Kidney stones are hard crystals that can form in the kidney and can cause pain, infection, and injury if not treated. They are created from salts and minerals they stick together in urine. Small stones may pass without causing any discomfort. Up to 10% of people can suffer from stones especially those with a family history, that take specific medications, or eat specific diets.
Our team comprises experts in the field of Urology, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Dietary, and Radiology. We will help you to choose the best surgical and medical options to treat your stone and determine a plan for prevention.
Kidney stones can be extremely painful, and the symptoms include
You may be recommended several tests including:
Depending on your age, medical history and the size, number, and location of the kidney stone(s) you may be recommended the following treatment options:
Kidney stones can form when the normal balance of water, salts and minerals in the urine becomes disrupted. This may be the result of simple diet habits or chronic medical conditions.