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Three kidney stones diagnosed by CT - 3mm, 4mm and 7mm (moving). Three weeks later - nothing passed, but nothing found on KUB (xray). Could they have been something I dissolved by drinking so much water??? I haven't had nearly the pain I did when I went into the hospital and was diagnosed, and I'm pretty pain free now (except for some groin pain). Female, if that matters.
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replied July 31st, 2017

Treatment of urinary stones usually includes pain medication and increased fluids (to drink) until the stone is ‎‎‎passed. Over the ‎‎counter pain medication (eg, ibuprofen, Advil, Motrin) may be helpful. If the pain is not controlled, ‎‎‎a stronger ‎‎medication (narcotic) may be needed ‎

most of the stones which are Small (less than 5 mm), they usually pass without treatment. (as in your case).

Continued hydration can help reduce the size of Medium stones (6-9mm) and help them pass in urine.


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