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1 0 Fri, 15 Sep 2017
Hi. I was diagnosed with renal cortical thinning. How do you get this? How do you treat this? I am waiting on a Drs appt with nephrologist so I have not seen one yet. I had what felt like a kidney attack but results came back no kidney, no infection but thinning.
1 0 Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Hello I m worried just a little I just had X-rays done and the doctor found what he said is calcium wires intertwining my rib cage and has ordered more X-rays. I have had two abnormally large kidney stones one was 8 mm the other reached a full cm in size from the past year. I m 26 year old female...
1 0 Wed, 13 Sep 2017
Hi I a prosecute for kidney stones on July 24 the n had a stent in until Friday Aug the 25 the. I started having blood n my urine a few days before the stent was removed . I passed several stones over the weekend n haven t passed any for a few days . But every time I pee there is fresh blood in...
1 0 Wed, 13 Sep 2017
A person had a history of bladder, kidney infection. A large kidney stone was found and attempted to be surgically removed. The stone was not successfully removed. They determined it was septic infection. Of course multiple antiibiots are being used. The patient is having complicated recovery....
1 0 Wed, 13 Sep 2017
My husband has been suffering from symptoms of a kidney stone and he has had them in the past but this particular one is different and is taking longer to pass but he also feels quite sick when in the past he would just be in pain. We visited the Dr today and they didn t have much to say except...
12 1 Fri, 8 Sep 2017
I went to the doctors and got told I have a Kidney Infection. The pains got worse and I went to hospital. My temperature was high and I have been having really sharp pains. I have never had pains like this before, they make me cry and have spread from my sides to my stumach.. The pain is getting...
11 1 Fri, 8 Sep 2017
dear sir. i m having red urine my report shows that rbc is being passed through the urine . my b p is high and yesterday i underwent ultrasound taste and the result showed left kidney shows minimal dilatation of pelvicalyceal system and upper ureter what does that mean ..
12 1 Fri, 8 Sep 2017
about 5 days ago i had serious back pain on my right side. and i have had a kidney infection before so i thought that was it. but then a few days later the pain was gone. but now i have major headaches have nausea and fever and it feels like im peeing more than usual. it also feels like its...
1 0 Tue, 5 Sep 2017
I am 64 years old African American. I have no high blood pressure and I am not diabetic, yet my creatinine is always showing 1.24 to 1.56 and my eGFR if Non African Am is 46 and my if African Am is 53. What I have read and look up, I have chronic Kidney Disease Stage 3A. My grandmother died from...
1 0 Tue, 5 Sep 2017
I have a kidney stone, just was released from ER. The doctor prescribed Tamsulosin. I am a 78 year old female and the directions say not to be used by women . Is this safe for me to use? I am on other medication 1. Hydrochlorothiazide 2. Synthroid 3. Lipitor 4. Losartan 5. xarelto 6. alendronate...
1 0 Mon, 4 Sep 2017
Hi there, My question is about Possible side effects of an Overdose of Vancomycin IV treatment. The overdose was only over 5 days and our son was a type 1 diabetic. He was beginning to respond to Minocycline when it was decided to swap to Vancomycin (Loading dose 1310mg and maintenance dose...
9 1 Mon, 4 Sep 2017
About a year ago I had a kidney stone & they gave me some Oxycodone, 10- 325. About 3 years ago I crashed my hang glider & needed 7 stitches in my knee & they gave me some hydrocodone 10-325 I was wondering which is a stronger pain killer & what the 10 & 325 stand for? The oxycodone seemed a...
6 1 Mon, 4 Sep 2017
a pin pricking feeling on my right side..just above the thigh where i was given a painkiller injection two weeks back. i was hospitalised for kidney stone and was on antibiotics till last sunday. This pricking started on tuesday. i was afraid it may be an abscess so started antibiotics on friday...
1 0 Thu, 31 Aug 2017
Hi, I have been noticing that my urine smells like sewage especially in the morning the last 4 days. THroughout the day, it gets better but still has an odor to it. I have IC and may be having a slight flare up of it right now but not how I normally experience them. I also have kidney stones. Do...
2 1 Wed, 30 Aug 2017
My husband is a terminal cancer patient (triple hit lymphoma). He has just gone on Hospice Care. One of his medications is and has been Allopurinol, taken once each day, 300 mg. He had renal cell cancer 3 yrs ago in one kidney and has suffered throughout our marriage of 37 years, with chronic...
2 1 Wed, 30 Aug 2017
Hi - my dad is a dialysis patient for almost 3 yrs now. We were just wondering why his ears get clogged but more importantly what can he do about this? It eventually goes away but of course very bothersome and with dialysis 3 times a week it seems to be all the time - thank you
1 0 Tue, 29 Aug 2017
Hi Dr,i have severe pain at below abdomin ...scaning has done and found a minor stone at kidney., but doctors said it wont be that much pain.,some times the pain ijcreases to maximum which i am not able to bear...Doctor advised to take medicines like flavospas and coolnac-p.
1 0 Tue, 29 Aug 2017
Hi .I have long history of kidney stones Now ultrasound gives Minimal fullnes of collecting system ND NO STONES NOW There. Is mild bilatetal dull pain tolerated pain goes without analgesic my quedtion is is that dangerous and may affect kidney funtion
1 0 Tue, 29 Aug 2017
I hav gallstone /polyp 15*12mm since 7 months without pain or any other symptoms & 4mm sized kidney stone in the midpole of kidney. It s not mobile stone.Both can t dissolved by ayurvedic or homeopathic medicine .stone.I have like gout problem also. I am so depressed . Please suggest me about the...
11 1 Mon, 28 Aug 2017
I just had an ultrasound which showed moderate degree of dilatation of right kidney pelvis, there was no obstruction or lesion . While my doctor asked me not be concerned , I was wondering shud I be concerned . All my blood reports were normal I terms of any kidney disease. I am concerned about...
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