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Kidney Stones Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Kidney Stones

  1. Understanding Kidney Stones -- Treatment

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

  2. Understanding Kidney Stones -- the Basics

    Learn the basics about kidney stones from the experts at WebMD.

  3. Understanding Kidney Stones -- Prevention

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

  4. Understanding Kidney Stones -- Symptoms

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

  5. Open Surgery for Kidney Stones

    In open surgery to remove kidney stones, the surgeon uses an incision in the person's abdomen or side to reach the kidney and remove the stones.

  6. Kidney Stones - Medications

    Medicine you can buy without a prescription, such as nonsteroidal anti - inflammatories (NSAIDs), may relieve your pain. Your doctor can give you stronger pain medicine if needed. NSAIDs include aspirin, ibuprofen (such as Motrin and Advil), and ketoprofe

  7. Kidney Stones - Symptoms

    Kidney stones may stay in the kidney or travel out of the body through the urinary tract-the tubes that connect the kidney to the bladder (ureters) and lead outside the body (urethra). Their movement may cause: No symptoms, if the stone is small enough. S

  8. Ureteroscopy

    The surgeon, often a urologist, passes a thin viewing instrument (ureteroscope) through the tube from the bladder out of the body (urethra) into the bladder, and then into the ureter to the location of the kidney stone. He or she makes no cuts in the body.See an illustration of ureteroscopy.The urologist removes the kidney stone using an instrument with a "basket" to grab the stone or forceps. ...

  9. Kidney Stones - Topic Overview

    Learn about kidney stones, how they form, and what happens to them in your urinary tract.

  10. Kidney Stones - Home Treatment

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

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