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  • The lifetime risk of developing kidney stones is one in 10 for men and one in 35 for women.
  • New techniques can remove kidney stones without the need for an operation.
  • A combination of drinking enough fluids, avoiding urinary infections, and specific treatment with medications will significantly reduce or stop new stone formation.

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Reviewed on: 15-05-2018