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is it ok to drink chocolate milk when being treated for kidney stone

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Without systemic evaluation, specific advice could not be provided. But for most cases, maintaining daily urine output >2500cc and decreasing oral ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chauhan
21 years experience Urology
Not necessarily: Milk contains calcium, a component of stones. Dehydration is more of a factor in stone production. Unless one has a specific metabolic abnormality, mi ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience 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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Calcium is good: Lots of water is important to prevent stones. But ironically, low dietary Ca actually increases risk of Ca stones. Probably because less Ca in food i ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Woodard
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Perhaps: One of the treatments for kidney stones involves increasing the flow through the kidneys, and water may help some, but an IV of saline (salt water) in ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Given prior history: In a patient with a previous history of kidney stones, the recommendation is to drink enough to void at least 2 liters/day.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes it is: More important is to drink pleny of water ; consume as little salt as possible. Good luck.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gross
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: Drinking water may help pass the stone but will not decrease the pain level.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Kidney stones: The goal is to make 2 liters of urine per day. Adjust fluid intake accordingly.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Kidney stone: This stone should pass. Continue strong fluid intake, and strain all urine with a handkerchief to collect the tiny stone and have it analyzed at the l ... Read More
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