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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer: Kidney stones form for many reasons. Stated simply, stones form when the urine becomes over-saturated with the mineral salts normally present in the u ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
It depends: Please ask your own physician about this. Depending on the content of your kidney stones, certain liquids and foods might be contra-indicated. I've ... Read More
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A 52-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 male asked:
Dr. Herminio Garcia-Estrada
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Not really: Beer will only give you more fluids but the alcohol effect in loss of water would obliterate the effect of more fluid.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience Urologic Oncology
Possibly: Moderate (1-2 drinks daily) alcohol consumption in men has been shown to reduce blood pressure and increase hdl. The increase in urine volume may be h ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: More than 95-97% of stones are not dissoluble; once such stones formed, they will stay with us forever. So, beer drinking will not help stone removal ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Usitalo
39 years experience Urology
Pop: This is an old wive's tale that soda leads to kidney stones. A large volume of fluid is the best way to prevent kidney stones.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Yes but,,,: Apparently, there has been a study showing that coffee and beer can reduce the occurrence of kidney stones. According to the study one beer per day h ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Stones and beer: Kidney stones are made up of mineral and acid salt deposits that form when urine becomes concentrated, allowing the minerals to stick together and cry ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is a : controversial issue. While it may reduce risk - I actually would not recommend that you go out and get drunk to get rid of stones. Do recommend that ... Read More

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