Category Archives: Polls and surveys

What have you tried for stone prevention? A KidneyStoners study.

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One of the first questions that we often get asked by new kidney stoners is, “How can I prevent this from happening again?” If you saw a doctor for your stone, there are a number of options that he or … Continue reading

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What should I expect when I have my stent removed? – Updated results from a KidneyStoners survey.

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We know that the prospect of needing to have a stent removed is a big source of anxiety for patients. While almost everyone can’t wait to have his or her stent out, not knowing what to expect during the removal … Continue reading

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Survey Results: Were you happy with your stone treatment?

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In our most recent survey, we focused on the different options for treating a kidney stone. This includes both the non-surgical options (letting the stone pass on its own, taking a home remedy to pass/dissolve a stone, taking a medication from … Continue reading

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How happy are you with the treatment you had for your stone? – A KidneyStoners survey.

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Last month, we introduced a poll on stent pain and a survey on stent removal. We’ve had a great response so far, with over 500 responses to the poll and over 300 responses to the survey. You can see the … Continue reading

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Introducing KidneyStoners.org polls and surveys

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Today we are introducing a poll on stent pain and a survey on stent removal to the website. We hope that it will help our readers easily see what other “kidneystoners” are experiencing. Being able to share experiences with other … Continue reading

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