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Category Archives: Kidney Stones
I have been suffering with chronic kidney stones for five years now. I thought it was getting better; however recently my case has gotten worse. I just had sound wave treatment on my left kidney 06/12/2015 and a KUB done on 09/08/2015 showed my kidney completely full again. I also had the sound wave done on my right kidney 08/27/2015, as well as a stent placed. I’ve had a lot of complications with my right kidney since this procedure and even ended up in the E.R. twice. I still have the stent in and cannot have it removed until an infection is completely gone. I feel like I have tried everything and nothing works. I’m tired of suffering and having to be put on Morphine, Dilaudid, and Toradol on a monthly bases. If there is any advice you can give me, I would greatly appreciate it.
I suggest that you have all of the stones removed from your kidneys first and then you should consult with a nephrologist about what is causing your kidney stones and how you can prevent kidney stones. A urologist, who is … Continue reading
I am from India. My wife had a 20 mm kidney stone in her right kidney and 13mm stone in left kidney in 2012. She got through a kidney surgery to remove 20 mm stone in 2012. The 13 mm stone is still present in her left kidney. We were planning to get another surgery. Today we had another ultrasound and shockingly two more stones were formed in her right kidney of size 5 mm and 6 mm. What should I do now. Very tough situation to handle! Please help as soon as possible. The
The problem that you describe is a urological problem and must be handled by a urologist. A urologist is a surgeon who deals with kidney stones and surgical manipulation of stones. The urologist must first remove all of the stone … Continue reading
I have an 1 mm kidney stone that isn’t going to move out of my kidney. Should it be taken out if there are no symptoms? This will be my 3rd large stone in 15 years.
This is a very small kidney stone. Stones that are less than 5 millimeters (mm) in diameter will generally pass without surgery or lithotripsy. If you are having no symptoms, it is usually not necessary to perform any invasive procedure. … Continue reading
I have a impacted large stone in my left side and a nephrostomy tube and wire was inserted 3 weeks ago. I also have a 15mm stone in my right kidney with a stent in place and am scheduled for shock wave this week. My question is, is there any medical reason or wait time (ie to wait for results of lithotripsy) for delay of surgery on the left side kidney with impacted stone. Does one stone have to be taken care of before the other?
The question that you ask is a surgical and urological question. I am a nephrologist and have no expertise in surgery or lithotripsy. I suggest that you ask this question of your urologist.
My wife had a kidney stone. So she underwent an operation and the doctor implanted a tube on her kidney. They called it laser operation, but later on we never notice that it has to remove. How long can it last in her kidney? and what is the risk? For now, its almost 2 years and still it hasn’t been removed yet.
The stent should have been removed shortly after the stone was passed. This is a urological problem. I suggest you contact a urologist and have this stent removed, if it is still in place from the kidney to the bladder.
If your father and your mother both have kidney stones, you are also very likely to get kidney stones. The tendency to pass kidney stones is passed down in families.
My boyfriend was diagnosed with a kidney stone on Saturday. The ER doctor said that it is either in the bladder or close to it and that it should pass the rest of the way with no problem. Sunday he experienced not being able to ejaculate during sex. Today, again, he experienced the same thing. He has no trouble getting an erection and feels the urge to ejaculate but nothing comes out. What is causing this?
If your boyfriend has a stone, this could be causing blockage of the tube from the bladder through the penis known as the urethra. If this is the case, your boyfriend should be examined by a urologist. A urologist is … Continue reading