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what causes kidney stones?

A: kidney stones are caused by the precipitation of mineral solutes from the blood.The stones are categorized in to two categories: alkaline stones and acid stones.It is still not clear what causes kidney stones. Some people have more tendency than other to form kidney stones. A person with a family history of kidney stones may be more likely to develop stones.People who are prone to form kidney stones should refrain from high oxalate foods such as green leafy vegetables.. ...


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what causes kidney Stones and Can They Be Treated at Home?

A: what is a kidney stone and why do they hurt so much? A kidney stone, or renal lithiasis, is a nasty little jagged mass of minerals, acid salts and calcium. Many people get them simply because they don''t drink enough water! I have a friend who has suffered all his life from them. Mr. Macho Man has played soccer all his life and started suffering the classic symptoms at an early age. He never drank water when he was out playing in the hot sun, now he gets them all the time, even though he has learned to keep hydrated. About time too, he''s 52 years old! Another friend never drank water; he was always drinking caffeinated drinks and sodas, now he gets them. It seems that many people once...


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what causes kidney stones?

A: There are certain disease processes that predispose some people to kidney stones. And with these dieases, it''s not because they aren''t drinking enough fluids. The name of the disease processes have slipped my mind....Sorry. It is a Calcium deposit. I have heard of them forming a lot in people who drink Mountain Dew excessively, i dont know why but it does seem to cause them. Drink mostly water and it might help. if you eat too much protein and dont drink water. i think it is caused by Calcium buildup It cause by excess Calcium or certain minerala in diet also intake of excess uric acid,certain meds, vit.c or vit D.Also from a diet of fruits & vegetables high in...


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what caused kidney stones

A: causes for kidney stones are: have a family history of kidney stones,are aged between 20 and 50, are taking certain medicines MORE...
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what causes kidney stones?

A: In most people the underlying cause isn`t known. Some people with kidney stones have lower levels of citrate in their urine, which usually stops the stones forming. Different kinds of kidney stones form from different salts in the urine. http://hcd2.bupa.co.uk/fact_sheets/html/kidney_stones.html . kidney stones can be due to underlying metabolic conditions, such as renal tubular acidosis,[7] Dent`s disease[13] and medullary sponge kidney.[14] Many health facilities will screen for such disorders in patients with recurrent kidney stones.[citation needed] This is typically done with a 24 hour urine collection that...


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My wife wants to know what causes kidney stones and how can she avoid having more, as she has suffered great pain with them in the past.

A: The kidney acts to filter the blood, and removes excess water and wastes. If these wastes become too concentrated, or altered in some way, they can precipitate out and form a crystal that slowly grows into a stone. Once the stone has formed, one of three things can happen to it. Most stones are flushed down the tube that leads to the bladder from the kidney (the ureter) and are passed out of the body with the urine while still microscopic in size. These cause no trouble at all, and you do not know that they have been present. A small number of stones may slowly and steadily grow in size until they are the size of a grape, or even a ping-pong ball. These big stones may completely fill the urine collection chamber...


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what causes kidney stones

A: kidney Stones causes - Here it states: kidney stones may form when the normal balance of water, salts, minerals, and other substances found in urine changes. How this balance changes determines the type of kidney stone you have. Most kidney stones are calcium-type—they form when the calcium levels in your urine change. Factors that change your urine balance include: Not drinking enough water. Try to drink enough water to keep your urine clear (about 8 to 10 glasses of water a day). When you don''t drink enough water, the salts, minerals, and other substances in the urine can stick together and form a stone. This is the most common cause...


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what causes kidney stones and what can be used to treat them?

A: Excess activity of the parathyroid gland promotes formation of kidney stones. Other causes may be Paget's disease, bone cancers and metabolic disturbance through increased activity of the thyroid gland. Dairy calcium is known to predispose one to kidney stone. Magnesium has been credited with resolving the problem. Cherokee Indians used Hydrangea root for this condition. Other herbs shown to be helpful are Cornsilk (to increase urine production) Marshmallow (a soothing demulcent) and Horsetail Grass (for bleeding). Gravel Root tea can sometimes help the stone to pass. '' Ref: Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine, by Dr. Thomas Bartram...
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Will eating tomato cause kidney stone?

A: Maybe one tomato won''t, but maybe....concentrated tomato like in soup will add to an already existing kidney stone problem. I think if I had them I would try the low oxalate diet to see if this would help. it won''t cause kidney but can increase semen production if you take one glass of tomato juice daily for 15days Who told this blunder !!? Tomato is poor man''s apple. Thousands of peasants are earning money out of it with less investment. Noway it harms human body. You can have as many as you can. No conclusion should be made in any matter without substantial proof. If a patient already has got kidney stones, then he has to avoid eating tomatoes since it will help in re-occurrence of...


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what makes kidney stones pass?

A: kidney Stones: When organic substances and mineral substances are deposited in the kidney, and are not flushed out by the organs, they form kidney stones. People who suffer from gout have a high chance of getting kidney stones. Also, research has shown that men are more likely to get kidney stones than women. There can also be hereditary factors that may play a small or a significant role. Generally, people who get kidney stones for the firs time are in the age bracket of 30 to 40 years old, and in good health. Symptoms of kidney Stones: kidney stones begin to show symptoms only when they...


 
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