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3 month old diagnosed with kidney stones?

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My 3 month old daughter was diagnosed with kidney stones. 1 month ago she was diagnosed with a bladder infection by a urine culture pulled by catheter. Yesterday she was given and ultrasound and a UVC (??) test. They placed a catheter in her and filled her bladder with dye and took pictures while she urinated to ensure her bladder and according to her doc, her kidneys were working properly. The doc called today and explained to my husband that everything looked normal except she has a kidney stone. The doc or nurse, he is not sure who he spoke with, stated it was nothing to worry about and if it wasnt bothering her they would not need to treat her. That she will most likely pass the stone.

I am soo confused and will call in the morning. (By the time he could reach me at work, the office was closed). I do not understand how a 3 month old child could have stone?!?! She has also had congestion. I use saline and the bubble sucker to clear her. help! Please! We live in a small town in OR

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replied April 28th, 2011
Kidney Conditions Answer A22472
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

It seems that your young daughter might be having renal stones as mentioned by her doctor, most probably as a result of idiopathic hypercalcemia.

This benign condition, results in a high urinary calcium excretion, which can cause formation of stones.

Since the stone is probably of small size, conservative management might be helpful.

Consulting your doctor for a proper advice and further management would be helpful.

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