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Symptoms Of Ureteral Stent Complications
What are symptoms of damage to urethra, bladder or ureter after urethral stent removal and is there a way to determine damage without imaging?
Stent removal: If you are referring to a ureteral stent removal there are very few side effects associated with their removal. The length of time they were indwelling could have an effect on whether they are encrusted with stone or not. Imaging with I.V. Dye and cystoscopy would be appropriate if symptoms remained after 3 to 4 weeks from removal. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Here are some ...: Placing ureteral stent after transureteral procedures for stones or strictures or tumors, etc. is a common useful practice to prevent unwanted post-procedural ureteral obstruction; of course, it's judged by surgeon. At times, for small stone at lower part of ureter, stent may not be required. So, ask urologist for individual details timely. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What's the possibility i had ureteral stent taken out to soon? I'm still having persistent flank pain a week later.
See answer : It's not aways clear as when is best time to remove a stent. Patients often want them removed sooner as they are commonly associated with pain/discomfort and urologists would tend to leave them in a longer to allow for swelling to resolve and healing to occur. Persistent pain after stent removal could be related to residual swelling/spasm or recurrent blockage from a stone fragment. Repeat ct? ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
.4 mg Tamsulosin once daily, is having no effect on the spasms caused by Ureteral Stent. Is there anything that can help with it?
Ureteral stent.It all of a sudden hurts a lot In my bladder and feels like something is falling out of my vagina.had stents before never this feeling ?
Stents: Ureteral stents can be very uncomfortable and can cause considerable bladder irritation. It is also possible that the stent has dislodged and is coming out the urethra. If this were the case you would be getting wet with incontinence. In any case you should speak to your urologist about your symptoms. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Ureteral stent came out monday. I feel a lot discomfort laying on my back & sides since surgery i tried laying on stomach w/ pillow helps. This norm?
Not usually: Depends on what the stent was placed for: if after ureteroscopy for stone disease, it is usually left in for 1 week to allow for resolution of any inflammation. Was your stent placed for obstruction (such as a ovarian/ uterine neoplasm), or could you have an unrecognized retained stone fragment ? Regardless, conservative management is indicated with repeat imaging if pain persists. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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