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Mineral profile for recurrence of kidney stone - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXXXXX here
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   i am having akidney stone of 4mm
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   28 yrs
Doctor :   Since how long are you having this stone?
User :   i had an operation in dec 2008 that time it was 18 mm
Doctor :   ok
User :   but it had removed through laser operation
Doctor :   Ok
User :   now i had a sonography and doctor is saying that its formulating again
User :   even its not a very big stone but what will you suggest
User :   should i need to get done again laser operation or you suggest something else
Doctor :   Are you having any symptoms due to stone?
User :   ya
Doctor :   Kidney stones often occur when urine becomes too concentrated.
User :   like sometime pain
Doctor :   What symptoms?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Any problem in urination?
User :   nothing
User :   should i go for alaser operatipon or you suggest some ayurvedic
User :   i got my operation done in XXXXXXXX hall clinic with dr XXXXXXXX mehra
Doctor :   There is recurrence of stone so you should go for a mineral profile done.
Doctor :   Also i am an allopathic doctor and i cannot comment for ayurvedic treatment.
User :   one more thing i would like to mention that i got done kidney functionality test also where i got come to know that my right kidney is small in size and is functioning 18% and left kidney is functioning 82% and i have got stane in left kidney.
Doctor :   If the functionality are varying it is not a cause of concern unless you have some urination problem.
User :   i dont think that i have some urination problem, but some time digetion gas problem is there.
Doctor :   Gas can be due to many other reasons and may not be related to your stone.
Doctor :   1)Drink lots of water
User :   ok so should i go for a laser operation again???
Doctor :   Since you are having pain again i will suggest you to go for laser for stone removal
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