Question by  HappyMe (34)

Can kidney stones cause bleeding?


Answer by  shil (171)

Kidney stones are crystals made from salts in the urine. As they are hard crystals, they cause abrasion of the urinary tract which leads to bleeding.


Answer by  bo (874)

They may cause bleeding. However, it would be best to go see a doctor immediately if your are experiencing bleeding of any kind.


Answer by  ujwalraimjoshi (729)

yes, but not always. less intake of water, bleeding while passing urin depends on the size, location and type of stone are the causes.


Answer by  Kath (1537)

Yes,kidney stones cause bleeding when they are passing. Think of it as an irritation of the urinary tract while the stone is making it's way out.

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