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Urinary Stone Disease

Urinary stone disease happens when crystals form in the urine and coalesce to form a stone. The stones get lodged in the urinary tract and can cause a lot of pain. Men are more likely to suffer from urinary stone disease.

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New Urine Test Holds Promise for Kidney Stone Sufferers
An improved urine-testing system for people suffering from kidney stones inspired by nature may allow patients to obtain results within 30 minutes ins.....
Menopause May Up Risk of Kidney Stones
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Kidney Stones can Now be Removed Easily and Painlessly
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Trial Evaluates Hand-held Device for Treating Kidney Stones
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Novel Genetic Factors Linked to Kidney Stones Development: Study
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Urinary Infection
Bacterial infection of urinary bladder can cause pain and burning sensation while passing urine. Abnormal Vesico-ureteric reflex, due to which the urine goes back to the kidneys from the bladder is also known to cause infection... Read More
History of Urinary Stone Disease
Stones in the urinary system can form in the kidneys and can sometimes travel down towards the bladder to give rise to acute colics. .. Read More
Ureteroscopy - Overview
Ureteroscopy is an endoscopic procedure that clears stones from the ureter or the kidney... Read More
Obstructive Uropathy - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
Obstructive uropathy is a condition where urine cannot flow outside due to an obstruction along the urinary tract, due to a number of possible causes... Read More
Kidney Failure due to Melamine Toxicity
Adulteration of food with melamine results in the formation of kidney stones and kidney failure, even leading to death... Read More
Kidney Stones / Renal Stones - Causes - Symptoms - Diagnosis - Treatment - FAQs
A kidney stone is a solid mass made up of tiny crystals and may appear in any area of the urinary system... Read More
Tests for Kidney Stones
Kidney stones are diagnosed using radiological tests like plain x-ray KUB, CT scan, ultrasound and intravenous pyelography, blood tests and urine tests... Read More
Kidney Stones in children - Can Children Get Kidney Stones?
Increase in salt concentration in the urine results in precipitation of crystals and these lead to formation of kidney stones. Drinking a lot of water can prevent kidney stones... Read More
Kidney Stones during Pregnancy
Urolithiasis is a condition where stones ranging from microscopic sizes to large ones are found in the kidney, ureters or in the urinary bladder... Read More
Kidney Stones are Common after Bariatric Surgery
Learn more about the risks for kidney stones (“nephrolithiasis”) after weight loss (“bariatric”) surgery... Read More



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