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can a 7mm kidney store be passed

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Cherullo
23 years experience Urology
Growing stone?: Asymptomatic 3 mm renal stones are difficult to address because no one can know if they will ever cause symptoms or grow. Details such as stone posit ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Lots of fluid: Kidney stones are solid matter from overconcentration of substance from low urine volume/fluid intake, high secretion, low ph, and other factors. An ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends on cause: Acutely, many people with bladder infections have trouble with passing their urine and if promptly treated they do not develop kidney failure. Usual ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Friedman
38 years experience Transplant Surgery
Silver linings: Hard to believe today because of all the care options available, but kidney failure used to be universally fatal. With good care and excellent cooper ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
You feel better: There will probably be some residual soreness. Any blood in the urine will gradually clear and you will feel better.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joe Littlejohn
25 years experience Urology
Easy: With the help of a good endourologist.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Porch
39 years experience General Practice
Time: If the stone is a passable size (5 millimeters or less), given time, the ureter which it is passing through will contract to pass the stone through in ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Ng answered
16 years experience Urology
Yes, but.....: Yes, I have seen patients pass stone that is 9mm in diameter. However, many 6mm stones do not pass on their own. The likelihood of passing stone gre ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Bock
Specializes in General Practice
Painfully: Kidney stones are more common in men, and have further to go along the longer male urethra. Not all kidney stones are passed, some remain, some n ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes but not easily : Less than 5mm pass spontaneously. 5-10 might need help. lots of water. Bigger than 10mm mostly will need urologist
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