Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones For Everyone. #4. What Happens When Someone has Calcium Oxalate Stones?

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What Happens when Someone has Calcium Oxalate Stones?

Calcium oxalate stones can be completely asymptomatic. This means that they can exist in the kidneys and never pass through the ureters, bladder and urethra. It is when they pass, when the symptoms described in the following paragraph become apparent. The stones can exist in the kidneys all life long without being noticed.

Kidney stones are frequently associated with urinary tract infections (UTIs) and pyelonephritis (kidney infections). Pyelonephritis can lead to sepsis, septic shock and death. These infections can be recurrent. In addition, there is a strong correlation between the presence of kidney stones and chronic kidney disease or end-stage renal disease. The recurrence of UTI’s and pyelonephritis can damage the kidney tissue.

Calcium oxalate crystals can serve as the origin for uric acid or calcium phosphate kidney stones, so if a person is prone to develop uric acid stones or calcium phosphate stones, he or she has to decrease the risk factors for the generation of calcium oxalate stones. It is to note too that many stones components are actually mixed.

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Read the other sections of this series:

Introduction
What Causes Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones? A
What Causes Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones? B
What Causes Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones? C
What Causes Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones? D
How Common Are Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones?

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