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Found stone in kidney. Should I go for surgery or medication?

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sir, i have 5 mm sized stone is seen in left renal lower calyceal stone in left kidney. can i go surgery or with medicine can i get healthy
Posted Mon, 28 Jan 2013 in Kidney Conditions
Answered by Dr. Rajiv goel 9 minutes later
Dear Sir,

You don't need to under go surgery for such a small stone. You need to be investigated further to find out the possible cause of your stone.

You should get serum calcium and uric acid levels done. Also get 24 hr urine calcium, uric acid and oxalate levels done and get back to us with investigations.

All the best.


Rajiv Goel
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