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A kidney stone can range from less than 1/5 of an inch to nearly the size of a golf ball. Very small stones can be minuscule and resemble sand grains, states the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Di... More »

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Any kidney stone that is above 6 mm in diameter is considered a large kidney stone, as stated by NHS. Such stones will not get better on their own so medical treatment may be required to heal. Small kidney stones, 4 mm a... More »

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To prevent kidney stones from forming, feed the dog cranberry capsules, vitamin C and probiotics. Keep a source of fresh clean water always available. Kidney stones tend to recur often, so monitoring the pH of the urine ... More »

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If a kidney stone is too large to pass through the urinary tract, a surgeon might perform a ureteroscopy to remove the stone from the body. Although a surgeon removes the stone, ureteroscopy is considered an outpatient p... More »

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Any kidney stone that is above 6 mm in diameter is considered a large kidney stone, as stated by NHS. Such stones will not get better on their own so medical treatment may be required to heal. Small kidney stones, 4 mm a... More »

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Recovery times for kidney stone surgeries range from two days to six weeks depending on the type of surgery the patient has, according to the Urology Care Foundation. Patients who undergo shock wave lithotripsy and urete... More »

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According to the Mayo Clinic, kidney stone symptoms include pain during urination, red or brown tinged urine, foul-smelling urine, a persistent urge to urinate, along with nausea, vomiting, fever and chills. Passing kidn... More »

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