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Recurrent bladder and kidney infections. Kidney stones diognosed. Oral antibiotics no longer working, anything I can do?

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Kidney stone infxn

Kidney and bladder stones can help infections because they can harbour the bacteria causing the infection.
Once the antibiotic course finishes, the bacteria spring right out of these stone castles to re-establish the infection, with resistance to the antibiotics. Good to have stones broken up and eliminated. A urologist can help. Try to prevent stones from forming in the first place--drink water!

In brief: Kidney stone infxn

Kidney and bladder stones can help infections because they can harbour the bacteria causing the infection.
Once the antibiotic course finishes, the bacteria spring right out of these stone castles to re-establish the infection, with resistance to the antibiotics. Good to have stones broken up and eliminated. A urologist can help. Try to prevent stones from forming in the first place--drink water!
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