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What is the difference between Kidney Cyst and Kidney Stones ?

  1. Peace2009 profile image60
    Peace2009posted 6 years ago

    What is the difference between Kidney Cyst and Kidney Stones ?

    is there pain involved in either both of them ?
    I'm getting pain always in my left kidney.

  2. Mr Nice profile image79
    Mr Niceposted 6 years ago

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    I believe you should see your doctor and he will prescribe the tests to find out the cause. If you have pain it might be due to kidney stones. Here are two links for kidney cyst and kidney stones.

    www.mayoclinic.com/health/kidney-cysts/DS01186

    http://www.medicinenet.com/kidney_stone/article.htm

  3. SidKemp profile image93
    SidKempposted 6 years ago

    a kidney stone is solidified waste in the urine. A kidney cyst is a growth of tissue inside the kidney. Please look into both Western and alternative treatments if you have either. Healthy kidneys are important - I've already lost one brother to kidney disease, and my father-in-law is alive because a kidney problem was found early and treated promptly and well.

  4. Pamela99 profile image89
    Pamela99posted 6 years ago

    Kidney stones are the most common urological problem and often very painful.  While most small stones pass through the system without medical intervention, some are larger are much more painful. The stones are made up of different minerals, but calcium is the most common. There are medical procedures to remove these stones. It is important to stay well hydrated when the temperatures are very hot, particularly if you are prone to kidney stones.

    Kidney cysts are little sacs of fluid and if you have one your will probably not have symptoms, however, you may have several, which will require a medical assessment and possible treatment. Typical symptoms are dull pain and fever. A number of kidney cysts can become a serious problem and compromise the kidney function, so don't ignore the symptoms.

  5. Express10 profile image88
    Express10posted 6 years ago

    Stones are literally stones, an accumulation of minerals that resemble stones and cysts are growths of tissue. If possible removing stones is done without surgery but can be very painful.

 
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