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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. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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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


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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). ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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


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