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A 22-year-old female asked:

i have pcos, a large hiatus hernia, keep getting utis & kidney stones. i feel like the doctors think i'm annoying them. i go at least once a fortnight?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
My sympathies: Problems with kidney stones and utis should be both treatable and further stones and utis preventable. Hiatal hernia and pcos should both respond to medical therapy. Hopefully your primary care dr. Is part of a group so you can receive comprehensive care. However, your doctors should not feel annoyed if you have genuine problems requiring treatment.
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Hiatal hernia: Large hiatal hernias cause problems swallowing, chest pain, and sometimes reflux symptoms. Not related to kidneys and bladder. See a general surgeon with experience in hiatal hernia repair for more info about your situation. Best of luck!

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