KIDNEY stones are one of the most painful medical conditions of them all. Here we look at what causes them, their symptoms and how they are treated. What are kidney stones? Kidney stones are masses made of salt and minerals, and can be anywhere between a grain of salt and a golf ball in size. There are several different types, calcium stones, struvite stones, uric acid stones and cystine stones. How painful are kidney stones? Kidney stones are incredibly painful, with many sufferers claiming that the experience is one they will never forget. The stones have potential to cause severe pain, and while most pass on their own through the ureter - the tube between the kidney and the bladder - some require to be medically removed with surgery. People are advised to seek medical help if they experience pain so severe that they can't sit still or find a comfortable position and/or pain accompanied by nausea and vomiting. They are also urged to seek advice if they have pain accompanied by … [Read more...] about What are kidney stones, are they painful, what are the symptoms and causes and how are they treated?
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0 Have your say A four-year-old girl who was discharged from Blackpool Victoria Hospital’s children’s ward three times in a month with a suspected infection passed a large kidney stone at home while screaming in agony with only Calpol to ease the pain. Millie Elliot was first taken to Blackpool A&E by her mum, Petrina, on February 1 after experiencing severe pain while urinating. What followed was more than a month of torture, as, unknown to both her parents and doctors, she was suffering from a huge kidney stone, that she would go on to pass in a pool of blood at her Thirsk Grove home.Her devastated mum said: “Millie has gone through pain that most adults would have been sedated for.“It’s gone on every day since February 1, with the worst being Wednesday night. She was on her knees screaming ‘Mummy, make it stop, make it stop’, and there was nothing I could do. “I can’t get that vision out of my head. … [Read more...] about Doctor’s ‘missed’ four-year-old Blackpool girl’s kidney stone which left her screaming in pain
BBC presenter Nicky Campbell was rushed to hospital after he suffered a ‘kidney stone attack’ in the early hours. The Radio 5 Live presenter missed his live breakfast show this morning after he was taken ill at home. Nicky, 57, was admitted to Salford Royal Hospital where he is now recovering well. Tweeting about his ordeal to his 131,000 followers he posted a picture of himself laid up in a hospital bed. He wrote: “Good morning from Salford Royal Hospital where I was rushed last night after a kidney stone attack. Blimey. Some pain that! Amazing care from compassionate professionals and - a new BBC publicity photograph.” Read more of today's top stories here Chris Warburton was called in as a late substitute for Nicky and presented this morning’s show alongside Rachel Burden. Rachel told listeners she had been in touch with her regular co-host and he was recovering well. BBC Radio 5 Live Breakfast airs every morning from 6-9am. Campbell has presented the … [Read more...] about Nicky Campbell tweets from Salford hospital after painful ‘kidney stone attack’
BBC 5 Live presenter Nicky Campbell was rushed to Salford Royal Hospital after a kidney stone attack. The DJ was due to host Tuesday's Radio 5 live Breakfast show with Rachel Burden but became unwell at home on Monday night with the painful condition. Campbell, also a presenter on Long Lost Family, told fans the attack was the "worst pain ever" and praised the "amazing care" he received. He tweeted his fans: "Good morning from Salford Royal Hospital where I was rushed last night after a kidney stone attack. Blimey. Some pain that! "Amazing care from compassionate professionals." Responding to one well wisher he said: "Worst pain ever. I tell ya. Pain relief was excellent." While another follower quipped that the illness was "some length to go to get out of Brexit chat", Campbell responded: "Haha. Stop it. Hurts to laff [sic]." DJ Chris Warburton was called in to replace Campbell and presented Tuesday's show alongside Burden. 'BETTER BE SEEING YOU' Girlfriend of missing Luke Jobson … [Read more...] about BBC 5 Live presenter Nicky Campbell rushed to hospital after ‘kidney stone attack’
Life by Press Association January 29, 2019, 9:09 am Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Nicky Campbell had to miss his BBC radio breakfast show after being rushed to hospital following a kidney stones attack. The DJ and Long Lost Family presenter was due to host Tuesday’s Radio 5 live Breakfast show with Rachel Burden. But the 57-year-old was admitted to Salford Royal Hospital on Monday night after becoming unwell with the painful condition at home. He tweeted his fans: “Good morning from Salford Royal Hospital where I was rushed last night after a kidney stone attack. Blimey. Some pain that! “Amazing care from compassionate professionals.” DJ Chris Warburton was called in to replace Campbell and presented Tuesday’s show alongside Burden. Burden told listeners she had been in touch with her regular co-host and he was recovering well. Campbell has presented the show since 2003. Last year, he confirmed, while on … [Read more...] about Nicky Campbell misses breakfast show after kidney stones attack