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Urine Sample Calcium oxalate stone next step of management

calcium oxalate stone passed by patient...
next step...

Thiazide.. OR Increase fluid intake...???
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fluid->stone passed->thiazide
so i go with thiazide

whats the answer?
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Increase fluid intake is the 1st step. Adding Thiazide is next.
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Increase fluid intake is the 1st step. Adding Thiazide is next.
any reason for the same?
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Looked up ... Many research studies proven that low dose thiazides not effective for this purpose...
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any reason for the same?
Increase fluid intake is always first step in prevention and treatment of stones.Thats is what UW says.
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