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How do I manage calcium oxalate kidney stones. Had been diagnosed with oxaluria 0.93 mmol/1.73m2/24h?

How do I manage calcium oxalate kidney stones. Had been diagnosed  with oxaluria 0.93 mmol/1.73m2/24h?

Stones: Current Ca-oxylate renal stones cannot be dissolved but may be successfully treated with shockwave lithotripsy. Prevention of future stone formation should be guided by a urologist (or nephrologist possibly). The cornerstone of prevention is hydration to the point of producing 2 liters of urine daily. This, you can start on your own. ...Read more

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Can baking soda dissolve calcium oxalate and urid acid kidney stones?

Can baking soda dissolve calcium oxalate and urid acid kidney stones?

Not your best choice: Don't get your hopes up. Sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) (baking soda) is a poor alkalinizer of the urine as the body turns it into carbon dioxide (which is exhaled) and table salt; all you've done is sodium-load yourself. You'll have trouble getting calcium oxalate to dissolve in anything, but your urologist may try some other alkalinizer to perhaps help a uric acid stone; don't get your hopes up. ...Read more

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Is there any food to help break calcium oxalate dihydrate kidney stones?

2.5 litres of fluids: Most important is to drink 2.5 litres of fluids daily, avoid high doses of vitc, restrict foods containig oxalate, increses calcium and less than 2 grms of sodium daily and in case of recurrent stones restrict amount of proteins. ...Read more

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Does calcium citrate prevent kidney stones?

Does calcium citrate prevent kidney stones?

Calcium citrate: No, calcium citrate will not prevent kidney stones. The calcium is too much and the citrate is not enough. Citrate is relevant as a strone preventer, but you should get citrate from lemon, orange, and Urocit K and Bicitra (citric acid and sodium citrate) and Polycitra. ...Read more

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I took calcium supplement so calcium oxalate urates coming in urine. Any good calcium supplement that don't cause it?

I took calcium supplement so calcium oxalate urates coming in urine. Any good calcium supplement that don't cause it?

Get Evaluated: Hi. Was that your first stone? Any family history of stones? It's always worth checking a blood calcium and PTH, urine pH, and a 24-hour urine for calcium & oxalate, and any other tests indicated. Women I know who've had a vaginal birth and passed a stone say they'd take the vaginal birth over the stone any day. If you find something treatable your future might be more comfortable! ;-) Good luck ...Read more

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Read gabapentin is a ca channel blocker. I've had low vit d raising pth w/ low ca. Does ca ch blocker raise or lower calcium in the blood?

Read gabapentin is a ca channel blocker. I've had low vit d raising pth w/ low ca. Does ca ch blocker raise or lower calcium in the blood?

Neither: Calcium channel blockers work to block the flow of calcium in/out of cells but no not affect the calcium level in the body or the blood in general. ...Read more

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How to lower kidney uric acid index?

How to lower kidney uric acid index?

see details: There is no such thing as a kidney uric acid index. If you have no history of gout or kidney stones, you should do nothing. If you do have one or these issues you should be on meds such as allopurinol. Diets and hydration have little effect on the urine uric acid. ...Read more

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With uric acid and calcium oxalate kidney stones at what pH level should you work towards?

With uric acid and calcium oxalate kidney stones at what pH level should you work towards?

Not the key: For uric acid stones, you will want to look at ways of managing uric acid production, perhaps with medication. For both stone types, keeping the urine dilute is more important than trying to adjust the pH. Acid urine promotes uric acid stones while alkaline urine promotes calcium oxalate stones. Don't make this your focus. ...Read more

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If my kidney stones are made of calcium phosphate & calcium oxalate, what foods should I avoid?

If my kidney stones are made of calcium phosphate & calcium oxalate, what foods should I avoid?

Stones: You should avoid oxalate rich foods such as spinach, black tea, nuts, etc, you can find list online, however more importantly you should increase your intake of citrate rich foods (lemonade). However more importantly you should increase your water intake to at least 2 l a day, also this might sound contra intuitive but you should increase your dietary calcium intake (milk and milk pyoducts). ...Read more

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Kidney stones pain is to much to bear i do have insurance?

Kidney stones pain is to much to bear i do have insurance?

Here are some ...: The degree of pain from stone passage through ureter highly varies among patients reflecting personal pain threshold, the degree of ureteral blockage, resultant pressure above the blocking stone, and possible superimposed infection, etc. In reality, insurance availability may sway how you may be treated so to serve the demand of political correctness and commercialism. So, ask and talk with Doc. ...Read more

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I'm calcium oxalate stone patient. I'm health concious so i need protein diet. Can i eat egg? Or any other protein source which is not harmful ?

I'm calcium oxalate stone patient.
I'm health concious so i need protein diet.
Can i eat egg?
Or any other protein source which is not harmful ?

You will need: A supplement of magnesium. Oxalate is an end product of normal metabolism and must be excreted. Although it involves a complicated answer, magnesium helps to prevent the formation of stones. ...Read more

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My daughter used lithostat (acetohydroxamic acid) to prevent kidney stones. Why can't I get it now?

My daughter used lithostat (acetohydroxamic acid) to prevent kidney stones. Why can't I get it now?

Don't know: Should be available from any pharmacy. They should be able to get it from their wholesaler if they don't have it in stock. Many pharmacies avoid having inventory of drugs or compounds when that particular pharmacy has had little demand. You will need a prescription and needs to taken under medical supervision due to possible side effects. Website: www.Lithostat.Com. Phone# 1-800-298-1087. ...Read more

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Will high oxalate intake lead to kidney stones?

Will high oxalate intake lead to kidney stones?

^Na, malabsorption,: A high sodium, or na intake, and hypercalcemia, a malabsorption syndrome(s) where calcium is bound in the intestinal tract, and high uric acid in blood and urine all help form stones, specifically calcium oxalate stones. They cause a high concentration of calcium and/or oxalate in the urine and make formation of stones more likely. High oxalate may do it, but not likely if above are abscent. ...Read more

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Why does beets juice causes kidney stones?

Why does beets juice causes kidney stones?

Oxalate Levels: Beet juice has high levels of oxalate. If you are prone to forming oxalate stones the beet juice could hasten the stone formation. ...Read more

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What is causing kidney stones? They're pure Calcium Oxylate,but I rarely drink milk, eat ice cream,yogurt,cheese & drink 8-10 lg bottles of H2O daily.

What is causing kidney stones? They're pure Calcium Oxylate,but I rarely drink milk, eat ice cream,yogurt,cheese & drink 8-10 lg bottles of H2O daily.

Oxalate is the key: Oxalate is the nidus that allows calcium to form on it. Oxalate often increases specifically if you don't have ENOUGH calcium in your diet. Work on a low oxalate diet but more importantly - Go to A4M.com and use the member locator button to find an anti-aging doc in your area to evaluate you metabolically and get this fixed or you'll become a "stone factory" and suffer over a lifetime. Get healthy ...Read more

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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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What does calcium oxalate 4-8/hpf mean?

Calcium oxalate: Calcium oxalate crystals in the urine are the most common constituent of human kidney stones. What the urine analysis report is stating is that there are 4-8 of them per highpowered field (hpf) of the microscope used in examining the urine specimen. Their presence in the urine is not diagnostic of having kidney stones, however. ...Read more

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What are high oxalate containing foods one can avoid to reduce calcium oxalate stones in my kidneys?Plz send me list to avoid such food in my diet

What are high oxalate containing foods one can avoid to reduce calcium oxalate stones in my kidneys?Plz send me list to avoid such food in my diet

Oxalate: Although many foods contain oxalate, only nine foods are believed to increase importantly in the urine and then promote kidney stone formation. They are: beets, spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans (fresh, canned, or cooked), excluding lima and green beans. It is best to avoid these foods. Drinking 3 to 4 liters per day of fluid is essential. ...Read more

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