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Music the biggest kidney stone on record weighed more than a kilogram and with 17 centimeters in diameter the patient didn't actually swallow a stone the size of a coconut kidney stones form inside the body but unfortunately they're extremely painful to get out a kidney stone is a hard mass of crystals that can form in the kidneys ureters bladder or urethra urine contains compounds that consist of calcium sodium potassium oxalate uric acid and phosphate if the levels of these particles get too high or if urine becomes too acidic or basic the particles can clump together and crystallize unless the problem is addressed the crystals will gradually grow over a few weeks months or even years forming a detectable stone calcium oxalate is the most common type of crystal to form this way and accounts for about 80% of kidney stones less common kidney stones are made of calcium phosphate or uric acid a slightly different type of stone made of the minerals magnesium ammonium phosphate or struvite can be caused by bacterial infection and even rarer stones can result from genetic disorders or certain medications a kidney stone can go undetected until it starts to move when a stone travels through the kidney and into the ureter its sharp edges scratch the walls of the urinary tract nerve endings embedded in this tissue transmit excruciating pain signals through the nervous system and the scratches can send blood flowing into the urine this can be accompanied by symptoms of nausea vomiting and a burning sensation while urinating if a stone gets big enough to actually block the flow of urine it can create an infection or backflow and damage the kidneys themselves but most kidney stones don't become this serious or even require invasive treatment masses less...