A 35-year-old member asked:
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can there be any good home/alternative medicine for kidney stone?

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Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
No: See a urologist for appropriate workup and treatment.
Answered on May 27, 2013
Dr. Steven Margolis
33 years experience Family Medicine
Kidney stones: You shouldl find out the type of stone and take supplements accordingly . For example, if the stones are acidic, you need something basic like carbonate or baking soda. The indian herb chanca piedra is also helpful to prevent recurrence.
Answered on Sep 25, 2013
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Yes: They can attempt to bust up a larger stone into smaller pieces so that they might pass easier and they can go through the urethra and take them out.
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Kidney Stones: Yes, of course. Many people just drink a lot of fluids and pass the stones. If you are bleeding or have a fever, however, please go to the doctors.
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