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how soon can you go back to work after lithotripsy

A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Mostly 48-72 hours.: It may take anywhere from 24 hours to seven days to feel normal. Most patients recover within 48-72 hours and can return to work.

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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
32 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: You may be developing or having residual infection in your kidney caused by the stone that was busted. Regardless of cause, you need to get checked a ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
12 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: I'm concerned for infection so I recommend getting checked out.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
No: If by "a wound" you mean ulcerated skin, no it is not. A small bruise or reddened area is usually all that occurs. Discuss with the treating urologi ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
See answer : Most common complications of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) include: failure to completely fragment the stone or fragment(s) too big to ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Constipation: constipation after using pain medicine is very common. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is a great medication to help with this. Yes you could stop it ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Urologist: Presumably you have a stone in your renal pelvis or ureter which will not spontaneously pass. Hopefully this has been diagnosed and the doctor who di ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Porch
40 years experience General Practice
Quicker recovery: In the old days, we did open surgery for stones where we made an incision and removed the stone. You were typically in the hospital a few days and had ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
26 years experience Urology
Pain from procedure: Shock waves are typically applied through an interface brought into direct contact with the skin of the flank region on the side of interest. When sh ... Read More
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