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passing stones and metal staples

4 years 4 months ago #48818 by deloresc
I have the same problem of periodically passing stone attached to a staple.
They tell me not to do yoga or core type exercise(the most important exercise )
Also not be be constipated. I am wondering if any foods cause these crystals to form It seems may the crystals form around the staple and when it is big enough, it pulls away.
Scary.... Please any information would be appreciated.
Thank you.
Delores

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4 years 11 months ago #47282 by blessed girl 37
Thanks for your response! No I have not contacted my urologist. Try not to see him unless I absolutely have to. But will definitely give feedback when I find out what is going on.

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4 years 11 months ago #47279 by Cynthia
Have you talked to your Urologist who did the RC and reconstruction? I have not ran across this before or experienced it myself. This does not mean it does not happen obviously or explain its significance. If you have not notified your Urologist I would run it my them. Let us know what you find out we will be interested in hearing.

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4 years 11 months ago #47278 by blessed girl 37
I have passed 3 small which what looks like metal staples with calcified stone like material around it. I tend to think this probably is not a normal thing. They are showing up in my urine pouch. Not all at once but over the last few months. I have noticed I do have an increase in pain that I seem to realize after the fact. Has anyone else had this issue? Thanks so much for any info!

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