Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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High Oxalate Symptoms

Symptoms of hyperoxaluria are caused by the formation of kidney stones that obstruct the flow of urine.

Usually, kidney stones do not cause symptoms unless they block the flow of urine. The most common symptom of a kidney stone that has blocked the flow of urine is pain. The pain usually starts suddenly and quickly becomes severe. The pain usually begins in the lower back or flank and spreads to the groin on one side of the abdomen.

Common symptoms kidney stones caused by hyperoxaluria include:


Additional symptoms may include:

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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