You have a kidney stone episode and your doctor asks you to collect your urine for 24 hours. Why oh why is this being asked of you? Isn’t it dreadful enough that you just had a kidney stone?
The only way to find out WHY you are forming kidney stones is to complete a urine collection.
The test results will tell your doctor how saturated your urine is with stone making crystals.
The more saturated your urine is, the more likely you are to form new stones.
Read the full article at kidneystones.uchicago.edu.