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what to expect after kidney stone removal

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
52 years experience Urology
Where & how: If the stone was in the ureter & removed through the urethra you will have discomfort for a day or 2 in the urine channel.The pain in the flank wo ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some…: Individual threshold of pain highly varies. However, usually, most patients feel comfortable within 2-3 hours after stent removal. More detail? Ask yo ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Here's some: The need for stent or catheter is to secure urine drainage and concern about possible blockage by stone or clot, which is decided by the surgeon's jud ... Read More
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.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
See below: Usually a few days, but if you have a ureteral stent in place, you may see bleeding for as long as the stent is present. Be sure to drink plenty of f ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Sure: Enjoy yourself. You've been through a lot.
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Dr. Richard Amerling
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes.: Yes, but as always, in moderation.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Ok, ...: For an average healthy man, it is okay to use both at the same time with Percocet for pain and Ditropan (oxybutynin) for urgency from bladder irritati ... Read More
A 50-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 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Fehr
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Kidney stone: Save a kidney, you have two and it would be nice to keep both of them working.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Kidney stones: Treatment options for calcium oxylate stones are dictated by the size, location and density of the stone. Eswl (shock wave lithotripsy) is often effe ... Read More
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