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cinnamon and kidney stones

A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience 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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Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
See answer: Large doses of cinnamon can CAUSE kidney stone by increasing the amount of oxalate in the urine. The most common kidney stone is composed of calcium o ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience Pathology
Big one: It will require intervention to excise. Also, get your calcium and parathyroid hormone levels checked.
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Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Stone > 1cm: Options largely depends on the location of the stone. A non-obstructing stone in a renal calyx can be treated with shockwaves most of the time. A st ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Minerals: A kidney stone is hard mass developed from crystals that separate from the urine within the urinary tract. Kidney stones may contain various combinati ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruth
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Kidney stones: Usually a kidney stone is calcium oxalate, but, you need a work up with an u/a, and sma21 to confirm that you do have an issues.. Follow up with pmd ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends on size: Once kidney stone is confirmed by ct of kidneys treatment depends on size. Large stones needs to be surgically removed by urologists while smallers on ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Most likely: you will pass it some times with lots of pains , drink plenty of water , if it get stuck then your rotor will help you.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Rizkalla
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Through laser treatment to break down the stones.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
?from what: Medically speaking possible causes of death are kidney failure, sepsis, hemorrhage if neglected;.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Surgery: The mainstay of treatment for kidney stones is surgery. If the stone is very small, medications may be used to help pass the stone spontaneously. Howe ... Read More
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