I have medullary sponge kidneys. Two big surgeries, cystoscopes, lithotripsies. I have pain when the stones are in the kidneys, none in ureter or urethras. Thanks.

Medullary Sponge Kidney can be associated with a deficiency of citrate production by the kidney. You should be evaluated by a nephrologist and have 24 hour urine testing to see if there are possible treatments for your kidney stone disease. In addition, you should adopt a low salt DASH diet. This diet has been shown to reduce the risk for kidney stones. You can review the DASH diet at:  https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/dash-eating-plan

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