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my kidney stone has lodged in my penis, my physician last saw

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my kidney stone has lodged in my penis, my physician last saw it higher up in my urinary tract. how should this stone be removed?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  drkevinmd replied 8 years ago.
Thanks for your question. Ideally you would pass the stone by simple urination but I am assuming you have had pain in the penis for several hours that is not moving. This could mean you have a stone lodged in the urethra that may require extraction by a Urologist using a cystoscope which is a device that would be inserted in the tip of your penis and is usually very effective. Occasionally patients feel as if a stone is lodged in the urethra when, in fact, the stone has passed and left a tear in one part of the urethra. A urologist can help you determine this especially if the pain has lasted more than a few hours in one area.
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