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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Having a stent because of a kidney stone is not a contraindication to exercise. Any sharp pain during exercise should prompt you to stop it and do som ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Yes: "stones" in the kidney are not usually the large "staghorn" type people think of. You usually have to use a strainer or tea bag to filter your urine i ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
This is a question: For your urologist.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Lithotripsy : Depends on your symptoms and location of the stone. If it's causing pain , obstruction or pressure on the kidney it can be crushed by ultrasound waves ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mario Hernandez
11 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If stones are calcium and he has only had one occurrence shoud really not need to avoid anything specific. If everyone in his family has calcium stone ... Read More
A 67-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Most just happen: Known causes are not drinking plenty of water, too much milk / antacids (rare), kidney infections (proteus bacteria), vitamin d abuse, some genetic te ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Kidney stones: Most kidney stones are produced by a combination of factors: excessive excretion of calcium and possibly uric acid in the urine, combined with dehydra ... Read More
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A 80-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joe Littlejohn
25 years experience Urology
Nephrolithiasis: There are many different types of stones including calcium oxalate (mono & dihydrate), calcium phosphate, struvite, cystine, indinvir, matrix and uric ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Multiple issues: Heredity, male sex, low water intake, increased solutes in urine, obesity etc. Check out the site given below for more info. http://www.bing.com/hea ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Possibly: If you have a tendency to form oxalate stones then food rich in oxalates like beets could contribute to stone formation.

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