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kidney stones..AHHHHH

Discussion in 'Health' started by beastlytaco, Nov 24, 2009.

  1. beastlytaco

    beastlytaco [OP] This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    well, for the past three weeks i have been hurting...it hurt to urinate and and it hurt to really move..i thought i had a urinary tract infection of somesort..so i have been drinking lots of cranberry juice concentrate mixed with water..that stuff works...but i passed the kidney stone today...hurt like a sumbitch..but just a PSA for those who drink alot of sweet tea and such...BE CAREFUL!!! thats all i drink mostly and juice, but anyways, sugar and the stuf thats in tea can and will cause kidney stones if your not careful..so jsut sharing my word to the wise for all you great folks of TW :cool:

    water is probly gonna be my main drink form now on..:(
     
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    Sucks, sorry to hear that! :eek:
     
  3. oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    Been there, nothing hurts worse. Glad it's over and water is your best bet.
     
  4. beastlytaco

    beastlytaco [OP] This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    oh yeah..thanks guys...but now it doesnt hurt anymore to piss....THANK YOU GOD!!!
     
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    THXEY Panda Jerk

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    my older bro had his first one when he was 17 :(

    my dad has had 4 or 5...


    so it looks like im in for atleast one...
    i drink alot of water though (ps soda and stuff isnt good for you either cuz of the carbonation that also causes kidney stones)

    im glad you got through it though! how big of a relief was it when you passed it?
     
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    toyotadude5 Breazeale- Pronounced Brazil

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    also caffiene and stuff like coffee causes them
     
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    I feel your pain. I have had one before, probably the most pain I have ever felt in my life. I drink a lot of sweet tea, but lately I have been cutting back the amount of sugar I put it in. I hear the sugar mixed with something in the tea causes the crystals. You can still drink sweet tea just drink a lot of water too.
     
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    I've heard it hurts like having a baby. I don't want to know firsthand!
     
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    my dads nurse that helped him said she has had two kids and a kidney stone and she said she would rather have a kid anyday :eek:
     
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    Oh my God......just put a pillow over my face while I'm sleeping if it's that bad.:D
     
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    lmao i know haha
     
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    when i passed it..i ahd no idea i had one till i passes it..lol..but now that its gone..im probly gonna be drinking alot of water and cran juice...i dont drink sodas or eat alot of dairy products or anything..so i i dont get another one...and yeah..3 weeks it hurt to piss or walk or run or anything..so, it could ahve been alot worse, but im glad im over it.
     
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    I feel your pain man. I passed 2 before. first waws when i was 19. second one was a year later. I was getting morophine I.V. and it did nothing for the pain. I will never ever ever use creatine or workout suppliments ever again.
    and i guess i wont be drinking sweet tea anymore either :(
     
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    Glad to hear you passed it! I know your pain as I've had about a dozen stones in the last 5 years. Now I watch what I eat and ALWAYS stay well hydrated especially if you drink much. I think those are the 2 most important things depending on the chemistry of your stones. If they are they typical calcium oxalate stones then cut back on foods with high oxalate content like spinach and nuts. Staying hydrated is a no-brainer if you have a history of kidney stones. Since I've been careful my stones have become smaller and less painful, now I only feel them leave my kidney instead of the whole way out...so far :pray:
     
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    im jsut glad i only had one..not like 2 or three..and that they were able to pass..i didnt ahve to go get them sugerically blasted
     
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    Glad you are feeling better.

    Mountain Dew is the only soda I had heard causes them, but if you say they all can :eek:
     
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    know your pain i've only had one, but that was plenty for me to change my diet, god if that nurse said it was worse then child birth then, everyone who hasn't had one just keep that in the back of you mind
     
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    I had em too, sucked really bad. The worst part for me was the pain in my side, my kidney I guess. Never felt anything untill the stones passed through my kidneys which was crazy nasty! Worst part was I had no idea what was happening and I thought I was gonna die!
     
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