Hi everyone,

I've been drinking black tea for almost 8 years. I drink several cups a day. My doctor told me to just drink enough water to flush out the oxalates to prevent kidney stones.

But the other day my friend told me that water will not prevent the oxalate stones from forming. (I drink 2-3 litres of water a day).

Is my friend right? Will I eventually get kidney stones anyway??.

Thank you so much in advance for any response given!
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replied November 17th, 2018
Black tea does contain oxalates And increases the chances of oxalate stone formation. However consumption with moderation Reducing from several cops to just 2 to 3 cups per day (200 ML per cup/mug) With adequate hydration will lower the chances of stone formation.

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