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Having kidney stone, on medications. Removal by surgery or drinking water?

Hello Doc, my Aunt has been diagnosed to have a 9mm stone in her right kidney . Is it necessary to take a surgery or can it be removed just by drinking water? We have been seeing a general medicine doc and he has precribed Cefipower, tamcobin, c. Sparprem capsules.. I would also appreciate if you kindly give me the details about the tablets...
Asked On : Thu, 1 Nov 2012
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Urologist 's  Response

Welcome to HCM.
9 mm stone in the kidney may give trouble when it comes down to block the ureter.
So it is wise to get it fragmented by lithotripsy.
Tamcobin- if it is tamsulosin is beneficial if the stone is less than 6 mm.
other two - to me- look like antibiotics and may not be necessary unless there is infection in the urine by urine culture report!

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Cardiologist Dr. Anantharamakrishnan's  Response
Hi friend
Welcome to Health Care Magic

The first drug has 2 antibiotics!
There is probably typing mistake in the other two names - no comment is possible

Considering the size and the site, the stone is unlikely to come out by itself.
Generally, 'operation' is unusual these days.
You have to see the specialist - UROLOGIST - they can break the stone with machine (Lithotripsy).
They have other advanced techniques and procedures too

Water is the most important part of stone treatment.

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
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