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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: A nice Q, but I have never confronted it over my >45 yrs studying, training, & practicing urology. But generally speaking, taking low oxalate d ... Read More

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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tillett
22 years experience Urology
Unsure: I am not aware of any data that suggest a low oxalate diet will help with lichen sclerosis, or any condition other than calcium oxalate kidney stones.
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Lichen sclerosis : Lichen sclerosis is usually treated with steroid creams or ointments. A publication in pubmed.gov reports vague improvement in genital area lichen sc ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Reason: Oxalate is an acid and low oxalate should raise ph in blood and tissue. Your erythromelalgia is primarily a problem with vascular spasm. The elevated ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No data: You're more than welcome to go on this diet, so there's no data to show that this diet has been proven to help women with your condition. The answer ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
41 years experience Family Medicine
Fiber!: You are right to drink plenty of water. You also need plenty of fiber. You can get this from whole grain breads and cereals, and fresh fruit. If th ... Read More
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A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Low oxalate foods: Yes, this would be a change to most people's diets.However, there are many things you can eat. Here's a good site with lists of what to avoi ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
No need to avoid ox.: This is actually a false choice. It's not proven that a low oxalate diet is effective in reducing stone formation. I agree that it's not wise to avoid ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
No embarrassment : Yes, the diet might benefit you. Consider this an opportunity to form a more useful relationship with your gyn doctor. They are not embarrassed, so yo ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Stones or crystals?: Urinalysis shows crystals, not stones. Stones are passed or found on imaging. Many folks have calcium oxalate crystals as urine cools & these are not ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tillett
22 years experience Urology
Low oxalate: Calcium oxalate stone formers are often advised to eat a low oxalate diet. Many foods contain higher levels of oxalate, including (but not limited to) ... Read More

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