It’s all about Urinary Stones

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Urinary Stone Diseases – Kidney Stone

What is Kidney Stone?

Kidney stones are solid masses that are prepared from small crystals. It generally creates in the kidneys but can grow anywhere along with the urinary areas. The urinary tract includes the ureters, kidneys, urethra and urinary bladder. Kidney stones are one of the most painful medical situations. The causes of kidney stones differ from the type of stone. The various types of kidney stones include Uric Acid, Calcium, Sistine and Struvite.

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Risk factors of kidney stones.

The greatest risk issue of having kidney stones is making less than one litre of urine /day. Kidney stones are most likely to arise between the ages of 20 and 40. Some of the risk factors include obesity, dehydration, hyperthyroid conditions, inflammatory bowel diseases and gastric.

What are the symptoms of kidney stones?

Kidney stones cause rigorous pain. Symptoms of kidney stones may not arise until the stone begins to shift down the ureters. Other symptoms of kidney stones can include:

  1. Discoloured and foul-smelling urine.
  2. Frequent need to urinate.
  3. Blood in the urine.
  4. Diagnosis of kidney stones.
  5. Passing small amounts of urine.
  6. Fever.
  7. Nausea.

Diagnosis of kidney stones requires a total health background consideration and physical assessment.

  • Blood tests for checking the existence of phosphorus, calcium, electrolytes and  uric acid.
  • Entire urine analysis to verify for bacteria, crystals, white and blood cells.
  • Assessment of passed stones to find out its type.
  • Ultrasound of the kidney.
  • Abdominal X-rays and CT scan.
  • MRI of the abdomen and kidneys.

How are kidney stones treated?

Treatment is decided according to the type of stone. Some of the treatment options are:

  1. Medication.
  2. Lithotripsy.
  3. Ureteroscopy.
  4. Tunnel Surgery.

Urologist in Pune – Dr. Shirish Bhave

The finest treatment for the various types of kidney stones is offered by Dr Shirish Bhave in Surgical Nursing Home (Bhave Hospital) which is a well-known Urology clinic in Pune. Provides advanced facilities in hospitals to patients. Dr Shirish Bhave is one of the leading Urologist in Pune.  He is working as Consultant Urologist in Pune since Last 24 Years. His main areas of Interests are Treatment of Urinary Stone Disease, prostatic diseases, stricture urethra, urological cancers, male infertility & erectile dysfunction.

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