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Abdominal pain after lithotripsy for renal calculi - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   i am Dr here
User :   I have been diagnosed to have Renal Calculi in uretral tube
Doctor :   how can i help you ?
Doctor :   ok
User :   on 19th Jan
User :   I was getting severe pain in abdomen and subsuqntly doctors put me on to pain killers
User :   along with Anti biotics
User :   Subsequently on 25th I took one more scan report and the report says the stone has not moved at all
Doctor :   i see
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender please ?
User :   Yesterday I had Lithotripsy done
User :   I am 49 and Male
Doctor :   ok
User :   Now I am on one more course of Antibiotcs and Pain Killers
User :   Now I am not getting the same pain that I used to get earlier(radiating Pain)
Doctor :   ok
User :   But I have pinching sensation near the right abdoben
User :   I feel like some thing is there in my testis
User :   I am worried if it has caused any infection kidney?
Doctor :   so the lithotripsy was done yesterday right ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   well dont worry
Doctor :   is the pinching sensation constant ?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   or does it comes and foes
Doctor :   goes**
Doctor :   is it unbearable
User :   No I can bear
User :   But when it becomes undearable I go for a SOS pain killer
User :   The doctor after the blast, advised to observe the some crystals in the urine
Doctor :   yes thats correct
User :   But I am not passing anything except blood yesterday. Today it looks correct
Doctor :   also please increase your consumption of water
User :   Ok
Doctor :   well sometimes the crystals are not visible to the naked eye
User :   ok
Doctor :   but the crucial key is to increase water consumption so that they get flushed out
User :   ok
Doctor :   many patients after a lithotripsy has the same symptoms like yours
Doctor :   please do wait for 2 days
User :   Ok
Doctor :   the symptoms should subside
Doctor :   if then then you need medical attention
User :   Its not any infection to kidney or something right?
Doctor :   but most of the time it will go by it self\
Doctor :   also please do take the complete antibiotic course
User :   ok
Doctor :   you dont have a sign of a infection
User :   What are typical signs doctor?
Doctor :   after lithotripsy a sudden pulling sensation is felt
Doctor :   just wait for 2 days
User :   ok
Doctor :   you will be fine
User :   I think I have that near my abdomen
Doctor :   and like i said after 2- 3 days of the sensation is not going then you need to see the urologist
User :   ok
Doctor :   also please have minimum 8 glasses of water every day
Doctor :   thats MUST
User :   ok
User :   ok Thanks doctor
User :   Thanks for your time
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   take care
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