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Kidney Stones? Learn About Urinary Calculus Today

About


A condition where kidney stones form and passes through the ureter and the bladder, causing immense pain.


Kidney stone cases are reported to occur in 12% men and 5% of women by the age of 70 (1)



-Is a treatable medical condition
-Resolves within days to a few weeks with treatment
-Advanced stages or larger stones may require surgical removal


Kidney stones, also known as urinary calculus, form when your body is unable to process the minerals you take in, thus forming hard, pebble-like deposits which can range from anywhere between the size of a kernel to a grain of salt. There are various types of kidney stones like uric acid stones, calcium stones, struvite stones, cystine stones, etc. and the treatment depends on which type patients have.


Symptoms


Symptoms of kidney stones vary for urinary calculus since the stones may move around anywhere from the ureter to the bladder


People also experience
Pain - in the groin, abdomen, side or back, while urinating, and the urge to pee all the time
Fever
Chills
Low urine output in the bathroom


Treatment


Self-care - Consume a diet rich in fruits and vegetables and drink plenty of fluids. Lower your protein intake and avoid processed foods completely.


 


Medications - Medications include antibiotics and other types depending on the type of kidney stones you have.


Specialists - Patients are recommended to visit a doctor if they throw up while experiencing pain or the severity of their symptoms increases. mfine has healthcare professionals who take care of you and offers a holistic wellness treatment plan to patients.

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