Pictures of kidney stones can be found on, as well as some health books, and other places on the Internet. Around 80 percent of all kidney stones are calcium-based. Other types of kidney stones are made of stru... More » Technology Internet & Networking

Excess calcium oxalate in the blood, too high a concentration of uric acid, certain hereditary disorders and urinary tract infections can all cause kidney stones, says Mayo Clinic. There are several different types of ki... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Kidney stones are small, hard deposits made of mineral and acid salts that form inside the kidney, states Mayo Clinic. Stones often form when minerals stick together when the urine becomes concentrated. Types of kidney s... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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To copy and paste a picture from an Internet site, open the image, right-click on the image, and then select "copy" or "copy image" from the drop down menu. Once the image is copied, right-click in the location where the... More » Technology Internet & Networking