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How big is a 4mm kidney stone?

How big is a 4mm kidney stone?

about: It is a little larger than 1/8 of an inch. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

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


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Nonobstructing kidney stone measuring 0.7 cm. Is that too big to pass or will I need surgery?

Nonobstructing kidney stone measuring 0.7 cm. Is that too big to pass or will I need surgery?

Lithotripsy: The stone may be too big pass on its own. Discuss with your doctor if you may be a candidate for lithotripsy. The procedure uses sound waves to break up the stone so that the fragments may pass in the urine. ...Read more

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What is good food for removing 2 mm kidney stone at mid calyx of lift kidney?

What is good food for removing 2 mm kidney stone at mid calyx of lift kidney?

Small kidney stone: This is a small stone. To help it pass on its own, drink 4 liters of fluid per day. As much as possible, use lemonade or lemon extract added to water. The citrate in the lemon will help dissolve the stone. Minimize salt. Minimize animal protein. Push the fluids to 4 liters minimum per day. ...Read more

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Is a 5 mm kidney stone considered big or small?

Borderline: Small enough to possibly pass on its own (usual case), too large if it gets stuck ; requires medical intervention. Good luck!. ...Read more

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Does eswl is possible for uterus stone of 6mm size?

Does eswl is possible for uterus stone of 6mm size?

Yes,...: Yes and i assumed you meant a 6-mm stone inside ureter, not uterus. The success of eswl heavily relies on natural urine flow to flush the disintegrated sands / fragments through the urinary tract. But, nowadays, more and more ureteral stones are successfully managed with trans-ureteroscopic laser procedures through urethra, bladder to ureter. For individual detail, ask doc timely. ...Read more

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How to minimize the kidney stone if it is 4mm large?

How to minimize the kidney stone if it is 4mm large?

Agua!: Drink lots of water. Avoid beer and excessive strawberries and spinach. Water is your friend. ...Read more

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I have a submandblr salivary gland stone - 5.5 mm. Can the stone of this size be removed? How long can I escape surgery as size is unchanged for 3 yrs

I have a submandblr salivary gland stone - 5.5 mm. Can the stone of this size be removed? How long can I escape surgery as size is unchanged for 3 yrs

Yes it can & should: Stones in the salivary glands block the flow of saliva from the gland. This blockage can result in swelling, discomfort and infection. Salivary stones should be removed by an oral surgeon at your earliest convenience. ...Read more

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What is a good way to get rid of a 5-7 mm kidney stone?

What is a good way to get rid of a 5-7 mm kidney stone?

Lithotripsy: extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy is generally the recommended treatment for stones of this size located in the kidney. this is an outpatient treatment when you lay on the table and the machine breaks the stone up my sending shockwaves through your skin and your body. on the shockwaves at the stone the stone fragments and to multiple tiny pieces. These pieces and then passed out in your urine ...Read more

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2 mm kidney stone at mid calyx of lift kidney what is the best way to remove? Taking flowmas is no problem?

Here are some ...: Clinically, a non-moving 2-mm stone would not usually cause symptom & if it is detached and dropped to move through ureter, it would most likely pass by itself although you may experience some pain, but much better than taking surgery-related risks to undergo procedures. So, leave it alone. Yet, Flomax (tamsulosin) would not help a 2-mm calyceal stone to move and pass although it may help stone in lower ureter ...Read more

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I have a pain in my kidney because of ureter stone which is 4 mm how can I fall this stone easily without pain?

I have a pain in my kidney because of ureter stone which is 4 mm how can I fall this stone easily without pain?

Ureterolithiasis: Kidney and ureter stones can be extremely uncomfortable. The best way to start is to ensure you are drinking adequate amounts of water which will help you pass the stone. There is some evidence that calcium channel or alpha blocking medications will help you pass the stone. Treat your discomfort with pain medication and see a doctor for continued symptoms. ...Read more

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How much can passing a kidney stone hurt?

Depends: It may not hurt at all or it may hurt a lot. It depends on whether the stone gets "stuck" as it passes from the ureter to the bladder and out the urethra. Stone size is the best predictor regarding the likelihood that a stone will pass. ...Read more

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How is it determined if a3 mm echogenic focus without posterior shadowing in mid-portion is a kidney stone?

May not be stone: You likely have had a renal ultrasound. A kidney stone usually does create shadowing because it does not allow transmission of sound waves. A "twinkle" artifact is also associated with a stone. Other structures can be echogenic, including calcium deposits in blood vessels, fat in the renal sinus, and fat containing benign masses. CT scan without contrast is most sensitive to detect stones. ...Read more

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How bad is it to have a large kidney stone?

Hard to say: It's hard to answer how dangerous it would be. Large kidney stones are more difficult to remove than small ones. Depending on its size, location & the status of the kidney, there can be different treatment options & the stone may be completely treated. ...Read more

Kidney Stone (Definition)

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