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Dr. Tharun
Dr. Tharun, Urology Resident
Category: Urology
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Experience:  MBBS, DNB surgery and presently working as Urology resident towards the degree of Urologist.
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I had kidney stones in April, but they never seemed to pass. Since

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I had kidney stones in April, but they never seemed to pass.

Since then, I've had trouble peeing (scanty peeing) and it feels like I always need to pee. I take some antibiotics & cranberry pills and it goes away for a while. Then it comes right back.

Also, I don't know if it's connected or not, but they seem to coincide with painful bowel movements. PS. I've also gone 4 times today.

It's now August and am wondering if this will pass or if there is something else I need to concern myself with, ie. prostate.
HI

Have you done a scan to see the size and location of the stones?

Do you have repeated urinary infections?

How is the blood creatinine level?

Have you done an urine exam recently?

Please let me know

Dr.Tharun
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I have done a scan and there was a dilation in my right kidney. The sixe of the stones were small. (I can't remember the exact size.)

I've had repeated urinary infections since.

I don't know my blood creatine level.

I last did a urine exam in May and there were still traces of blood in my urine.

HI

You need to repeat the scan and see the current condition of the stones.
Also creatinine levels have to done to see the function of the kidneys.

Since you have a scanty urine flow, most probably you have some stones in the bladder which is causing the intermittent block.You are too young to have prostate enlargement.

Infections and trouble peeing for 3 months - both are indicators that you need to do something for the stones.

You need to see your doctor and discuss these options with him.

Regards

Dr.Tharun
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Which blood and urine tests should I take?

And what kind of specialists should I see to interpret the results.

Blood- Serum creatinine and blood urea.

Urine - Urine routine and Culture.

Any doctor can interpret the results as these are basic ones.

Dr.Tharun
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

MRI or ultrasound scan?

May be a CT scan would be the best for the stones.

Dr.Tharun
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