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A 34-year-old member asked:

Can i eat broccoli and cheddar soup with kidney stones?

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Dr. Joe Littlejohn
Urology 27 years experience
Nephrolithiasis: There are many different types of stones including calcium oxalate (mono & dihydrate), calcium phosphate, struvite, cystine, indinvir, matrix and uric acid stones, to name a few. The type of stone is not the whole answer, however. A complete stone risk analysis also includes specific serum and urine studies, as well. After a full stone risk analysis appropriate dietary restrictions can be given.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

Can you eat nuts with kidney stones?

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Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 48 years experience
Yes but...: If you form oxalate stones then nuts are one of the foods that you may be advised to avoid.
A 17-year-old female asked:

What can I eat if I have kidney stones ?What I have to avoid?

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Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
30 years experience
Depends on Type: Stones can be uric acid, calcium phosphate, calcium oxalate and cysteine. Depending on type you should modify your diet. All stone formers should be on a low sodium diet because it decreases calcium and uric acid excretion by the kidney. A low protein diet, especially low in purines (red meats), helps decrease uric acid. Finally and most important; drink at least 3-4 quarts of fluid a day.

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