Our body is like a large factory where individual departments are working in synergy to manufacture the principal product. A minor disorder in any department doesn’t make much of a difference in the whole process but if the problem persists and becomes big, it affects the production seriously.
Kidney Stone problem is a similar story. Initially there may not be any symptom until the stones grow in number and size to block your ureters, the thin tubes that connect the kidneys to the bladder. And when that happens, dear friend, it’s the worst pain in the world. Or, perhaps second to only the labor pain.
As part of our urinary system the kidneys remove wastes from the bloodstream and pass them out in the form of urine. And doing this continually, hard deposits of minerals and salts may be formed in the kidneys(any or both) which are called kidney Stones. Earlier, the kidney stones would be considered a problem for middle aged men, but now they’re becoming more common in middle aged women and also a problem in pregnancy.
Below are the symptoms of a kidney Stone conditions. Apart from the excruciating pains, you will find other symptoms that signal you to visit a clinic immediately.
Depending on the size and locations of the stones, they can be either broken into small pieces or removed intact. Following are the common treatment methods for kidney stones:
Analysis of your kidney stone helps to learn the root cause of the problem and gives your doctor direction of the right treatment to eliminate chances of stone in future.
The different types of kidney stones are: