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Kidney stones, chances of infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   Hi
User :   I have Kidney Stone problem...
Doctor :   Ok, Please proceed with your query
User :   I passed out a couple of stones today evening... size approximately 2-3 mm each , count 4-5
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   so should i take some anti biotic to avoid any infection..
Doctor :   Do you have burning sensation while urination ?
User :   i had pain earlier for two days, but i believe this was because of the stones... now I don't have any pain while urinating..
User :   not sure about burning sensation...
Doctor :   Ok, I do not consider a need for antibiotics now,Do drink a lot of water and Take Cranberry juice
Doctor :   Take Cranberry juice twice daily it will prevent infections
User :   ok i will do that... I am also taking K-Cit twice daily 10 ml diluted in 180 m water... does that helps with any infection...
Doctor :   Yes, It does
User :   thanks for the help doctor...
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
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