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Kidney pain

Kidney pain

Overview

A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms in a kidney. Kidney stones may be the size of sand or gravel, as large as a pearl, or even larger. A stone can block the flow of urine and cause great pain.

Update Date 3/10/2009