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How can I prevent kidney stones?

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How can I prevent kidney stones?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Urology
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
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Expert:  Anthony Bray MD replied 11 months ago.


The main step to PREVENT kidney stones is to drink plenty of fluids ( not tea as it has much oxylate in it )

8 to 12 ounces fluid every 2 hours while awake

If you have had problem with calcium type stones then a simple common diuretic HCTZ at 12.5 to 25mg a day REDUCES the amount of calcium that appeared in the urine and that helps to reduce calcium related stones ( you may ask about this with your doctor or urologist )

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Anthony Bray MD