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Is normal for overall body swelling aftea urethra stent placement?

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Dr. Darren Mack
Urology 13 years experience
No: Urethral stents are not commonly used secondary to their side effects. If you are talking about a ureteral stent, one from the bladder to the kidney, that is entirely different. In either case, it would be unusual to have generalized swelling after the procedure, and you should call your doctor.
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