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  1. Understanding Kidney Stones -- Prevention

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

  2. Understanding Kidney Stones -- Treatment

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

  3. Understanding Kidney Stones -- Symptoms

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. Tiopronin for Kidney Stones

    Drug details for Tiopronin for kidney stones.

  7. Kidney Stones - Prevention

    Get tips on preventing kidney stones, including drinking more fluids.

  8. Kidney Stones - Treatment Overview

    Learn about treatment for kidney stones, including waiting for the stone to pass, taking pain medicine, or having a procedure to remove the stone.

  9. Kidney Stones - Topic Overview

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

  10. Topic Overview

    The parathyroid glands are four tiny glands located within the thyroid gland in the neck. They produce parathyroid hormone,which helps control the amount of calcium in the blood. If your parathyroid gland is too big (enlarged),it can cause your body to produce too much parathyroid hormone (hyperparathyroidism),which may lead to too much calcium in the urine. This makes it more likely you ...

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