Year: 2019

Each of us has two kidneys. Although they seem small and only represent less than five-tenths of one percent of a human’s body weight, they are complex, specialized organs with a great responsibility. Knowing the ins and outs of your…

There are a number of procedures now available to treat kidney stones. Depending on the type, size and severity of the stones you have will determine just what kind of treatment works best for you. This page discusses how extracorporeal…

Below are numerous questions that are frequently asked about kidney stones. The information has been divided into three articles – one focused on the types and symptoms of kidney stones with accompanying kidney stone pictures; the next on the causes…

While there are a number of treatment options for kidney stones that work in most cases, there are times when a more invasive treatment may be required. This page discusses the parameters for determining if kidney stone surgery is needed…

While there are telltale signs of kidney stones including sharp pain in the side and back, frequent urination, blood in the urine, and vomiting/nausea, these symptoms may also be present in many other medical conditions. Because the timing and severity…

When it comes to kidney stone removal, the treatment that works the best for you depends on the type, size and cause of the stone(s) you have. Make sure that you and your doctor have answers to all these conditions…

Learning about how your doctor concludes that you have a kidney stone helps build confidence in his abilities and knowledge about your own body as well as lessens the apprehension about the actual diagnostic process. Let us break down the…