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Gatorade causes kidney stones

A male asked:
Dr. Richard Amerling
Nephrology and Dialysis 41 years experience
No: Gatorade does not cause kidney stones. It is mostly sugar water (with high fructose corn syrup, which is worse than sugar!), has minimal amounts of el... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Metabolic issue.: Kidney stones are initiated by metabolic derangements in the handling of urinary oxalate, uric acid or calcium, for example. These derangements can be... Read More
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 53 years experience
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
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Metabolic issue.: Kidney stones are initiated by metabolic derangements in the handling of urinary oxalate, uric acid or calcium, for example. These derangements can be... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Kidney stones: Never heard that kidney stones would be classified by their color. More explanation from you would be helpful.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology 53 years experience
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
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
Urology 32 years experience
Not drinking enough: The most common cause of kidney stones is simply not drinkning enough water. However, there may be other problems as well, so it is important for you... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 29 years experience
Lots of fluid: Kidney stones are solid matter from overconcentration of substance from low urine volume/fluid intake, high secretion, low ph, and other factors. An ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No it doesn't: Water in it good for stone prevention.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No it does not: Tea is usually all water which is good to prevent & doesn't cause kidney stones.
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A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Kidney stones can move to the urinary bladder and irritation from the stones may cause frequent urination.
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