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Do you know all about the Kidney stone.?

Updated: Nov 20, 2019

Kidney stones are hard deposits made of minerals and salts that form inside our kidneys. Kidney stones can affect any part of your urinary tract from your kidneys to your bladder. Stones form when the urine becomes concentrated, allowing minerals to filter and stick together. kidney stones are solid masses made of crystals. Kidney stones usually originate in your kidneys. However, they can upgrade anywhere beside your urinary area, which comprises of these parts are :-

  • Kidneys

  • Ureters

  • Bladder

  • Urethra

Symptoms of Kidney stone:- 

A kidney stone may not cause symptoms until it moves within our kidney or passes into our ureter — the tube connecting the kidney and bladder. At that point, you may experience these symptoms are:-

  1. Severe pain in the side and back, below the ribs in your body.

  2. Pain that radiates to the lower abdomen and groin in your body.

  3. Pain which comes in waves and fluctuates in intensity.

  4. Pain on urination.

  5. Pink, red or brown urine.

  6. Cloudy or foul-smelling urine.

  7. Nausea and vomiting.

  8. Persistent need to urinate.

  9. Urinating more often than usual.

  10. Fever and chills if an infection is still in your body.

  11. Urinating small amounts.

Kidney stones are one of the most painful state. The causes of kidney stones agree according to the type of stone.

Risk factors for kidney stones:-

The prestigious, risk factor for kidney stones is making lower than.1 liter of urine per day. That’s  why kidney stones are common in advanced newborn. who have kidney problems. However, kidney stones are most likely to come about in people between the ages of 20 and 50. Different factors can increase your risk of upgrading a stone. In the United States, white people are more likely to have kidney stones than black up to people. Sex also plays a role. More men than women develop kidney stones, as claimed by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). A history of kidney stones can grow your risk. So does a family history of kidney stones.

Why kidney stones can be a problem..?

Passage of stones down the ureter can cause spasms and irritation of the ureters in your body. This causes blood to appear in the urine system. Sometimes stones block the flow of urine. This is called a urinary obstruction. Urinary obstructions can lead to kidney infection and kidney damage in your body.

How kidney stones are treated ?

Treatment is modified according to the type of kidney stone. Urine can be drawn and stones collected for judgement. Drinking six to eight glasses of water a day grow urine flow. People who are dehydrated or have severe nausea and vomiting may need hypodermic fluids.


Types of kidney stones are:-

Calcium stones:-

Most kidney stones are calcium stones, generally in the form of calcium oxalate in your body. Oxalate is a naturally appearing substance found in food and is also made daily by our liver. Some fruits and vegetables, as well as nuts and chocolate, have high oxalate content so that cost calcium kidney stone.


Struvite stones:-

Struvite stones form in response to an infection, such as a urinary tract infection in kidney. These stones can grow fastly and become quite large, sometimes with few symptoms or little warning.


Uric acid stones:-

Uric acid stones can form in people who don't drink water enough fluids or the person who lose too much fluid, those who take a high-protein diet, and those who have gout can have Uric acid stone. Certain genetic factors also may increase your risk of uric acid stones or kidney stone.


Cystine stones:-

These stones form in people with a hereditary disorder that causes the kidneys to excrete too much of certain amino acids which causes Cystine stone.


The first is drinking a lot water to make the urine completely clear and a person can tell they are not consuming enough water if their urine is yellow or brown.


Diet:- 

There are various foods that have a positive impact on kidney health. These can help reduce both the risk and clash of kidney stones. Kidney beans are one alike option. Boil the pods inside and the beans for around six hours, strain the liquid, allow this liquid to cool. supplements and pyrimidine supplements have also been recommended as effective treatments. You can purchased online Vitamin B6 supplements.


So if you want to know more meet Dr. Debanga Sarma

Dr. Debanga earned his MBBS, MS, Mch degree from Guwahati Medical College . He has around 20 International Publications and around 10 National Publications. He is specialized in Minimal Invasive urological surgeries like,

  • Laser Prostate Surgery

  • Laser Stone Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery

ADDRESS:- GATE Hospital, Zoo-Narengi Road, near Gita Mandir, Mathgharia, Guwahati, Assam 781020 Phone:- 600-330-1038


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