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What is the cure for upper pole calculus ?

There is a calculus in upper pole what we have to do now Age 39,female, Dengue Previously,an now doctor told us that I have a calculus in upper pole so much pain is there what is the solution for it? Plz tell me if it is possible for you sir and mam?
Thu, 12 Jan 2012
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Calculus in the upper pole of kidney? Based on its size and composition there are multiple options. If the calculus is very small it usually pass on its own by the use of excess water. If it does not pass or is larger you can have shockwave therapy called lithotripsy or you can use medication to dissolve it. If it is of hard type or it is very large and is compromising kidney function then u have to go under an operation.
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