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Doctor insights on: Is There A Correlation Between Kidney Stones Anemia And Diabetes

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Can kidney stones cause anemia? Thank you.

Can kidney stones cause anemia? Thank you.

Not alone: A very bad chronic kidney infection kept going by a stone can cuase anemia of chronic disease. Very seldom is renal bleeding from a stone severe enough to cause iron deficiency. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Presistent increased frequency of emptying bladder, urinating, as a symptom of a disease state. 2 types: Mellitus (high blood glucose) & Insipidus (inadequate anti-diuretic hormone). In Diabetes mellitus, the far more common, glucose concentrations are ↑ed due to combination of 8 organ system changes referred to as the "ominous octet" & aggravated by intake of sugars (simple & complex ...Read more


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Can Stage 3 kidney disease & kidney stones cause minor anemia & low TIBC? Thank you.

Can Stage 3 kidney disease & kidney stones cause minor anemia & low TIBC? Thank you.

Yes: It can definitely cause anemia in what we call anemia of inflammation. It is also known as anemia of chronic disease. The kidneys secrete an important hormone called erythopoetin which helps with the production of red blood cells. For this reason, you have anemia of chronic disease. You should definitely have iron studies drawn and see if you are a candidate for medication. ...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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I'm just wondering, if you drink one ore two sodas a day will you develop kidney stones or/and diabetes?

I'm just wondering, if you drink one ore two sodas a day will you develop kidney stones or/and diabetes?

Much greater chance: Sodas have extremely high levels of sugar (esp. High fructose corn syrup from gmo's) & if "diet" have nutrasweet, which is even more toxic! anyone who has any interest in being healthy should hardly ever drink this poison! the acidity worsens risk of kidney stones. Just 1 soda a day increases diabetes risk by 22%. Try kombucha instead! see http://texasfarmersmarket.Org/the-hazards-of-drinking-soda. ...Read more

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Are there certain medicines or types of meds that cause hot flashes in men? I take meds for bp, prevention of kidney stones, diabetes & depression.

Are there certain medicines or types of meds that cause hot flashes in men? I take meds for bp, prevention of kidney stones, diabetes & depression.

YES, CAN HAPPEN: Some supplements can cause flushing, which could well feel like a "hot flash", and Niacin is a common offender. Several meds are listed also as causing flushing, such as the new ms drug tecfidera. The physicians desk reference will be an all-inclusive source to assist your search and confirm or disconfirm possibilities. Also, discuss with your doctors. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a correlation between kidney stones and my menstrual cycle?

Is it possible to have a correlation between kidney stones and my menstrual cycle?

Depends : If you are referring to cycle regularity, then no, kidney stones should have no effect on your cycle regularity. However, your cycle may potentially affect kidney stone pain. ...Read more

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I suffer from kidney stones. Oxalate. It seems every month when i get my period i also get a stone and severe pain. What is the correlation?

I suffer from kidney stones. Oxalate.  It seems every month when i get my period i also get a stone and severe pain.  What is the correlation?

Oxalate stones: Calcium oxalate is most common stone; reasons include: dehydration; excess calcium in urine; excess oxalate in urine; low citrate in urine. To improve: avoid spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans; increase OJ 8 oz twice/day; add ReaLemon extract: 5 tblspns /day; keep fluid 4 liters/day; only 4 oz meat/day; low salt; 4-5 fruit/d; menses might dehydrate ...Read more

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Are there methods of kidney stone removal, other than eswl, that do not require stents? I don't want eswl due to risks for diabetes, htn, renal harm.

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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Are there methods of kidney stone removal, other than eswl, that do not require stents? I don't want  eswl due to risks for diabetes, htn, renal harm.

No,...: If clinical necessity to remove kidney is justified, eswl without stent can be tried, but one has to be willing and ready to cope if stent after eswl is needed. If ureteroscopic route with laser lithotripsy is taken, the likelihood to use stent is very high. So, there is no easy out to manage kidney stone. Besides, stone size, load, ; density may affect the decision on how to handle it.... ...Read more

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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


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