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What treatment should I take for 16mm kidney stone on right side near ureter

i have 16mm kidney stone on right side near ureter , some times i feel chronic pain . is surgery is necessary for it or it can dissolve by ayurvedic treatment. is kidney stone removal surgery is necessary?? also suggest which treatment is better??
Sun, 24 Apr 2011
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ther eare variety of methods by which you can get rid of this stone. Lithotripsy in which stone is broken in to small pieces ,which comes through urine.uretrorenoscopy in which again a small instrument is passed through urethra ,bladder & ureters to break the stone. Than A PCNL in which a small hole is made in back & stone is removed in piecemeal . Open Surgery is the last choice.
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