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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   I am 39 years old, have been diagonosed to have kidney stone for the past 1 week
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   So any investigations have been done so far ?
User :   I have completed the course of Toxim-O
User :   One of the stones has been in uretral region for the past 1 week and is not passing
User :   Stone size 5-6 mm
Doctor :   ok,
User :   that is the pipe
Doctor :   I understand what you mean
User :   I am taking lots and lots of water
User :   Now slowly I am getting abdoben pain - which us bearable
Doctor :   You need to have patience and wait for some time do that the stone can pass
Doctor :   You mean to say, you cannot bear it ?
User :   I can bear
Doctor :   ok
User :   Last two days that pain was not there
Doctor :   ok
User :   Also I did not undergo systemic hydrotherapy
User :   Is it good to undergo hydrotherapy under medical supervision?
User :   Today I has the scan and the report says that the stone has not moved much at all
User :   Also I have started getting small pain in testis and near the rectum area as well
Doctor :   yes it is better to have it under medical supervision
User :   for hydrotherapy right?
Doctor :   yes , thats right
User :   Usually how many days do I need to be?
Doctor :   renal Stones causes pain that is episodic , spasmodic or colicky in nature, originating in the flank and radiating to the lower belly, inner thigh or the testicles.
User :   ok
User :   How long can I wait to see the stone pass thru?
Doctor :   most kidney stone usually pass off without any need for intervention
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can wait for maximum a week
Doctor :   during this period, a high fluid intake of 2-3.5 litres is adviced to taken
Doctor :   so that at least 2- 2.5 litres of urine is produced
User :   I am taking more than that
Doctor :   within 24 hrs
User :   yes
Doctor :   IV therapy in the hospital can be given for a 1 -2 days
User :   ok
Doctor :   here IV fluids are given along with diuretics to make more urine and flush our the stones
User :   When should I seek the advice of procedure?
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   just relax for a few more days
User :   ok
Doctor :   If the pain does not improve, you can seek medical help
User :   I think I will try for IV fluids for 2 days
User :   ok
Doctor :   If finance is not an issue, you can go for cystoscopic removal of the stone
User :   I have an insurance
User :   I can bear
User :   What's that actually?
Doctor :   In that case, u can defintely go for that
User :   Is it pain ful?
Doctor :   here a small endoscope is passed through the urethra , under general anesthesia
Doctor :   and the stone is removed
User :   No cuts and no blood right?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   there are no open surgeies
User :   Its laproscopinc
Doctor :   this will be a day time procedure and u can be discharged in the evening
User :   Not much pain right?
Doctor :   No not laparoscopic, it is passed via the penis in males and the urethral opening in females
Doctor :   i mean the opening for urine in males
User :   ok
Doctor :   the other treatment is Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL)
Doctor :   latest advanced noninvasive technique. In this, stone is localized & it breaks up the stone in small pieces.
User :   Are all these procedures available locally in Bangalore?
Doctor :   YES definitely
User :   Any idea which hospital Doctor?
Doctor :   you can go to any major hospital like mallya, CSI hospital ,
User :   O
User :   Are there diuretics orally we can try for increased urine?
Doctor :   No
User :   Ok thanks lot
Doctor :   THEY need doctors supervision to be taken
User :   ok got it
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help u with ?
User :   Thanks for the good information
Doctor :   Please leave your feedback as you log out
User :   Ok
User :   thanks
Doctor :   take care and have a speedy recovery
User :   thanks a lot
User :   Bye for now
Doctor :   good night and bye for now
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