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The following are the latest Kidney Blog postings...

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Stent pain and bleeding

I have had my stent in for over a week and want to scream, as the pain and bleeding is getting on my last nerve. In two (2) days time I will go for a lithotripsy

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Kidney Stent - The Need to Pee

I'm a relatively healthy 18 year old male who had suffered from a 4mm kidney stone. The pain I endured was horrible. For two weeks I could hardly sleep

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My Third Stent

In November 2015 I had a cyst removed from my ovary. The cyst was huge and extended from my right ovary onto my left side. My ureteral tube was tangled

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Kidney Stent Troubles

After suffering for a year with chronic pain, the doctor finally diagnosed a 12 mm stone stuck and slowly on the move in my urethra. I was urgently rushed

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My Eight Year Old Niece Has Two Stents

My niece is eight (8) years old and she had a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). This lead to the discovery of cancer in her belly attaching to the ovaries.

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Kidney Stent

Following my hysterectomy I had terrible pain in my right kidney. Five (5) days after my surgery they did a cat scan with dye and I was rushed to another

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Side Effects of Kidney Stent

My daughter, 39 years of age, had a stent placed in her ureter during a hysterectomy where the doctor found that one of her kidneys was not functioning

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Stents

I was told I was type 2 diabetic. It affects several organs so I went to a Urologist to check my kidneys and bladder. I felt fine but the Urologist wanted

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Pain not getting better

I had a stent inserted in January after my ureter was injured during a hysterectomy. I was told that I that the stent has to stay in for seventeen (17)

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What Went Wrong (Kidney Stone & Stent)/ Don't Let This Happen To You!

I have a relative who was told to remove their own stent a few days after a 1.5 cm kidney stone was lasered/blasted into pieces. Those pieces didn't break

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