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A 48-year-old female asked:

I had a renal ultra sound done last week and they said i have a 7mm kidney stone. what will they do about that?

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Dr. Milton Mintz
A Verified Doctoranswered
68 years experience
See urologist: They can use mechanical method of crushing stone, or if necessary surgically? This is a decision for a specialist.
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 58 years experience
7 mm stone: Most stones that pass are 4 mm or less so probably yours won't pass on its own. What to do depends upon many variables best answered by your urologist. Some folks need surgery.

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