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Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 6, 2024.

A ureteroscopy is a procedure to examine in the inside of your urinary tract. The urinary tract your urethra, bladder, ureters, and kidneys. A ureteroscope is a small, thin tube with a light and camera on the end. Ureteroscopy can help identify problems in your urinary tract, such as kidney stones.

Female Urinary System


Call your doctor if:


You may need any of the following:

Drink liquids as directed:

Liquids can help prevent kidney stones and urinary tract infections. Drink water and limit the amount of caffeine you drink. Caffeine may be found in coffee, tea, soda, sports drinks, and foods. Ask your healthcare provider how much liquid to drink each day and which liquids are best for you.

Follow up with your healthcare provider as directed:

Write down your questions so you remember to ask them during your visits.

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