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Kidney stone problem, pain when walking little fast, cramps at the side of the back, not passing much urine. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello Doctor..
User :   Yes, this is regarding to the health of my wife..
Doctor :   Proceed with your query.
User :   she is suffering from the stone problem in kidney..
User :   today also she is having pain..
Doctor :   Is she on treatment for renal stones?
User :   no
User :   we are not taking any treatment
Doctor :   Where exactly is the pain located?
Doctor :   Does the pain appear like cramps?
User :   yes, it is on the side of back
Doctor :   Does the pain appear like cramps?
User :   yes, she says like that only, she gets pain if she walks little fast.. when she is sitting no pain..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Does she have any problems while passing urine such as pain or burning sensation while passing urine?
Doctor :   Is she having fever?
User :   no fever, she does not feel pain while passing urine..
User :   but she is not passing much urine also..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
Doctor :   The pain which you describe is probably related to the renal stone.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Patients develop pain either when the stones pass through the urinary tract.
Doctor :   The following measures will help her: Doctor :   1. Drinking plenty of water.
Doctor :   2. Adequate rest.
Doctor :   3. Pain killers such as ibuprofen twice a day for a few days.
Doctor :   If the pain do not improve the above medications, she may need stronger analgesics - orally or injectables.
Doctor :   In such cases, it is better to see a doctor.
User :   sure..thank u doctor
Doctor :   Apart from these few more tests such as
Doctor :   blood counts, renal profile, repeat ultrasound scans and KUB xrays may be needed.
Doctor :   The symptoms usually resolve in a few days.
Doctor :   Persisting symptoms due to larger stones are treated by Lithotripsy.
Doctor :   Hope this helps.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   sure thanks..
User :   do we have to see any specific doctor?
User :   or a general doctor?
Doctor :   You could consult a general physician, if simple pain killers such as ibuprofen do not reduce the pain.
User :   ok thanks.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   not now doctor..thank you..
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Have a nice day!!
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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