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Kidney Stones: Are You at Risk?

Kidney Stones: Are You at Risk?

People who form kidney stones often share certain risk factors. Middle-aged men, for instance, are more likely to form stones than other people. A family history of stones also increases your risk. Assess your risk factors by checking the questions below "yes" or "no."

How great is your risk?

The more times you answered "yes," the greater your risk of forming kidney stones. But you can help reduce your risk. Learn more about kidney stones, how they form, and how to prevent them.