#Kidneys are an important part of your body as they assist in removing waste, regulating your body’s salt, acid and potassium levels. A common ailment of this organ are #KidneyStones, an accumulation of mineral deposits that form into a stone which are often misdiagnosed as #appendicitis. Mantu Gupta, MD, Professor of #Urology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Chair of Urology at Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and Director of Endourology and Stone Disease for the Mount Sinai Health System, sits down with Metro New York to discuss the risks, treatment and prevention of kidney stones: http://mshs.co/NGBJ307QmtQ #ForYouForLife

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Ask Mount Sinai: Kidney Stones

Kidneys are a part of your body that you don’t think about often, if ever; they are inside, doing their job of, among other things, removing waste and regulating your body’s salt, acid and potassium levels.

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