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A 35-year-old male asked:

I will undergo surgery for kidney stone stent removal tomorrow. please let me know, if it pains after the removal of this stent.

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
You may: You may have some pain afterwards from the inflammation but your doctor should give you pain medication for that.
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Ureteral stent: There may be some initial soreness and mild pain after the procedure. Should have some medicine provided from the doctor if needed for a couple of days. Usually pain if any is very mild.
Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 25 years experience
Cystoscopy: You had a kidney stone. You had a stent placed. Tomorrow you will undergo stent removal by cystoscopy. This involves a camera through your penis and a grasper to grab the stent. Once it is removed the pain should be gone. The numbing medicine will work but you may feel discomfort. You may have to lay with your legs apart and will feel vulnerable. Take a family member to the doctor to help.
Dr. Pamela Asseff
Dentistry 29 years experience
The pain is gone almost immediately following stent removal. The feeling of low grade pain caused by the stent disappears quickly. Continue following the urologists advice to prevent future kidney stone formation.
Aug 14, 2013

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