« Previous Page
Kidney stones are made of salts and minerals in the urine that stick
together to form small "pebbles." They may form when the normal balance of
water, salts, minerals, and other substances found in urine changes. How this
balance changes determines the type of kidney stone you have. Most kidney
stones are calcium-type-they form when the calcium levels in your urine
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerTushar J. Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology
Current as ofMay 3, 2017
Current as of:
May 3, 2017
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Tushar J. Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology
To learn more about Healthwise, visit Healthwise.org.
© 1995-2017 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.