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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Tiny kidney stones: Or nephrocalcinosis. Stones are either attatched to wall of kidney calices (major urinary drainage ducts), junction of the urniary clooecting ducts ; ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grant Linnell
24 years experience Radiology
Likely not serious: Punctate renal stones almost always pass without problems.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Abnormal: Many with multiple calcification a have no pain or symptoms. Possible infection as cause of pain, or something else than kidney.
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Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
Unrelated: Many people have tiny punctate renal calculi and are asymptomatic because of small size, location, and absence of obstruction and it would be highly u ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Silverman
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Type of kidney stone: Staghorn calculi (that fill the shape of the renal calyces) are usually struvite and opaque.
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A member asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Quite possibly: If you think that you are having mental changes then I think it is imperative that you consult with a neurologist at your first opportunity. One infar ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ionel Donca
25 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Probably nothing: Stones in the kidneys are punctate hyperechogenicity shadowing.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends on......: What you mean by dangerous! a stag horn is a large stone. It blocks part of the kidney or all of it depending on its size. If infection develops, it i ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Kidney stones: on both sides
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ask Ur urologist: Stones that size could pass into the ureters & cause obstructive tho they r small enough to pass but painfully, they seem 2 b borderline 2 me. Ultraso ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
26 years experience Urology
A tiny kidney stone: A punctate calculus refers to a very small kidney stone, generally 1-2 mm in size picked up on a CT scan as this is the most sensitive imaging study. ... Read More

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