Kidney Stones - Prevention

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What prevention measures do you use to avoid getting a kidney stone?

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Can kidney stones be prevented?

By doing nothing more than keeping well hydrated and drinking adequate amounts of water, most kidney stones can be prevented. For those patients who develop kidney stones because of underlying medical conditions, the addition of diet modification or chronic medication may be helpful. It is also essential to hydrate to increase the amount of urine produced to prevent any beginning of a stone.

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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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