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#1 of 3 Old 08-18-2002, 02:21 AM - Thead Starter
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My friend Anna is 17 weeks pregnant with her first. She's in the hospital right now because one of her kidneys is totally blocked from a stone. She can't even use the bathroom. The doctors are still debating on what they should do. Apparently it's not that common this early in pregnancies. I was jsut wondering if any one else had this happen to them?

One good thing about it is the baby is fine and they found out IT'S A BOY!!!
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I hope that they can decide what to do for your friend.....I bet she is happy about having a boy and that he is good
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I feel for your friend! I don't think I had a kidney stone (the dr. could never say for sure if I did or didn't) but I did have a kidney infection which was plenty bad enough. Mine wasn't early in my pregnancy though, in fact I was hospitalized a week before my due date. What they did for me was give me 2 rounds of antibiotics through an IV over the course of 24 hours. The nurse said they couldn't really do what they normally do for kidney infections due to the pregnancy but the medicine was enough to clear it up. Hopefully that will work for your friend too.
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