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What warning signs should I look out for after an ESWL procedure?

Your doctor will tell you what symptoms are expected following ESWL and what symptoms indicate complications.

Complications rarely occur after ESWL, however, you should call your doctor if you have one of the following symptoms:

  • increasing pain
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • fever that exceeds >101° F
  • large blood clots in the urine
  • difficulty breathing
  • chest pain 

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Source: https://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Education/Medical-Library/