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I also have a 2.1 cm kidney stone in right kidney. What is
I also have a 2.1 cm kidney stone in right kidney. What is the least risky and most successful procedure to have done and the possible complications? I am a 65 year old female with past medical issues… read more
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I was admitted to the hospital with a 7mm kidney stone.
I was admitted to the hospital with a 7mm kidney stone. After 3 days the Dr tried a ureteroscopy but was unsuccessful in removing the stone. However he did place a stent in the ureter passed the posit… read more
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Dr. Y.
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I had ureteroscopy in mid March to remove a kidney stone.
I had ureteroscopy in mid March to remove a kidney stone. The stent was taken out 10 days later. In late April I had an ultrasound that showed hydronephrosis. Doc said repeat ultrasound in late June. … read more
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I'm having a ureteroscopy this week because of a 4mm stone
I'm having a ureteroscopy this week because of a 4mm stone stuck where the ureter meets the bladder. My urologist plans to remove the stone and possibly place a temporary stent. He has explained the g… read more
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Been for lithotripsy and it did not work however urologist
Been for lithotripsy and it did not work however urologist says stone is not so visable and yet it's 9mm in diameter… read more
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My husband has an 8mm x 5mm kidney stone that has been there
My husband has an 8mm x 5mm kidney stone that has been there seen march. The urologist that we see has made to attempts at removing it and has had no luck. The ureter is that swollen around the stone … read more
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Dr. Y.
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Can a sponge like oversized kidney that functions at low
can a sponge like oversized kidney that functions at low level since stone blocage removal rupture if blocage returns… read more
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I have a kidney stone (approx size 5mm) that is in
I have a kidney stone (approx size 5mm) that is in mid/distal ureter (near L4/L5) on the right side. My current Urologist says it is unlikely to pass as it has been 7 days since it emerged. Initially … read more
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Dr. Y.
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After lithotripsy for a large kidney stone, my urologist now
After lithotripsy for a large kidney stone, my urologist now tells me there is another fairly large stone in the ureter blocking the gravel from being passed from the lithotripsy. The stone in my kidn… read more
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My urologist tried to remove the stone with an ureterscope
My urologist tried to remove the stone with an ureterscope but was unable to get the laser into the ureter. He now wants to insert a needle into my kidney and pass a wire through the needle down thru … read more
Dr. Y.
Dr. Y.
Urologist
Doctoral Degree
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There are 2 peanut size stones in my upper kidneys. I suffer
Hello Doctor, There are 2 peanut size stones in my upper kidneys. I suffer from Type II diabetes, uric acid in my blood, blood pressure and bad LDL, and I'm taking medications for all of the above ail… read more
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Passed one kidney stone; still have one 2-3mm upper pole
Passed one kidney stone; still have one 2-3mm upper pole right kidney. No symptoms. Urologist cannot say it is unlikely to cause problem; and need it out for FAA medical. Is ureteroscopy reasonable? O… read more
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Dr. Y.
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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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Dr. Y.
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I had two cat scans almost two months apart. They basically
I had two cat scans almost two months apart. They basically say the same thing: "a small stone (2 mm) at the right uterovesical junction is again noted and is unchanged in appearance from prior study.… read more
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I am a 42 year old male with my first kidney stone. It is
I am a 42 year old male with my first kidney stone. It is 4mm and stuck in my right ureter, but not causing obstruction. I was hoping my urologist could do lithotripsy, but he is telling me I need a u… read more
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Dr. Y.
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On Monday, 5/24/10 I am scheduled to have a ureteroscopy
On Monday, 5/24/10 I am scheduled to have a ureteroscopy with laser lithotripsy and stent for a kidney stone. I am worried about the stent....can this cause damage of any kind? What is the stent for? … read more
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Results from CT Scan w contrast done on Jan 11, 2010, show a
Results from CT Scan w contrast done on Jan 11, 2010, show a 62 y/o white male with distal 1 cm kidney stone obstructing the left ureter. Additional stones measuring up to 6 mm noted in bilateral kidn… read more
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My urologist advised me that I need to have procedure for my
My urologist advised me that I need to have procedure for my kidney stone, but only offered two methods:PNL or Open Surgery to remove the two kidney stone on my left kidney (one is less than 0.5cm, th… read more
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