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Supersaturation vs Undersaturation of the Urine | Kidney Stones

A significant factor that determines if a crystal will develop into a kidney stone is the saturation of the urine with stone-forming salts. From my understanding, supersaturation leads to precipitates ...
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Can Kidney stones cause painful ejaculation?

Logically, I would assume that it could, as the relatively thick semen should push the stones out with much stronger force than plain urine. Is there literature that discusses this? Have such ...
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Is salt bad for kidneys?

I heard from the street that salt is bad for kidneys. But I heard from others that all salt does is pick up blood pressure, which can cause damage to the kidneys. My question is if salt is bad for ...
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Naturally dissolving kidney stone through daily activities, food and drinking habits

To give you a brief introduction, while writing this post I was in a hospital bed and treated for getting rid of ~20mm of a kidney stone on my left side. The doctors followed the PCNL procedure. Now,...
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Is drinking tap water safe in Île-de-France on a long term?

I work in Île-de-France (a region in France mainland), Orsay to be precise. I would be here atleast for 2 years. Should I be concerned of the long term health issues by drinking tap water on a ...
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Can sweet lime and orange cause kidney stone?

I eat two sweet lime or orange daily after lunch and dinner. I have been doing this since 3 years for 3-4 months during the season of these two fruits. As we know these fruits are acidic, is it ...
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Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney & Liver Disease

My Mother is having ADPKD in both kidney and liver. Is there any medicine for this disease. Over the time, the liver has swelled a bit and the bulge is quite visible. I recently took her to doctor ...
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How quickly should you get kidney stones to your doctor for analysis after passing them?

How quickly should you get kidney stones to your doctor for analysis after passing them? I was given essentially zero instructions apart from being handled some strainers to go panning for gold and a ...
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Dietary Factors for Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones

Is there any evidence that diet factors play a big role in the creation of calcium oxalate kidney stones? Some doctors and other sources recommend cutting out coffee, tea, soft drinks, and dietary ...