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Lower back pain on left side - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Back Pain
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   there?
User :   i've got a caes of a back pai
User :   lower back
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and it spreads to teh stomach in sometime
Doctor :   Any particular side?
User :   wat are the ways of removing kidney stones
User :   left
Doctor :   it depends on the size of the stone
Doctor :   small stones cause pain but are passed out in the urine
Doctor :   Only the larger ones req any sort of procedure to remove them
User :   k.. if they hvae to be taken out otherwise.. whta are hte ways?
Doctor :   the presence of stonnes has to be first confirmed by an ultrasound
Doctor :   which will also tell you the size of the stones
User :   its confirmed..
Doctor :   Stones can be powdered now a days by a process called lithotripsy
Doctor :   ok
User :   OK.. wat are the chances of recurrence? and what are the precautions to prevent recurrence?
Doctor :   YOu have to get the stone analysed
Doctor :   for diet advice
Doctor :   Other wise- drink lots of watwr atleast 2 ltrs per day
Doctor :   and avoid aerated drinks
Doctor :   you can get a specific diet advice only after your stone is analysed?
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   that would be it i think.. thank you for u're time.. and i'll ping if in need of further advicehave a good day
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have a nice day
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