Renal Calculi

Renal calculi are also called kidney stones. Renal calculi is a hard deposit formed inside the kidneys. It often occurs due to diet, excess body weight, taking supplements, and medications. In the affected person, they can cause fever, chills, and severe abdominal pain. Shock wave lithotripsy is a procedure used to break down larger renal stones. It is managed by taking pain relievers and drinking more water.

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Does my girlfriend's back pain, nausea, and vomiting suggest kidney stones?

Query: Hello doctor, My girlfriend has had back pain, nausea, and vomiting for over a month. The local doctor said it was a UTI, but it has been a month, and she is not getting better. I think it can be kidney stones. What can I do to help her recover? Please help, doctor.  Read Full »


Dr. Mahaveer Patil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. A urinary tract infection (UTI) does not last so long and is usually accompanied by a high-grade fever. In my opinion, it seems more like renal calculi (kidney stones). There is a remote possibility of some other intra-abd...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for stone in the urinary tract?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from a 3.4 mm urinary stone. I have been having continuous pain in my lower right abdomen. The doctor suggested me tablets Pantocid, Nurokind, and Hifenac SR. Can I take these medications?  Read Full »


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have a renal calculus (urinary stone) which is of very small size. Your doctor has advised you good medicines. So, continue the same. Hifenac SR (Aceclofenac) is a painkiller used to relieve the pain due to the stone. Pantocid (Pantoprazole) is to prevent gastr...  Read Full »

Kindly review my reports and give your opinion on my renal calculi and dark-colored urine.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 45-year-old male with no comorbidities. I have been experiencing pain in the pubic region with on and off dark-colored urine for the last three weeks. Abdominal ultrasound shows renal calculi of size 3.5 mm and 4.2 mm in the left kidney and 5.2 mm in the right kidney with the m...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Obstruction due to ureteric stone will need further evaluation with a CT KUB (computed tomography of kidney ureter bladder). It is likely to get UTI (urinary tract infection), so it is better to have urine analysis and culture. Management of the stone depends on the size...  Read Full »

I have pain in the suprapubic region, and my reports show renal calculi and prostatomegaly. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am having on and off episodes of red-colored urine with suprapubic pain. My ultrasound report shows renal calculi with mild dilated pelvicalyceal system and grade 1 prostatomegaly. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The reason for your red-colored urine might be an obstruction or stone. I suggest you do a complete urine analysis, urine culture, and a flexible cystoscopy to get a clear picture of your illness. Regards.  Read Full »

What is the cause for having blood and RBC cells in the urine?

Query: Hi doctor, In my routine urine test, blood in urine is 1+ and RBC 6-8. What does it mean? I have attached my routine urine test report for your reference. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through your report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your report is suggestive of microscopic hematuria. Microscopic hematuria may be because of calculus in urinary tract. Calculus in urinary tract causes pain on the side of its presence and...  Read Full »

Why do I have blood in my urine after eating jackfruit?

Query: Hi doctor, I noticed a small blood clot in my urine one week ago. I also feel a little cold sometimes, but my temperature is 36 degrees. Before this, I ate jackfruit, moderate in amount. And I had pain in my abdomen and back after 30 minutes of eating jackfruit. I went to the restroom and tried t...  Read Full »


Dr. C Elanchezhian

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your complaints, you must be having calculi in the right ureter or a bladder calculi. Kindly drink more water and take tablet Urispas (Flavoxate) twice daily and tablet Cystone (Pasanabheda and Shilapushpa) thrice daily for five days. Regards.  Read Full »

I have problem while peeing from yesterday. How to manage it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18 year old male, and I have a problem while peeing from yesterday. It feels heavy under my stomach, just below my penis. Every time I try to pee, I cannot, and I have to push in order to do so. I drank an entire bottle of water today. Normally, I would be able to pee after a...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandip Dinkar Sanap

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Difficulty in urination in a young individual is generally obstruction at bladder neck due to infection of the urinary bladder, prostate inflammation or muscle spasms. A final diagnosis can be made on thorough examination, blood, and ultrasound examination. Blood tests...  Read Full »

I have severe consistent pain in my abdomen. What is the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old. My height is 5'9", and weight is 130 lbs. I am not due my period anytime soon, and I am on birth control. For the past few days, I have been getting severe pains in the bottom of my abdomen. It started a few days ago with sharp pains on the right side just up a bit. By ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sharmila Naik

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There could be ureteric calculus if the pain is sharp and shooting or a renal stone dislodged from the place. You need to get an ultrasound done to rule out any pathology. It needs further physical examination as it could just even be a muscular spasm, which happens ...  Read Full »

Is kidney swelling due to calculus normal?

Query: Hi doctor, I have kidney stones in my right kidney, and there are totally three stones in my kidney 5.0 mm, 3.8 mm, 3.3 mm, and mild right hydroureteronephrosis is seen due to calculus in the right distal urethra measuring 3.4 x2.3 mm located just above the vesicoureteric junction. Kindly suggest....  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for consulting. A 24-year-old male with right renal stones and distal ureteric stone causing a mild obstruction. The pain, if any, is caused due to blockage to the kidney by the ureteric stone. A kidney function test (serum creatinine level) is required to chec...  Read Full »

How to treat lower back and upper abdominal pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 54-year-old female with a weight of 60 kilograms and a height of five feet three inches. I have extreme pain in my lower back and upper abdomen. Currently, I am taking Maalox and Kremil-S for three days. But still, I have pain. Please suggest.   Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please mention whether you have any burning sensation while urination and acidity in the stomach. Maalox does not help with the pain. Please mention your symptoms in detail.   Read Full »

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