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i had lithotripsy in my right kidney six months back the stone was fragmented but all didnot pass i was advised that it would pass on its own but after six months i had an x ray and it says its still there.recently i have started feeling pain in the right area.what is it.is it that the stone is trying to pass or is it something else.
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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 ‎

Small stones (less than 5 mm) usually pass without treatment. Hence keep yourself hydrated and if required you can use painkillers and in due time the stone will pass away and you should feel better.

Larger stones (greater than 9 ‎mm) rarely pass on ‎‎‎‎their own and need specific treatment at a hospital with measures like ESWL and cystoscopic retrieval of stone.‎

kidney stones if stuck in atypical locations or at sites which have the outflow blocked due to inflammation or fibrosis, can be difficult to be treated with non-surgical methods.




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