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Forum Name: Nephrology Symptoms


 Felinelover - Thu Aug 28, 2003 12:08 am


I am looking for some advice to my problem with kidney stones. I have been with the same urologist since 1999 and am wondering if I should maybe see a nephrologist? I have been getting kidney stones since 1999. I went for a second opinion they recommended I go on a low protein diet, which I have been on for 3 months but, just recently had another attack. I am very concerned because my attacks have been every year or less and wondering if can or has caused any damage to my right kidney. Oh and I faithly drink about 8-12 glasses of water a day!

Thanks for any advice that may help me!
 Dr. Yasser Mokhtar - Sat Aug 30, 2003 7:19 pm

User avatar Dear Felinelover,

Do you have gout? and if yes do you take any medications for gout? Are you taking any other medications? Do you have any chronic medical problems for which you are treated?

Was any stone caught and analysed? This will help a lot in the diagnosis of what type of kidney stone you have and then direct the treatment.

i think that seeing a nephrologist would be very helpful.

Thank you very much for using our website and i hope that this information helped.

Yasser Mokhtar, M.D.

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