A 56-year-old male asked:
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12mm kidney stone?

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Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience in Pathology
Big one: It will require intervention to excise. Also, get your calcium and parathyroid hormone levels checked.
Answered on Dec 7, 2019
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Lithotripsy may break up the stone so that the smaller fragments can pass through the urine.
Oct 20, 2012

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