What is it?

Hyperoxaluria refers to a condition when there is too much oxalate in the urine. Oxalate comes drom our food, and is normally excreted by the kidneys in the urine. Too much oxalate can cause kidney stones and kidney failure. In late stages, oxalate crystals may build up in other areas of the body and cause anemia, heart, skin and eye problems.

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Signs & symptoms

Symtpoms of kidney stones, which are the first presentation, may include flank pain, nausea, vomtiing, blood in the urine, pain while urinating, frequent urination, fever and chills.


Diagnosis is based upon findings from medical history and physical examination. Further evaluation may include urine tests, blood tests, and kidney imaging.


Treatment may include medications, drinking plenty of water, and diet changes.

☝️ This is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any medical decision.

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