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Safety of surgical removal of stones on a repetitive basis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello doctor ... i was diagnised for Kidney Stones in the right ureter ... 10mm uric acid stone .... got it removed thru URS few days back ... the doctor told me if i get a stone formation in future ... it wil be a Uric acid only and on the right ureter only .... is it true ?
User :   hello doctor ... i was diagnised for Kidney Stones in the right ureter ... 10mm uric acid stone .... got it removed thru URS few days back ... the doctor told me if i get a stone formation in future ... it wil be a Uric acid only and on the right ureter only .... is it true ?
Doctor :   The possibility of Uric acid stones in future is true
User :   hello doctor ... i was diagnised for Kidney Stones in the right ureter ... 10mm uric acid stone .... got it removed thru URS few days back ... the doctor told me if i get a stone formation in future ... it wil be a Uric acid only and on the right ureter only .... is it true ?
User :   if such a stone is formed in future , can i go for URS and get it removed ? in the worst case ,how many times can i get them surgically removed ? i will ensure to drink loads of liquid and urinate ... but still , for information sake ....i would like to know , how safe is the surgical removal of Stones on a repetitive basis ....
Doctor :   but i am not sure of the right kidney
Doctor :   It depends on the anatomy of the kideny
Doctor :   If there is a predilection like anatomic abnormalities yoiu may hav ein rt kidney
Doctor :   The URS if its Ureteroscopic removal of stone is a safe procedure
Doctor :   It hope URS is what you meant
User :   ya ... tats right ... URS uretroscopy
User :   ya ... tats right ... URS uretroscopy
Doctor :   Its a safe procedure and the removal depends on the skill and expertise of the Urologist
User :   say worst case ... there is a stone formation every 5yrs .... can i get it removed through URS everytime ??? is it harmful for the kidney/ body in anyways ?!?!?
Doctor :   , If I am nt wrong you had chance to chat with our doctors right?
Doctor :   NO its not harmful
User :   yes ... i had a chat with them some time back as well :-)
Doctor :   I think you have to take the necessary precautions for the
User :   yes ... i had a chat with them some time back as well :-)
Doctor :   recurrence of stones
User :   also ... should i completely avoid Tomatoes , Tamrind in my diet ?? i mean .. most of the south indian dishes contain them ! I was told i could have dairy products (calcium) , since Phosporous is required to synthesize Calcium in human body .... should i avoid Calcium intake as well ??? because Phosporous lead to uric acid formation in body ....
Doctor :   Uric acid stones are an uncommon variety
User :   also ... should i completely avoid Tomatoes , Tamrind in my diet ?? i mean .. most of the south indian dishes contain them ! I was told i could have dairy products (calcium) , since Phosporous is required to synthesize Calcium in human body .... should i avoid Calcium intake as well ??? because Phosporous lead to uric acid formation in body ....
Doctor :   You have to avoid tomatoes
Doctor :   Were you asked to avoid calcium or phosphorus
Doctor :   Please wait a minute
Doctor :   YEs
Doctor :   carry on
Doctor :   are you there?
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