Having previous kidney stones and taking creatine supplements is that ok?

Creatine. Creatine does not contribute to kidney stones; be sure you drink 4 liters per day; add ReaLemon extract 4 tablespns per day; add orange juice twice daily; be modest with meat; follow low salt; minimize oxalate rich foods.

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Can I get kidney stones from drinking 1000 miligrams of creatine a day?

May contribute. Large amounts of creatinine may lead to relative dehydration, which in turn can lead to stone formation. Drink plenty of water if you choose to take creatine. Read more...
Perhaps. I've seen patients who develop protein "stones" from high protein diets due to lack of adequate water intake so if you are using supplements i would recommend making sure an adequate amount of fluid is also being ingested. Read more...

If my Creatine level is 110 for a 30 yo female, and I have a kidney stone blockage will it continue to rise? How fast will it rise?

Blocked kidney. We look at BUN and Cr when evaluating kidney function. If a kidney stone is blocking the flow of urine (obstructing) and resulting in abnormal kidney labs, the stone should be dealt with by a urologist. Lithotripsy uses sound waves to break up stones. A stent can also open up the blockage and help relieve pressure on the obstructed kidney. Read more...

If I take 5 grams of creatine daily will it causea kidney stone to form I have heard that it by product causes a build up in the kidneys causing stone?

Why do you want to. Take creatine? A balanced diet of fresh vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains, legumes, beans, lentils, small amounts of lean meats is more than adequate to maintain or increase muscle mass. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise about 30 minutes/day. Dietary supplements are not needed for otherwise healthy people. Read more...

Can taking calcium supplement (600 mg) cause kidney stones?

Not, but... For average young healthy persons, calcium supplement is virtually unnecessary, but people buy and use it indiscriminately out of ignorance, anxiety, & fear, and a 600 mg of calcium would not incite stone formation except someone already being prone to develop urinary stone, i.e., genetic factor, for which we do not have scientific means to detect its strength. More? Ask experts timely. Read more...