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Stone breaker for kidney stones

A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
Pathology 18 years experience
Big one: It will require intervention to excise. Also, get your calcium and parathyroid hormone levels checked.
Dr. James Krick
Urology 37 years experience
Stone > 1cm: Options largely depends on the location of the stone. A non-obstructing stone in a renal calyx can be treated with shockwaves most of the time. A st... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Most likely: you will pass it some times with lots of pains , drink plenty of water , if it get stuck then your rotor will help you.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Rizkalla
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Through laser treatment to break down the stones.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Eminently: Small stones may pass on their own, though the passage is generally painful. Stones may be "pulverized" by lithotripsy and then pass through the urin... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Kidney stone.: Kidney stones up to 5mm in size will predictably pass on their own. Just drink plenty of water so you produce a lot of urine, dilate those ureters an... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
?from what: Medically speaking possible causes of death are kidney failure, sepsis, hemorrhage if neglected;.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Kidney stones: Never heard that kidney stones would be classified by their color. More explanation from you would be helpful.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology 53 years experience
Many causes: In women the most common cause is not drinking enough water. In men, the most common is too much calcium in the urine and there are several causes for... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Ohanswered
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Flank pain/bloody ur: Flank pain and blood in urine is classic. You will need to have your vitals checked, urine analyzed and either kidney ct or ultrasound. Take pain meds... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
Radiology 33 years experience
Lots of ways: It depends on the stones that you are having. Stones can occur because of problems metabolizing uric acid, chronic kidney infection, not drinking enou... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Halin
Interventional Radiology 40 years experience
Many things: Like chronic low-grade kidney infection, metabolic imbalance, hyper-parathyroidism, medications. You should be discussing this with your urologist who... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
Urology 32 years experience
Not drinking enough: The most common cause of kidney stones is simply not drinkning enough water. However, there may be other problems as well, so it is important for you... Read More
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