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A 23-year-old male asked:

hello! doctors say that i have got a kidneystone at a size of about 7 mm. what do you recommend me? thanks

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Depends: On the type of stone and why you had the stone. But as general rule drinking plenty of water is neccessary. Small asymptomatic stones can be observed
Dr. Carl Rosen
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Have evaluation: I would recommend you goo the hospital and have diagnostic evaluation,.

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