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If you have kidney stones, your doctor
or dietitian may talk with you about an eating plan to help prevent new stones.
The most common types of kidney stones are calcium and oxalate. Each type may
require a different eating plan. There are certain foods you can have, and
other foods you should avoid, to reduce the chance that you will get kidney
tips may lower your chance of getting kidney stones:
If you have had kidney stones in the past, it may also help
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerTushar J. Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology
Current as ofNovember 14, 2014
Current as of:
November 14, 2014
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Tushar J. Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology
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