Kidney stones – another name for kidney stones is renal calculus. Stones that present themselves in the area of the kidneys are usually said to be because a build up of calcium deposits.
The size of kidney stones
Kidney stones vary in size and the majority of kidney stones can be quite easily evacuated from the body because of the small size of the stone without you ever realising that there was ever a problem.
Kidney stone pain
If the kidney stone is large it can cause extreme pain due to the fact that it may block your ureter and block the pathway of your waste fluid (urine) to your bladder.