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can blueberries cause kidney stones

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Black kidney stone: The only sure way to tell what a kidney stone is made of is to send it off to a lab for analysis. Once it is complete, you will have a non-speculative ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience in Urology
Yes: There can be a myriad of reasons a person produces kidney stones. Dietary factors and hydration play a role, but in most case, there is some metaboli ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience in Radiology
Possibly: If you have a tendency to form oxalate stones then food rich in oxalates like beets could contribute to stone formation.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Abuawad
29 years experience in Radiology
Kidney stone: What do you mean by heat on a kidney stone. Never heard this term.
A 84-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Maybe: The oxalate in cinammon could precipitate out into the classic calcium oxalate crystals that make up one type of kidney stone.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No it doesn't: Water in it good for stone prevention.
A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience in Radiology
No data on internet: No definite evidence this supplement is related to kidney stones at recommended dose of 120 to 450 mg for 6 months via a quick internet search. Ho ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Not unless .....: Multivitamins should not cause kidney stones unless they have a lot of calcium in them. Usually the amount of calcium in multivitamins is small. Calci ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Usually not...: Usually, using antiacid should not cause kidney stone since the key cause for urinary stone formation is genetic factors, which is still unknown to us ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes it can: Ephedra can cause kidney stones. So you should not take it if you have had 2 episodes.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience in Urology
No: Lemon juice and lemonade are recommended for prevention of kidney stones. Lemonade increases urinary citrate levels. Citrate helps block the formation ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Sedwitz
42 years experience in Vascular Surgery
No : Bubonocele is a groin or inquinal hernia
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: If you are using glucosamine/chondroitin as a dietary supplement to manage osteoarthritis symptoms, its use is controversial; and there is no proven c ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
No.: Blood in the urine is common with kidney stones, but since urine and stool don't mix in the body, kidney stones should not produce blood in the stool.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
EXTREMELY UNCOMMON: Not one of the first 20 side effects listed for loestrin.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience in Urology
Calcium: If you are talking about excess calcium in your blood, the answer is yes.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No it does not: Tea is usually all water which is good to prevent & doesn't cause kidney stones.
A female asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
21 years experience in Family Medicine
Unknown: My common side effect is constipation. Far as I know, no reports of kidney stones.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience in Urology
No: Stones would not cause this. Now diabetic patients can have stones and both conditions may be present simultaneously, but the stones do not cause the ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No: See this site for info on bv http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/bv/stdfact-bacterial-vaginosis.Htm.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: On the type of kidney stone being treated. Most common type of kidney stones are calcium oxalate stones and diets to be avoided are foods high in oxal ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
37 years experience in Urology
If obstructive: Kidney stones can cause renal damage based on obstruction. A small stone residing in the kidney does not injure the kidney. But, if the stone enlarge ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Fox
Dr. David Fox answered
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Limit animal protein: eating too much animal protein, such as red meat, poultry, eggs, and seafood, boosts the level of uric acid and could lead to ki ... Read More

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