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Can i have ESWL for kidney stone ?

What is the risk for ESWL, I have 6mm kidney stone in my right kidney and the doctor ask me to do the ESWL. My question is shall I do the shock wave for my kidney stone?
Asked On : Sun, 17 Jul 2011
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Hi welcome to HealthcareMagic

ESWL is new technique for the removal of kidney stones, it produces high frequency shock waves which will break the stones to smaller size and the remains will get expelled in the urine.... till now no side effects seen...
Yes you can do the ESWL for kidney..
Hope I have answered your question..

Answered: Sun, 17 Jul 2011
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