Re: how long does it take for stones to pass?
Do you know how big these three kidney stones are? Just from what I've learned through the years, if it is 4mm you should be able to pass it on your own. I have heard of people passing 5mm kidney stones too but, no bigger then that. The key is not to let them get any bigger. Drink your water and stay active so the crystals don't get together. It's too your advantage to know how big the kidney stones are so that you know whether you are going to be able to pass them on your own or if you are going to need medical intervention.
When it comes to kidney stones there is no time table. No one knows when they are going to pass their stones. It just all of the sudden happens. I've also found out through the years that there is never a convenient time to pass them either because the pain is so excrutiating. The kidney stones have to pass one way or the other whether you do it yourself or you get medical help is the question. First, you need to find out how big they are. That's not real easy on the doctors to tell either sometimes. They get asked that question so much and if they don't show up on the films well it's hard for them to know.
Sorry I couldn't give you anything definite. The "not knowing" is always the hardest part.
I hope you pass them soon.