Kidney Stone Disease

Kidney stone disease (nephrolithiasis or urolithiasis)

✴ As we know, our body has two kidneys.Kidney stones can occur on one side or both sides. It commonly occurs between the ages of 30 and 60.

✴ How common is kidney stones? It happens to about 1 in 10 people. Stones can form in the kidneys or in the tubes(ureters) that connect the kidneys to the bladder. When this happens, it becomes very painful and if we left without being treated,the kidneys may become infected, stop working properly, etc. 

❓ What are the symptoms of stone formation?

If the stones are small, they pass out of the urine on their own even without knowing. If so,we won’t feel any pain.

But if the stone is big
〽️ at that side, the stomach will hurt quite a bit.
〽️ it hurts so much and then it may have gone away.
〽️ feel sick, vomiting, etc.

❓ When should we go to the hospital?

〽️ there is so much pain
〽️ high fever
〽️ chills
〽️ blood in urine
If it happens, you should go to the hospital.

❓ Why the stones form?

〽️ do not drink enough fluids
〽️ because of some medicines
〽️ and some diseases can cause stone formation.

❓ How to prevent and treat?

Most stones are small and pass on their own during urination. If it’s big, we need to remove the stones surgically.

❗According to observations, it is found that half of those who have had stones will have stones again within the next 5 years.

In order to prevent these stones, we must drink plenty of water every day. So, let’s drink a lot of water.

Thank you for reading.

Wish you be healthy and happy. 😇

Don’t forget to drink plenty of water every day.🤗

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