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extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (eswl) - how long for recovery?

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Dr. James Lin
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Vary...: Do you mean get over eswl-related discomfort or total post-eswl stone/fragment passage? For post-eswl discomfort, it may highly vary, days to weeks, depending on what you're and how your body/kidney responds to eswl. For stone/fragment passage, it may take 1 week to months, depending on the load ; density of stones and the eswl effectiveness to disintegrate them; it may take 1 week to months, or..
Answered on Feb 23, 2019

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