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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
You may: You may have some pain afterwards from the inflammation but your doctor should give you pain medication for that.
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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ureteral stent: There may be some initial soreness and mild pain after the procedure. Should have some medicine provided from the doctor if needed for a couple of da ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Cystoscopy: You had a kidney stone. You had a stent placed. Tomorrow you will undergo stent removal by cystoscopy. This involves a camera through your penis and ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
13 years experience Radiology
Ulrology consult: It is probably best for you to consult your urologist. Pain may be from spasm of the ureter, infection, or recurrent of stones (the ones not removed/a ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience Urologic Oncology
Two ways: If the stent is left with a long "string" if intended to be short term, this can be grasped and pulled out easily. If there is no visible string, an o ... Read More
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Dr. Elliot Reisman
37 years experience Pediatric Urology
Cystoscopy: Put a scope in the urethra and pull it out. Takes 1 minute.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible infection: If there is no other obvious cause for fever, i would be concerned about an urinary tract infection related to the indwelling stent. Discuss the fever ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jaynish Patel
23 years experience Radiology
Don't worry (yet): It is very common to have spasms after placement and removal of a ureteral stent. If the pain does not resolve after 2 weeks consider seeing your urol ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Not worrying...: Hi! AlistairK, Seeing variable length of the string attached to stent is normal reflecting the variable penile length between erection or no erection. ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Amerling
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes.: Yes, but as always, in moderation.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Need evaluation. : You really need to be evaluated again. This could be a retained stone or an infection. You should be evaluated by your Urologist soon.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: To an extent, what you described could be "normally" expected, but judicious use of medications + mental modification toward reality will help& ea ... Read More
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