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What should a patient expect during a lithotripsy treatment?

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Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Several things

You will usually be put to sleep and the treatment will happen.
After treatment you will have some pain on the treated side.

In brief: Several things

You will usually be put to sleep and the treatment will happen.
After treatment you will have some pain on the treated side.
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
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Dr. James Krick
Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: ESWL

Eswl treatment is performed under sedation on an outpatient basis.
There will be some mild post-procedure discomfort and some blood in the urine. Passage of fragments may cause pain requiring narcotic analgesia.

In brief: ESWL

Eswl treatment is performed under sedation on an outpatient basis.
There will be some mild post-procedure discomfort and some blood in the urine. Passage of fragments may cause pain requiring narcotic analgesia.
Dr. James Krick
Dr. James Krick
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