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Treatment for Kidney Stones Depends of Type and Cause of Stones

Treatment for Kidney Stones Depends of Type and Cause of Stones November 8, 2013 Dear Mayo Clinic: I continue to get kidney stones despite drinking plenty of water. They are quite small and I haven't had to be treated yet. But my doctor said if my symptoms get worse, I [...]

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Though Heredity Plays a Role, There Are Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones

Though Heredity Plays a Role, There Are Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones October 1, 2010 Dear Mayo Clinic: Are kidney stones genetic? I have only had them once, but my dad had stones several times. I'm hoping I won't follow that path. Any advice for prevention? Answer: Heredity does play [...]

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El tratamiento de los cálculos renales depende del tipo y origen

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: Continúo presentando cálculos renales, pese a que bebo mucha cantidad de agua. Hasta ahora, han sido muy pequeños y no he necesitado tratamiento, pero el médico dijo que si mis síntomas empeoran, lo necesitaré. ¿Qué implicaría el tratamiento? RESPUESTA: El tratamiento de los cálculos renales depende del [...]

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TUESDAY Q & A: Treatment for kidney stones depends on type and cause of stones

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I continue to get kidney stones despite drinking plenty of water. They are quite small and I haven’t had to be treated yet. But my doctor said if my symptoms get worse, I will need treatment. What would that involve? ANSWER: Treatment for kidney stones depends on [...]

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Kidney Stone Attacks More Common in Summer: Mayo Expert Offers Tips

Jacksonville, Fla. — August 7, 2012.  Summer can mean more than just an increase in temperatures, humidity and outdoor physical activity. It can also mean an increased risk of kidney stones, which affect approximately 3.8 million people in the United States and are on the rise. Multimedia Alert: Video and [...]

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Mayo Clinic Urologists Present Findings at American Urological Association Annual Meeting

ROCHESTER, Minn. — May 18, 2012.   Mayo Clinic researchers will present findings on prostate cancer risk, screening, treatment and other urological research at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association May 19–23 in Atlanta. Mayo Clinic urologists will also be available to provide expert comment for reporters covering the [...]

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Who Knew? Fruit Flies Get Kidney Stones Too, May Hold Key to Treatment for Humans

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Research on kidney stones in fruit flies may hold the key to developing a treatment that could someday stop the formation of kidney stones in humans, a team from Mayo Clinic and the University of Glasgow found. They recently presented their findings at the Genetics Society of [...]

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Kidney Stones and Summer Liquids: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. William Haley tells us that if you're prone to kidney stones, what you drink during the summer is important. To listen, click the link below. Kidney Stones and Summer Liquids

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Kidney Stones and Summer Foods

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. William Haley tells us that some popular summer food could be a recipe for kidney stones. To listen, click the link below. Kidney Stones and Summer Food

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Who Gets Kidney Stones?

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. William Haley talks about the risk factors for kidney stones. To listen, click the link below. Who Gets Kidney Stones

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What are Kidney Stones

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. William Haley tells us what kidney stones are. To listen, click the link below. What are Kidney Stones

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Avoiding Kidney Stones

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. James McCarthy has tips on how to avoid kidney stones. To listen, click the link below. How To Avoid Kidney Stones

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Preventing Kidney Stones

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. William Haley provides some insight into preventing kidney stones. To listen, click the link below. Preventing Kidney Stones

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Preventing Kidney Stones

One out of ten. That's how many people will get a painful kidney stone sometime in their lives. And once you get a kidney stone you're at risk of getting another. But doctors at Mayo Clinic have some good news. They say you can take control and prevent kidney stones [...]

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Why Are Kidney Stones More Common in Summer?

MEDIA ADVISORY: Kidney stones affect approximately 3.8 million people in the U.S. each year, the number of cases is on the rise and they are especially more common in the summer. The stones are described as small, hard deposits of mineral and acid salts that form when urine becomes concentrated. The minerals crystallize [...]

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The Painful Recurrence Of Kidney Stones

Roughly one-third of people who suffer from kidney stones will experience symptomatic stone recurrence.  That's according to a 10-year Mayo Clinic study monitored 333 patients for the reappearance of stones after their surgery in 1999–2000.  Regardless of treatment method, “Approximately one-third of patients undergoing a surgical procedure for stones will [...]

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