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Kidney Stone

My wife was diagnosed with a 7 mm kidney stone. We are not able to get this removed due to lack of insurance. Nobody will make us an appointment without payment up front.
What are the long term effects on not removing this stone.
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Hello,
Having stones in kidneys is called nephrolithiasis. If kidney stones are not removed then they can cause decrease or loss of function in the affected kidneys, kidney damage or scarring, obstruction of the ureter, recurrence of stones and urinary tract infection.

Hence they should be treated at the earliest.


I hope it helps. Take care and regards.




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