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What's proper diet for a person who has kidney stones of calcium oxalate?

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Dr. Richard Sarle
Urology 23 years experience
Stone diet: > 2 liters of water daily low sodium diet these are two big risk reducers.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
Diet for Ca oxalate: Avoid dehydration; Follow Diet: avoid spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans; increase Citrate: orange juice 8 oz twice daily; ReaLemon extract: 5 tblspns per day; increase fluid 4 liters/day; only 4 oz meat/day; 4-5 fruits/day; maintain low salt; egg white 2 per day as protein; 25 mg HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) daily to reduce Ca in urine - you can do it.

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