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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My mother is diagnosed with moderate right hydronephrosis, and proximal hydroureter is seen due to a calculus. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, My mother is diagnosed with moderate right hydronephrosis, and proximal hydroureter is seen due to a calculus (1400 HU in attenuation value) in the right upper ureter measuring 13.2 x 7 mm, located approximately 6.5 cm below the pelvic ureteric junction. Two calculi are seen in the mid po... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern for your mother. The stones which are less than 5 mm are not of much concern because they may pass with adequate water intake, that is, 2.5 to 3 L water every day. But the stone size of 13 mm has increased pressure in the right side of the ... Read Full »
Why are there staphylococcal growth in urine and a pelvic mass in ultrasound?
Query: Hi doctor, I have staphylococcus in my urine for a long time. My present laboratory test shows a profuse growth of staphylococcus in my urine. I have sensitivity towards Ciprofloxacin, Streptomycin, and Perflacin. I have pain in my urinary bladder, urine retention, buzzing sounds in ears and pain a... Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.The presence of Staphylococcal infection in urine is rare. I am worried about the mass present in the pelvis. Please send me the ultrasound report soon. 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 »
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 if... 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 Sameer Juma Ali 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 s... Read Full »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 Sameer Juma Ali 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »