Advanced Health Conditions

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Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are also known as renal lithiasis.  Kidney stones cause intense pain in the abdominal area.  Kidney stones that are small in size will generally pass through your urinary track system, however, some stones are too large to pass and require surgery.

Kidney Failure

The kidneys are responsible for filtering bacteria and excess salt.  When someone has kidney failure, the bacteria and salts build up, affecting the heart, brain, lungs, and other vital parts of the body.