Patient Comments: Kidney Stones - Prevention

What prevention measures do you use to avoid getting kidney stones?

Comment from: Traveller, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: March 18

I tried to avoid drinking water in different countries for fear of contracting a bacteria that my body is unfamiliar, thus no immunity built up to resist.

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