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.
What Are Kidney Stones?
Hard, pebble-sized objects that grow in your kidneys are known as kidney stones. Understanding how they form and how they’re treated can help you deal with them -- and maybe even prevent them.
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.
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.
What Does a Kidney Stone Feel Like?
Kidney stones are small, but they can cause outsized pain. Here’s how to tell if you’ve got one.