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can kidney stones cause infertility

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience in 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No it doesn't: Water in it good for stone prevention.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
20 years experience in Radiology
Yes- sort of: Because the female urethra exits inside the labia and just above the vaginal orifice, if there is blood in the urine from kidney stones, it can appea ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
No: I don't how they could, but they can make you suddenly feel as if you are delivering a baby!
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Yes, it can be...: While a stone is moving out kidney into and down the ureter, its associated pain may radiate down to cause pain in the groin or testis in males or lab ... Read More
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 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience in Gynecology
No: no
A member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Kidney stone: Pain can keep u up.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Kidney Stones: Kidney stones cause pain, fever, bleeding and infection in the ureters and urethra. This could lead to some acute problems with libido and erection ... Read More
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 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Possibly: Any infecton can make the body more prone to miscarry. A kidney infection ranks right up there, especially since the kidneys sit so close to the uteru ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Allopurinol: http://www.rxlist.com/zyloprim-drug/side-effects-interactions.htm Yes. especially if you have underlying renal disease. please discuss with your pres ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: No

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