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can kidney stones cause anemia

A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Not alone: A very bad chronic kidney infection kept going by a stone can cuase anemia of chronic disease. Very seldom is renal bleeding from a stone severe enoug ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico
10 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: It can definitely cause anemia in what we call anemia of inflammation. It is also known as anemia of chronic disease. The kidneys secrete an important ... Read More
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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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience in Endocrinology
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. Allen Seely
30 years experience in General Practice
UNLIKELY: A missed period (amenorrhea) is usually caused by pregnancy--so this needs to be ruled out first. Other causes incude being underweight (as in heavy d ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes, that would be : An appropriate reason to see a physician. Sometimes small stones pass on their own- but many do not.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Having a stent because of a kidney stone is not a contraindication to exercise. Any sharp pain during exercise should prompt you to stop it and do som ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tinah Canda
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Oxalate: Spinach is loaded with oxalic acid. Excessive consumption of oxalates can cause kidney stones. However, kidney stone formation varies in individuals. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience in Urologic Oncology
Yes: Stone pain can come and go and vary in its severity. The pain can also be sensed in different areas depending on the location of the stone and the per ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience in Pathology
Kidney stones: Ask your doctor is you have any signs of hydronephrosis. Hydornephrosis is caused by obstruction. If you have this I'd suggest you get this stone ta ... Read More

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