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Kidney Stone Removal By Surgery
It depends: To make a generalization, it depends primarily on the size of the stone as well as the location. Anatomic factors may also play a role. Most stone procedures are not complicated; some may be if stones are large and/or multiple, infection is present, etc. ...Read more
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've always wanted surgery and I have a kidney stone. What were the risks of a self kidney stone removal surgery?
Necessary?: For young age as you are, stone removal from kidney may be needed, when and how? These questions should be addressed by your urologist according to the size, shape, location of the stone, the history of spontaneous stone passage, and the symptom from the stones. Besides, how to prevent further stone recurrence after current stone removal needs to be addressed before procedures. Talk with doctor. ...Read more
Usually: Most stone procedures are fairly straightforward, but some can be very complex. If yours seems like a complicated case, do not hesitate to get a second opinion if possible. ...Read more
My fiancee had kidney stone removal surgery 3 days ago, and still is in a lot of pain. Is there a complication?
I had laser kidney stone removal surgery in April and i still have pain and do not feel well . My dr said it takes time to feel better . I am 66 ?
Two ways: If the stent is left with a long "string" if intended to be short term, this can be grasped and pulled out easily. If there is no visible string, an office procedure to retrieve it with a flexible fiberoptic scope (cystoscopy) is a rapid and relatively painless method to remove the stent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kidney stone removal surgery. The cxr after the surgery showed pleural effusion. How does someone get this after surgery on their kidney?
Is taking ditropan (oxybutynin) and percocet around the same time after kidney stone removal surgery safe todo? I did is this going to harm me
I'm having kidney stone removal surgery at the end of april via the uretha. Can i get a tattoo on my wrist 2 weeks before for my birthday?
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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