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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
No: See a urologist for appropriate workup and treatment.
Dr. Steven Margolis
33 years experience Family Medicine
Kidney stones: You shouldl find out the type of stone and take supplements accordingly . For example, if the stones are acidic, you need something basic like carbona ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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No..., but...: Kidney stones usually cause no pain as long as not moving. If moving and causing local tissue irritation and urine flow blockage, its related pain can ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Turek
34 years experience Urology
Lots of fluids: The single best treatment for virtually all kidney stones is fluids, fluids, fluids. Stay hydrated! almost half of all first time stone formers can av ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Drink more,,: The best way to control kidney stones is by drinking lots more fluids to help them pass out in the urine. This also helps stop them from forming. So ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Probably not surgery: Extra-corporal shockwave lithotripsy, ESWL, does not involve any incision although performed under anesthesia or conscious sedation. Stone is too larg ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
31 years experience Urology
Not likely: Nbmost of these stones cannot be dissolved, except uric acid stones.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: They can attempt to bust up a larger stone into smaller pieces so that they might pass easier and they can go through the urethra and take them out.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Kidney Stones: Yes, of course. Many people just drink a lot of fluids and pass the stones. If you are bleeding or have a fever, however, please go to the doctors.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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None...: There has been no known stone-dissolving agents for calcium-containing stones or even organic stones such as cystine stone, except uric acid stone. So ... Read More
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