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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
In moderation: It is important that you drink enough water so that your urine is watery, colorless and odorless. A small amount of caffeine is not likely to do harm, ... Read More
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Caffeine and stones: Caffeine can promote urine flow - it can dehydrate - so, caffeine itself is not a negative influence as long as your keep overall fluid intake above 3 ... Read More

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Dr. Michael Han
22 years experience Urology
Stones : Stones can be formed because of a multitude of reasons. In your case, it is most likely because of your lack of water intake. Other reasons can incl ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Conlin
37 years experience Urology
You : You have a high likelihood of having a metabolic issue since both your parents have active stone disease. You should have the 24 hour urine studies, a ... Read More
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Kidney stones: Sounds like your not getting much information from your urologist. Proper fluid intake is the cornerstone of prevention. You should strive to make 2 ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Unrelated: What you are seeing is likely normal. Passing foamy urine now and then is normal, for the speed of urination and other factors can influence this. But ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
17 years experience Pathology
Big one: It will require intervention to excise. Also, get your calcium and parathyroid hormone levels checked.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Minerals: A kidney stone is hard mass developed from crystals that separate from the urine within the urinary tract. Kidney stones may contain various combinati ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruth
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Kidney stones: Usually a kidney stone is calcium oxalate, but, you need a work up with an u/a, and sma21 to confirm that you do have an issues.. Follow up with pmd ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends on size: Once kidney stone is confirmed by ct of kidneys treatment depends on size. Large stones needs to be surgically removed by urologists while smallers on ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Most likely: you will pass it some times with lots of pains , drink plenty of water , if it get stuck then your rotor will help you.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Rizkalla
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Through laser treatment to break down the stones.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
?from what: Medically speaking possible causes of death are kidney failure, sepsis, hemorrhage if neglected;.
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