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Urinary Tract Stones

Definition

A kidney stone is a solid mass made up of tiny crystals. One or more stones can be in the kidney or ureter at the same time.

See also: Cystinuria

Symptoms

The main symptom is severe pain that starts suddenly and may go away suddenly:

  • Pain may be felt in the belly area or side of the back
  • Pain may move to groin area (groin pain) or testicles (testicle pain)

Other symptoms can include:

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