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Thank you. Broken up stone and grit finally passed. No more bloody urine and no more pain episodes. Doctor checked for infection etc before and cystoscopy fairly recently. I just got concerned about the length of time. Used Chianca Piedre to assist and lemon juice in water- lots of water.Thank you again - this is a great service.
Once I saw how sharp the remaining shards of stone were - and the rest of it was like shell grit- it's not surprising that it would cause bleeding in narrow delicate structures. Apart from drink a lot of water - which I do anyway -the research on most helpful prevention is pretty wishy-washy. One study suggested the effervescent alkalising potassium and sodium citrates etc to be taken at night only was 75% effective for prevention. My stones are the usual calcium oxalate type.
The best way to tailor prevention would be for you to do a 24 hour collection of your urine while eating and drinking a normal diet (for you). This sample can then be analyzed for calcium, oxalate, volume, citrate and many other factors that can cause recurrent stones. A urologist or nephrologist with experience in dietary management of stones could order and interpret this study for you.
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