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Does Accumulation Of Calcium Supplement Cause Kidney Stones?

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Posted on Mon, 23 Oct 2017
Question: can daily calcium supplement 2x daily allowance causes calcified stones in the body?
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Answered by Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Can cause kidney stones to form

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I have gone carefully through your query and understand your concerns. Yes, prolonged intake of calcium can lead to formation of kidney stones unless you have plenty of water to drink.

Let me know if I could help further.

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Does Accumulation Of Calcium Supplement Cause Kidney Stones?

Brief Answer: Can cause kidney stones to form Detailed Answer: Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic. I have gone carefully through your query and understand your concerns. Yes, prolonged intake of calcium can lead to formation of kidney stones unless you have plenty of water to drink. Let me know if I could help further. Regards