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most effective approaches to pass a kidney stone?

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Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Water: Water, and water intake can certainly help! there are medications like tamsulosin and Nifedipine than can accelerate the process. See you doctor.
Answered on Jun 28, 2017
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