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Kidney Stones

Thread in 'The Men's Health Forum' started by drsmile, Sep 5, 2020.

  1. Granite3

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    My dad withstood WW II, Horse flipped backward and crushed his sternum with the saddle pommel, removed all the skin on his left hand via a tractor exhaust, etc, never heard a peep out of him.

    Kidney stones had him curled up in a fetal position making baby noises......... Bad stuff!

    Good luck at passing it! (them)
     
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    I just received my hospital bill from kidney stones. $5000+ after insurance I owe $1800
     
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    Barbwire An Old Has Been Supporter

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    I passed a very large one that looked like it was buried in the ureter. Don't give up.
     
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    Problem is, I have another still in L kidney. I don’t need another at some random time in the future. Urologist said she could get that one at the same time....
     
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    I understand, BUT I have been dealing with them for over 20 years and last CT showed 2 LARGE in one kidney and 1 LARGE in the other. AT that time, 7 or 8 years ago the Doc said the CT shows over a 100 small scattered throughout both kidneys.
    Once in a while I have one med size drop down to the ureter and deal with it using with the method I have shown you. Usually no real big deal.

    Is he going up into the ole boy with the laser , basket or try the lithotripsy?
     
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    laser. Still doing the jump and bump, but don’t think it has popped into the bladder yet
     
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    Don't give if you can stand it. Laser worked for me a couple of times but a BAD thought in my mind!!! A laser just don't belong up in there!!!
     
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    Update: ureteroscooy last night. Got big one but small still in kidney . This pain is worse than my episode last week. The bloody and burning pee, L kidney throbbing, groin pain and constipation are next level. I had to cancel patients today and likely tomm - I hate it, cause I’m never out! Toradol is best thing but only lasts 4-5 hrs before wears off and can’t take but every 8. This is not for the weak, respect to all you out sufferers out there. Chris
     
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    Hang in there Doc. What doesn't kill you makes you wish it had.
     
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    Going to leave you a get well package at the office today