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Kidney Stones and Diet - Kidney Stones Medicine
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- Kidney Stones and Diet
This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at the link between diet and kidney stones. While there is no direct evidence linking the two, avoiding certain foods, such as coffee or dairy products, may help reduce the chances of developing them.
- Kidney Stones and Gallstones
Kidney stones and gallstones, as this page of the eMedTV library explains, form in different areas of the body and are considered two completely different conditions. People who are at risk for one usually aren't also at risk for the other.
- Kidney Stones Diagnosis
This eMedTV resource describes the process doctors use to make a kidney stones diagnosis. Common tests are described, such as imaging tests or an IVP. The purpose of a 24-hour urine collection test is also explained.
- Kidney Stones Facts
This eMedTV article provides a list of kidney stones facts. For example, some people may not know that many stones will pass out of the body without medical care, and drinking plenty of fluids can help keep kidney stones from forming.
- Kidney Stones Medicine
For people with chronic kidney stones, medicine is available to help keep them from coming back. This eMedTV article describes the different types of drugs that are used and how they work to prevent kidney stones.