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Procedure for removal of stone - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   How r u doing?
Doctor :   Fine thanks
User :   A week back, I got terrible pain in my lower abdomen
User :   My parents rushed me to hosptal, & the doctors detected it as a 7 mm stone
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   They asked me to undergo a minor process in which they have expanded my urinary outlet so that the stone can easily come out.
User :   Now its been almost 6 days after this process, I still feel the pain in my abdomen & lower back
User :   My question is, how will I come to know whether this stone is out of my body, & normally how much time does it take for the entire process
Doctor :   What was the procedure done on you?
Doctor :   The way that one can know whether the stone is gone or not is repeat U/S or CT Scan
User :   ok
Doctor :   If the procedure is correct then the stone is removed then it self
Doctor :   In Lithotripsy the stone is broken into pieces hoping that the stone passes off by urine
User :   They gave me local anasthesia....... I guess they expanded this outlet by 2 mm....
User :   as this outlet was of 5 mm
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   but i wanted to know the procedure done which would be written inyour discharge summary
Doctor :   given to you back home
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send and when done, Please say it.
User :   Im not very sure on the discharge summmary part... As its with my dad
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Can I confirm about the procedure & get back to u thru mail?
Doctor :   But i believe that the stone should no more
Doctor :   be in yoiur body
User :   By the way, I have filled the feedback form
Doctor :   You can mail me
User :   can i have the email id
Doctor :   at doctor@healthcaremagic
Doctor :   .com
User :   ok
User :   surely will do that
Doctor :   After I close the window, There is a button to import contacts from your email ID's. Please refer your friends with a click of the button.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   So u mean to say, that it comes out with 4-5 days?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   It depends on the procedure adopted to remove the stone
User :   Then why am I experiencing this pain in the Lower back
Doctor :   7mm stone should be explored
Doctor :   and removed
User :   ok
Doctor :   The pain shall remain for few days but I guess you are given enough analgesia
Doctor :   if not please ask your doctor for it
User :   ya... they have loaded me with pain killers
Doctor :   Yes they are important
User :   Ok...
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Thanks anyways doctor
Doctor :   then bye
User :   It was nice talking to u..
User :   Bye
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