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'Jersey Shore' Ronnie

My Kidneys Were Ticking

Time Bombs

5/9/2013 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Ronnie from "Jersey Shore" just survived something more painful than a summer with Snooki -- 10 agonizing days in the hospital with kidney stones ... TMZ has learned.

Sources in Ronnie Magro's camp tell us the 27-year-old got out of a Florida hospital Wednesday after undergoing two surgeries to treat kidney stones ... and more.

Ronnie initially went in for the stones, but we're told docs discovered he was born with a hereditary disorder that's also fouling up his kidney function.

Doctors still haven't cleared Ronnie to fly -- so he's stuck in FL for the time being.

Btw, we're told Sammi "Sweetheart" was with Ronnie for his entire 10-day hospital stay ... so they probably broke up at least twice.

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16.

William j    

Massive amounts of steroids = loss of kidney function

345 days ago
17.

EastCoastChopper    

Actuallly, dude has "calcified steroids in his kidneys...and anyone who has passed a 1000 mg nugget of Deca, knows it hella-hurts yo!

345 days ago
18.

Cartman    

So now steroids are a "hereditary disorder". Mmkay.

345 days ago
19.

kinjit    

Big F'in deal I was in for 28 days my kidney swelled to the size of a basketball and caused my bowels to block. I've since had 3 more pass and had to have 2 others removed...... Man-up buttercup get down off your cross and get over yourself.

344 days ago
20.

AZCHIC83    

Im a expert on this lol I get stones at least twice a month sometime even get a kidney infection and had to go through surgery once. It's not serious enough to be hospitalized for 10 days

344 days ago
21.

Caveman Radio    

It's the steroids, dope!

344 days ago
22.

mallball    

ONE SHOT KID!!!!!

344 days ago
23.

sickofitall    

FYi kids. Those "monsters" you drink every waking hour of the day and those steroids you pump into your bodies with all the whey protein shakes CAUSE KIDNEY STONES! It doesn't take a genius to figure it out.

344 days ago
24.

Fox    

I bet this guy doesn't even know where his kidneys are located.

344 days ago
25.

Wildling    

It's all that Ron Ron juice, bro.

344 days ago
26.

Len B    

That "inherited kidney problem" is most likely the result of steroid overuse (and abuse.) The connection between kidney damage caused by steroid use among bodybuilders is well do***ented. I just wish Ronnie was man enough to come clean about what's causing his medical problems instead of issuing fabricated press releases. He just might be able to save a young kid from repeating is mistakes.

341 days ago
27.

paul    

get off the ROIDS

261 days ago
28.

Kiley    

It wasn't kidney stones....I was a huge **** up his ass. He keeps getting **** up the ass its bound to get stuck!!!

189 days ago
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