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Whats the best types of food or drink if your kidneys seem to be hurting?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Michael Yu
Urology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Need evaluation
Avoid foods or drinks with caffeine or alcohol.
You need to be evaluated to determine why the kidneys hurt. There may be an obstruction or infection. See a urologist.

In brief: Need evaluation
Avoid foods or drinks with caffeine or alcohol.
You need to be evaluated to determine why the kidneys hurt. There may be an obstruction or infection. See a urologist.
Dr. Michael Yu
Dr. Michael Yu
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6 doctors agree
In brief: Best fluid
Water - everyone (average 70 kg person) should drink enough water to produce 2 quarts or urine a day: otherwise you are clinically "dehydrated.
" (actual fluid intake varies between individuals based on activity/climate/exertion/....).

In brief: Best fluid
Water - everyone (average 70 kg person) should drink enough water to produce 2 quarts or urine a day: otherwise you are clinically "dehydrated.
" (actual fluid intake varies between individuals based on activity/climate/exertion/....).
Dr. Stephen Chinn
Dr. Stephen Chinn
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Internal Medicine
In brief: Kidney pain
Best intervention is high fluid intake - 4 liters per day of water, supplemented with lemonade one quart per day and or lemon extract from ReaLemon 4 tablespoons per day.
Avoid animal protein. Avoid animal fats Take in more plant fats. Avoid simple sugar. Eat complex carb from colored fruit and vegetables.

In brief: Kidney pain
Best intervention is high fluid intake - 4 liters per day of water, supplemented with lemonade one quart per day and or lemon extract from ReaLemon 4 tablespoons per day.
Avoid animal protein. Avoid animal fats Take in more plant fats. Avoid simple sugar. Eat complex carb from colored fruit and vegetables.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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