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what to eat if you have kidney stones

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Sure: Eat what you like unless your nephrologist tells you specifically otherwise. Drink plenty of water and comply with instructions depending on your type ... Read More

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Soya beans are high in protein, which can lead to formation of stones. Soya bean oil is fat and should be ok to take in kidney stones. In general be c ... Read More
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Oxalate: Oxalate is the culprit in beans; the solid soy bean has more oxalate than soy oil, for sure; so eating soy beans will more likely increase stone pote ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Syoned: I don't know of any dietary items that alter the course of kidney stone pain. Typically stones are only painful when they leave the kidney by way of ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Yes but...: If you form oxalate stones then nuts are one of the foods that you may be advised to avoid.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends on Type: Stones can be uric acid, calcium phosphate, calcium oxalate and cysteine. Depending on type you should modify your diet. All stone formers should be ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Plenty of water: Increase in water intake to have a urine output of more than 2.5 liter is the only proven way of reducing risk of kidney stones. It is less likely for ... Read More
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A 30-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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No pain after stone: Usually there is complete relief from pain once you pass the stone sometime the kidney stone is associated with infection and in that case there may ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Low salt &drink lots: Reduce salt intake, reduce or limit animal protein intake. Reduce other protein (eggs, fish meat) & oxalate containing foods (nuts, spinach, rhubarb w ... Read More
A 34-year-old member 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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