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Hi friends! I just got back from Urgent Care, and want to warn everyone to never ignore back pain!?

It may be kidney stones, or a kidney infection, or something infinitely more serious. Please, never ignore this type of pain? These eejits at my local Urgent Care are truly stupidos!! I should have gone to ER, but nooooooooooo, I just didn't want to interrupt my hubby's routine today, so... read more

How long will it take to pass a 5mm kidney stone with flomax?

I have 2 x 5mm kidney stones, one on each side. I was first put on Doxazosin, but that did not pass either of them so my doctor switched me to Flomax. I just took my second dose but I was wondering if anyone knew about how long it will take to pass them? I have only had random pains, nothing severe... read more

Has anyone here suffered from chronic kidney stones?

For at least the last 15 years I have formed kidney stones on a regular basis. 6 years ago I had 16 kidney stones in one month. They had to put a stint into my ureters and into my bladder because I was forming them so fast. I've had surgery once because I couldn't pass the stones one on... read more

A 2mm kidney stone causing so much pain? what are these symptoms from?

went to the er with sever back and abdomen pain. 16 hrs and 3 doctors later i was told i probably have a kidney stone. the ct didnt show anything but dr. said it wont pick up smaller than 2mm. they did ultrasound xray and urine test as well. was prescribed pain meds and antibiotics. its hard to... read more

Can Potassium Citrate cause leg crams and muscel spasims?

I started to pass uric acid kidney stones about 5 weeks ago. I am still passing small orange stones. My Dr put me on Potassium Citrate 10 mg night and morning. Every night since I started taking this drug I have had sever leg cramps in the thighs, calves, ankles, feet and toes. The cramps only come... read more

I see potassium citrate offered as a vitamin supplement (99mg). What is the difference between it?

... and the prescription form?

Does phenazopyridine help with kidney stones?

Can Lithium, being a salt cause kidney stones?

I have never had a kidney stone and I'm 43 yrs. old. I started taking Lithium in March of 2009. Since summer of 2009, the creatine in my urine has been slightly elevated. In January of this year, my kidney function was only at 56%, so my primary Dr. sent me to a specialist who did 3 tests to... read more

Dyazide (triamterene-hydrochlorothiazide) and kidney stones?

Hello, wondering if anyone here has experience with and knowledge of kidney stones with dyazide. I've been taking dyazide for treatment of Meniere's and recently had a kidney stone (and likely had some prior to this but did not get a medical diagnosis or catch the stones.) I discovered,... read more

Is it safe to take tramadol hcl 50mg with promethazine 25mg??

I passed a kidney stone in the hospital gave me both medication I took them both and a very hard time waking up the next day very hard.

Blood in urine w/taking Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide 100mg/12.5 mg?

20 yrs ago in taking a diaretic for high blood pressure it formed kidney stones..I have just been changed from Quinaretic 20-12.5 mg one tablet a day to Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide 100 mg/12.5 mg one tablet a day on Jan. 18th... Thurs. Jan. 27th and Fri. Jan. 28th had a good amount... read more

Tramadol for kidney stone pain?

I was prescribed 50 mg tramadol for kidney stone pain. Will this be enough or do I need sometihng like Percocets or OxyContin?

Kidney Infections - My kidney disease was caused by damage from vancomycin, an antibiotic.

It has caused long term acute problems, I am on dialysis. My question would be can a person like me still develop kidney stones? I am in much more pain, I have recently been in the hospital for 6 months and this is new, I don't want to go back to the hospital. Any advice?

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