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Groin, back pain post lithotripsy, calcium deposits in kidney lining. Treatment?

I have had several lithotripsy procedures. My most recent was three weeks ago and I am experiencing pain in my groin and back. It seems no matter what i do to get rid of the stones, I am contantly in pain. i was also told by my doctor that I have calcium deposits in the lining of my kidney that were too dangerous to get to. Im always suffering and I dont want to live off of pain killers but tylenol and motrin dont help.
Asked On : Fri, 21 Sep 2012
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Hi, many thanks for the query!
For recurrent stones & calcium deposits you should do- Metabolic workup (24 hrs urine sample to be given), also get Sr. PTH done.
Look for RFTs, USG KUB, X-ray KUB, Urine (R & M).
If Sr. uric acid is raised, take uric acid synthesis inhibitors like allopurinol,
also antispasmodics, urine alkalinizing agents, potassium-magnesium citrate and appropriate diet as per report of metabolic workup with your doctor's opinion.
If Sr. PTH is deranged see your endocrinologist.
Drink plenty of water so that at least 2 litres of urine is voided in 24 hrs.
Wish you a good health.
Take care.
Answered: Mon, 1 Jul 2013
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