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Can kidney stones permanently damage the kidney?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Joseph Gemmete
Radiology - Interventional
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Depending on the size of the stones, they can can obstruction of drainage of the urine, and worst case scenario end-stage renal disease.

In brief: Yes
Depending on the size of the stones, they can can obstruction of drainage of the urine, and worst case scenario end-stage renal disease.
Dr. Joseph Gemmete
Dr. Joseph Gemmete
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
If the kidney stones are very large and cause long term obstruction, that kidney's overall function will begin to deteriorate.
If there is also an associated infection with the obstruction, that too will also impair that kidney's overall function over time.

In brief: Yes
If the kidney stones are very large and cause long term obstruction, that kidney's overall function will begin to deteriorate.
If there is also an associated infection with the obstruction, that too will also impair that kidney's overall function over time.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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