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Can bladder stones be prevented?

Preventing bladder stones can be difficult, since they often appear as a result of an underlying medical condition. Ask your doctor about any new urinary symptoms right away. Early detection is the key to treating underlying conditions, such as enlarged prostate, before they cause bladder stones. Drink plenty of water to dilute concentrated urine and flush mineral crystals out of your bladder before they have time to become bladder stones.

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