Miralax kidney damage

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Avatar n tn I was told after his surgery that the kidney, because of the damage would always present as hydronephrotic, just probably appear smaller and be less symptomatic as it was. He has been put on miralax and it seems that every time he shows pain in the kidney that there is also constipation present. You almost begin to wonder if the problem will ever completely be pain-free for our children.
1560663 tn?1298050127 Our new vet was young and fresh out of vet school and recommended Miralax. I add about 1/4 tsp to some tuna, tuna juice or a couple tablespoons of wet food once a day. It gives him some loose stinky stools but it is so simple and it works. He also has some pretty bad gas. Toonces is alive and doing pretty darn well for over a year now without being evacuated even once. We may not have even had to have the surgery had we known about this.
Avatar n tn I've seen gi doctors an they just tell me to take miralax or benefiber but it doesn't work the way I'm used to the laxatives so I always turn back to take the hand full of poison pills. The doctors all say that it could cause kidney damage, intestine damage, it also could lead to having to wear a bag and have your body not work at all. I pray that God performs a miracle in your wife's life and myself. I know this is a very old comment but I hope you read this and take something out of it.
Avatar n tn The last few days, I have also had short bouts (like 5-10 secs) of sharp kidney pains. But its only happened like twice, but I'm not used to having kidney pain. My abdominal pain worries me more. I have also changed my diet the last 2 months to gluten free, cutting way back on sugars, and not eating fatty foods. Basically, my question is, is this just getting back used to having the hormone in my system again? I know it is mostly converted in the liver and kidneys.
213044 tn?1236531060 I am somewhat of a kidney person myself. I have what is called MSK or Medullary Sponge Kidney .. that is one you can do a Google on ... I am prone to making stones; even when the stones pass I am prone to kidney pain. I get urinary tract infections w/o typical symptoms AND my urine tests usually are negative which is a problem to treat! What comes to thought if all other things are ruled out is that you may be producing kidney stones that are URIC ACID in nature vs.
Avatar m tn You need a barium enema. Go to the drug store and get Miralax. The generic is fine. You may need to use more than a capful, but try 1 capful in a glass of water first. You can use it every day. If that isn't strong enough, you could get a prescription for Amitiza, but it's about $400 if you don't have insurance that will cover it. You can also take magnesium citrate to stimulate things. Stop all dairy. Get tested for Celiac disease. Don't eat fried food.
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Avatar f tn I began feeling pain on my right side above my groin. I went back to gyno and he did ultrasound to rule out hernia. He suggested it may be nerve damage so he gave me lyrica to try. It wasnt the cure. This area is still distressing. It hurts more in the evening and when I get out of bed I have to hold with pressure my right side to keep it from hurting more.
Avatar f tn They not only help you go, but they also soften the stoof so it is less painful going. I've never tried it, but I've also heard good things about MiraLax - but again, I believe it's a liquid so you may have the same issue with the taste. As mentioned in the above answer to your post, increase your fiber slowly - adding too much fiber (especially too quickly) can actually make constipation worse.
645800 tn?1466864555 ) and not nerves damage going on. One of the main reasons I am considering doing the MiraLax tonight is my friend called today and said they may be letting him out of the hospital tomorrow. I don't know how I would be able to pick him up if I am in the bathroom all day tomorrow.
Avatar f tn but a resident told me it was probably not essential at this point. As to a colonoscopy....do a prep with Miralax (spelling?)...very mild...and you really won't be all that uncomfortable. It is not acidic..so no worries.My doctor didn't care how I cleansed the colon ...just that I did it. The procedure is nothing. You are put to sleep and wake to hear your doctor tell you what is what. Back to bowel problems....we have to be aware of what we eat and staying regular...
Avatar n tn Taking Milk of Magnesium is helpful but can have long-term consequences (lowers blood pressure). My GI DR prescribed Miralax as an alternative to surgery for my condition and it helps tremendously. Good luck!
Avatar m tn Also, if I touched my abdomen-especially in the middle but all over, it was felt like everything was bruised or something. My kidney area started to hurt, I wasn't peeing much. I was pretty miserable and it scared me death, so I went to the ER. They did some xrays. My colon was full of air. They gave me a bag of IV fluid and I did start to pee a lot. I woke up this morning kinda feeling the same way, but not as bad.
131114 tn?1380086790 I think it's a blessing that you found out about the HBP before it caused blindness, kidney damage, and a stroke(from a bleed in the brain). Now, you have the chance to get control of the BP, which I think is great! I had a cat w/ HBP and I found out about it when I noticed(and freaked out) blood in her eye!! The BP had caused blood to leak from the vessels of her eye, and it eventually caused blindness. I'm happy that you caught this in time!!
Avatar f tn ) My vet has been unable to give me any definite answers on anything going on with her. Her blood resaults were great for a cat her age. No kidney or liver damage. Thyroid good, no diabetes.She seems to have no idea what this mass is or why she is peeing. I feel badly for my cat. I do not feel she is suffering but I know she is uncomfortable. I wish I had an idea of what I was dealing with and if it is something that may or may not get better.
Avatar f tn Hi Guys, I am sure that many people with MS and other neurological diseases suffer from constipation, this can happen either due to the medicines that we are taking for our MS or due to the nerve pathway damage, in my case it has been caused by both, for a while I was on a drug called Vesicare which I am sure many of you take for bladder urgency. This drug is known to cause constipation as it drys out our mucus, so usually we end up with a dry mouth and dry other bits.
Avatar f tn Dangerous side effects or death can occur when alcohol is combined with a narcotic pain medicine , causes serious results in- asthma, COPD, sleep apnea, or other breathing disorders; liver or kidney disease; underactive thyroid; curvature of the spine; a history of head injury or brain tumor; epilepsy or other seizure disorder; low blood pressure; gallbladder disease; Addison's disease or other adrenal gland disorders; enlarged prostate, urination problems etc.
541953 tn?1262589826 I have been on morphine er 60mgs twice a day for my chronic pain among other issues. Yesterday I found out I had extensive nerve damage in my lower back. And my doctor changed my meds from the morphine to Opana Er 20 mgs twice a day. what is the difference? does anyone know? I tried to google and got nothing. I was just wondering if this is just a different brand name for morphine but stronger? thanks in advance for your help.
Avatar n tn I have heard through the grapevine that people with Diabetes develop lots of kidney stones and was told children have these sort of symptons for years until one day, the pain is extreme and it's off to surgery. I don't know how true this is and have never seen this kind of information posted anywhere. Has anyone heard of this?
1535467 tn?1342235270 Adding D will make your serum calcium test lower...but the damage is still being done because now, your body is absorbing more of the high calcium into the gut, but if you let your body do its job...it has lowered D to prevent you from absorbing so much Calcium, which can cause stroke or other bad symptoms.....this is bad...kidney stones, and high blood pressure...
Avatar m tn i think he wants to see if the one dose miralax curbs my symptoms first. this might all stem from my sudden diet change as well.
Avatar n tn My uncle is a nurse and said that the pain sounds like it could be my gallbladder, so I had a ultrasound on my gallbladder, pancreas and right kidney 2 days ago and they said everything is normal there too. I was convinced that I had gallstones because the symptoms matched perfectly and the pain comes on after eating greasy or fatty foods. I did a liver cleanse and ordered a gold coin grass tincture to soften up any stones in there, and have been drinking gallons of organic apple juice.
4597556 tn?1383308643 they wanted me to have a angieogram but i refused being scared . i was haveing kidney prob. from all the blood pressure meds i was on before, thats another thing i was on clinodine most the time i was on methadone for my blood pressure, i wonder if that can make a difference wd off the methadone since its used for withdrawls? i think i spelled it wrong clonidine that looks bet.
Avatar n tn The reason I say this is because I have a daughter that at the age of 18 months, was diagnosed with kidney problems that caused a lot of discomfort, especially when sitting or lying. The pain is usually just under the rib cage in the mid part of the back. I am not trying to diagnose your child, but it is definitely worth checking into. Hopefully your Doctor will take some suggestions like this one. I truly hope you find some help for your child.
Avatar n tn Since about the age of 25 and currently at 44, I have had many bouts with prostatitis, kidney infections, epiditimitis, and orchitis. Just recently I found out that I have a fistula (hole) in my prostate and rectum. Currently pain can be so bad that I can't function. I'm not suggesting that you might have a fistula, since the pain now is far worse that what I used to have about a year ago.
148354 tn?1211237506 ,gi noted on biopsy some inflammation,said its ibs.
Avatar n tn The swollen testicle 8 weeks later suggests spermatic cord damage. The radiating pain suggest nerve entrapment or damage. Seek other Doctors. Please let me know how it goes by leaving me e message.
Avatar f tn I am on the next thing after Nexium and still having pain! I think it's my liver, Doc thinks it's my kidney. - Will know soon enough, I hope... So, I'll be on here later in the evening. Have a good night and sleep well.
637767 tn?1227583107 I live in NH and had the surgery after 20 plus years of suffering with giardia, IBS, colonic inertia (which is a slow moving colon) and in the end it was moving so slow it was barely working. Nerve damage took place or something. So that's my story, again I hope I didn't say anything to scare you. It is the best thing I could have done and I know I'll be better off for it. I'm sure you will be too. Take care.