Saturday, 13 May 2017

Get Rid Of Painful Kidney Stones

The kidney is an organ that acts as a filter, to remove waste products from the body and create urine. Urine drains from the kidney through a narrow tube (ureter) into the bladder.

What are Kidney Stones?

A kidney stone is a crystalline mineral deposit  that forms within the kidney or urinary tract. It is formed when salts and other minerals in urine stick together within the kidney or urinary tract. These stones will be very small when they form, but gradually can grow over time.

The smaller the kidney stone, the more likely it will pass on its own. If it is too large, they may cause intense pain. When the stone is in the Kidney it rarely causes pain. If it falls into the ureter, as the kidney continues to function and the pressure builds up behind the stone and causes kidney to swell.

Symptoms of Kidney Stone

The following are the symptoms, when the Kidney stone move through the urinary tract.
  • Blood in Urine
  • Frequent or Painful Urination
  • Severe pain in Back, Belly or Groin
  • Nausea and vomiting

What Causes Kidney Stone?

Kidney Stone forms when there is a change in normal balance of water, salts and minerals in the urine. There are many factors that can trigger changes in the urine, some are the following:
Medications : Patients who take excess amount of calcium antacids, vitamin A and Vitamin D can increase the amount of calcium in their urine and potentially increase the risk of forming stones.
Underlying illness : Some Chronic illnesses including cystic fibrosis, inflammatory bowel diseases and renal tubular acidosis
Diet : Diet may sometimes be an issue to forming stones, foods high in salt and animal protein may increase the risk of forming stones.
Heredity : Heredity may play a role in predisposition  of calcium in the urine.

SIIUT (South Indian Institute for Urology Transplant) offers advanced treatment for Kidney stone in Chennai. With the help of experienced medical crew they provide the best treatment for all Urological diseases at an affordable cost.

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