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Kidney stones, back pain. Taking ural, neeri. Ultrasound scan shows kidney stones. Continue medication?

Hi, I have kidney stone problem for 4 months.. i had back pain during first 3 days and after that i had no pain.. i have taken medicine..neeri, ural tablet and tonic.. 3rd time i have taken US scan.. its still showing stone in my kidney but i m not having any pain.. last 1 month i didnt take i need to continue medicine..
Asked On : Sat, 3 Nov 2012
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Urologist 's  Response
Welcome to HCM and thanks for your query.
Medical treatment for stones is not a success.
More than anything, if the stone does not require surgery as assessed by your urologist, You need to take plenty of oral fluids including water. Avoidance of red meat and alcohol if you happen to take would be beneficial in the long term stone prevention,
pls discuss with your doc if the medicines are really needed!

Answered: Sat, 3 Nov 2012
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Cardiologist Dr. Anantharamakrishnan's  Response
Hi friend
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Absence of symptoms like pain or burning does not mean the stone has disappeared.
It can even grow to huge size (Stag horn) without being noticed.

Urologist is the one to manage them. The treatment strategy varies with size, location and so on.
Starting from simple approaches like increasing the fluid intake, to breaking the stone (Lithotripsy) and Extraction are advised - tailored to the individual.

Medicines are needed in some even after the stone has gone - for prevention of recurrence. See your doctor.

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Sun, 4 Nov 2012
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