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A 32-year-old female asked:

Can you leave a 7mm x 4mm stone in the upper uthera? been there for 3 mths and causing no problems. is it safe to leave alone and will it pass?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need more info: If the stone is blocking the ureter it should be removed even if there are no symptoms. Blockage to the flow of urine will damage the kidney. Please consult a urologist. It is not safe to leave it alone.

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Last updated Feb 15, 2016

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