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  1. Understanding Kidney Stones -- Treatment

    Learn how a kidney stone is treated from experts at WebMD.

  2. Understanding Kidney Stones -- Prevention

    Learn what you can do to reduce your risk of getting another kidney stone.

  3. Understanding Kidney Stones -- Symptoms

    Learn about the symptoms of kidney stones and how they are diagnosed from experts at WebMD.

  4. Kidney Stones - Health Tools

    Health tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Should I use extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) for my kidney

  5. Kidney Stones - Other Treatment

    If your pain is too great, the kidney stone is blocking the urinary system, or you also have an infection, your doctor will probably suggest medical treatment.

  6. Kidney Stones - Exams and Tests

    Learn about exams and tests used in the diagnosis of kidney stones.

  7. Kidney Stones - When To Call a Doctor

    Learn when to call a doctor about kidney stones.

  8. Kidney Stones - Cause

    Kidney stones may form when the normal balance of water, salts, minerals, and other substances found in urine changes. How this balance changes determines the type of kidney stone you have. Most kidney stones are calcium - type-they form when the calcium

  9. Kidney Stones - Home Treatment

    Get tips on helps a kidney stone pass, including drinking plenty of fluids and taking pain medicine.

  10. Kidney Stones - What Happens

    A kidney stone begins as a tiny piece of mineral in the kidney. When the urine leaves the kidney, it may carry the mineral out, or the mineral may stay in the kidney. If the piece of mineral stays in the kidney, over time more small pieces of mineral join

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