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Laser Lithotripsy Cpt
Pain from procedure: Shock waves are typically applied through an interface brought into direct contact with the skin of the flank region on the side of interest. When shock waves are delivered, they can be quite uncomfortable. Anesthesia is needed to keep the patient comfortable, but also to help the patient stay still so that the shock waves can remain focused on the stone to maximize the chances of fragmenting it ...Read more
Why would u pass large pieces of epitheleal cell 4 weeks postop laser lithotripsy, is my ureter shedding, i still have major hyrdonephrosis?
I have a lot of white small tissue pieces in my urine after 22 days ureteroscopy with laser lithotripsy and also was suspicious TCC, what I will do?
I had ureteroscopy laser lithotripsy 4 weeks ago and 4 the last 5 days have been passing large pieces of tissue, over 70. Is this normal after surgery?
Clots: It is highly unlikely that you're actually passing pieces of tissue. It is somewhat common however to pass gelatinous clots of blood following ureteroscopic procedures. ...Read more
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I had lithotripsy laser surgery about 2 weeks ago i still have stones in my kidney today i tried doing zumba &hurt is this bc of the surgery or stones?
Laser lithotripsy 10 days ago, stent (no string) will be removed in a week.dr said no sexual activity.is sex risky? had wet dream is that a problem?
Here are some...: It's surely okay to experience wet dream. As to not having sex, this advice is more for politically correctness stressing love-tender care than for professional necessity intending to ease irritation of bladder neck & prostate urethra from orgasm-related vigorous contraction. Oh! Stent removal can be done under local anesthesia if stone was properly zapped and extracted. More? Ask your urologist. ...Read more
Had laser lithotripsy 9 days ago 4 stone removal. Ureteral stent for 8 more days told no sex or sexual activity til removed. Why & what do they mean?
Here are some...: The recommendation provided after the reported procedures is commonly given in attempting and assuming to ease voiding symptoms from local irritation to usually already inflamed bladder neck and prostate urethra. It that really necessary for professional reasons, which could be in doubt or for political correctness, which probably plays major role in such advice? So, Ask Doc for mutual agreement.. ...Read more
Could 7mm kidney stone pass with meds and tons of water/lemonade w/o laser treatment/lithotripsy?
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