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sodium citrate vs citric acid

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sodium citrate: Sodium citrate is used to adjust the acidity of the product.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sodium citrate: Sodium citrate is used to adjust the acidity of the product.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
No: No.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
49 years experience Podiatry
Not likely: No.
Dr. Eric Lullove
19 years experience Podiatry
NO!!!: One of the most serious side effects of taking external sodium cittrate is more swelling! also, unless you are taking it specifically under a physici ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Baking soda is sodium bicarbonate rather than citrate.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Reznick
51 years experience Family Medicine
YES: Sodium citrate makes the urine alkaline it doesnt kill germs but helps reduce the size of stones to clear them from the bladder.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Sodium citrate use: Sodium citrate is an alkalinizing agent. That make the urine less acidic. The answer is too long to show here. Go to this link for more information ab ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reem Raafat
32 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Need more info: It depends on why you are taking it and at what dose.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cystitis sachets: This herbal treatment will not affect birth control. It also will not adequately treat an infection. If you are using it for a bladder infection make ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Forget it: Neither of these causes facial bloating.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Lee
31 years experience Urology
UTI?: If you suspect UTI, generally urinalysis would be helpful to make the diagnosis. And, if so you should be treated with antibiotics and increased water ... Read More

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