Other Treatment

Other treatments for kidney stones are much more common than surgery. You may need one of these treatments if your pain is very bad, your stone is blocking the urinary tract, or you have an infection. Your options include:

Whether these treatments will work for you will depend on the size of the stone, its location in the urinary tract, and your overall health.

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