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can kidney stones cause infertility

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely: While having surgery may interrupt a single cycle, it is unlikely to cause infertility especially for renal stone surgery. The exception might be if ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tillett
22 years experience 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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Possibly: If you have a tendency to form oxalate stones then food rich in oxalates like beets could contribute to stone formation.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Abuawad
30 years experience Radiology
Kidney stone: What do you mean by heat on a kidney stone. Never heard this term.
A 40-year-old member asked:
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
19 years experience Hospital-based practice
Not usually: Kidney stones usually do not cause gurgling noises.
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Dr. James Lin
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Yes, occasionally...: I assumed you meant a stone of <2 mm, not <0.2 mm. Largely, a stone <4 mm has an 80% of chance to pass spontaneously in 2 weeks with expected ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
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
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
52 years experience 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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