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Having kidney stones and operated 1 working -15% and the other 100%, recurring of the stones, has to be removed, right leg pain. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
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User :   sorry
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User :   I have few queries, in regards to my parents health
User :   will u be able to help in tha case?
Doctor :   Please proceed
User :   My father had Kidney stone problem since 6 years
Doctor :   Yes, for sure
User :   he was operated for the same 5 years back ...and the result was his 1 kidney was working only 15 %
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   other is 100% working fine
Doctor :   What about the other kidney , was it fully functional ?
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   but even after the 1st operation in year 2007 ... the kidney stones were available in the flesh of kidney.....
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   doctor suggested wot wait for 5 years and observe if the kidney functioning will improve or elase it will have to be removed
User :   as there was no improvement in the function last month he was operated and th kidney was removed
Doctor :   Ok,
Doctor :   May I know if scans like DTPA or DMSA scans have been performed ?
User :   i think all scans were performed...but i have different questions
Doctor :   Ok, please proceed
User :   since 1 week he is complaining about his right keg pain
User :   right leg pain
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   is it happening due to the kidney operation?
Doctor :   No, I do not consider it could be a complication of kidney removal surgery
User :   and...
Doctor :   No, I do not consider it to* be a complication of kidney removal surgery
Doctor :   His leg has to be examined to rule out any musculoskeletal abnormalities
User :   yes
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User :   hello
User :   could you tell me what precautions he should take after the operations
Doctor :   Yes,
User :   because i am not aware of it....and also my parents dont disclose the details of their health problems and precautions to be taken
User :   yes he does that
Doctor :   Since he has a 100 % functioning one kidney, he would have no health problems as the same kidney will take extra burden and grow more in size to take the missing kidneys function
User :   could u tell me abotu what kind of food habits he should have
Doctor :   but care has to be taken so that the existing kidney does not get infected
User :   because my father likes spicy food and he never compromises
Doctor :   this can be achieved by avoiding infections by using good clean water for drinking and other purposes
User :   ok
Doctor :   Spicy foods have to be restricted as they may have indirect bad effect on BP and harm the existing kidney
Doctor :   low fat low protein and moderate carbohydrate and fiber rich diet is what he has to consume
User :   will he be able to travel?
Doctor :   Let him have moderate amount of water not exceeding his routine requirement
Doctor :   yes, there is no problem in traveling
User :   he will be resuming his office on 15th august......currently he is on complete bed rest...
User :   so should he so some lite excercise?
Doctor :   Thats ok,
User :   can he start walking?
Doctor :   Yes, thats needed
Doctor :   let him go for a brisk walk
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes, not more than 20 min a day
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