How do you get a urethral stent surgically implanted to fix kidney stones?

Ureteral. You are referring to a ureteral stent. It is placed through a cystoscope.How do you know this is what you need. If you know you have a stone go to a urologist.

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My husband was told he had a kidney stone the doctor did surgery and said their was no kidney stone, but put a stent in why? My husband was told he had a kidney stone the doctor did surgery and said their was no kidney stone, but decided on his own my hus

I . I suspect the stent was placed in his ureter, not his urethra. When an urologist performs ureteroscopy, there is often edema and swelling of the ureter tube that may cause obstruction of the flow of urine from the kidney. If this is suspected, the surgeon may choose to leave a stent in the ureter to keep the kidney unobstructed. Any type of endoscopic stone surgery may require a stent. Many people do experience discomfort related to having an indwelling stent, and it typically resolves after the stent is removed, which is usually a few days to a few weeks after the operation. However, your husband's symptoms may also be a result of a urinary tract infection, and he should certainly see his doctor for testing to ensure this is not the case. Read more...
Passed stone. Most likely you husband had passed stone right before surgery. Get 2 nd opinion from another urologist. Read more...
Ask. You must have misunderstood something. Discuss with the urologist and he or she will explain the reason for the stent. There must be a reason why a stent was placed. Read more...

Can having an infection in my urine do to kidney stones cause me to break out? I've been breaking out ver since I got stent implanted

Ask Doc... Inserting stent is an essential part of managing renal/ureteral stones for most of cases. But it comes with a price of local irritation and suffering, and occasional symptomatic uti, which can usually be managed and soothed with proper use of medications, while the endoscopic procedures have averted patients to undergo open surgery. For individual details, ask attending doc timely. Read more...