A 30-year-old male asked:
diagnosed with calcite kidney stones. i do not eat any red meat (or any meat at all) and do not drink fizzy drinks. i do however have 2-3 cups of cocoa a day (as i've been told previously to stay off coffee too). are oxalates here a problem?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Stuart Hickerson answered
32 years experience Family Medicine
Calcite stone: I am not familiar with the term calcite stone for kidney disease. The most common kidney stones are calcium oxalate stones which are caused from absorption from your bones. That is why there is a rational to take vitamin D3 to prevent them. Other types of kidney stones are urate and struvite stones.
Answered on Oct 2, 2019
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