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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Apple juice?: Apple juice (a) does nothing to cure a patient of any kidney disease. A has a much lower content of potassium (p) than most other fruits juices. Patie ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
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10 years experience Internal Medicine
Plenty of water: Increase in water intake to have a urine output of more than 2.5 liter is the only proven way of reducing risk of kidney stones. It is less likely for ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Adler
30 years experience Urology
None: No particular food or drink will decrease stone size. Some stones (e.g., uric acid) can be reduced or dissolved by alkalinizing the urine with medica ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: Alcohol does not rely on your kidney for excretion and does not generally harm the kidney. You should be wary of many other medications including all ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
In short, Yes: About one ounce of water per kilogram of body weight (if you weigh 150 pounds, 75 ounces of water -- 9 cups) is considered appropriate. There is "wate ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Please repost: Please repost and include the cause of your kidney disease. Also what your doctor's answers to your questions were; or if you have not asked your doct ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
27 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: no if you are not on intake restricted diet like for liver disease, heart disease or kidney disease.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Wolff
37 years experience General Practice
Beer and stones: The water in beer is good but te alcohol has no benefit. It is better to drink plain water to prevent kidney stones.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Curtis Converse
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No: Your kidneys like to be hydrated. Drinking water helps them from having to do extra work to concentrate your urine. The limits to drinking too much wa ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: If you have stones in kidneys, you need lots of fluids. If you have edema or take Lasix (furosemide) (water pills) you needn't to drink much since you ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Kidney stone: The stone has moved down the ureters and through the bladder and is in the urethra. The pain is referred to the genitals.
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