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does ice cream cause kidney stones

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Enjoy yourself: What you could do for yourself is stop reading "scare" internet pages. Most of your friends do both, and most do not have kidney stones. If you have s ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
21 years experience Radiology
A little is ok.: Yes. A little bit is ok. But stones or not, we all need to watch our sugar intake!
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Calcium is good: Lots of water is important to prevent stones. But ironically, low dietary Ca actually increases risk of Ca stones. Probably because less Ca in food i ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Rohde
34 years experience General Practice
Oxalate is the key: Oxalate is the nidus that allows calcium to form on it. Oxalate often increases specifically if you don't have ENOUGH calcium in your diet. Work on a ... Read More
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Dr. Trushar Dungarani
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Calcium is ok: Oxalate in your diet is the culprit. There are a number of foods that contain high levels of oxalate and you should look up foods containing oxalate a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Steroid topical creams in general have a negligeable systemic absorption to cause any systemic side effects. The side effects are mostly local over th ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Can be tiny: If it works your way into your ureter, a 1 mm stone can be very uncomfortable.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grant Linnell
23 years experience Radiology
The reverse: Actually, coffee can lead to more dilute urine which can help prevent kidney stones.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Urine chemistry: Stones form due to high concentrations of stone elements in the urine e.g. Calcium, oxalate. A 24 hour urine collection by a nephrologist or urologist ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
No: Chiropractic manipulation should have no bearing on kidney stones.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
42 years experience Radiology
Possibly: Ask your family doctor, endocrinologist or urologist for guidance.

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