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I had issue with kidney stones. Had all the testing done

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I had issue with kidney stones. Had all the testing done after blood in urine was found. They discovered I have 8 small kidney stone and an 8 mm one also. I had the sound wave laser procedure done to make the large one smaller and it didn’t work. So it’s been about 6 weeks since and now I am havingissue with having to urinate frequently. Was told I have no uti but sending urine for a culture analysis. Could this be something connected with my kidney stones. I have no pain though. I am getting nervous beside my blood pressure being very high also. Please help
Hello my name is Dr Wajahat Baig, iam a qualified Medical Specialist.
I have reviewed your question so will assist you today.
Regarding your concern, this frequent micturition can be related to stones and I would recommend you to take more fluids as 8mm and smaller stones can be cleared from kidney only by increasing fluids intake
Secondly your BP must be controlled and you should check your RFTs Renal function test , HBA1c to screen for DM , Serum Calcium and uric acid levels.
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
This sounds bad. Is this something serious
No please, it's not serious it's easily treatable but the above mentioned tests should be done to evaluate this
When was your last Ultrasound done for stones ?
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I had many test done prior to my laser surgery from ultrasound X-ray ct scan urine test checking
Calcium etc and a complete blood test
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I had one in June then followed by X-ray ct scan and then a follow up X-ray showed the sound wave surgery didn’t destroy the 8mm stone
Ok , this stone can be a reason for this symptom. It needs to be addressed
Your HBA1C was done or not ?
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Would you recommend another surgery
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Not sure what that is
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
With my complete blood work
I would recommend you to reconsult urologist for discussion regarding other procedures for stone
HBA1C is confirmatory test for Diabetes
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Thank you
You are welcome ,please let me know if you have any other questions later,il assist you further
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Wish you best of health
Thankyou and Regards
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Just nervous
No please, relax iam telling you its treatable .
Good thing is that you don't have blood in Urine, weight loss which are bad prognostic markers
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
There was blood in my urine but no weight loss. So what does that mean
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Not visible just told when I went for a urine test
Yeah I mean when it's not visible in Urine it's a good sign that kidneys are working fine
Not visible in Urine test I mean
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Okay because that made me scared when u said blood In urine and weight loss are bad
No I meant blood in Urine test
You can relax your problem is treatable not dangerous
Wajahat Baig and other Urology Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
I spoke to you yesterday. My blood work came back. I am so scared that something really bad is wrong with me.
Alright what are results of your blood work ?
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Both white and red are extremely high.
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Not blood work this was urine test
Both white and red cells higher means either there is active infection or stone size might have increased.
I would recommend a Urine Culture and sensitivity test , and repeat Ultrasound KUB immediately
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Is this very serious like something bad
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
On line it says it means something really bad like cancer
Cancer is less likely because in Cancer you have marked weight loss , continuous fever etc
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Actually I have gain a pound since August and have no fever
It's good you don't have weight loss and continuous fever.
A few day fever is not an issue but continuous fever
Urine Culture sensitivity, repeat Ultrasound KUB , ESR highly recommended
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
So I’m not dying.
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
8/12 was before survey. 8/23 was right after because of issue of itching and then now
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
What’s wrong with me.
Reviewed your labs , its either urinary infection or stone size may be increased as I mentioned before.
Above mentioned labs are important that I recommended, also RFTs ,Renal function tests
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
I am on antibiotics since Wednesday
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Sound wave Theraphy is as not successful with my 8mm stone
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Why all these test. Do you think I have something bad
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
I’m so nervous I have something really bad
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Sick to my stomach.
I would consider all these tests because to get a proper diagnosis of your condition
It's good you are on antibiotics it will help clearing any possible infection now
No no , please don't be nervous I already told no signs of cancer etc.
No weight loss , no continuous fever etc
I would recommend above mentioned tests because as an expert in Medicine, we always look to reach at exact diagnosis and when we review a case ,we proceed accordingly to that and recommend investigations to reach to a diagnosis
One option is that you take antibiotics ,adequate water daily and see response after 10 days.Repeat Urine test and see if its cleared
If not cleared then you need above mentioned investigations
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
What else
Can be wrong with me
Most likely infection, other cause stone
Need above mentioned tests later to find out
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Could my 8 mm kidney stone be
Causing this. Plus I was told I also have 8 additional smaller ones. Three in one kidney with the large one and five in the other.
Yes stone can definitely cause this
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Reading on line say high numbers means something bad like
Cancer and I’m so nervous
No no why you think of cancer ? No weight loss no continuous fever so no cancer
High numbers are found in infections and stones
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Just everything on line always says that it’s the scariest thing
No it's not scary
No scary thing in your case
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Thank you for all your advice
You are welcome, stay relaxed.
Get completely well soon