6 doctors weighed in:
Are some people more prone to getting kidney stones?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Diet, family history, metabolic disorders and few other causes.

In brief: Yes
Diet, family history, metabolic disorders and few other causes.
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Metabolic +infection
People with metabolic conditions such as hypercaluria (but out 2 much calcium in urine) prone to calcium stones, also if urinary citrate is low and/or salt intake is high.
Oxalate stones with inflammatory bowel disease, uric acid stones with gout, cystine stones with cystinuria. Prone to infection stones are people with recurrent kidney infections, neurgogenic bladders and after urinary diversion.

In brief: Metabolic +infection
People with metabolic conditions such as hypercaluria (but out 2 much calcium in urine) prone to calcium stones, also if urinary citrate is low and/or salt intake is high.
Oxalate stones with inflammatory bowel disease, uric acid stones with gout, cystine stones with cystinuria. Prone to infection stones are people with recurrent kidney infections, neurgogenic bladders and after urinary diversion.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Definitely yes
The following:-!) people who have excess calcium, uric acid, oxalate or cystine in urine.
2) strong family history of kidney stones. 3) intestinal problems like inflammatory bowel disease. 4) urinary stasis due to partial blockage of kidney or ureter 5)consume excessive animal protein +/or are very obese. 6) have had previous kidney stones. 7) insufficient hydration from not drinking enough.

In brief: Definitely yes
The following:-!) people who have excess calcium, uric acid, oxalate or cystine in urine.
2) strong family history of kidney stones. 3) intestinal problems like inflammatory bowel disease. 4) urinary stasis due to partial blockage of kidney or ureter 5)consume excessive animal protein +/or are very obese. 6) have had previous kidney stones. 7) insufficient hydration from not drinking enough.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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