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If you have more than one kidney stone, especially if you have a family history of stones, you are more likely to have kidney stones again. But you...
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Yes. After a doctor has completed an evaluation and determined the causes of a person's stones, a dietitian can help a person plan meals that lower...
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You can do many things to prevent a recurrence of kidney stones. Knowing the stone's specific mineral composition can help determine which preventive...
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To prevent kidney stones, health care providers and their patients must understand what is causing the stones to form. Especially in children with...
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Fortunately, surgery is not usually necessary. Most kidney stones can pass through the urinary system with plenty of water -- 2< obr> to 3...
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Problems that may occur; An increased risk of urinary tract infection or making an existing urinary tract infection worse.Kidney...
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The most important thing you can do is drink plenty of fluids. If you’re drinking enough, your urine should be clear or light yellow.If you have...
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The amount of fluid a person needs to drink depends on the weather and the person's activity level. People who have had a kidney stone should drink...
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If gout runs in the family, men in particular should limit their intake of alcohol, fats, and foods that are more likely to increase uric acid level...