We have all heard about kidney stones, but how many of us know what they really are? Kidney stones are made up of excess minerals found in urine, and they accumulate as a result of dehydration and unhealthy drinking habits, such as frequent soda consumption. It is no surprise that a fairly large fraction of people end up with stones in their kidneys, but what seems impossible is finding as many as 420 stones in the kidney, as were found in a Chinese man's body.
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X-ray revealed a staggering 420 stones in his kidney. Doctors said he needed surgery right-away!
Had it been any later, he'd have to lose his kidney itself according to the doctors.
The world record is still held by Dhanraj Wadile, an Indian man who was found to have 172,155 stones in just one of his kidneys.