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Describe how kidney stones are caused.

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The kidney filters many chemicals. Substances in the urine crystallize in the renal tubule, often because the concentration of the molecule is higher than normal in the renal tubule. Stones can be made of many different chemicals including calcium or uric acid, or can be caused by kidney infection.

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