Kidney stones (also called renal calculi, nephrolithiasis or urolithiasis) are small deposits of minerals that form in your child's urinary tract or bladder.
Possible Kidney Stone Causes
- High-salt diets
- Not drinking enough water each day
- Underlying kidney conditions
Symptoms of Kidney Stones
- Tenderness in the lower back, side, or stomach
- Blood in the urine
- Painful urination
Kidney Stone Prevention
- Decrease salt and packaged food
- Increase water intake
Treatment at Arkansas Children's
You will need a referral from your child's primary care physician to the Nephrology or Urology Clinic.