Having 18mm stone

Detected in jan 2016 mild upj with floating stone in rt kidney . no symtoms no pain .donot want operation . dissolve stone by medicene.
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
Hi.... Most stones that cause renal colic are small and pass out with the urine in a day or so. You should drink plenty of fluids to encourage a good flow of urine. Strong painkillers are often needed to ease the painuntil you pass the stone. No other treatment is usually needed. Some stones that form and stick in the kidney do not cause symptoms or any harm. They can just be left if they are small. ...
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