How Much Do You Know About Kidney Stones?

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How Much Do You Know About Kidney Stones? - Quiz

Kidney Stones are a fairly common medical affliction. You may someone who had one, or have had one yourself. But, how much do you really know about kidney stones? What are the causes, symptoms, and how can you decrease your chance of getting one?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What percent of men and women will develop a kidney stone?
    • A. 

      25% of men, 13% of women

    • B. 

      13% of men, 7% of women

    • C. 

      7% of men, 18% of women

    • D. 

      18% of men, 25% of women

  • 2. 
    What causes kidney stones?
    • A. 

      Being punched in the kidneys

    • B. 

      Being in the sun too often

    • C. 

      Urine becoming too concentrated with minerals

    • D. 

      Drinking too many sugary beverages

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are kidney stones commonly made of? (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Carbon

    • C. 

      Uric acid

    • D. 

      Oxalate

    • E. 

      Chloride

    • F. 

      Potasium

  • 4. 
    Which foods should you avoid if you have a kidney stone?
    • A. 

      Oranges

    • B. 

      Pork

    • C. 

      Chocolate

    • D. 

      Nuts

    • E. 

      Beets

    • F. 

      Cheese

  • 5. 
    What are some good things to do if you have a kidney stone?
    • A. 

      Drink 12 glasses of water a day

    • B. 

      Avoid eating salt

    • C. 

      Exercise

    • D. 

      Drink alcohal

    • E. 

      See a doctor

  • 6. 
    Common symptoms of kidney stones include:
    • A. 

      Pink, red, or brown urine

    • B. 

      Leg cramps

    • C. 

      Needing to urinate more often

    • D. 

      Severe abdominal pain

    • E. 

      Headaches

  • 7. 
    What is the medical name for a kidney stone?
    • A. 

      Sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia

    • B. 

      Atypical odontalgia

    • C. 

      Nephrolithiasis

    • D. 

      Medial tibial stress syndrome

  • 8. 
    How do you get rid of a kidney stone? (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      You cannot get rid of a stone once you have it.

    • B. 

      You pass it out of your body through urination.

    • C. 

      A doctor can break a stone into smaller pieces.

    • D. 

      You can take antibiotics to fight the stone.

  • 9. 
    How old must you be before developing a kidney stone?
    • A. 

      Any Age

    • B. 

      Over 13

    • C. 

      Over 20

    • D. 

      Over 40

  • 10. 
    If your grandpa had a kidney stone, will you get one?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Only if your mother/father also had one.

    • D. 

      Possibly

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