Illustration of kidneys with arrow showing symptoms of kidney infections such as back pain, fever, and urinary changes.

Kidney infections, also known as pyelonephritis, are a common and potentially serious type of urinary tract infection. If left untreated, they can lead to complications and even permanent damage to the kidneys. Recognizing the symptoms of a kidney infection is crucial for prompt and effective treatment. In this complete overview,Continue Reading

close-up of a calcium kidney stone on a blue background

Are you tired of dealing with the constant pain and discomfort of calcium kidney stones? Also known as calcium nephrolithiasis, these stones are a common problem that occur when calcium crystals form in the urine. These crystals can be made of calcium oxalate, calcium phosphate, or a combination of both.Continue Reading

Learn about the factors that can affect the length of time it takes to pass a kidney stone and what you can do to speed up the process.

Kidney stones are small, hard deposits that form in the kidneys and can cause severe pain as they pass through the urinary tract. The length of time it takes for a kidney stone to pass can vary greatly depending on several factors, including the size of the stone, the locationContinue Reading

Kidney stone size chart in millimeters (mm) showing categories of small, medium, large, and very large stones, with corresponding treatment options.

Kidney stones are a common medical condition that affects millions of people worldwide, and they can cause pain, discomfort, and other complications if not properly managed. Doctors use the kidney stone size chart as a tool to categorize kidney stones and determine the appropriate treatment options for patients.   KidneyContinue Reading