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What are the causes of frequent kidney stone?

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In brief: Yes

There can be a myriad of reasons a person produces kidney stones.
Dietary factors and hydration play a role, but in most case, there is some metabolic predisposition. Having a family member who had kidney stones increases one's risk of having stones as well. A work-up to determine the cause of stones is warranted if you have had more than one episode. See your urologist.

In brief: Yes

There can be a myriad of reasons a person produces kidney stones.
Dietary factors and hydration play a role, but in most case, there is some metabolic predisposition. Having a family member who had kidney stones increases one's risk of having stones as well. A work-up to determine the cause of stones is warranted if you have had more than one episode. See your urologist.
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