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Kidney stones, on catheter, tube often gets blocked due to sticky fluid and small stones, sticky urine. Cure?

I have a friend, Who had kidney stones and right now cathetere is attached from her back side. But the problem is that her tube blocks bcz of sticky fluid and some times small stones. Sometimes she had sticky urine . Although she is under doctor guidance, but still wants to know, fhow sticky fluid coming from tube attached to kidney and what cure can be for that. She will soon have a open surgery to remove stones as all the other methods not worked.Pls help us in this regard. thanks.Dinesh,New Delhi,India
Asked On : Fri, 5 Oct 2012
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hi, more details are required. I think your friend had a blocked kidney tube due to stones and so a tube has been put into her kidney from the flank to drain the kidney (called pcn tube). this is done to reverse the kidney swelling and prevent further kidney damage due to blocked kidney tube. It is also done in case the urine in kidney is infected or pus-like (pyonephrosis or infected HN). If tube gets blocked, check that it is not getting twisted or kinked, it is not getting compressed while lying down. If still gets blocked, probably changing to a larger size tube will help. Her urologist will be best person to help. good luck.
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