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Carmel By the Sea, CA
A 61-year-old male asked:

For kidney stone patients, is there any value of putting lemon juice in water?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Depends: There are multiple types of stones, some form in acid pH others in alkaline pH. You may consult this site for dietary advice about kidney stones. www.kidney.niddk.nih.gov. In general drinking more water will help in preventing stones.
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