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. A kidney stone is a solid mass made up of tiny crystals. One or more stones can be in the ... Kidney stones are common. Some types run in families. They often occur in premature infants. There are different ...
  6. A kidney stone is a solid mass made up of tiny crystals. Your health care provider may ask you to take self-care steps to treat kidney stones or prevent them from returning.
  7. 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~ ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. Kidney Stones (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    Kidney Stones/Teenagers ... Kidney Stones ... Nemours Foundation ... stone, urinary tract, urine, ureter, block, pee, crystal, salt, salts, minerals, calcium, lithotripsy, ...
  10. ... treat problems in the urinary tract, such as kidney stones. ... sent through the scope to grab and remove kidney stones or break them up using a laser. Place ...
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