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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
Usually a week: In general your renal arteries 'recover' right away, e.g. If you had renal hypertension due to stenosis it is resolved with the percutaneous revascula ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Usually, yes, but...: at times the final decision is made during the procedures depending on residual stone load, the complexity of original procedures, professional profic ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience Urology
Probably: Even in a well positioned stent, it is common to have both bladder pain and pain in the kidney from urine refluxing through the stent during voiding. ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
21 years experience Family Medicine
Is there a question.: Hope all is well with you. I understand the disease although I didn't see a question in your history.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Short: If the stent is placed in electively (and not for myocardial infarction), recovery is quite short. We tell our patients not to walk a long distance, ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Samaan
17 years experience Cardiology
2-4 days: It's not technically major surgery but it is a serious procedure. Some patients go home following day, some stay 2-3 days.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends : On what do you call recovery? Also depends on open vs laporoscopic, age , other medical problems. In healthy adult with laporoscopic surgery 4-7 da ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Burn with urination: The stent usually causes some urinary frequency and urgency. Once the stent is removed, these symptoms quickly resolve.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are ...: The recovery time after kidney stone procedures may highly vary depending on the complexity with or without complications of the procedures as well as ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience Pathology
Stent: It is normal to feel some discomfort and see a little blood-tinged urine after stent placement. Some complications include infection, bleeding, urete ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
Relatively quick: In general your renal arteries 'recover' right away, e.g. If you had renal hypertension due to stenosis it is resolved with the percutaneous revascula ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
No: There should be effect on your period.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Depends...: The procedure time for kidney stone removal widely varies depending on the size, density, & number of stone(s) and how the stone(s) will be remove ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Current recommendations: Bare metal stent-at least 6-8 weeks. Drug eluting stent - at least one year. In-stent restenosis-maybe for life. The optimal ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
22 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends : Very low blood pressure sometimes hurts kidney function. The need for dialysis in the acute hospital setting is determined by complications of poor ki ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Go home: Same day or next. Light activity 7 days.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Is question correct: Presume you mean that no kiney stone was found at ureteroscopy. Because kidneys are usually first identified by ultrasound or ct. Recovery time from ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Layman
19 years experience Transplant Surgery
Depends: Usually i tell patients 4-6 weeks until they can go back to most work. Very strenuous workers may need more time. This is for kidney donation perfor ... Read More
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
34 years experience General Surgery
4-6 weeks: Usual time to full recovery is 4-6 weeks after any major abdominal surgery. Avoid any strenuous activity during this time.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Until the stones: Are gone, and any narrowing or blockage of urine is gone. It is difficult to say because everyone responds differently to stones and the degree of bl ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Stent: You need to discuss stents with your interventional cardiologist. The various stents available have subtle differences which make different operators ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Not very: As expected, the first few days are rough and intravenous narcotics are given to relieve pain and promote sleep. By a week the pain is usually just so ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Hard to predict: If all inflammation gone healing may be 6 weeks. But we need to know more of your health status to understand the medications you are on. Ask your p ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Strader
21 years experience Cardiology
Probably long-term: Most people with heart surgery require some degree of medication for life following the surgery. I'm not too familiar with the particular medications ... Read More
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