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how much bleeding is normal after kidney stone remova?

I had a 5mm kidney stone removed 2 days ago by ureteroscopy wit laser and basket removal, and a stent placed. I was just wondering how much blood is normal during urination. It seems that I am bleeding more. My urine looks almost like it is mostly blood, instead of just pink-tinged that I had been told it would be.  Is this normal?
Also, after urination I have paion in my bladder and in the location of the stent.
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Hi, I've had many, many stents and yes all the above is normal and more. You will also see alot of blood clots most times. Give it about 5 days to a week and you should feel much better. I don't think you are drinking enough water. Increase your water and you will see the urine turn to a pinkish color. Best...Cara
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Me too.  I've had 7 surgeries for kidney stone with the most recent 4 days ago.  I'm bleeding heavy on and off depending upon water intake and activity level.  Just take it easy and drink lots of water.  I get stent out Monday!
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