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Pass Stone How Long After Lithotripsy
Depends: Stones fragments may never completely pass on their own. Better chance of passing if an easily fragmented stone. Better chance if located within the upper portion of the kidney or within the ureter. Less chance if located in the lower portion of the kidney. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depend...: Do you mean eswl - extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy? If so, the duration to pass sands and fragments disintegrated stones vary greatly from days to months depending upon the load and size of fragments. In some cases, procedures through urethra and ureter are required to remove the stuck/impacted fragments inside ureter. So, ask doc timely for individual variation and expectation. ...Read more
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
Varies: Depends on size and number of fragments. They will check you with x-rays. ...Read more
Vary...: The timing of post-eswl stone passage could be as short as 1 week or as long as 2-3 months or longer or never.... Depending on load ; density of stones and eswl effectiveness to break/disintegrate them. So, patients for eswl have to be willing to commit themselves potentially for 1-3 additional procedures and, besides, bear with their related pain/discomfort. Detail? Ask urologist timely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No need: Side effects from eswl have very little to do with intercourse. There is no reason to abstain from intercourse after eswl, unless it is very vigorous. This can potentially cause bleeding from an injured kidney, but in general, there is no contraindications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shortly: Once a kidney stone passes, obstruction resolves, thus pain resolves. Usually takes 1-3 days. ...Read more
Hematuria: If the bleeding is due to the procedure and stent, then it shouldn't take too long. ...Read more
LITHOTRIPSY: This is a treatment to break up the stones. The stones have to pass afterward and that is when the pain comes if they're not small enough to go right through. ...Read more
How long after kidney stone removal w/ laser, should it take to pass resididual fragments. Much sharp stinging in penis - stent in- blood in urine?
Quite Variable: Several factors, primarily stone size and patient anatomy, determine how long a stone will take to pass. Larger stones generally take longer to get to the bladder. Stones larger than ~5mm are at higher risk of getting stuck in the ureter and requiring intervention to extract. Scar (stricture) in the ureter also decreases the chance a stone will pass. Good luck. ...Read more
If you: Are having pain after stone removal the best person to consult is your urologist. Pain persisting for several days may indicate a persistent stone or infection. Best to consult your doctor sooner than later. ...Read more
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