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What causes kidney stones?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Most just happen

Known causes are not drinking plenty of water, too much milk / antacids (rare), kidney infections (proteus bacteria), vitamin d abuse, some genetic tendencies to absorb too much calcium, and more.
Your physician will check you for gout, cystinuria, and hyperparathyroidism.

In brief: Most just happen

Known causes are not drinking plenty of water, too much milk / antacids (rare), kidney infections (proteus bacteria), vitamin d abuse, some genetic tendencies to absorb too much calcium, and more.
Your physician will check you for gout, cystinuria, and hyperparathyroidism.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
2 doctors agree

In brief: Several

Several theories.
Any structural problems in the urinary tract, concentrated urine, infection.

In brief: Several

Several theories.
Any structural problems in the urinary tract, concentrated urine, infection.
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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