Kidney Stones Treatment Directory
If you have a kidney stone, treatment options vary based on many factors. For a small kidney stone, often the stone passes on its own. Drinking plenty of water and soaking in a warm bath will help the stone pass with less discomfort. If the stone requires medical attention, it can be treated by shock wave therapy or surgery. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how kidney stones are treated via home remedies and medical procedures.
Kidney Stone Treatment: What Should I Expect?
Got a kidney stone? You have many options for dealing with them, from surgery to doing nothing. Here’s what to know.
When Do I Need Surgery for a Kidney Stone?
Kidney stones often clear up on their own. Find out when you need a procedure or surgery to treat a more stubborn stone.
Tips on How You Can Avoid Kidney Stones
Most kidney stones eventually pass. But here’s how you can avoid the painful crystals in the first place.
What Is an Intravenous Pyelogram?
If you have blood in your urine or pain in your lower back or side, you may need an intravenous pyelogram. Here's what you need to know about the procedure.