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stent removal after kidney stone surgery

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.

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Probably normal: It is very common to have some flank pain after removing a stent. You should be evaluated for a urinary tract infection since you were instrumented. ... Read More
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience Urology
Very common: Mild edema, or swelling, in the ureter is common after this surgery. This tends to subside soon. Hydrate well and see how you feel. Keep in touch w ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends: If you feel fine and discomfort is tolerable, yes, you can move around and use stairs. If you have fever and uncontrollable pain, vomiting or dizzine ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Recurrence: Please contact your treating physician immediately. Although this is a fast recurrence, the important thing to do is ensure complete treatment. A neph ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience Urologic Oncology
It depends: To make a generalization, it depends primarily on the size of the stone as well as the location. Anatomic factors may also play a role. Most stone pro ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Umbreit
13 years experience Urology
Can be normal: After removing a stent following ureteroscopy, it may feel like a "stone" is still there. This usually resolves within 48 hours and is a result of swe ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Necessary?: For young age as you are, stone removal from kidney may be needed, when and how? These questions should be addressed by your urologist according to th ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience Urologic Oncology
Usually: Most stone procedures are fairly straightforward, but some can be very complex. If yours seems like a complicated case, do not hesitate to get a secon ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Vandersteen
30 years experience Pediatric Urology
It depends: It depends on what you mean. If you truly mean no surgery then it is almost by definition cheaper. However, the hidden costs of observation are in t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
27 years experience Urology
Not necessarily : He may have stent pain, be passing a fragment or having some spasm. He should call the surgeon. For more: www.Peedoc.Com @thepeedoc.
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