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Are bananas ok to eat if you have kidney stones?

Are bananas ok to eat if you have kidney stones?

Sure: Eat what you like unless your nephrologist tells you specifically otherwise. Drink plenty of water and comply with instructions depending on your type of stone. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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Is banana bad if you have kidney stones?

Is banana bad if you have kidney stones?

No: Bananas are an excellent source of fiber and potassium. Keep well hydrated ...Read more

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Banana stem is good for kidney stones?

Banana stem is good for kidney stones?

Prescientific: There was a 1994 article from an obscure institution that makes no sense physiologically. The article's claim that this controls the excretion of oxalic acid and thus oxalate stones hasn't been reproduced so far as I can tell, but has grown into the preposterous tale that the juice dissolves kidney stones -- if this were true, urologists would use it on themselves. ...Read more

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Is it okay to have caffeine if I have kidney stones?

Is it okay to have caffeine if I have kidney stones?

Caffeine and stones: Caffeine can promote urine flow - it can dehydrate - so, caffeine itself is not a negative influence as long as your keep overall fluid intake above 3-4 liters per day ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I have kidney stones, is it bad to drink ginger ale?

Can you tell me if I have kidney stones, is it bad to drink ginger ale?

What are your sympto: We can not tell you if you have kidney stones without knowing your symptoms and what makes you think you may have kidney stones
kidney stones present with pain in back in area of kidney radiating down to groin, associated with painful urination and blood in the urine
if you have these symptoms go to er, they will examine you and do urine test and cat scan/ultrasound imaging to diagnose if you have s. ...Read more

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I have kidney stones embedded in the meat oft kidney. Is this something serious?

I have kidney stones embedded in the meat oft kidney. Is this something serious?

Can be: Kidney stones predispose one to kidney infections. The stone may dislodge and cause obstruction to the flow of urine and may cause intense pain. It would be prudent to follow your doctor's advice. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat that don't have calcium or dairy in it. I have kidney stones?

What foods can I eat that don't have calcium or dairy in it. I have kidney stones?

Calcium stones Rx: Calcium oxalate is likely stone; reasons: dehydration; excess calcium in urine; excess oxalate in urine; low citrate in urine. Diet: avoid spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans; drink OJ 8 oz 2x daily; add ReaLemon extract: 5 tblspns / day; increase fluid 4 liters/day; only 4 oz meat/day; low salt; 4-5 fruits/day; HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) 25 mg / day from MD. Avoid milk. ...Read more

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I have kidney stones but they are non-obstructive. What should I do to avoid any operation?

Nephrologist: Speak to a nephrologist. Among the general recommendations for kidney stones is to always drink a lot of water and avoid situations that result in concentrating the urine (anything that "dries" you out). ...Read more

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I know I have kidney stones and I have been feeling pain and very tired well kidney stones make me feel this way?

I know I have kidney stones and I have been feeling pain and very tired well kidney stones make me feel this way?

Yes: kidney stones can be very dangerous, specially if they are large and have normally sharp edges, with normal body movements or during workouts, they can move around causing injuries and irritation to the surrounding tissues, causing pain, along with renal obstruction can give you that general feeling of tiredness and fatigue,
See a doctor ASAP for treatment options. ...Read more

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I have kidney stones, when I was first diagnosed with them I was in pain. It went away even though I didn't pass the stone. Its back and worst!

Family practice: It probably means the stone has started to move again. You should be seen again. Make sure you don't have hydronephrosis sometimes they have to go in to retrieve the stone or use lithotrypsy. ...Read more

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How to know if I have kidney stones?

How to know if I have kidney stones?

Here are some...: Reviewing history and conducting physicals leads to suspicion, and imaging studies usually CT with no contrast will confirm if stone is present in urinary tract or not. ...Read more

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Can I jack off even though I have kidney stones?

Can I jack off even though I have kidney stones?

Of course: Staying well-hydrated is the key to managing kidney stones. Enjoying your body is every guy's right, and will keep you comfortable and prepare you for being a grown-up. Think about that one special person in your future rather than internet trash. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I think I have kidney stones. How I can cure it?

I think I have kidney stones. How I can cure it?

Here are some...: Have you suffered from stone-related symptoms like pain, and how were you diagnosed to have kidney stones? Treating kidney stones should be done in 2 phases: 1. when & how to intervene the stones causing its related symptoms? & 2. implement stone prevention by diluting urine & decrease stone-inducing foods. Remember: There is no cure but modifying and managing it timely. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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I have kidney stones for 4months now, it's non blocking, what should I do?

I have kidney stones for 4months now, it's non blocking, what should I do?

Pain?: Are you having pain? Most kidneys stones will eventually pass on their own with increased water consumption. If you are not having symptoms, then don`t worry about it. Rarely, painful or "blocking" kidney stones require minimally invasive surgery or lithotripsy. Be sure to keep yourself hydrated with water. ...Read more

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I have kidney stones by now the pain is severe and almost uncontrollable what should I do?

I have kidney stones by now the pain is severe and almost uncontrollable what should I do?

See Doc now...: For your urgent need, you should seek medical attention now, especially for those with Hx of UTI, DM, etc. With constant pain and chill. Go to see Doc and don't miss the prime time of getting a timely medical attention. Best wish... ...Read more

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I found out wed. I have kidney stones. They sent me home with meds. How long before I pass them?

It depends: The chances of a stone passing is related to the size of the stone, the roundness plays a roll, and other factors like a history of a ureteral stricture could effect the chances of a stone passing. It has been said hat about 90% of stones 5mm or less pass. ...Read more

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Kidney Stone (Definition)

Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more


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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Small, hard mineral deposits made of minerals and acid salts that form inside your kidneys. They can be extremely painful until they pass or are ...Read more