Related Conditions

Kidney Stones

A kidney stone is a hard, pebble-like deposit that forms in the kidney. It may be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a pearl - some are as big as golf balls; a stone may be smooth, irregular in shape, or jagged.

Chronic kidney disease

Chronic kidney disease occurs when damage to the kidneys causes reduced kidney function. Kidney disease has usually been present for many years and...