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Passing sand like substance in my urine. Not all the time,

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passing sand like substance in my urine. Not all the time, but often enough
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Su S replied 8 years ago.


Since how long? Any other symptom? Any test ? Any treatment taken?

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
This has been occurring since the last kidney stone attack about 8 months ago. The only other symptom I have is the aching like pain in the kidney areas, but it is only once in a while.
I am taking no treatment at this time.
Expert:  Dr. Su S replied 8 years ago.
Thank you for the input.

Sand like particles sounds like crystals . This can be due to factors which led to the formation of stones before. Common crystals which are passed with urine are oxalate & phosphate. You are right in thinking that they may be coated with blood. You need to get an urine test after consulting your doctor.

Hope this information will help you.
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