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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
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Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
No: Only uric acid stones can be dissolved with medication. Rather than acidic or fatty substances those are usually dissolved with alkalinization of the ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Not gallstones: The combination of olive oil, lemon juice, and digestive enzymes in our gut creates "soap stones"; these are not gallstones. There is medication, howe ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Because gallstones would need to pass through cystic duct and common duct before it can enter the intestine. Both of these areas are only a few milli ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Doesn't work: This alleged gallstone flush results in the passage of concretions of oil that pass through the GI tract and are excreted in to the toilet, looking li ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
34 years experience 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No : There is no evidence that lemon juice dissolve kidney stones.
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience 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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Fink
39 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on the stone: Depending on the chemical composition of the stone (such as calcium oxalate), lemon juice might help slightly, but probably not enough to dissolve the ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bubbles: Foamy or bubbly urine is usually a sign of some protein in urine or a change in the PH of your urine (the vinegar and lemon juice). If your pain has ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
May need it out: If the stone is not passing on its own, you may need to have it removed by a urologist. There are many techniques available depending on the situation ... Read More

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