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Medication to treat kidney stones - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Kidney Conditions
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User :   Hello Dr.
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
Doctor :  
please proceed with your health query
User :  
I have kidney stone from last two month and taking medicine now.
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
when the pain was there i took sonography and the size was 9MM and later on i took the sonography the size was 7.1 MM, but after 11/2 month i have not taken any sonography
User :  
can u plz give your advice on this.
Doctor :  
you should be taking another repeat scan to see
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wht has happened to the stone
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stones upto 5mm are known to get passed out along with the urine
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so it is recommended to take another scan again
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what symptoms are you having now?
User :   ok but it is bigger than this around 7 MM
Doctor :  
as per your history the stone size has reduced from 9mm to 7 mm
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so there are chnaces that it had reduced further in sixe
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and got passed out
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we can confirm orrule this out by taking repeat scan
User :  
since last two month i am taking the medicine so pain is in controll and taking another precuation also i.e taking fluids
Doctor :  
yes, that is good
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you should take about 10-12 glasses of water per day
User :   yup taking daily

Doctor :  
god, i appreciate it
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*good
User :  
and medicine also like one cap: Distone, tab: Drotin & Syrup: Cystone & Citralca..
Doctor :  
ok
User :   what else medincin or treatement would u suggest..?

Doctor :  
the treatment prescribed to you is fine. continue the same
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you do not need any other ttreatment
User :  
but how long more i should take this?
Doctor :  
except pain medication to control pain
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and also continue drinking lot of fluids
User :  
from last two month i am taking the same treatement
Doctor :  
take coconut water it also helps
User :  
yes taking daily..
Doctor :  
also take barley water with few drops of lemon juice it also is known to help in kidney stones recovery
Doctor :  
have you followed what i have said?
User :   ok

User :  
barley is some kind of powder?
Doctor :  
yes
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
it is available in medical stores
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :  
aprat from this would suggest any kind of exercise also?
User :  
apart*
Doctor :  
exercise will not help
Doctor :  
you should be at rest and avoid any uncomfortable positions and activities
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :  
but mam how come some person and Dr suggest me to do brisk walking also//
Doctor :  
it will depend from doctor to doctor regarding perceptions
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i do not suggest this to my patients
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hence i did not suggest to you
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continue taking the prescribed medications
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and follow suggestions
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take a repeat scan
User :   Okie..

User :  
mam how long i should continue this medicine more..?
User :  
can u plz suggesnt on this
Doctor :  
tak e arepeat scan
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if the stone is gone
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you can stop the medicines after consulting your treating doctor
User :   no no mam i am sure stone is not gone becuase if i am not taking medicine on time am getting pain even now.
Doctor :  
do not assume things, get the scan done it will confirm it.
User :   could u plz suggest any good urinologist for this, becuase the treatement i am taking is prescirbed by my native home DR and now i am in banglore..

Doctor :  
ok
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just give me a moment
User :   yes plz..

User :  
i am looking for urinologist...
Doctor :  
Please visit our website www.healthcaremagic.com for this
User :   Mam what about the laser operation,..

Doctor :  
those are needed for severe stone disease and multiple stones, big stones
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
Doctor :  
you can take a second opinion here
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from our panel specialists
User :  
yup i think the size which i was having 9 then 7.1 is bigger then normal rt?
Doctor :  
normally you should not have stones in kidney at all
Doctor :  
so there is no normal size as such for stones
User :   yup u r correct but i mean to say that this size is bigger right?

Doctor :  
the size yes is big, and bigger the size, more the pain.
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :  
Mam!! some body also suggest me to have bear,, so is that correct for stone..
Doctor :   follow the medications prescribed by your doctor
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alcohol will lead to more dehydration
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avoid alcohol completely
User :   Ok..


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