A 58-year-old male asked:
Explain cause of dormant e-coli and recurring infections. i have recurrent kidney stones as well. ?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Larry Lutwickanswered
Infectious Disease 51 years experience
Stones, stones: Kidney stones serve as a reservoir for bacteria since the local mileau of the stone is not real optimal for antimicrobials to work. Get rid of the stones if you can and the infection may be able to be eradicated.
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Dr. Leena Varugheseanswered
Pathology 15 years experience
Impossible to tell: I think that you should obtain advice from your treating clinician on this matter. It's difficult to discern the root cause of your problems without more info.
5.4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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