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A 29-year-old male asked:

Is it bad for health to drink sparkling water? i like it a lot, but i recently heard it can cause stones in the kidney. is this statement true?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
See below: I have never heard that soda water causes stones, but I do know you can get calciferous stones, so if you are drinking a heavy mineral water i guess it could. Large amounts of unabsorbed calcium can cause stones.

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