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Laser lithotripsy recovery time

A male asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Here are some...: Anything is on its way of constant evolution and change; so is lithotripsy. The key factors affecting how laser or US-lithotripsy lie on the flexibili... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Binny Koshy
25 years experience
Stone: You can have hydronephrosis for a while after procedure. But it will get better if not follow up with urologist.
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Maybe, but...: Transurethral laser lithotripsy has been overtaking and becoming the standard of care for most stones of <1.-2 cm in the kidneys and almost all sto... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fletcher Derrick
Urology 64 years experience
Quite normal: Passing fragments and trash for 4-8 weeks after lithotripsy is normal. Your Urologist can run cytology and/or FISH TEST later to help determine if TC... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
Urology 37 years experience
Clots: It is highly unlikely that you're actually passing pieces of tissue. It is somewhat common however to pass gelatinous clots of blood following uretero... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Urologist: Eight years is a long time to put up with pain. Please see a urologist for an evaluation. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without a... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Curran
Urology 28 years experience
Lithotripsy: He could have infection. I would have his doctor be aware and get a urine culture.
A member asked:
Dr. David Hall
Specializes in Urology
Anytime: You may resume "sex or mast" anytime you want to. There is no contra-indication to doing so while having a stent (although you may not feel up to it s... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Here are some...: The recommendation provided after the reported procedures is commonly given in attempting and assuming to ease voiding symptoms from local irritation ... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Chung
Specializes in Urology
Stone treatment: I wish you could explain a bit more in detail what is going on. There are many ways to treat stone. Are your stones in the kidney or ureter?. Is the... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Urologist: That will be enough to check back in with your treating urologist. An exam with urine studies as well as review of your meds will be needed.
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