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I’m a 5’4” 128 lb 41 year old mom who’s had kidney stones since I was 18. Otherwise, I’m very healthy and active. I’ve had lithotripsy twice and my most recent CT scan showed I have over 20 stones in each kidney. One side has a 10mm and another side has a 6mm. We’ve been only doing X-rays over the past few years during my appointments because we thought I had the type of stone that shows up on X-rays. Clearly that was wrong and the CT showed the other larger stones plus some. My 24 urine analysis showed my urine citrate is extremely low (155). I take Theralith XR and just recently talked my urologist into taking me off hydrochlorithrizid (25mg) because really nothing is helping and I had been on the diuretic for so many years (I’m kind of granola in that I try not to take medicine if it’s not really needed.) Dr is thinking I have 3 different types of stones in my kidneys. He said I’m no longer a candidate for lithotripsy but said he didn’t want to go into what the next steps would be right now since I’m not in any pain. I’ve been told to drink a minimum of 100oz of water a day and redo the 24 hour urine because the results don’t make sense. I'm a little concerned what my next steps would be which I should have pushed but I didn’t. What do you think is the next step? Does anyone have a similar situation? Besides water is there anything else I could look into? I read something about taking B-5 or B-6?
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