Patient Comments: Kidney Stones - Treatment
How were your kidney stones treated?
A Doctor's View on Kidney Stone Treatment
Read the Comment by Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
Many kidney stones do not require treatment and they pass on their own. Drinking ample amounts of fluid facilitates the process. People who have kidney stones often require medications, such as over-the-counter ibuprofen or prescription ketorolac (Toradol) or narcotic medications, for pain control. Other treatments for kidney stones include:
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