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What can i do to stop stones from forming in my bladder or at least slow down the process? im a quadriplegic and have a foley catheter in at all times. over the years i have had several surgeries to remove stones from my bladder. some as big as golf balls

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Dr. Michael Han
Urology 23 years experience
Placing : Placing a suprapubic catheter will not help with the stone formation. For patients with chronic indwelling catheters and bladder stones, i generally recommend irrigation with something called Renacidin up to three times a day. This is supposed to decreast the amount of stone formation and I have had patients with good results.
Last updated Oct 3, 2016


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