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Causes of Kidney Stone(Nephrolithiasis)

In this article we will discuss about various Causes of Kidney Stone. So let’s get started.

Causes

Obesity

High Dietary Sodium,Oxalate(Spinach,Rubarb etc),Red Meat etc intake.

Gastrointestinal Problems like Ulcerative Coilitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease,Crohn’s Disease.

Medications like Drugs used for HIV treatment, Diuretics, Antacids, Antibiotics etc.

Other Medical Conditions like Type-2 Diabetes, Gout, Hyperparathyroidism, Renal Tubular Acidosis, Medullary Sponge Kidney.

Dehydration.

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17 thoughts on “Causes of Kidney Stone(Nephrolithiasis)

    1. So, what’s the main reason behind her constant stone formation? Did the doc considers a congenital cause behind can you please elaborate if you have any idea about it.

      1. Yes, I took her to the nephrologist here in Wisconsin the top of the line doc. He finally figured it out after having her 3 24 hours urine collection she had excessive calsium.
        They operate and got rid of her 2 parathyroid gland. But the damage has already been done and she has CKD 3.

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