Kidney Stones

A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms in the kidney from substances in the urine. It may be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a pearl. Most kidney stones pass out of the body without help from a doctor. But sometimes a stone will not go away. It may get stuck in the urinary tract, block the flow of urine and cause great pain.

The following may be signs of kidney stones that need a doctor's help:

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  1. Kidney Stones (National Library of Medicine)  
    A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms in the kidney from substances in the urine. It ... sand or as large as a pearl. Most kidney stones pass out of the body without help from ...
  2. Kidney Stone Analysis What is a kidney stone analysis? Kidney stones are small, pebble-like substances made from chemicals in your urine. They are formed in the kidneys when high ...
  3. Kidney stones (also called renal stones or urinary stones) are small, hard deposits that form in one or both kidneys; the stones are made up of minerals or other ...
  4. A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms in your kidney. The kidney stone may be stuck in your ureter (the tube ... If I had a kidney stone removed, can I get another one? How much water and liquids should I drink every day? How do I know ...
  5. Kidney Stones (National Kidney Foundation)  
    Kidney Stones/Start Here ... Kidney Stones ... National Kidney Foundation ... What is a kidney stone? Learn about kidney stones and their symptoms, causes, types, and ...
  6. Kidney Stones in Children and Teens (American Academy of Pediatrics)  
    genitourinary-tract~The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) provides information on kidney stones in children and teens. ... kidney~ stones~ urine~ bladder~ ...
  7. Definition and Facts for Kidney Stones From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    Kidney Stones/Start Here ... Kidney Stones ... National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Overview of ...
  8. Kidney Stones (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    Kidney Stones/Teenagers ... Kidney Stones ... Nemours Foundation ... Kidney stones mostly happen to adults, but sometimes kids and teens can get them. Find out what ...
  9. Diet and Kidney Stones (National Kidney Foundation)  
    If you have kidney stones, you may need to follow a special diet plan. First, your healthcare professional will run blood and urine tests ... and medical treatment you need to prevent having kidney stones come back. A registered kidney dietitian can help ...
  10. Eating, Diet, and Nutrition for Kidney Stones From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    Learn whether diet can help prevent or relieve kidney stones. Unless you have kidney failure, you should drink ...
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