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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Possibly: Beets are high in oxalate. If you are prone to oxalate stone formation then a high intake of oxalate could increase the risk of stone formation.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Beets and oxalate: Beets contain oxalate - and oxalate excess can cause stones; but it is unlikely that beet powder in your vitamin is going to promote oxalate stones - ... Read More

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Don't abuse it: Vitamin C gets metabolized to oxalic acid which is a component of many common kidney stones. However, studies show little risk unless you use it fooli ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
26 years experience Urology
2 grams daily: A study at UT Southwestern found that ingestion of 2 grams of vitamin C daily resulted in a statistically higher urinary oxalate concentration than in ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Heath
34 years experience Family Medicine
Vitamin C: Too much of a good thing can be bad as you imply with your question. The important factor with kidney stones is fluid intake. When the kidneys have ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Likely not : There is limited data for role of vitamin b50 in prevention of kidney stones. Modification and addition of certain dietary supplements and vitamins t ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Kline
19 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Kidney stones are comprised of various minerals, and chemical factors of an individual's urine will affect which minerals can precipitate out to form ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Maybe: This dose is well above what you'd need to prevent the deficiency in this vitamin that is so common nowadays, but is not outrageously high. Kidney sto ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Both safe: 250 or 500 are both safe. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
200- 500 MG IS SAFE: ALTHOUGH SOME CAN TAKE UP TO 2000MG DAILY TO PREVENT FLUS - AT THIS DOSAGE AND HIGHER CAN PRECIPITATE RENAL STONES AND GI SIDE EFFECTS. 200 - 500 MG ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reginald Gohh
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Possibly: If you have calcium based stones, the use of vit d may increase the absorption of calcium from your diet and increase the calcium excreted in your uri ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Suit yourself: If you are eating sensibly, there will be no benefit. But if the stay adequately hydrated, the actual risk of daily vitamin c giving you a kidney ston ... Read More
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