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Kidney Stones

Kidney Stones are quite common with a 10% prevalence worldwide. Risk factors for urinary stone disease, the list includes those who are living with diabetes and those with gout or obesity. Kidney stones also occur in patients who do not have adequate access to drinking water or who are frequently dehydrated and also in truck drivers and others who just are not able to hydrate as much as they ought to.
Symptoms: Severe, sharp pain in the side and back, below the ribs

If you are suffering from this ailment, see your PCP rightaway and or Consult with a Renal Physician.

Author
Paddy Kalish OD, JD and B.Arch

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