The chances of passing a stone single or multiple in number depends on few factors which one can understand and take steps.
Most stones 3 to 5 mm are a normal finding in kidney and they can cause pain or remain silent.
Few patients come across a situation wherein the medical clearance is hindered due to finding these small 3 to 5 mm stones in kidney.
Even if they are not painful, the mere finding in ultrasound or CT scan will make the patient unfit especially in Merchant Navy medical Process.
Patients are left with no option except to wait for them to pass on itself .This is not certain and still unpredictable. Few proactive steps can fasten the process which includes 2 to 3 liters of water along with aerobic activity twice a day.
Few medicines are also helpful to flush out these small stones and they can be given orally or intravenously for a faster affect.
You have to follow you urologist advice while seeking these interventions.
A Globally used technology is the most apt treatment if it takes longer than needed to pass these stones.
This is called ESWL or Lithotripsy in which sound waves technology is used to fragment hard stones into dust and the waves are given from outside the body.
No cut or anaesthesia is needed during the process, the details can be sought from the below link or calling Urolife Medical Centre at 9990346046 OR Visit www.kidneystonetreatment.in