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Is there a reason why I might get kidney stones at the same time every year?

Is there a reason why I might get kidney stones at the same time every year?

Yes: Most people who develop kidney stones around the same time every year is usually during the summer time when the temperature is hotter. This is when people do not drink enough fluids and become dehydrated and/or get concentrated urine which will increase chances of forming kidney stones. Also, a poor kidney stone diet during this time period will also increase chances of forming stones.

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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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Any reason why I would get kidney stones at about the same time every year?

Any reason why I would get kidney stones at about the same time every year?

Cyclic stones: Probably due to environmental/exertional and lifestyle changes that occur throughout the year - more active/need more fluid intake, warmer (colder) weather/need more fluid intake, different diet (more salt in summer months/need more fluid 9and decrease sodium intake).

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I have recurring kidney stone problem since 2006. I get stones every year. Both kidneys and sometimes even multiple stones in both kidneys same time.

I have recurring kidney stone problem since 2006. I get stones every year. Both kidneys and sometimes even multiple stones in both kidneys same time.

More water: Drink enough water so that your urine is watery, colorless and odorless all the time. See this site for more information on this topic. Http://www. Webmd. Com/kidney-stones/kidney-stones-prevention

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Are collard greens in the same class as spinach, where kidney stone patients are not to eat them? Reason?

Are collard greens in the same class as spinach, where kidney stone patients are not to eat them? Reason?

Better than spinach: Collard greens have less oxalate content than spinach. Boiling, rather than steaming, helps reduce oxalate content in vegetables. Everything should be in moderation. Can discuss further in health tap consultation.

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I have reoccurring kidney stones. Removed 3 times since end oct. I increased hydration an quit salt is there a reason for reoccurrence?

I have reoccurring kidney stones. Removed 3 times since end oct. I increased hydration an quit salt is there a reason for reoccurrence?

Determine cause: Stones have a cause. Most stones are calcium oxalate. A 24 hour urine sample is required to assess urine chemistry: content of oxalate, calcium, sodium, citrate, phosphate, and uric acid. Increase daily fluid to 4 liters; add lemon extract: 5 tablespoons per day of ReaLemon; minimize meat; minimize oxalate rich foods: beets, spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran; beans

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What is the reason for kidney stones?

What is the reason for kidney stones?

Kidney stones: Hello ~ A: lithogenic urine. Too much calcium, calcium carbonate (CaCO3) uric acid, or oxalates (and a few others) in the urine, associated with dehydration = stones. SEE BELOW: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/kidney-stones/basics/causes/con-20024829 thanks

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I had a kidney stone before but it was passed before 10days, but there is slightly pain left in my kidney or may b in ureter. I don't knw the reason?

I had a kidney stone before but it was passed before 10days, but there is slightly pain left in my kidney or may b in ureter. I don't knw the reason?

Stone: I would suggest a urinalysis and an exam to make sue you don't have a UTI. You may need an X-ray to make sure it's not a new or residual stone. Also you should have a CT Urogram or IVP if you've never had one to make sure there are no anatomical issues.

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What is the reason for the increased respiratory rate when you have kidney stones?

What is the reason for the increased respiratory rate when you have kidney stones?

Pain: People with pain have in increased respiratory rate. If you are not in pain, then something else is going on, see your health care provider.

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What is the reason of formation kidney stone?

What is the reason of formation kidney stone?

Metabolic issue.: Kidney stones are initiated by metabolic derangements in the handling of urinary oxalate, uric acid or calcium, for example. These derangements can be hereditary, and they allow for crystals of these substances to form. These crystals serve as a nidus for stone creation.

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Sir, since more than 4years I have been suffering from kidney stones. Several treatments I have taken but still stones remain in same size. What is the reason,?

Sir, since more than 4years I have been suffering from kidney stones. Several treatments I have taken but still stones remain in same size. What is the reason,?

Here are some...: Is the stone you referred to the same one before & after treatments with shock wave or laser breaking? Remember the key cause for urinary stone is genetic in addition to lifestyle and general health including obesity. And its key preventive measure is dilute urine all the time. More details on the subjects? Ask your urologist or contact me timely. I can help although no one can cure anything...

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Does kidney stones cause you to lose your hair. Or is there another reason for hair loss.

Does kidney stones cause you to lose your hair. Or is there another reason for hair loss.

Hairloss: Kidney stones do not cause hairloss. Causes to consider are genetics (male pattern baldness), anemia, thyroid problems, lupus, nutritional problems, alopecia areata, and medication reactions. Many of these are treatable, once the cause is determined.

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I used to have regular headaches and I've recently started drinking 6 lts of water for kidney stones. But observed no headaches. Any reason?

I used to have regular headaches and I've recently started drinking 6 lts of water for kidney stones. But observed no headaches. Any reason?

Dehydration: From your question, one can deduce that you often had a low level of dehydration from not drinking enough water which led to the headaches. With the increase in water, headaches gone. It could be a coincidence; however, lets hope that you have just discovered a wonderful reason to drink your water.

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What are the treatments for Kidney Stones. I had hip X-RAYS for another reason and a Kidney Stone showed up in my right kidney on the X-RAY?

What are the treatments for Kidney Stones. I had hip X-RAYS for another reason and a Kidney Stone showed up in my right kidney on the X-RAY?

Kidney stones: Small kidney stones pass through the bladder. If this stone is less than 5 mm, it will pass. If larger, then the stone should be broken up by lithotripsy - or it can be removed surgically. Then, analysis of the stone content and a metabolic work up is essential to determine why the stone formed. Then a med can be prescribed and diet can be adjusted. Start with drinkin4 liters / day. Diet matters.

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Could the reason for the severe pain in left lower abdomen be a kidney stone? Would it show in CT scan as I had it done and nothing came out in c.T sca

Could the reason for the severe pain in left lower abdomen be a kidney stone? Would it show in CT scan as I had it done and nothing came out in c.T sca

May be...: Have the possible diverticulitis of colon been ever considered? To get more meaningful evaluation, it's good idea to collect the feature, degree, and progress of specific symptoms over time with their sequence of events, and bring them to see doctor for review, analysis, more history, physicals, and possible tests as need so to deduce what is happening to you and how to treat you sensibly. Best..

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Ct scan, 7 kidney stones& calcium build up in right kidney. What causes build up? Could calcium be reason 4 unexplained purple bruises, thigh itchness?

Ct scan, 7 kidney stones& calcium build up in right kidney. What causes build up? Could calcium be reason 4 unexplained purple bruises, thigh itchness?

Kidney stones: Most often renal (kidney) stones are the result of dehydration. However, some people are more prone to form stones than others. I would recommend seeing a urologist who can do a complete metabolic workup of your stones, urine and bloodwork. With that info- you and your doctor will have a better idea of why you form stones and how to prevent them in the future.

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Kidney stones I pass kidney stones every year. Urology takes samples but never finds anything wrong. They tell me to stay away from anything containing caffeine. I'm not a pop or coffee drinker. I am always dehydrated and I don't drink a lot of water.

Kidney stones I pass kidney stones every year. Urology takes samples but never finds anything wrong. They tell me to stay away from anything containing caffeine. I'm not a pop or coffee drinker. I am always dehydrated and I don't drink a lot of water.

See answer: Dehydration a factor, if urine is dark yellow try drinking to make it more clear. If you pass stones every year it isadvisable to have stone metabolic workup. Not enough space here for details of blood and urine tests to arrive at aplan which may include special diet and possible meds. Have you had stone analysis? If your urologist not helpful call Univ. Of Mich. Urol. Dpt.&make appt. W stone specialist

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I've had kidney stones at least 6 times within the past 3 years. I've been taking out my own tonsil stones. Is there a link? Why do I get them?

I've had kidney stones at least 6 times within the past 3 years. I've been taking out my own tonsil stones. Is there a link? Why do I get them?

Maybe: Stones in the kidney can be cause by chemical imbalance in the urine or infection. It is the same for tonsils or salivary glands. However, because they do different things, it is just as likely that they are caused by different things. Ask your doctor to test your stones (when you find them) to see if the kidney stones are the same composition as the tonsil stones.

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Hi I have an enlarged prostate two weeks ago I passed four kidney stones now every time I pass urine I get a burning pain in my bladder?

Hi I have an enlarged prostate two weeks ago I passed four kidney stones now every time I pass urine I get a burning pain in my bladder?

May Have Infection: You may have an infection in your bladder or maybe some of the stone material is still in bladder. You need to see your doctor and be checked. Meanwhile I recommend you drink 6 oz. Cranberry juice and over one quart of water per day. Good idea to take magnesium citrate or magnesium malate once daily as it helps prevents stones. Did you get the analysis of the stone constituents results?

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I have a small kidney stone which causes me pain time to time, However I can not pass it, It's been over a year. Do I need surgery?

I have a small kidney stone which causes me pain time to time, However I can not pass it, It's been over a year. Do I need surgery?

Yes, if it does not: Pass on its own. It will likely cause further problems within your lifetime. Consult with a urologist because most small stones can be retrieved via ureteroscopy, without an open operation.

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)

Small, hard mineral deposits made of minerals and acid salts that form inside your kidneys. They can be extremely painful until they pass or are ...Read more