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A 51-year-old female asked:

I've had crohn's for 16 yrs & often pass oxalate kidney stones. need diet advice, what foods to avoid or tips on this?

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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
See below: You may need to ask your doctor if possible for a diet with avoiding high oxalate food eg no nuts, strawbwerry, and no vit c and other food substances also maintain adequate calcium intake which binds up the oxalate and eliminates it in the stools good water intake to keep urine output about 3 liters a day.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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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

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