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Kidney stones, operated, abdominal pain still persists. How to get cured? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:Hi Good Afternoon
User:This is XXXXXXX
Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:How are you doing?
User:I am doing good. Thanks
User:How about you?
Doctor:Same here
Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:3 months back I felt pain in stomach
User:I have checked with doctor and taken scan as prescribed
User:it shows I have kidney stones.
User:I underwent a treatment and felt better..
User:at that time
User:but again I feel pain now
Doctor:Where is the pain, Mr. XXXX?
User:lower abdomen
Doctor:Right side or left side or is it diffuse?
Doctor:This means that its generally present in the lower abdomen, you cannot localize it to a single point
Doctor:for how long have you had the paain?
User:pain increases during movement of body
User:but I have sustainable pain
Doctor:Did you have an injury or something?
Doctor:What kind of treatment did you receive for the kidney stones?
User:I had tablets for a month
User:but I forgot the name of the tablet
Doctor:What did the doctor say about the use of these tablets
User:he prescribed tablets to avoid further stone formation
User:and asked me to drink lot of water
User:I believe calcium level has increased in my body
Doctor:as of now, Mr. XXXXXXX it looks like the stones are acting up again
Doctor:Thats why its hurting
User:ok. Can you suggest me a diet schedule to avoid this?
Doctor:First, for the pain, you can take tablet disprin 325 mg as and when required
Doctor:Actually Diclofenac is a drug which would be best for your pain
Doctor:But its a prescription drug
Doctor:I cannot give it to you in this forum
Doctor:Please see your physician for the same
Doctor:For the kidney stones, drink lot of water
Doctor:and avoid tomatoes, spinach, non vegetarian food
User:I am taking 5lts of water per day
User:Is that enough or Should I take more?
Doctor:Its enough
Doctor:No effs and dairy products as well
Doctor:Nuts and wheat XXXXXXX is also to be avoided
Doctor:But you will need to taake about 1/2 cup of milk or yoghurt daily
Doctor:so that you get your calcium fix
Doctor:But the more important part is that you consult a urologist
Doctor:An ultrasonography is needed
Doctor:and definitive treatment would be needed
User:Should I neglect Non Veg food completely?
Doctor:Preferably yes
User:ok. What kind of foods are advisable to take?
Doctor:You can take everything apart from the foods I mentioned
User:ok fine
Doctor:But the most important part is that you consult a urologist
Doctor:we need a scan and proper treatment
Doctor:Dietary therapy will help prevent further progression
Doctor:But it will not treat the existing stone
User:ok thanks
User:i will note it down.
User:but i have been taking non-veg food all these days. I believe i have to cut it down
Doctor:avoid it
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