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herbal tea for kidney stones

A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
What kind of stone?: There are several different kinds of kidney stones and different treatments for each. However, tea appears to be ok (http://www.Healthnewsreview.Org/2 ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No it doesn't: Water in it good for stone prevention.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No it doesn't: In fact water in tea is good for stone prevention!
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in 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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: Making existing stones disappear or preventing stone recurrence has always excited the patients with urinary stones, but there has been no constant re ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
I doubt it: Having kidney stones is bad enough without having to deal with this stuff afterwards. I found two publications from obscure institutions, never replic ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Probably: Most herbal supplements are safe, but should always be cleared with your physician especially if you are taking other medicines, or have medical condi ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience in Dentistry
Depends: There are four major types of kidney stones and once you have a stone the chances of getting another one are 50%. Once the stone is passed, drinking l ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience in Urology
No: Lemon juice and lemonade are recommended for prevention of kidney stones. Lemonade increases urinary citrate levels. Citrate helps block the formation ... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends: There are multiple types of stones, some form in acid pH others in alkaline pH. You may consult this site for dietary advice about kidney stones. www ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Foulks
45 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
No : There's no data on cranberry pomegranate juice effects for kidney disease. In fact, in late stage kidney disease, it can be harmful. If you have diabe ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
None...: There has been no known stone-dissolving agents for calcium-containing stones or even organic stones such as cystine stone, except uric acid stone. So ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: The cause and treatment for kidney stone and gallstone are entirely not the related. There are 3 ways of treating kidney stones including ESWL, percu ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Weinberger
22 years experience in General Surgery
Maybe: The juice in itself is not a problem, but it may interfere with some of your medications. Additionally, if you are diabetic, then it may have detrimen ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Not that I know: If you want to try something over the counter, use cranberry tablets or cranberry juice. You can also alternate one day of cranberry juice intake with ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Wolff
37 years experience in 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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Good luck ...: Dissolution therapy with oral bile salts is slow & prolonged (6-12 months) and often unreliable (low efficacy unless stones are pure cholesterol stone ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Ng answered
16 years experience in Urology
No: In general most tea contain oxalate, one of the most power stone forming compound found in our daily diet.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mcadams
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
Juice and MM: Unfortunately Noni juice has not been show to have any beneficial effects for any medical conditions. Amla juice has only undergone preliminary medic ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendell Goins
41 years experience in General Surgery
No: There are certain medications (bile salt resins) that have been used to dissolve retained common bile duct stones and gallstones(if <3) (cholesterol ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Reduces risk: Research suggests green tea reduces risk of kidney stones- see http://www.Webmd.Com/kidney-stones/news/20091120/green-tea-may-prevent-kidney-stones ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
It may, but the idea: Is to pass more fluids through kidneys to wash particles away. This may be achieved by just drinking excess of 2-3 liters (quarts) a day. Barley, caus ... Read More
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