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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
I have a 9mm kidney stone and my Dr gave me some medication... Would it pass or I will need a surgery??
Thou will not pass: The chance of that passing spontaneously is almost nil. 6 mm is getting towards the upper limit of what will pass. They may be other options such as lithotrypsy depending on a few variables. Would discuss this with your urologist. ...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.
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 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?
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?
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
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 have a kidney stone and the urologist said its 4x10 mm long-ways in the ureter. She has scheduled surgery, but is it possible for it to pass?
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
I have 6 mm kidney stone. Should it will removed without operation. Its pain killing from last 3 days. What should i do?
Renal Colic-Emergenc: Kidney stone typically causes severe pain(it is called renal Colic) which requires a trip to the emergency room in the hospital. So if your pain is persistent, rush to the hospital for receiving pain medication and treatment for the kidney stone which a Urologisat can advise you once you receive the pain medicine first. Good luck ...Read more
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ESWL: Depends-if your stone is radiolucent (eg uric acid/cysteine) you could manage it medically and dissolve it. If radio-opaque/calcium in composition, while unlikely to "pass" intact, would be best managed with eswl as a minimally-invasive mono-therapy. (pcnl would be too invasive, except with significant anatomic variation (eg calyceal diverticulum/infundibular stenosis). Possible ureterorenoscopy? ...Read more
My kidney stone operation is eswl almost 5days.But sometimes have left pain.Can i make sex intercourse.
Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more
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