Patient Comments: Kidney Stones - Causes
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A Doctor's View on Kidney Stone Causes
Read the Comment by Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
Causes of kidney stones can come from certain foods we eat, not drinking enough fluids, as a result from a urinary tract infection, and metabolic disorders. Certain medical conditions may put you at a higher risk of having kidney stones. Conditions and diseases like gout, thyroid disorders, diabetes, high blood pressure, high calcium in the urine, people with IBD, medications, and consuming a diet high in salt, consuming excessive sugary foods or drinks, and taking too many vitamin D supplements. Read the entire Doctor's View
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