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A 19-year-old male asked:

Daily how much water drink to avoid kidney stones and constipation?

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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
1-2 Liters of water: 8-10 glasses of filtered water daily. May add coconut water 4-5/week. Plenty of fresh vegetables & greens should help constipation.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

Will drinking to much water cause kidney stones?

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Dr. James Krick
Urology 37 years experience
No: Quite the contrary. Water intake is one of the most important aspects of prevention.
A 39-year-old member asked:

Can you get kidney stones from drinking well water?

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Dr. William Poston
43 years experience
Thanks for asking!: This depends on the mineral constituents of the well water and your family history. Renal stones tend to run in families and are often due to subtle abnormalities in various biochemical metabolic pathways. This could make a person susceptible to stones depending on the make up of the well water. Well water should always be tested if individuals have had or have a family history of stones.

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Last updated Mar 17, 2013


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