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A 48-year-old male asked:
12mm kidney stone?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Pathology 18 years experience
5.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Urology 37 years experience
Stone > 1cm: Options largely depends on the location of the stone. A non-obstructing stone in a renal calyx can be treated with shockwaves most of the time. A stone that large in the ureter will likely involve a ureteroscopy.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Kidney stone of 12mm size?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
See Urology: If symptomatic need to se urology ; may need intervention depending upon the location. If recurrent to see a nephrologist for special testing and treatment. Meanwhile increase water intake if ok to do based on other medical or health problems and low sodium diet.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Is a 12mm kidney stone big?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Nephrology and Dialysis 32 years experience
Yes: And too big to pass on its own.
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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