Kidney stones. Lithotripsy performed. CT scan shows new stones. Another surgery required?
I had lithotripsy approximately one month ago. A ct scan a couple of weeks ago showed I have two new stones one in each kidney that my doctor was hoping I d pass on my own. I am now experiencing pain similar yet not as excruciating that led me to the ER a month ago. Will I need lithotripsy again or another type of procedure to eliminate the pain?
Welcome to hcm.
A stone more than 8 mm in size either in the kidney or in the ureter requires treatment .
Whether lithoitripsy or operative procedure depends on the level of the stone.
Kindly followup with your doc and get well soon.
Answered: Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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