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whats the best way to clean the kidney?

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Dr. David Brouwer
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Kidney: The primary function of the kidneys is to filter the body from toxins and metabolites that need to be eliminated from the blood system or tissues. Maintaining good hydration keeps the filter working well, and avoiding harmful substances to the kidney allow it to work effectively. Some medications are taxing on the kidney.

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What is the best way to cleanse your kidney?

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Dr. Alok Agrawal
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See below: Just eat a normal healthy diet and drink about 2 litres of fluid daily - fluids should be mostly water.
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Is baking soda good to use to help improve kidney functions and if so how much to use and how often. What is the best way to improve your kidney disea?

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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) in baking soda is an alkalizing agent, which is used to dissolve uric acid stone under close pro-monitoring. So, its use for daily living is unnecessary, but potentially harming. After reaching adulthood, nothing could be done to improve kidney function. But what we can do is to avoid using kidney-damaging drugs such as NSAIDs, some antibiotics, ... and correcting blockage ...
Manchester, CT
A 62-year-old male asked:

Last year CTscan showed stone in Left Kidney of 1.2cm, this year CTscan (different location) 12mm x14mm. Is it bigger? Best procedure to have?

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Dr. Tin Ngo
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Urology 14 years experience
Get it treated: 1.2 CM = 12 mm so I would say it is the same size. You should get this treated either with shockwave lithotripsy or ureteroscopy. Glad to talk with you about the relative merits of either approach.

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