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stoneConcrement Medtalk An indurated material, generally composed of crystallized minerals, les commonly, organic materials–eg, bile, cholesterol. See Bladder stone, Gallstone, Kidney stone, Magnesium ammonium phosphate stone, Salivary duct stone.
2. an abrasive, handpiece-mounted rotary instrument of various sizes, shapes, and degrees of abrasiveness.
2. a gypsum product that, when combined with water in proper proportions, hardens in a plasterlike form. Used for making casts and dies.
Patient discussion about stone
Q. Why do i get kidney stones? I am 38 and have had three stones pass so far. Is it the coffee, the meat, the stress, or the damned DNA?! My uncle is in his 50s and has passed over 30 stones!
Q. how do i cure tonsil stones (tonsiloth)?
As far as I know these stones don't cause damage by themselves so it's not such a common treatment.
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Q. Would kidney stones affect a PSA reading? Would drinking lots of grapefruit juice affect a PSA reading? My husband's PSA reading jumped from a 4.2 to a 17 in @ 2 years' time. How can that be? This man takes all sorts of supplements and really watches his diet. He also takes good care of his body, and does NOT look or act 68.