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Kidney stones. Besides drinking tons of water, what else can

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Kidney stones. Besides drinking tons of water, what else can I do to help pass a kidney stone?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 1 year ago.
Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you today. I look forward to working with you.
How large is the stone?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I know it's small. I've had kidney stones before and I ended up the hospital. I'm beginning to get the fam pain.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Trying to prevent pain getting worse.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I want to pass natural. So many hype ways to solve $$
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Where is my answer? ????
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I received your email telling me you answered my question. I clicked on link and nothing.
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 1 year ago.
If the stone is stuck in the ureter, this is what would cause pain. in this case, a medication called Flomax can help to make the stone pass faster. This has to be prescribed by a doctor. You need to start by going to the ER or an urgent care center is you have pains they can do an imaging study to see if you are passing a stone. If you have one, then they can proscribe the Flomax. other that and drinking lots of water, there is nothing else that will help this pass.

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