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Lemon juice to pass small stones? Vitamin C and symptoms.

I've been having difusse abdominal Discomfort and pain for months and after an ultrasound. My doctor said I had a small kidney stone and recommended me to put lemon juice on my water so it can dissolve it.  

How many lemons should I squeeze in a glass of water?

I read on this forum that vitamin C causes kidney stones. Should I stop taking multivitamins that have vitamin C?

How is it that kidney stones cause diffuse abdominal pain instead of staying where the stone is located?
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Hello. This is the info I have on lemon juice to dissolve small kidney stones. Drinking four ounces of reconstituted lemon juice in two liters of water per day. Try that. 1 Tablespoon is an ounce, so 4 Tablespoons of lemon juice in water over the course of the day. I don't know what dose of Vitamin C you take but high doses should be avoided as they are associated with the most common type of kidney stone formation. The amount in your multi vitamin probably is not a high dose. Hope this helps.
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Would it matter if it's reconstituted lemon juice or natural lemon?
No, it really doesn't matter. It's interesting that it works but apparently does!
It's very interesting! My kidney stone is 5mm so I hope this home remedy can reduce its size. My doctor told me to just drink lemon juice and wash it out but if my pain gets worse. To seek medical attention.

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