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Kidney stone operated through lithotripsy, re-occurring. Surgery or natural elimination?

i m having stone in my kidney . 2 yrs before i have operated my stone through lithotripsy . And again now it had taken place in both of my kidneys. Can i now get them operated. Or wait for them to come out naturally.
Asked On : Sun, 18 Mar 2012
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lithotrepsy is a good non invasive procedure for small stones....
but it has a shortcoming of being small particles left some time,which then act as a nidus for recurrant stone....
now depends on the size of stone...if its size is less than 7mm,then it can pass out by itself in urine....if medium size go for lithotripsy,if very large then open surgery....
wish you good health..
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