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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
29 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Very, very rarely.: In patients with renal failure caused by some large kidney stone a transplant may be performed. During my fellowship, i saw a patient who had a large ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
?Pediatric urologist: Should be taking care of this very complex & often challenging diagnosis. Nowadays puv usually diagnosed at prenatal maternal fetal ultrasound. Puv in ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Tsai
29 years experience Urology
Stone: If a stone is seen on ultrasound but not on ct it is then difficult to treat as 99% of stones are visualized on ct.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: New throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold virus (antibiotics not needed), or from some other cause suc ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It depends on the type of stone. Various medications and dietary changes can be recommended depending on the type of stone. Discuss with your doctor o ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
37 years experience Urology
Body habitus: Multiple factors should be considered when treating "staghorn" calculi: stone composition, body habitus (size/shape), co-morbidities, previous surgic ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: The specifics and relevance of the contents in the Q are not clear enough for answering to the point as wished. But, working closely with family doc, ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Gallstones: diet and some medicines can help like actigall (ursodiol)
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Small stones: Without symptoms would not require surgery at this time.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Various: Depends on one's symptoms. Ultrasound techniques can break them, other stones are left alone if not causing problems. Some invasive urology procedures ... Read More
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