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Date : 19-Nov-2014
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User:Hi, I'm having kidney stone initially it was 4cm l, 7 cm year back post that no scan take.
is there alternet way to drain out or should i follow the surgical procudre.
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Doctor:Is it your current query?
User:Hello Dr, As mentioned, i've kidey stone in my left side measureing 7 cm year back?
Doctor:do you have reports?
Doctor:Can you please upload reports on your chat board?
User:i donot carry currently.
Doctor:Can you give me details about size of stone is it 7 mm or cm
User:will year back report help to advice
User:may be 7 mm
Doctor:Ok you can upload
User:i'll have to recheck.
Doctor:Do you have any symptoms?
Doctor:like pain, difficulty pass in urine or infection?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:mild pain in side stomch left side
User:inbetween back and stomach
Doctor:what is the size of stone in recent scan?
User:latest not taken.
Doctor:I suggest you repeat ultrasound scan to know current size of stone
Doctor:Treatment depends upon size of stone
Doctor:Meanwhile drink plenty of water
User:will be able to connect you again.
User:sure Dr.
Doctor:once you done with you can get back to me or you can chat any of our doctor any time
User:fine, Dr,
User:i've check from my brother in law as well.
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:can i discuss
Doctor:Ok sure
User:today he was dignasoed with 5 kidney stone and same is move toward urine tube.
Doctor:5 kidney stones or 5mm size stone?
User:wht are are complication and suggest there as well
User:5 kindey stones both sides
Doctor:Oh ok
Doctor:If it goes into urinary tube, he may develop symptoms like difficulty in passing urine due to obstruction, can cause infection, pain
Doctor:but it depends upon size of stones
User:size right bipolar 10.7 cms, breadth 5.8 cms, parenchymal 1.9 cm thickness
User:left 10.6, 5.6 and 1.8 same sequence
Doctor:does he have symptoms?
User:this is as per the scan report today
User:he had a sever pain right side stomach
Doctor:I suggest him better go for surgery or shock wave therapy
User:wht all surgery procedure available and need to know what is shock wave therapy.
User:how is it conducted? what wuld be the tentative days of hospitalization requried.
Doctor:It is called as lithotripsy
Doctor:which is common, in this doctor would send ultrasound waves or x rays to break out the srones
Doctor:it breaks stone into pieces those can pass through urine
User:wht would be the length of hospitalization requried & cost of the treat tentativly
Doctor:Uteroscopy if stone stuck in urine tube
Doctor:It will take 2 days hospitalizsation , depends upon surgery
User:i missed to mention. he is a diabitic & heart patient
Doctor:type of treatment depends upon stones size
User:1 stent have been implanted for heart
Doctor:If his blood sugar levels and after consultation with cardiologist then he can go for surgery
Doctor:blood sugar levels under control*
Doctor:Are you there?
User:Sugar level was normal today.
Doctor:then consult a nephrologist and discuss about plan of treatment
Doctor:he would decide choice of treatment depends upon size
User:pls advice on the cost surgery
Doctor:Where do you live?
Doctor:if it is lithotripsy it is around 8-10 thousands, it differs from center to center
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