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Does the size of your kidney stone matter?

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Surprisingly, the size of your kidney stone doesn’t match the degree of pain. Sometimes smaller stones can hurt the worst, while big stones might just give you a dull ache.

From: What Are the Symptoms of a Kidney Stone? WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on September 15, 2019

Medically Reviewed on 9/15/2019

SOURCES:

American Kidney Fund: “What are the symptoms of kidney stones?”

Mayo Clinic: “Diseases and Conditions: Kidney Stones.”

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Kidney Stones in Adults.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Kidney Stones.”

UCLA Health Kidney Stone Center: “Kidney Stone Symptoms and Diagnosis.”

National Kidney Foundation: “Kidney Stones.”

Harvard Health Publications, Harvard Medical School: “Kidney Stones.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on September 15, 2019

SOURCES:

American Kidney Fund: “What are the symptoms of kidney stones?”

Mayo Clinic: “Diseases and Conditions: Kidney Stones.”

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Kidney Stones in Adults.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Kidney Stones.”

UCLA Health Kidney Stone Center: “Kidney Stone Symptoms and Diagnosis.”

National Kidney Foundation: “Kidney Stones.”

Harvard Health Publications, Harvard Medical School: “Kidney Stones.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on September 15, 2019

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