Kidney Stones | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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  • What treatment is best for me?
  • What pain medicine should I take?
  • Will I need surgery?
  • Will the stone pass by itself?
  • Should I change my diet?
  • Are there any other lifestyle changes I should make?
  • Will I get more kidney stones in the future?
  • Are my children at higher risk of kidney stones?
  • When should I call my doctor?
  • If my pain is bad enough, should I go to the emergency room?

Source

Medical Management of Common Urinary Calculi by PK Pietrow, M.D. and ME Karellas, M.D. (American Family Physician June 01, 2006, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20060701/86.html)

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 07/06

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