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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

Dr. James Krick
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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Seriously- renal stones are the result of postive and negatively charged particles in urine binding together and precipitating as solids- most frequently as calcium- oxalate. This happens most often when the urine is concentrated- ie when you are dehydrated. And trying to pass these stones from the kidney to the bladder is incredibly painful. ...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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I found out wed. I have kidney stones. They sent me home with meds. How long before I pass them?

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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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 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 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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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

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Kidney Stones (Definition)

Seriously- renal stones are the result of postive and negatively charged particles in urine binding together and precipitating as solids- most frequently as calcium- oxalate. This happens most often when the urine is concentrated- ie when you are dehydrated. And trying to pass these stones from the kidney to the bladder is incredibly painful. ...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