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The following are the latest Kidney Blog postings...

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Stents Are More Than A Pain-In-The-Butt

I was lucky enough to go to the hospital with diverticulitis. After an x-ray, they found the kidney stones. I was unaware of the stones at this point,

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The Worst 6 Months of My Life (With Stent)

I was diagnosed with a 12mm stone and was rushed to the hospital, as I couldn't expel fluids and my kidney was very enlarged. To my horror, they inserted

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First Time Stent

After several months of severe kidney pain, I had urgent surgery and a stent was fitted. I am taking painkillers and antibiotics as I had developed sepsis

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My Husband's Kidney Challenges

My husband has had a ureter ostomy since childhood. Around age 50 he started getting very sick, lethargic high fevers after 3 years of misdiagnosis, doctors

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Stent Fear Worse Than Actual Stent

I am a 44 year old male who was diagnosed with a 9.5mm stone about a month ago. This was my first stone. A few days after being sent to the ER from an

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Stent in Both Kidneys - Not Too Bad At All

Long story short, I was diagnosed last September 1st with stage 4 esophageal cancer which had spread into my liver. I was 57 years old and placed on an

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Left Kidney Stone Complications

About ten days after my initial ESWL procedure, and things were going well before that, I was readmitted to the emergency room for having severe abdominal

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Enlarged Ureter (cause unknown) - Stent Placed

Stent, friend or foe, I understand the logic for the stent. For the life of me, however, I don't know why money has not been invested for a better design

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7 Times With a Kidney Stent - I Would Rather Have The Stone!!

In the last five (5) years, I have had seven (7) large kidney stones removed, and each time a stent was placed. I dread the stent, because I know I am

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Diabetes Treatment

Diabetes treatment consists of both natural and conventional medicines. Treatment options depend on the type of diabetes and severity.

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