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best thing to do if possibility of a kidney stone

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Dr. Robert Andrews
35 years experience Interventional Radiology
She : She should call the doctor who did her procedure and speak with him or her right away. If that is not possible for some reason, then she should go to ... Read More
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
The : The best would be to call your doctor who performed the procedures as soon as possible. Infections would be uncommon after this type of procedure, but ... Read More
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Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Post op fever: 103 degree fever in post op patient is potentially serious. Contact the urologist or be evaluated in an er if not available.

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
37 years experience Urology
ESWL: Depends-if your stone is radiolucent (eg uric acid/cysteine) you could manage it medically and dissolve it. If radio-opaque/calcium in composition, wh ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Stone analysis: Stone analysis will identify the chemical nature of stone.........Help modifying diet adding certen preventive remidies.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Hope it's small : Stones greater than 5mm in diameter may be too large to pass without help. Drink lots of water ; ask your urologist if tamsulosin, which can dilate ur ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Water: It also depends on size, site and shape of stone.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Probably surgery: It appears you have a kidney stone and enlarged kidney (hydronephrosis)--- probably due to obstruction. This needs in addition to pain medications, p ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually pass: 4 mm stones usually pass but any stone can be incredibly painful. Drink plenty of fluid.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Fluids: kidney stones are painful. You can drink fluids to increase you urine volume. Try water. Don't increase fluids by drinking more soda or high fructo ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
What works quickest!: Evidence may point to non-narcotics, but Meperidine 75 mg works...For me, i've had 16 stones, and can get by with oral hyro- or oxy-codone preps. Iv/ ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
13 years experience Radiology
Urology consult: This is a decent size kidney stone. I would recommend discussing this with your doctor or a urologist.
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