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what are the long term side effects of laser lithotripsy for kidney stone removal

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Soon: You can resume sexual activity as soon as you feel comfortable and are pain free. That should be next day for most people. You may get some colicky pa ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Stents: Ureteral stents can be very uncomfortable. Blood in the urine and burning with urination are common symptoms of stents. Likely your symptoms will i ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Louie
18 years experience Urology
Pain: Your doctor is right. He might also want to check an ultrasound or X-ray to make sure that there is no further blockage of your kidneys or ureters.
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A 83-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
27 years experience Urology
Ask who gave you med: You need to ask the doctor who gave you deplatt. You're on it for a reason, i'm assuming to prevent stroke, heart attack or blood clot. Some people ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Almost nothing: There is no significant effects to having the gall bladder removed. You need no special diet once the gall bladder is gone. There is no truth to the s ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not a cancer risk: Anyone can do a bad study to "show" that anything causes any cancer, just based on how people answer questions. The things that actually do this and h ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Maybe none: Gallbladder removal surgery, for the proper condition of gallstone disease, may have no side effects. Most patients are fully normal & can eat nor ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Peterson
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Skin reactions: The main side effect of laser hair removal is the effect on the skin from the laser. There is heat generated from the laser to kill the hair follicle ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
26 years experience Urology
Depends : A partial nephrectomy is becoming the new standard of care for tumors that can be manage this way. Patients on the long run do better and minimize th ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
45 years experience Urology
No more dialysis: This is a very general question. If the new kidney is functioning well most recipients are able to return to pre-illness levels of activity. Many ad ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Usually none.: Usually, removing a single parathyroid gland/tumor is straightforward and complications are rare. It is common, however to have a deficiency of vitami ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
I know of none: The blogs are full of people with transplants who've been warned not to get inked, but a search of the nih database shows not a single study or case r ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
If laparoscopic: Minimal scars, same day discharge or at most one day hospital stay, one week recuperation at home, if you are asking about physical effects. But if y ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience Family Medicine
None: There should be no side effects from a tubal ligation except the inability to get pregnant.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Laparoscopic: Surgery is the minimally invasive surgery using 3 small cuts to remove the appendix. Laser not usually used any longer. Low side effects of late infec ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Laser Hair Reduction: As with any area you wish hair removal, the obvious benefit is that with optimal treatment, your result will be permanent hair reduction. Follow pre- ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Surgical pain: Sometimes nausea and diarrhea, bar no complications.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Difficult to say: At this point in time there are no identified long term risks other than the permanent loss of hair and the associated structures including the sebace ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Depends upon size : Stones 5mm in diameter or smaller can be passed spontaneously in urine. Drink copiously & may need tamsulosin to dilate ureter. Stone stuck in ureter ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Caroline Cribari
22 years experience Psychiatry
Side effects: If still on the med, usu about 2 weeks after start a given dosage. If on or off the med, sometimes side effects can take much longer, even one minth t ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes lots and lots: Primobolan is the popular anabolic steroid as a performance enhancing drug used illegally, as it is difficult to detect , gone in 24 hr from the b ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Generally safe: Lasik surgery has a very good safety profile. The major long term complication is some degree of dryness of the eyes. The power can change over the ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Carson
29 years experience Interventional Radiology
UFE: In most cases there are no long term side affects. Some patients may experience early menopause.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Layman
19 years experience Transplant Surgery
Complications: You will have pain and a certain period of recovery from the surgery, that is expected. There are complications that may develop. These inclue bleed ... Read More

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