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Can bacteria be causing my kidney stones?

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You may already be aware that some kidney stones can result from urinary tract infections. These are the so-called “struvite” stones, which can form large staghorn type stones. What you may not know is that researchers have suggested that bacteria … Continue reading

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Kidney stones and urinary infections

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Urinary infections and kidney stones can be related in two important ways. Infections can be the direct cause of stones or can develop in a patient with a non-infection related kidney stone. Infections cause kidney stones in about 15% of … Continue reading

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