Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are crystals made of minerals and salts that form inside the kidney. They can vary in size from few millimeters to centimeters. There may be no symptoms or be accompanied by abdomen pain, painful urination or blood in urine, etc.

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Can people live with only one kidney?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is not getting recovery from her illness and now she is hospitalized in an International Hospital. In the meantime, she suffered from malena for three to four days. However, endoscopy and colonoscopy report was normal and now malena problem was solved. As her left kidney functi...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through all reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) sent by you. I think the source of UTI (urinary tract infection) and other urinary problem is stones in left kidney. At present, there is no function in the left kidney and this is the source...  Read Full »

Can kidney stones not show up on ultrasound?

Query: Hi doctor, The impression I got from USG are bilateral prominent renal pelvicalyceal system and minimal POD collection. Can I know what this actually means?  Read Full »


Dr. Saloni Manwani

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Bilateral prominent renal pelvicalyceal system basically means slight widening of the area where ureters open into the kidney. Do you have any history of kidney or uretric stones? If so, it could be due to that. Minimal POD collection could be just fluid that gets coll...  Read Full »

Why did I develop right lower abdominal pain after taking antibiotics?

Query: Hi doctor, I am taking some antibiotics (Clindamycin) for dental related issues as well as Acetaminophen. I also tried Ibuprofen and Wellbutrin for unrelated reasons. My bottom right abdomen area is hurting on and off. The pain is also near the liver area and going down to the gut. The pain is not s...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Patel

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concerns. The cause of vague pain in the lower right abdomen could be due to cholecystitis, cholelithiasis, renal stone, muscular pain or side effect of some drug. Of the drugs you are taking, Wellbutrin - Bupropion has a known side effect of abdomen...  Read Full »

What are the reasons for recurrent stomach pain?

Query: Hello doctor, It looks like my stomach is upset for the last couple of days. The rate of pain is 6/10, and it is going back and forth. I always feel it at night when I am about to sleep. I feel like there is something wrong with it again. A couple of months ago, I had a check-up, and the doctor the...  Read Full »


Dr. Kapil Gupta

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The various cause of stomach pain can be stomach infection, renal stones, irritable bowel syndrome, gastritis, cholecystitis, etc. To figure out, I would like you to answer a few questions: Do you have any fever, loose stools, or diarrhea? Do you have any pain whil...  Read Full »

After the passage of kidney stone, my kidney is little bigger. What is the reason?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 23-year-old female. I am experiencing sharp back pain for the past few months. I had a kidney stone on the left side kidney. Even after passing, I have a lot of pain in that region. On my recent echocardiogram, I have a growth in my kidney for an inch and there is no hydronephrosis....  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I have gone through your report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is a small stone and it has passed away now and it has left some swelling in that region. It takes time to get healed. Due to that, you have a growth in the l...  Read Full »

Are abnormalities in my urine test report due to my thyroid problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a thyroid problem and currently on Thyronorm 112.5. I got my complete body tests, and I have attached them. Kindly go through the reports and advice accordingly. Kindly advise on any further tests also. My urine test report is showing something, and my blood report is recommen...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). And there are some changes noticed, including increased cholesterol, triglycerides, and VLDL (very low-density lipoprotein). These enzymes have to b...  Read Full »

Does kidney infection cause back pain?

Query: Hello¬†doctor, I went to the ER two days ago due to excruciating pain in my back, which I thought was caused by herniated disc. I have received a steroid injection and pain medication. This morning I noticed the pain has moved upward towards my kidneys. Could this be a kidney infection? Please note ...  Read Full »


Dr. Eriol Braholli

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, General Surgeon, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Such immediate terrible pain might be caused by both herniated disc and urinary tract problems such as kidney stones, urinary tract infection, etc. Have you done any tests or examinations in the ER (emergency room)? I would suggest you a few simple examinations to come cl...  Read Full »

Is surgery necessary for kidney stones in a diabetic patient under COVID-19 recovery phase?

Query: Hi doctor, My father in law is a diabetic patient with stones in both kidneys. He had CO-RAD’s-3 in a CT scan. We have given home treatment separately. After a few days, he has tested negative in the rapid antigen kit. Then we have taken CT scan post-COVID-19, and we got results (attached...  Read Full »


Dr. S D Sinha

Family Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The CT (computed tomography) chest report mentions the disappearance of ground glass appearance (in COVID-19 related findings) in all lung segments. It appears that his pneumonia has he...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my on and off sharp pain on the right side of my abdomen?

Query: The other night i drunk beer. But yesterday i got mild fever with wet stool. I felt sharp abdominal pain at the right side of my stomach. It is like a sharp pain that triggers from time to time. within atleast 5 seconds the pain is increasing and then gone. what would be the reason? please help  Read Full »


Dr. Dwipannita Kalita

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Thank you for consulting at icliniq, From what you have mentioned, few common diseases that can cause such symptoms are appendicitis, kidney stones, gallstones or even gastroenteritis, depending on the exact location of the pain weather it in the umbilical area, or upper part of your stomach ne...  Read Full »

What causes left-sided hip pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I have some pain on the left side just above my hip bone. It started recently after I finished my period and it has been there for a few days. It is very much uncomfortable and hurts when there is pressure on it.  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Patodiya

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Oncologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pain seems not to be related to the periods. If the pain is more towards the back, then it is likely muscular. In that case, muscle relaxant should help like Tolperisone 450 once a day for five days. If it is more on the side, then it could be a referred pain of urete...  Read Full »

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