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  • Mareea2009 2

    I keep getting bladder infection - Is this could be kidney stones?

    I'm totally sick of getting bladder infection for last three years and have tried very hard not to get them by drinking plenty of water, cranberries juice/tablets, stop drinking alcohol and go to totilet straight after I was getting antibiotics 3-4 per a year but just for this year - 3 times already,...

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  • sarah87162 6

    kidney stones and uti

    I have a huge kidney stone. I am under a consultant at Hereford but no date for having it removed yet. I keep getting urinary tract infections and having to take anti biotics. This has been going on for months now and uti's are not going to stop coming back until the stone is removed. Have been to

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  • brittney1 2

    Please someone help me!!!

    I was diagnosed with kidney stones. I've never passed one., right now I am feeling pain in my butt and groin and a dull ache on my side and under ribs? Is this normal! ? The pain goes from my butt down to my back thighs and groin area??

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  • angela46352 3

    Kidney pain relief after lasering and stent pain

    Hello. I just wanted to tell of my own experience. After laser procedure for kidney stone removal I found that this time I was in a lot of pain. The hospital gave me morphine and paracetamol but that didn't even touch the agony I was in. They then suggested Voltarol suppositories. (Diclofenac Sodium)...

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  • djsp 1

    Bleeding from kidney stones

    I went to the ER on 11/20/16 when I woke up and saw blood in my urine. They gave me a CT scan and saw multiple 4mm stones in the lower poles of both kidneys. They said that they didn't see any stones passing at the time. I did experience pain in my left side while I was there, but that only lasted

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  • brittney1 2


    I've been diagnosed with kidney stones. I think I may be trying to pass one! This is a weird question but do you get clitoral pain when passing one? If so what does this mean? Is it almost out?

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  • Steph9283 2

    PCNL Surgery...Any advice greatly recieved.

    I am due to go in for this op shortly for 19mm(prob bigger now)stone. I have had other surgery for stones but never this. Obviously i know what they are going to do and that its far more invasive than other methods. Have read so much conflicting advise about how long in hospital/recovery time/pain

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  • kirs 2

    Tomorrow is the day

    My PCNL is scheduled for tomorrow morning. Tomorrow is my left kidney and then I go back for the right one. Bilateral staghorn stones. Fun times! Wish me luck.

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  • alfredtibets 1

    Pain from kidney and abdomen

    Hello, this is my medical story. 5 years ago. Started to have pain between left iliac and hypogastric regions, occasionally during the day 3 years ago. Pain became very sever so that I couldn't stand up and in the evening I had to lie down for a couple of hours every day. Decide to start

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  • ysaeen81373 3

    have I got kidney stones

    Km Reay STRESSED ME I think I've got kidney stones I have chills in my back but I can pass urine easily I don't have pain in kidney but I have back does that mean I got stones. I'm very stressed

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  • Les171091 2

    Kidney failure?

    I suffer from kidney stones and recently I've been getting a pulsating feeling from my side right lower back. I also suffer from anxiety so may be overreacting but dunno if I should be worried or not? I don't have any pain but I'm concerned it's an organ when it could be just my back muscle or something?...

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  • Gabarello 2


    Im 19, female. The past year I have had 3 kidney stones the biggest being 5mm. Anyways this past month I havent felt good. frequent urination with little coming out. Side pain and stomach pain(usual kidney pain) but have been hesitant to go to the doctor because I have no insurance. About 2 weeks

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  • jagdish 27062 1

    kidney stone

    Sir , i am suffering kidney stone from 4 years. 4 year ago i had two stones of 7 mm and 8mm and one has passed through and other not. from starting of of my stone disesas, i am suffering daily pain.  Presently in my city scan, there are multiple small stones and now i am suffering burning sensation

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  • angela46352 3

    Sepsis from a kidney stone!

    Hello. I had another kidney stone block my ureter on my left side just after Christmas. I went to the hospital A&E with pain and was sent home to come back for a scan in the morning. Had awful night abs was relieved to be going back to hospital in the morning but by that time I was also throwing

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  • mike12955 2

    Stents and kidney stones

    I was rushed into surgery 6 weeks ago with 5 kidney stones 3 of which were blocking both tubes . I initially had a ureteral stent done on my right kidney but after 4 hours trying they gave up and a day later they performed a nephrostemy ( scuse spelling ) .. long story short i was catheterised for ,

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  • Mandiemoo 2

    Kidney stone treatment

    I had a 10mm stone imbedded in my left kidney in September. Was stented for 6 weeks then the stone was blasted and then restented again for a week. Was in complete agony the whole time til the second stent was removed the first week in November. Since then been fine until about 3 weeks ago when I

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  • kirs 2

    PCNL experience

    I am scheduled to have PCNL on my left kidney for staghorn kidney stones in a couple of weeks. Both kidneys are affected. I'm having a hard time finding information from people who have had it done. Their story, success, complications and anything I should be aware of. I'm scared of course

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  • crystalmae 2

    Upcoming bilateral ureteroscopy w/ Stents

    About 3 weeks ago it was discovered that I have dozens of stones in both kidneys and am miserable. It is my first experience with stones. I have been unable to pass any stones despite my following the doctor's instructions. On Tuesday, he is going to do bilateral ureteroscopy to remove all of the

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  • linda27376 1

    I've been in agony for 5 days now.

    Ive been in agony now for 5 days after my kidney stone lasered and a stent put in, the horrible pain is when you urinating, can someone tell me how long do I have to suffered from this excruciating pain, I feel so hopeless just laying down for these last few days because of the pain 

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  • fran95293 1

    Kidney stone surgery

    Has anyone had the surgery to take out a large kidney stone by making a hole in the back and a hole in your kidney? How was it? would you do that surgery or do the one where they put a stent in?

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  • davids53 2

    Rumbling Kidney Stone

    I just wanted some thoughts and advice on my situation.  Maybe it's one others recognise.  Some details: I had a kidney stone about 17 years ago.  The day before I had really bad stomach cramps and constipation (worst I've ver had). About 10am the next morning I was doubled up in pain and went to A

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  • samantha75804 2

    Just diagnosed with a 3 cm kidney stone and need advice

    I had a bad kidney infection and a x ray showed a large kidney stone i have had a ct scan and doctor says it fills most of my kidney and is roughly 3 cm maybe bigger they are talking about key hole surgery to remove it but i have to have a kidney function test im worried it has damaged my kidney i

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  • michael60930 2

    9mm kidney stone - is ESWL best option?

    I had a 2-3mm kidney stone 7 years ago and that passed by itself, but a few days ago i started to break out in a sweat and feel like vomiting. Later i got a bad but not severe ache in my side and blood in the urine. So i went to the ER and they did a CT scan which showed a 9mm stone. The doc said i

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  • bryannah70174 1

    Had kidney stones 4x last year, going thru 5th now :(

    I've been to a clinic and a hospital and I'm really feeling like they rather dope me up than give me a legit meal plan. It literally feels like I can't eat ANYTHING. Plus Im pregnant this time so I'm reaaally craving everything I obviously can't have. Seems like the healthiest things are even bad

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  • sarah87162 6

    Kidney Stone

    I am waiting for surgery to remove a kidney stone at Hereford. No date yet. In the meantime I have another urine infection again. Ended up in A and E in Abergavenny in a lot of pain Wednesday night / Thursday morning. I was given morphine which helped and discharged with antibiotics. So fed up with

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  • nikip 2

    Nausea after kidney stone passing?

    After I went to the ER with standard 'impossible pain' the catscan showed a stone was lodged about 2 inches from my bladder.  While I tested clear for infection, the main symptom before and during was a constant bladder irritation that felt like UTI but that the doc said was the blockage.   Finally,...

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  • nikip 2

    Bladder irritation during/after kidney stone passing?

    I was in the emergency room last Sunday with a kidney stone -- 4mm --  at the time the doc said it was 2 inches away from entering the bladder.  It was very painful while the stone had passed through the ureter which is why I finally went in and  for the week before I'd had painful burning

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  • shane 18436 2

    Kinsey stone stuck at UVJ for a week

    Right after thanksgiving I felt some kidney stone pain but it went away in a day. Then a little more pain in December but tolerable. Finally Went to the ER Monday and they said I have a 4mm stone right at the UVJ and I should pass it on the next few days. Here we are Friday and still nothing. I

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  • Smalltowngirl47 2

    small kidney stones

    I ended up in ER the other night with kidney pains.  They put me on an IV for fluids and pain, then did a CT scan without contrast and found both my kidneys full of small stones that they said I should be able to pass easily, and a benign cyst on my left kidney, and both kidneys full of infection.  

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  • jade 41983 1

    Staghorn and other stones

    On my left side I have a very large staghorn stone And on my right my kidney has around 30 small stones I'm in constant pain and due for surgery on my right side on 22/2/2017. Iv been dealing with this pain and thick blood in my urin since October of last year! It wasn't until five courses of

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  • catherine99873 1

    Feeling continuously sick with a kidney stone, is this normal?

    I was told on September 1st of this year I have a kidney stone. (Started at 6.4mm and went up to 7mm) since being diagnosed, I've suffered regularly with cramping sensations in my lower abdomen and have been feeling sick almost daily, to the point where I easily throw up and usually can't eat much. I'

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  • alison42673 1

    20-30 kidney stones per year.

    Hello, I've dealt with stones since I was 14, so nearly 20 years now and they became progressively worse and more common. The pain I can handle but does anyone have a suggestion for the nausea. I pass between 2 and 6 stones per month so I am hoping for something less aggressive than my prescribed

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  • kevin13740 2

    Trapped kidney stone

    Hi all I had a 5mm kidney stone a while back bout 4/5 months ago but I felt like I never passed it even tho I went back for a checkup and X-ray showed it had gone. But am sure I'd felt something that big! I now have a lump on top of my right testicle which doctor said it looks like epididymatis

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  • jeff11 3

    Side/Lower Back pain

    So for months now I have started to get increasing pain in my left hand side back and some (not much tenderness) around belly. I have an ultra-sound on Friday and really hoping the discover what is causing this. Up again at 3am (only got off to sleep at 1am) to take more pain meds - then awake

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