How long do Kidney Stones Last?

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Aug 02, 2011

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Have you had pain due to kidney stones? People with kidney stones often wonder, how long will the pain last and will I have stone pain again. Read to know some facts on expected duration of Kidney Stones.


  • Most stones (about 85%) are small and they pass through the urinary tract during urination usually within 72 hours after the pain starts.
  • Once a stone is formed, there are high chances that you may develop another stone in your lifetime. The stones tend to recur especially if you have a family history of stones and/or the cause is not found and treated.



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