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Would a vegetarian diet high in oxalate foods such as green leafy vegetables beans and wheat be likely to cause kidney stones?

Would a vegetarian diet high in oxalate foods such as green leafy vegetables beans and wheat be likely to cause kidney stones?

Kidney Stones: • Vegetables highest in oxalate and lowest in calcium a pose the highest potential risk: beat greens, rhubarb, chard, tea. • If oxalate and calcium levels in a food are balanced, they stay in the gut and do not reach the kidneys. • Dehydration, excessive vitamin C, and excess Salt contribute to kidney stones. • High protein, meat-rich diets are associated with more kidney stones ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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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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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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Had pcnl a month ago for staghorn kidney stone, all stones removed now passing small red "stones" unlike any i've passed before, are they stones?

Had pcnl a month ago for staghorn kidney stone, all stones removed now passing small red "stones" unlike any i've passed before, are they stones?

Possibly. : After a major kidney procedure such as a pcnl for such a large stone. Stone fragments, sediment, and blood clots may pass for weeks. This should clear with time, but if you are concerned you could strain your urine (urinary stone strainers exist), and collect some of the debris. This can be examined by the physician in a followup visit. ...Read more

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Could drinking red bull or rockstar energy drinks have a negative side effect which could be kidney stones in men?

Could drinking red bull or rockstar energy drinks have a negative side effect which could be kidney stones in men?

Probably not: There are many active ingredients in engery drinks, but taurine, glucuronolactone, and caffeine are the main ones. None of these in a usual energy drink are going to be harmful if taken in moderation (not more than 2 per day). However, taurine can accumulate, although it is not an Amino Acid and therefore does not technical result in stone formation! ...Read more

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Red blood cells found on my urinalysis report positive 23. does this mean I have kidney stone? If left untreated what will happen to me?

Red blood cells found on my urinalysis report positive 23. does this mean I have kidney stone? If left untreated what will happen to me?

Yes, but ...: How significant is the finding of 23 RBC in urinalysis? That depends on numerous factors which could not be addressed in a 400-letter space. To bridge the gap, please take time & patience to peruse article in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html; thereby you can work closely with doctor so to deduce possible diagnosis for reasonable care. More? To www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login. ...Read more

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Uteroscopic kidney stone removal 2 days ago. Stent fitted. Urine looks like red wine, and the pain is excruciating. Is this normal?

Uteroscopic kidney stone removal 2 days ago. Stent fitted. Urine looks like red wine, and the pain is excruciating. Is this normal?

Here are some ...: To an extent, what you described could be "normally" expected, but judicious use of medications + mental modification toward reality will help& ease. For detailed individual need, ask your Doc to see what he/she may & can do for you. ...Read more

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My husband passed a kidney stone. He is having severe pain in his groin which appears to be swollen. The tip of his penis is red, swollen and itching.

My husband passed a kidney stone. He is having severe pain in his groin which appears to be swollen. The tip of his penis is red, swollen and itching.

Needs evaluation: Those symptoms following kidney stone passage may be a warning sign of anatomical or even infectious complications and warrants urologic evaluation fairly soon. ...Read more

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Slightly red urine 2 days. Sometimes clear. Bladder cancer or kidney stone? 3 stones in kidney. Don't smoke. No pain. Ab ultasnd nrml back in November

Urine culture : Painless hematuria or blood in the urine could be a manifestation of bladder cancer. If this were a kidney stone you would probably have flank pain but on occasion it can be painless. A urinary tract infection usually presents with pain on urination. I would suggest getting a urine culture but if it persists a urological workup and cystoscopy may be needed ...Read more

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Bright red vomit smell is awful vomited black last week hospital didn't find anything except small kidney stone. Not holding down meds?

Bright red vomit smell is awful vomited black last week hospital didn't find anything except small kidney stone. Not holding down meds?

Vomit blood: This is indicative of GI bleeding. PLease get this person to the hospital right away - there is active bleeding especially if the vomit is bright red. ...Read more

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