A 34-year-old male asked:
what causes kidney stones?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez answered
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 dehydration. Most of the time we cannot pinpoint the reason. Parathyroid adenomas and tumors increase the serum calcium and excretion through the kidneys. There are some congenital and genetic diseases that can produce kidney stones. Inmobility from fxs &
Answered on Jul 24, 2014
Dr. Dean Giannone answered
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Metabolic issue.: Kidney stones are initiated by metabolic derangements in the handling of urinary oxalate, uric acid or calcium, for example. These derangements can be hereditary, and they allow for crystals of these substances to form. These crystals serve as a nidus for stone creation.
Answered on Jan 3, 2016
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:
People also searched for:
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!