Kidney Stones Health Center
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- 850 Million People Worldwide Have Kidney Disease
Kidney stones are pebble-sized deposits that form when there’s too much salt and minerals in your urine. Learn whether men or women are more at risk, what passing one feels like, and how big they can become.
Your kidneys are part of your urinary tract. Certain bacteria in your bladder can spread to them and cause an infection.