How Big Is a 3mm Kidney Stone?


A 3mm Kidney Stone is very large. Because of it's size and the relative size of organs the stone passes through, a 3mm is very painful as well. The worst pain is in the ureter, a small tube connecting the kidney and bladder.
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A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms in a kidney out of substances in the urine, according to the National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse
a grain of sugar is about 1 mm. so take three of those and you'll have about 3 mm 3mm is about1/8"
It doesn't look all that big, but I bet it sure hurts. Here is one picture to give you an idea of its size. uploaded photo
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