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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

The size of a kidney stone ranges between a crystal of sugar to a ping pong ball, according to WebMD. Most people do not notice kidney stones until they begin to cause damage. More »

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 »

Sharp pain in the back, side and abdomen is the first major symptom of a kidney stone, according to WebMD. Other symptoms include nausea and vomiting, bloody urine, and the frequent need to urinate. Signs of infection in... More »

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