Kidney Stones Topic Guide

Kidney Stones Kidney Stones: The kidney filters waste products and excess water from the body. Sometimes, because of factors that include heredity, diet, and medications, waste products crystallize in the kidney, forming stones. Symptoms include: Treatment includes medications and fluids. Doctors may need to insert a scope during a ureteroscopy to remove the stones, or use sound waves to break the stones into smaller pieces.

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