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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jaspreet Singh
17 years experience Urology
Diet changes: There are several types of kidney stones. Each has its own dietary recommendations. Stones can be of uric acid, calcium oxalate or even infectious sto ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
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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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Depends: It totally depends on the type of stones you produce. Have one analyzed.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Find cause: Cystine, uric acid, and triple-phosphate stones can often be kept from recurring by specific measures that your physician knows. Diet's not the magic ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience Radiology
Can increase risk: High protein and low carb diets have been shown to increase kidney acid load, thereby increasing kidney stone risk. This diet can also increase cal ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Consuming eggs has been not known to have any negative impact onto urinary stone formation. Most patients with recurrent kidney stones are caused by g ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. D A Steve Griswold
29 years experience Radiology
Yes, it can. : Sensitivity of individuals varies as does the dietary intake required to become a problem. Avoid leaves of the rhubarb plant which are very high in o ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Cystine stones: Cystine stones result from a rare genetic disorder that causes Amino Acid cystine to leak through the kidneys and into the urine to form crystals. Alk ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: It shouldn't.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: On the type of kidney stone being treated. Most common type of kidney stones are calcium oxalate stones and diets to be avoided are foods high in oxal ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
If they like oranges: No reason not to eat them.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Shouldn't : The precipitation of a variety of natural chemicals that form stones within abdominal organs have no affect on pulmonary function per se. The pain fro ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Yes but...: If you form oxalate stones then nuts are one of the foods that you may be advised to avoid.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Not quite...: Most stones in america are cholesterol-based, & develop due to genetic, systemic, and local factors that promote crystals precipitating in bile (slud ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Not necessarily.: Soybeans are rich in oxalate, a naturally occurring substance found in many plants and beans. 80% of kidney stones in adults are calcium-oxalate stone ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Durga Komaragiri
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: Possible due to the calcium content in them.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
Depends: It depends upon multiple factors including how much fluids u drink!
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
2.5 litrs of fluids : You should drink at least 2.5 litres of fluids per day and avoid foods cntaining high oxalate and avoid heavy doses of vitamin c, low sodium 2gms or l ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
42 years experience Radiology
Lack of hydration: Drink plenty of fluids and eat a well balanced diet including fruits and vegetables.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
45 years experience Urology
Not really: In fact diet sprite (not pushing a product here), is loaded with citrates that are useful in decreasing saturation of the urine and stone formation.
A 84-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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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Avoiding not needed: Most oxalates are made by our body in normal metabolism. Research suggests avoiding foods high in oxalates is of little if any help. See http://www.Wh ... Read More
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