causes swelling of the kidney or kidneys, causing pain. The pain is usually severe. Kidney stones are common.
Avatar n tn My husband started having problems with kidney stones about 3 wks ago. He has had them before, so we knew what to expect. About a wk ago, he was still hurting and peeing blood, even though ct scan showed all stones were gone. They ran a scope up his urethra, and he had a stone stuck. Dr said just drink water, and it will dislodge. We are not sure if the stone has dislodged or not, but now he is peeing blood, pus is leaking from his urethra, his testicals hurt, and his kidneys hurt.
Avatar n tn I am currently on a protease inhibitor(HIV), Crixivan. One of the side effects of this med is kidney stones. I am curious as to what "type" of stone is formed here. I've read that there are many different types. Also, my doctor(s) recommend that I drink a lot of fluids to prevent the formation of stones. I I am currently drinking 2 quarts a day of fluids. Is this enough? Is there anything else I can do to prevent the stones from forming?
924255 tn?1243881663 iam having issues with my bladder as well have taking home test shows white blood cells present know nitrates or protein i just feel like iam not peeing enough did they check for kidney stones i heard they reeeeally hurt good luck let me know how it goes
Avatar f tn If you also suffer with reoccurring kidney pain whether you are passing stones or not...please respond as I am relieved to know I am not the only one. Beginning to think that I would never find someone that can identify with me. I would like to exchange information with another woman that has been experincing similiar symptoms. Thanks for your time in advance.
Avatar n tn Blood tests were all normal. I was then sent for an ultrasound of my urinary tract. It showed my right kidney is enlarged and working hard. I had by this time started to get some discomfort in my right side and lower back. Since then, you can feel a swelling in that area on my side at the bottom of the rib and now the left side has started to hurt too. It also has some swelling there, but not as much as the right side.
Avatar f tn Hello MSKers! I am new to this support group! I have had surgeries, stints, numerous CT scans, ultrasounds, KUBs & more! I go to my doc every 6months or yearly, depending on my status of stones! I recently had my check up, July 2011, & there are several small stones in both of my kidneys. I know the drill...water, water & more water!!! I am an excellent water drinker, however, I sweat a lot & I rarely have to go to the bathroom! Therefore, my stones do not get flushed out...
Avatar n tn Last year EWSL was attempted 3X to remove small, stubborn stones in my right kidney. Stones were not blocking the ureter but were causing pain for months. After 3rd attempt at EWSL it was decided to try laser treatment cystoscopically. This was "partially" successful. Some of the stones were removed, some he was not able to reach. I was left with a stint which came out before I made it home from the hospital.
Avatar f tn A referral to a kidney doctor or nephrologist may help. Treatment for MSK involves managing UTIs, removing kidney stones, and preventing recurrent infections and stones. Take care and do keep us posted.
Avatar n tn When magnesium and citrate are low or not present in adequate amounts in the urine, then insoluble salts such as calcium oxalate form, which in turn collect and organize to form kidney stones. The use of magnesium oxide or magnesium citrate is known to help in the treatment of patients with calcium oxalate stones. Second is the issue of your right non-functional kidney. In Crohn's patients the predominant area of involvement of inflammation is in the terminal ileum.
Avatar f tn // Here is some information on kidney stones in general Do you receive treatment for the stones?
Avatar n tn A copy of a your stone analysis (hopefully by x-ray diffraction) would be helpful as well as a two day log of your intake (food and fluid). The tendency to form kidney stones does run in families and thus could be transmitted to your daughters. Hope this helps. This information is provided for general medical information purposes only. Please consult your physician for diagnostic and treatment options pertaining to your specific medical condition.
Avatar n tn Hi, You can ask for an Xray, which would be quicker to schedule and to report, to check for the presence of kidney stones which my cause an obstruction of urine flow, even if only partial, and can predispose to UTIs. WBCs in the urine can be a sign of renal damage and inflammation, especially if accompanied by epithelial cells.
Avatar n tn I went to my family doctor to check for an infection. Everything was fine. He went ahead and put me on antibiotics for a kidney infection. It is now one week later and the symptoms have gotten worse. I have had a problem with excessive urination for app. 10 years (I usually get up 2-3 times during the night and at least once every two hours during the day). I have visited the doctor several times because of this and everytime my urine has been fine.