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  • BSquared 1

    Temporary pain relief for kidney stone pain.

    Lie on your stomach.  It seems simple but I was in horrible pain and went in for a CT Scan.  The tech said several kidney stone sufferers felt better when they lay down on their stomach for the scan.  I did and it worked!! I was almost pain free within half an hour.  Went in for surgery that night in...

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  • cameron66719 1

    Failed Lithotripsy.

    Hello- Recently had lithotripsy done for a 4mm x 9mm (calcium oxalate) kidney stone. An X-ray was taken before the procedure showed the stone was in the middle of the ureter. Upon waking after the procedure, I was told the doctor pushed the stone back up into the kidney, lithotripsy was performed and...

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  • saravanan123 1

    Disodium hydrogen citrate for kidney stone ?

    Hello !  I have a 5mm stone in my left kidney .  Through a post in facebook , I got to know that Citralka ( Disodium hydrogen citrate syrup ) is effective for curing kidney stone . Can anyone plz tell if this medicine is really helpful . If so , whats the precribed dosage for this ? Thank you ! 

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  • DanieRN 1

    Medullary Sponge Kidney Disease Complication

    Hello, I'm hoping to learn more about MSK and possible symptoms. In 2013 I passed 2 stones and was told I had multiple small stones in each kidney. I was instructed to drink more water. Fast forward to 2015 (29 years old) I broke my back when I slipped on my stairs. The compression fracture kept collapsing...

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  • lisa39965 1

    Stone back in kidney???

    Husband has a 5mm stone and the doctor is not being very helpful. He went for an X-ray yesterday and she said that it looked like the stone had been in the ureter but was back in the kidney. She was unable to give me reasons this happens and simply said sometimes that just happens. He's going on 11 days...

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  • elaine55965 1

    Help... I think stones are still in kidney but causing pain

    About a year and half ago I had two stones blasted and removed at two different times. Both were 6mm. At the time I had 5 more stones all at least 6mm +. Now I've been having pain in my side that comes and goes, is pretty unpleasant, but not unbearable like the ones that had dropped in my ureter before....

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  • christy23368 1

    Kidney pain

    I had a kidney stent put in one day ago on my right side after a rather large stone was busted up by the laser is it normal to hurt really bad in my right kidney after I urniate

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  • debbie23753 1

    Had kidney stone removed and when eat need toilet.

    Had kidney stoned removed 3 weeks ago was in a lot of pain afterwards, now if I eat about 20 minutes later I have to go to the toilet as food is going through me. Has anyone else experienced this? I had the stone blasted inside and removed and have passed 4 little pieces.

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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 management....

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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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  • danilovepink 2

    Removing stent myself! How much pain should I expect??

    Hello, I recently had a uteroscopy done and had 2 small stones lasered and removed. The surgeon put a temporary stent in with a string hanging out and I have instructions to pull it out myself on Wednesday!! This sounds very scary and I am wondering if anyone has removed a stent on their own and how...

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  • MsM81 3

    6mm Kidney Stone - OUCH!

    So what was initially diagnosed as gallstones, turns out to be a lovely little 6mm kidney stone. I was diagnosed with this on Monday after having a CT scan. The urologist informed me that the stone is very close to the entrance to the bladder. He took new bloods (previous bloods were taken last Thursday...

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  • mindypoo 1

    Post op pain from kidney stone op

    Hi all. I had a 4mm stone removed via laser last Monday. It just wasn't moving and was causing so much pain. I had a temporary stent in for a week and had it pulled out in Sunday. My post of pain was excruciating I had 3 shots of morphine before it went away. Then on Sunday night the pain again!...

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  • michael60930 2

    Passing 5.8mm near bladder

    I did litho on a 10mm stone a couple of months ago, and the last xray shows a big 5.8mm chunk in the ureter near my bladder. The urologist thinks it may have been there for a few weeks and he's booked me in for another x-ray in two weeks. My question is, is there any way to try and give this stone a...

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  • elizabeth03619 2

    No pain passing stone??

    Just wanted to share what I've tried to help me get through my last 2 stones. The past 2 times. I've bypassed the excruciating pain and the stone went straight to my bladder. I started to feel a lot of pressure like if i have a UTI, as soon as i feel this i take a Flomax and a Macrobid pill. Flomax...

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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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  • 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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  • Luna Sea 1

    CT Scan miss some stones?

    I went to the ER during the wee hours of this past Friday morning for labor - like pains that I suspected was a kidney stone passing. I had my first kidney stone a year ago that was large and it had to be treated with a lithotripsy, so this was my first experience with "passing" one. The nurses agreed...

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  • sarah87162 6

    Kidney stones, urinary tract infection.

    Please help. I have a large kidney stone. The complication is that I also have horseshoe kidneys (they are joined together). I have already seen one urologist who referred me to a consultant who I have also seen. This consultant agreed (I thought he did!!) to remove the stone surgically but said he wanted...

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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've...

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  • andrewsang 1

    From colitis to kidney stones - A painful journey

    I figured I'd do a post on my experience in case some unfortunate soul goes through the same experience. It is rather long so forgive me. Back in 2010 I started having pain on the lower left abdomen. I wasn't quite able to describe the pain. I'm not sure I have a clear memory of the pain right now either...

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  • constance86 1

    Right flank and abdominal pain for over 4 weeks

    Hey guys I need some advice. I was hospitalized back in October 2016 for extreme pain from my right kidney and was told it was swollen and signs of blockage. After a few hours of fluids and morphine I was sent home. A few weeks ago I noticed right flank pain but it hasn't gotten to the point of serious...

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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 sex... I was getting antibiotics 3-4 per a year but just for this year - 3 times already,...

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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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  • 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 around...

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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 A...

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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 investigating....

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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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