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Urinary Disorders

Stent String

11/24/2009

Question:

Yesterday, I had a kidney stone removed and a stent put in. Today after using the restroom, the string for my stent was longer than it was yesterday. Should I be concerned?

Answer:

Do not be concerned. The stent can move up and down, as will the string.

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Response by:

Marc F Cymes, PA Marc F Cymes, PA
Clinical Instructor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University