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Can blueberries cause kidney stones

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tillett
Urology 22 years experience
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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 47 years experience
Possibly: If you have a tendency to form oxalate stones then food rich in oxalates like beets could contribute to stone formation.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Beets and stones: Beets are rich in oxalate; calcium oxalate forms 80% of stones in adults; many foods contain oxalate, only nine foods are believed to increase importa... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Abuawad
Radiology 30 years experience
Kidney stone: What do you mean by heat on a kidney stone. Never heard this term.
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Dr. Michael Ekizian
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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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natraj Katta
Hospital-based practice 19 years experience
Not usually: Kidney stones usually do not cause gurgling noises.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
Urology 9 years experience
Kidney stones: Most kidney stone do not have a definite cause, dehydration is common, inmobilization causes calcium loss from bones, kidney filtration defects, hyper... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Many causes: In women the most common cause is not drinking enough water. In men, the most common is too much calcium in the urine and there are several causes for... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Very serious: There are different causes and different treatments. If you've had 2 episodes, you need a full workup. This done by an urologist or endocrinologist. K... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 47 years experience
Sometimes: The nyu langone medical center recommends limiting your intake of tomatoes and avoiding tomato paste if you suffer from stones read more: http://ww... Read More

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