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Posted on Tue, 27 Dec 2016
Question: Hello. I recently had kidney stones. The analysis showed it was a calcium oxalate monohydrate stone. What can I do to avoid recurrence of such stones? What kind of a diet would help?
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Answered by Dr. Dr. P. T. Patil (49 minutes later)
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Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for query .

Based on the facts that you have posted you had kidny stone and stone analysis has revealed it to be Calcium Oxalate stone .

Following general measures will help you yo prevent recurrence of stone to some extent
1) Drink minimum 5 liters of water in 24 hours. so that you can produce 2 liters of urine in 24 hours
2) Eat fewer Oxalate-rich foods.such as spinach, rhubarb, nuts, beets, chocolate and sweet potatoes. .
3)Choose a diet low in salt and animal protein.like meat,eggs etc ...
4)Continue eating calcium-rich foods, \
5) Avoid getting UTI .

Hope I have answered your query >pLease do write if you have more questions .
I shall be happy to help you .

Thanks and Regards .
Dr Patil.


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Dr. P. T. Patil (5 minutes later)
I am a vegetarian and eat eggs at times. please suggest a diet that's low on salt and animal protein.
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Answered by Dr. Dr. P. T. Patil (53 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
No harm in taking eggs once in a while

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for follow up .
Low salt diet means do not take salt rather than what has been added while cooking .
Since you are vegetarian there is no neeed to go in deatail about animal protein which includes meat ,fish etc .

You can have vegetables like flower.sponge guard ,potato ,beans etc.

For more details consult qualified Nutritionist .

Thanks and Regards.
Dr.Patil.


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Brief Answer: Read detail answer as detailedbellow Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for query . Based on the facts that you have posted you had kidny stone and stone analysis has revealed it to be Calcium Oxalate stone . Following general measures will help you yo prevent recurrence of stone to some extent 1) Drink minimum 5 liters of water in 24 hours. so that you can produce 2 liters of urine in 24 hours 2) Eat fewer Oxalate-rich foods.such as spinach, rhubarb, nuts, beets, chocolate and sweet potatoes. . 3)Choose a diet low in salt and animal protein.like meat,eggs etc ... 4)Continue eating calcium-rich foods, \ 5) Avoid getting UTI . Hope I have answered your query >pLease do write if you have more questions . I shall be happy to help you . Thanks and Regards . Dr Patil.