Complications range in severity from increased frequency of UTIs, to bladder stones
, to death.
 Bladder stones
are the most common manifestation of lower urinary tract lithiasis, currently accounting for 5% of all urinary stone disease.
For this reason, distilled water may be safest, particularly for dogs with kidney stones or recurrent bladder stones
Aside from the UTI, the predisposing factors that may have caused the bladder stone
in the present case were unique.
The bladder stone
size ranged from 0.5 - 3 cm, while 50% had stone size up to 1 cm, 38 (38%) had it from 1.1 to 2.0cm, and 12 (12%) had a stone size between 2 and 3cm.
Sarah, who has been a vet since 2011, said: "When Piglet came in, he had a bladder stone
lodged at the end of his penis (the urethra).
The public information office also referred me as a journalist (but not when I called as a patient) to check out a tab section of Anthem's website, called "Estimate Your Cost," which allows you to compare the cost of a number of procedures, like kidney stone removal, but not bladder stone
removal or TURP, so it wouldn't have done me any good in any case.
Dystocia from large bladder stone
impacted in the pelvis.
And even after being referred for tests and when an ultrasound showed a mass in his bladder he was told it was "likely to be a bladder stone
He said: "When they said it was a bladder stone
I thought that doesn't sound too serious."
Depending on where a stone is located, it may be called a kidney stone, ureteral stone, or bladder stone
. Each year, thousands of patients across the region are hospitalized for stones in their urinary tract
Doctors operated upon him and took out the egg-shaped bladder stone
, which was almost as big as an ostrich egg, a report published Thursday said.