My 16yr old daughter is on day 3 of taking it..still has not passed her2mm kidney stone..she is on a lot of pain meds
Poor baby! I just got back from taking my mom to the ER for the same reason. She has a 3mm stone and was in horrible pain. Mom never complains, ever, so when she wanted to go to the ER tonight I knew it was bad! Just be sure she drinks plenty of water. No tea! Tea has tannic acid which can contribute to stones. A lot of people think tea because it makes you urinate but it is not good for when you have a stone. Water, water and more water! She can apply a heating pad (not too hot) to her back and this can help with the painful spasms. The back will spasm because of the pain. They usually pass within a week. if she is not better in 3-4 days take her to the urologist. She may need ultrasound to break it up if she cant pass it. 2mm is really pretty small but these stones can have sharp edges and they are very very painful. I've had 1-2mm stones myself and I know how bad they hurt. About the only thing you can do is drink a lot of water.
Did they give her something for pain? When I had a stone I have to say I would sooner have been in labor. They told me drink plenty of fluids, so I went home and drank 2 liters of ginger ale, because I couldn't keep water down, and passed that thing in 12 hrs. She will most likely get a urinary tract infection with it, its good she's seeing a urologist.
Did her urologist suggest blasting it?
The first time I went in... I had a urethral dialation in the office. He said something about the urethra being really small and tight... and he could do a wee bit of a stretch. Never, ever again... I about stood straight up in those stirrups...
The second time, as an out-patient... they were blasted and passed
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