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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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Does diabetes cause kidney stones?

Does diabetes cause kidney stones?

Yes: Type 2 diabetes is associated with an increased risk of uric acid stones.A acidic urine in patients with diabetes is the underlying problem. Avoidance of high uric acid diets such as beer, mushrooms, berries can decrease the risk of stone formation. ...Read more

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Does kidney stones cause swelling?

Does kidney stones cause swelling?

Not sure: What you mean. Can you be more specific. Swelling of what? They can cause swelling of the kidney but not swelling of legs for example. ...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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Can tea cause kidney stones?

Can tea cause kidney stones?

No it doesn't: Water in it good for stone prevention. ...Read more

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Do beets cause kidney stones?

Do beets cause kidney stones?

Beets and stones: Beets are rich in oxalate; calcium oxalate forms 80% of stones in adults; 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 It is best to avoid these foods. Drinking 3 to 4 liters per day of fluid is essential. ...Read more

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Do kidney stones cause diarrhea?

Do kidney stones cause diarrhea?

No: I've never heard of kidney stones causing diarrhea. ...Read more

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Can cinnamon cause kidney stones?

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Can cinnamon cause kidney stones?

Maybe: The oxalate in cinammon could precipitate out into the classic calcium oxalate crystals that make up one type of kidney stone. ...Read more

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Will drinking to much water cause kidney stones?

No: Quite the contrary. Water intake is one of the most important aspects of prevention. ...Read more

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Does too much soy cause kidney stones?

Does too much soy cause kidney stones?

Possibly: Ingestion of large amounts of unfermented soy can encourage the formation of oxalate stones. See: http://articles.Mercola.Com/sites/articles/archive/2011/09/29/six-ways-to-keep-kidney-stones-at-bay-from-the-harvard-health-letter.Aspx. ...Read more

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Can TUMS cause kidney stones?

Can TUMS cause kidney stones?

Usually not...: Usually, using antiacid should not cause kidney stone since the key cause for urinary stone formation is genetic factors, which is still unknown to us on how to detect its related strength. That is why healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession is the foundation of care. More on life reality? Go to peruse articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. Best wish... ...Read more

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Can multivitamins cause kidney stones?

Can multivitamins cause kidney stones?

Not unless .....: Multivitamins should not cause kidney stones unless they have a lot of calcium in them. Usually the amount of calcium in multivitamins is small. Calcium can cause kidney stones but only in people who are susceptible to them. ...Read more

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Lemon juice can cause kidney stones?

Lemon juice can cause kidney stones?

No: Lemon juice and lemonade are recommended for prevention of kidney stones. Lemonade increases urinary citrate levels. Citrate helps block the formation of certain kinds of calcium-based kidney stones. ...Read more

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Can hot tea cause kidney stones?

Can hot tea cause kidney stones?

No it does not: Tea is usually all water which is good to prevent & doesn't cause kidney stones. ...Read more

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Does drinking red bull causes kidney stones in men?

Does drinking red bull causes kidney stones in men?

Not likely: It is not likely that drinking red bull will increase your risk of kidney stones. However the chemicals in the drink may have other deleterious effects. You would be better of switching to clean water. ...Read more

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Can baking soda cause kidney stones?

Can baking soda cause kidney stones?

Yes: If you eat enough baking soda so that your urine becomes too alkaline (i.e., high urine ph), you increase the risk of calcium phosphate kidney stones (although you decrease the risk of uric acid kidney stones). ...Read more

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Does kidney stone cause stomach gas?

Does kidney stone cause stomach gas?

Not that I know of: I have not heard of kidney stones causing stomach gas. ...Read more

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)

A condition in which small, hard mineral deposits made of minerals and acid salts form inside the kidneys.They can be extremely painful until they pass or are broken up ...Read more