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Can You Pass A 4mm Kidney Stone Without An Operation
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
My fiancee got a kidney stone of 6mm in size according to the ultrasound, is it possible to pass it without surgery?
Ureteral stone: The size of the stone does not correlate well to the intensity of the pain. The nearly unbearable pain of "ureteral colic" is from spasm of the muscular ureter. Although likely to pass on its own within a few days, a 3mm stone sometimes will get stuck and fail to progress. A 6mm stone, less likely usually after 5 days, i recommend having the stone extracted with a ureteroscope as an outpatient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 24 year old suffering from kidney stone which obstructed in ureter confirmed by ultrasound exam is of 7-8 mm. Can it be pass without surgery?
Possibly: Stone size is the major determinant of the likelihood of spontaneous stone passage. The location of the stone is also important. With stones larger than 4 mm in diameter, there is a progressive decrease in the spontaneous passage rate, which is unlikely with stones > 10 mm. Proximal ureteral stones are also less likely to pass on their own. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Kidney stone having surgery thursday. Today I am not in pain at all. I am pretty positive it did not pass haven't seen it or felt it move. That normal?
Yes: The stone may have moved into a location that it is not causing any obstruction at the current time. You are fortunate to be able to treat it when you are feeling well. ...Read more
I have a kidney stone and i don't think I have the pain thresh hold to pass it would they do surgery to remove it?
Depends upon: Size of stone, location, presence or absence of blockage & degree of pain. Best to discuss your individual case with your urologist. ...Read more
I have a 7mm kidney stone will it require surgery or can it pass? Is it also possible to have one in each kidney? Have pain now on both sides.
Is there anything i can do to help this kidney stone pass last saturday i had emergency surgery to break it down but its not passing and it hurts?
I have a small kidney stone which causes me pain time to time,However I can not pass it,It's been over a year.Do I need surgery?
Varies: Stone fragments may begin passing immediately. In some cases, depending on the location of the stone within the kidney, the fragments may pass up to several months after the treatment. ...Read more
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