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Old 11-23-2007, 08:25 PM   #1
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what is considered a large kidney stone

my daughter was told her kidney stone is 8cm. do you think she will be able to pass this without any kind of surgery

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Old 12-03-2007, 10:58 PM   #2
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Re: what is considered a large kidney stone

Are you sure it's not millimeters? I've heard that a stone over 4 or 5 mm will not be able to pass. The largest stone I've had thus far has been 10 mm and I've needed Lithotripsy to blast it.

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