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Arizona's Stoops treated for kidney stones

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Posted: Friday, September 28, 2007 4:05 pm | Updated: 5:45 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

Arizona football coach Mike Stoops was released from University Medical Center in Tucson at noon today after undergoing several hours of treatment for kidney stones, according to a news release issued by the athletic department.

Stoops was sent home to rest, according to the release. Athletic director Jim Livengood said Stoops is expected to coach in Saturday evening’s game against Washington State.

Livengood said Stoops would see UMC physicians Monday for further evaluation.

One million Americans are treated for kidney stones each year, according to the National Kidney Foundation. Kidney stones are most common among men between the ages of 20 and 40.

Symptoms can include severe pain in the groin, kidneys or abdomen, nausea, fever and blocked urine flow. Most kidney stones pass on their own within three to six weeks.

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