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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Stein
46 years experience Interventional Radiology
Probably not.: Most stones 5mm or smaller will pass. A 7mm stone could pass, but may well not pass on its own. If you have flank pain, you may have an obstructed u ... Read More
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Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Nephrolithiasis : Drink plenty of water. Catch the stone when you can and get it analyzed. Let us know if its calcium oxalate or some other forms of stone. Depending ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Kidney stone.: Kidney stones up to 5mm in size will predictably pass on their own. Just drink plenty of water so you produce a lot of urine, dilate those ureters an ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Water: There are many foods to avoid or cut back. I would suggest googling those. Really the most important thing is hydration with plenty of water. Rarely, ... Read More
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Dr. Ivan Colon
27 years experience Urology
A metabolic work-up : The best way to fight stones is to understand your metabolism. I believe that most stone formres should have a metabolic work-up. This should incl ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See Urology: If symptomatic need to se urology ; may need intervention depending upon the location. If recurrent to see a nephrologist for special testing and trea ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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What do you mean?: Do you mean how to remove kidney stone or how kidney stone is formed? Kidney stone is formed and resulted from genetic factors and lifestyle leading t ... Read More
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: Depends. Sometimes are symptom free for years but if they start to move from kidney down the ureter people can experience intense pain that can come ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wosnitzer
15 years experience Urology
Depends: Depends on the type and the reason for the stones. Generally hydration (6-8 glasses of water per day), and citrus juice (lemonade/orange) are helpful ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
ESWL,fluids,etc.: Whatever can dissolve or break down the stone is used to remove it. For example, eawl or extracorporial shock wave lithotripsy use shock waves to bre ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
51 years experience Rheumatology
Give it a 70: Drink more water than you think you can if your kidneys are workignok, if not go to a urologist.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Black kidney stone: The only sure way to tell what a kidney stone is made of is to send it off to a lab for analysis. Once it is complete, you will have a non-speculative ... Read More

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