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Dr. James Rochester
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Recently to ER and found out 12mm kidney stone only surgery will remove it. Will eating high protein food cause pain in kidney area?

Dr. James Rochester
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Recently to ER and found out 12mm kidney stone only surgery will remove it. Will eating high protein food cause pain in kidney area?

No: But having a stone like that can. Would they consider lithotripsy (using sound waves to break up stone into smaller pieces that you can pass without surgery?) Might want to discuss with your doctor. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Smith
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Dr. Tracy Sinha
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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I heard somewhere that use of tomotoes in our daily food causes kidney stone. Is it true?

Dr. Tracy Sinha
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I heard somewhere that use of tomotoes in our daily food causes kidney stone. Is it true?

Yup: Tomato seeds attract artheritis antigen, also one time tomatoes were banned in parties saying kidney stone i think acidity has some thing to do with it. ...Read more

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Dr. George Klauber
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I seem to be prone to developing kidney stones. What foods should I avoid and what are the causes for kidney stone development?

Dr. George Klauber
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I seem to be prone to developing kidney stones.  What foods should I avoid and what are the causes for kidney stone development?

Need stone analysis: + 24hr urinalysis to find out stone composition ; amount of various substances in your urine. Such as calcium, citrate, uric acid etc, uologist or nephrologist will know. In mean time, always drink lots of water 8 - 10 glasses/day, especially during summer. Most important thing to avoid or reduce is salt in your diet. Ur on hydrochlorthiazide, best med to reduce calcium in urine. Reduce red meat. ...Read more

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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What food that causes kidney stone or kidney infection + weight lost & hair ?

Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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What food that causes kidney stone or kidney infection + weight lost & hair ?

Stone: Although many foods contain oxalate, only nine foods are known to increase oxalate in the urine and 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. Kidney infection is not promoted by food. ...Read more

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Would taking Tums before going to bed (without food) cause kidney stones to form? I've done this 3-times over a 2-week duration & got a 3mm stone.

Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Would taking Tums before going to bed (without food) cause kidney stones to form? I've done this 3-times over a 2-week duration & got a 3mm stone.

Stone: Is remotely possible that tums would promote kidney stone, but it is likely there are other reasons, such as dehydration, oxalate excess, citrate deficiency, or a genetic problem. Requires evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Do eating a lot of peanuts cause kidney stones?

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Do eating a lot of peanuts cause kidney stones?

Maybe: These are one of a great many popular foods that contain a lot of oxalate which is a component of many kidney stones. I've looked at the evidence and i think that warning people about oxalate in the diet is mostly protecting onesself from liability. Drinking plenty of water would probably go a lot farther to preventing kidney stones than radically restricting your diet / making a fetish. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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How do you prevent kidney stones in your body & also which foods, fruits, dairy, liquids should we not be eating & are ok to eat?

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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How do you prevent kidney stones in your body & also which foods, fruits, dairy, liquids should we not be eating & are ok to eat?

Water: Different stones have different contents and require individual strategies for prevention. However, one thing common to causation of all stones is concentrated urine. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is always watery, colorless and odorless. ...Read more

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Dr. Janice Alexander
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What can cause pressure/cramping in pelvic area especially after eating? Gi problems, kidney stones, fibroids, endometriosis or herniated discs

Dr. Janice Alexander
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What can cause pressure/cramping in pelvic area especially after eating? Gi problems, kidney stones, fibroids, endometriosis or herniated discs

All of the above: Any of those conditions can cause abdominal discomfort. If you are concerned, see a provider. ...Read more

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Dr. Kiley Reynolds
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Upper right back pain below ribcage, strained rite leg, right shoulder pain, rite eye pain, belching, stomach pain eating sweets, 0.3mm kidney stone.Cause?

Dr. Kiley Reynolds
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Upper right back pain below ribcage, strained rite leg, right shoulder pain, rite eye pain, belching, stomach pain eating sweets, 0.3mm kidney stone.Cause?

Various Pain: Seems like you have a lot going on and it is mostly right sided, but these complaints are not likely related, especially the eye and the leg pains. It is best to see your primary care physician to help separate these pains and determine individual etiologies so a treatment plan can be made. ...Read more

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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What are the cause of kidney stone and how can it be treated?

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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What are the cause of kidney stone and how can it be treated?

Dietary minerals: The minerals in your diet can form crystals ANS clump together instead of passing through your system. There are many possible causes, but being well hydrated help avoid it for some. Avoiding too much meat protein, soft drinks, salt and getting as much vit c from citrus juice as possible can help. A prescription for Allopurinol can prevent recurrences. Most are calcium but they can vary. Best! ...Read more

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