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I am a 59 year old female with no history of kidney stones.
Hello. I am a 59 year old female with no history of kidney stones. Five weeks ago I was rushed to the emergency room with doubled over pain. I had a CAT scan that revealed a 9-mm kidney stone in my le… read more
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I have had 4 ESWL procedures over the past 16 weeks. After ESWL #1 I told my doctor I still felt stone pain in the kidney, and the x-ray did show 1 stone up high in the kidney. The Doctor performed Li… read more
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khagihara
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I had a 13mm stone in my right kidney near the ureter. I was
Hello. I had a 13mm stone in my right kidney near the ureter. I was treated with eswl and it resulted in two smaller fragments but the majority of the stone remained. I have sever pain now and during … read more
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Stone in rh kidney found through USG of 7mm .Is it possible
stone in rh kidney found through USG of 7mm .Is it possible to flush it away with increased fluid intake and medication?or should i undergo treatment like ESWL etc?… read more
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My question on how urologist currently treat kidney stones
My question on how urologist currently treat kidney stones has 4 subquestions: 1) Could you pls describe how you currently treat a patient with kidney stones, where you use a ESWL machine is used (pls… read more
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Are stents absolutely necessary after having a lithotripsy? I had bouts with kidney stones 15 years ago and again a year ago. The first time the stents were in for three months. I went to a different … read more
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I have a 2.5 cm stona and underwent ESWL yesterday. I have
I have a 2.5 cm stona and underwent ESWL yesterday. I have no symptoms, no pain and have been drinking lots of fluid. However aside from some small blood initially after the treatment there has been n… read more
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Must large kidney stones be surgical removed as an initial
Must large kidney stones be surgical removed as an initial step in treatment if painful symptoms are not extreme?… read more
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I was told by my urologist that I have a 3mm kidney stone in
Hello, I was told by my urologist that I have a 3mm kidney stone in my right kidney after she reviewed my CT scan. I had recurrent UTI's-one every month for 3months (Jan-Feb-March)-none since March-I … read more
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I am 50 yrs old and suffer from kidney stones. The first was
Hi I am 50 yrs old and suffer from kidney stones. The first was in 1990 and I was able to pass it. The next was in 2007 and I was admitted to hospital and successfully passed that one as well. In the … read more
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I HAVE had eswl done and my kidney stone is still there in
i HAVE had eswl done and my kidney stone is still there in my left kidney. I did not pass any stone. My doctor wants to me to redo the eswl this time with a ureteral stent. i would like a second and t… read more
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I had 1.3cm stone in my kidney and ESWL done last week. I
I had 1.3cm stone in my kidney and ESWL done last week. I still have pain and nausea (I did not have pain and nausea before ESWL). I saw my urologist today and he said that I will need one more ESWL t… read more
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I have had two ESWL procedure in the past two months. The
I have had two ESWL procedure in the past two months. The stone, accordingly, is wedged in a bent section of my ureter. Whether the stone is fragmented is in doubt. Have passed some minute grains. The… read more
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I have a stone which is oblong and measures 6 mm. My doctor
I have a stone which is oblong and measures 6 mm. My doctor recommends ESWL. I have had 2 strokes and am on aspirin therapy (1300mg/day). I am nervous about the procedure for 2 reasons: general anesth… read more
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I had a struvite kidney stone removed by percutaneus and
I had a struvite kidney stone removed by percutaneus and ESWL. A stone is growing again. Had a vcug and no reflux. Proteus Miribilis causes the stone. How is this bacteria getting into my kidney???… read more
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I have a horseshoe kidney with a 1.1 cm calcium oxolate
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I have a kidney stone that is too large to pass. I have a
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I have MSK. In 2004 I had two large staghorn stones that the
I have MSK. In 2004 I had two large staghorn stones that the doctor used ESWL on. I think the stones were both about an inch each. Was this the correct procedure or should a Perc. have been done inste… read more
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