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A 37-year-old member asked:

I have a kidney stone, but the doctor says i should wait a year; is this normal?

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Dr. William Rosas
Urology 62 years experience
NO!: A kidney stone, once diagnosed by x-rays, mri, ultrasound etc. Should be treated asap. A small, asymptomatic stone can be treated with hydration, exercises and repeated x-rays. Larger stones can damage the kidney and you may lose a kidney if you wait 1 year.

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