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Urinary frequency high, pelvic pressure, specks in urine. Had kidney stones. Further?

I am having urinary frequency, urgency, pelivic pressure, a few black specks in my urine. No flank pain, however a hx of kidney stones several times in which prior to the last episode of kidney stones I required Lithotripsy in which the Urologist had a very difficult time crushing the stone because it was so dense. I have also had approx 8-10 UA s done since May and all come back negative for a UTI , however are indicating microscopic blood in the urine. Don t know what to do. Please advise. Thank you, Michelle RN
Asked On : Fri, 12 Oct 2012
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Nephrologist 's  Response
Hi Michelle,
You have Kidney stones disease.The symptoms you are having could be due to stone pieces coming out with urine & irritating the urinary bladder during their passage causing these symptoms.First thing i would like to advise you will be to get urine biochemical profile involving uric acid,phosphorus,calcium,oxalate,bicarb.
Secondly,Usg KUB & Xray abdomen to look for present stone load &/or its comlications.
Meanwhile,maintain 3-3.5 litrs of fluid intake,avoid bakery products,carbonated drinks.You may try some urinary tract antispasmodics in case it is very symtomatic
Best of luck
Answered: Sun, 4 Aug 2013
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