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  • Most Common Types Of Kidney Stones
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    Kidney stones, also known as Renal Calculi, are one of the most common disorders of the urinary tract. In the U.S. alone, over one million people suffer from kidney stones each year. A kidney stone is a solid lump (from as small as a grain of sand to as large as the size of a golf ball) made up of crystals that separate from urine and build up on the inner surfaces of the kidney. Between 70% and 90% of crystals remain tiny enough so that they can travel through the urinary tract and pass out of ...
  • Kidney Stone Removal Surgery
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    Kidney Stones The medical term for kidney stones is Nephrolithiasis or Renal Calculi. A kidney stone is a solid lump that can be as small as a grain of sand and as large as a golf ball made up of crystals that separate from urine and build up on the inner surfaces of the kidney. A kidney stone that does not pass on out can block the urinary tract. This blockage will probably cause a lot of pain. If medical attention is not received to identify the cause of the pain and remove the blockage, the p...
  • Kidney Stones
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    Kidneys, Who Needs Them Kidneys perform many functions essential to the bodies functioning. The strain that is put on kidneys opens them up to many problems that can occur. Childhood sicknesses can result in failure of the kidneys to perform dialysis in later years of a person's life. Also, excessive minerals in the blood stream can cause kidney stones, which are very painful. Kidneys perform the basic functions of removing water and waste from the bloodstream, this process is called dialysis. A...
  • Most Common Form Of Kidney Disease
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    Kidney Diseases Kidneys are paired organs, each sharing equally the work of removing wastes and excess water from the blood. Remarkably, a single kidney can do the job of both if one kidney is lost through injury or disease. It sometimes occurs, although rarely, that a person is born with only one kidney. Such people are able to lead normal lives. Diseases of the kidney range from mild infection to life-threatening kidney failure. The most common form of kidney disease is an inflammation of the ...
  • Treatment For Kidney Cancer
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    Acute Renal Failure: When acute renal failure occurs, waste products and excess water build up in the body, which upsets the body's normal chemical balance. Substances that are normally needed for the body to function properly become poisonous to the body when the reach abnormally high levels Treatment: Treatment for ARF depends in large part on the cause and therefore varies widely. It may be necessary to: o Replace lost fluids, such as water, blood, and plasma, and restore blood flow to the ki...

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