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Can kidney stones be the cause of FUO?

For 18 months I have had FUO, severe fatigue, myalgias, and kidney stones. Currently have a 8mm stone in the Left lower pole.. is there a chance that my stones are the cause of the FUO and will removing them help? Previous stones have been calcium oxalate, brushite and calcium apatite.
Mon, 7 Mar 2016
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HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

Fever occurs as a result of the body's inflammatory response that can occur as a result of the stones or any other inflammatory process in the body.

Removal may help so you can see if this works of you.

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