Passing a Kidney Stone: How Long Does It Take and When Should You Call Your Doctor?
Kidney stones are solid masses that form when chemicals and minerals in your urine harden into a crystal. These chemicals and minerals, such as calcium and uric acid, are always present at low levels. Excess usually gets flushed out with your urine. In some cases, however, you have too much of them and kidney stones can form.
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Article Written By: Erica Hersh
Original Article Posted on: March 29, 2019
Link to Original Article: https://www.healthline.com/health/kidney-health/how-long-to-pass-kidney-stone