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Kidney Stone

Old 23rd Jun 2020, 08:00
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Kidney Stone

Hello all,

I知 looking for some advice.

Yesterday I endured the worst pain.

A trip to the hospital shows I have a 6mm Kidney stone at the very bottom of my ureter just above my bladder. I was given 3 options (pain killers, therapy or surgery) the doc and I agreed painkillers was the best option as it is so near the bladder and once it drops into the bladder it値l pass out fairly quickly. I was told that my Kidneys are in good health, nothing suspicious about my blood tests either and once the stone passes that値l be the end of it.

I let my class 1 lapse last year during PPL training so I am planning to renew it this year before enrolling on ATPL theory.

Following this;

Once the stone has passed what do I need to provide to my AME to show I am stone free and able to receive my Unrestricted Class1?

Kind regards,
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Old 23rd Jun 2020, 15:05
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Looking at the flow chart you posted, you apparently need a urological review, with imaging such as CT or ultrasound that shows you are stone free. Then you'll need repeat imaging at 2 and 7 years later.
If there are residual stones, it's a bigger hill to climb.

Having had one myself, I expect we agree that it is not good for a PIC to have an episode of renal colic.

(disclaimer: I am not an AME)
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