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Kidney stones often do not cause any symptoms. Usually, the first symptom of a kidney stone is extreme pain, which begins suddenly when a stone moves...
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Kidney stones often do not cause any symptoms. Usually, the first symptom of a kidney stone is extreme pain, which begins suddenly when a stone moves...
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Diet is one of several factors that can promote or inhibit kidney stone formation. Other factors include heredity, environment, weight, and fluid...
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The process of diagnosing any illness begins with consideration of the symptoms. Pain or bloody urine may be the first symptom. Urine, blood, and...
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Here's a great WebMD overview on kidney stones for you.Basically, kidney stones are formed when minerals normally found in urine stick together...
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Kidney stones are made of salts and minerals in the urine that stick together to form small "pebbles." They can be as small as grains of sand or as...
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Kidney stones form when there is a decrease in urine volume and/or an excess of stone-forming substances in the urine. The most common type of kidney...
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No...with all of the imaging tests that you had searching for kidney stones, if you had them, they would have been foudn with those advanced imaging...
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That would not be very likely, since kidney stones can occur in people of both sexes, and certainly people who are not taking estrogen pills. As a...
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The symptoms of kidney stones include: Waves of sharp pain that start in your back and side, and move toward the groin or testicles. Inability to...
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How dangerous is it to have a large kidney stone?
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A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms in a kidney when substances that are normally found in the urine become highly concentrated. A...
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The most important thing you can do is drink plenty of fluids. If you’re drinking enough, your urine should be clear or light yellow.If you have...
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To prevent kidney stones, health care providers and their patients must understand what is causing the stones to form. Especially in children with...