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Tomato Seeds and Kidney Stones

09/10/2008

Question:

Can you tell me if tomato seeds can cause kidney stones? If so, would taking out the seeds from the tamoto and eating the rest of the part prevent from getting kidney stones?

Answer:

Tomato seeds do not cause kidney stones.

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Response by:

Thomas   Zipp, MD Thomas Zipp, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University