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I am suffering from kidney stone since last two weeks.

Have done X-ray and Ultrasound scan and identified the the below result.

R kidney- mild obstruction due to upper ureteric calculus of 0.40cm noted on X-ray KUB at level

L Kidney - lower pole calyx has a calculus of 0.30cm. Mild obstruction due to UV junction calculus of 0.48cm noted.

Is it require laser treatment or normal medication. Please advice.


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replied May 19th, 2010
Kidney Conditions Answer A12195
Hi,

Welcome to the ehalthforum. I am really glad to help you out. There are several factors which influence the ability to pass a stone & the most important is the size of the stone. A 4 mm stone has an 80% chance of passage while a 5 mm stone has a 20% chance. Stones larger than 9 mm-10 mm rarely pass without specific treatment.

In your case, there seems to be a high likelihood of the passage of stone without treatment. I’ll suggest drinking plenty of water. Make sure you pass very dilute urine. This can easily be determined by seeing the color of the urine. The color should be like that of water only (colorless). You can also take some antispasmodic tablets from the pharmacy after consulting your doctor. This is for medical information only and the treatment should be decided only after consulting a urologist. I sincerely hope this helps. Take care.



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