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Living with MSK
msksufferer posted:
I have bilateral MSK, stage 2 CKD, white blood cells & protein in urine. Some water retention in ankles and feet. Meds include: Pot Chloride, Hydroclorothorizide and Amiloride for kidney. Also take Synthroid for Hashimoto's syndrome. Get low Vit D counts, so on 400 mg D3 (lowered due to too much calcium in urine). Usually run and walk 3 times a week and eat well, low protein diet. Cholesterol and blood pressure were issues in past. I am a 42 yr old female and diagnosed about 12 yrs ago. I had a kidney balloon and basket removal of stones on one kidney at age 19, before I had MSK. I have not been passing too many stones (even though shows on scans) until the past year or so. Now I pass small particles and have a lot of mucus every day. I am in pain daily (flank and front), have trouble sleeping through pain, am nauseated and get dizzy. I do not get a fever or infections. I do drink a lot of h20. Would basket surgery help my pain and mucus passing stop for a while? What other questions should I be asking my nephrologist?

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