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I have ureteric calculus about 5.3mm. What does this mean and how it is cured?

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In brief: Drink lots of fluid

Ureteral stones often pass spontaneously when <6mm, but not always.
The amount of pain they cause when traveling from the kidney to the bladder can also vary quite a bit. You need to keep well hydrated wth lots of fluids. About 50% of first stone formers will form another stone within 5 years. If pains persist after several weeks--see a urologist.

In brief: Drink lots of fluid

Ureteral stones often pass spontaneously when <6mm, but not always.
The amount of pain they cause when traveling from the kidney to the bladder can also vary quite a bit. You need to keep well hydrated wth lots of fluids. About 50% of first stone formers will form another stone within 5 years. If pains persist after several weeks--see a urologist.
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