Our expert says:
Blood in the urine after a kidney stone is normal but they can develop infection post attack. If it is caused by uric acid stones, he may need to take preventative medication - ask your doctor to prescribe or refer him to a specialist for treatment. Urinary uric acid excretion can be reduced by a low-protein diet. Potassium citrate is the treatment of choice for the prevention of recurrence of uric acid stones. Allopurinol reduces the frequency of stone formation in patients with high uric acid with recurrent uric acid stones and/or gout.
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