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Kidney stone symptoms,causes & treatment.
« on: December 31, 2011, 06:46:09 AM »
kidney stone is a hard, crystalline mineral material formed within the kidney or urinary tract .
The symptoms include a severe cramping pain in the lower back,abdomen,sides, blood in the urine,difficulty in urinating, urinary urgency, penile pain, or testicular pain may occur due to kidney stones.
The factors which causes the formation of kidney stones are,Dehydration,Hereditary and dietary factors are the major factors for the formation of kidney stone..It is best to avoid kidney stones rather than going treatment.To prevent drink plenty of water, more water, since low fluid intake and dehydration are.Avoid consumption of food high in calcium oxalate such as spinach,peanuts,beets,wheat germ, rhubarb, Swiss chard.
Most kidney stones will pass out through ureter by their own,but some stones that do not pass can be removed by successful treatments.Stones larger than 9mm ,10 mm can pass rarely through the ureter,and it can be done using some medications.Other treatment such as Lithotripsy (Breaking of large stone into smaller pieces using shock waves) ,  then pass through urinary system.When the above methods are not effective,in that case surgical techniques are also used to remove kidney stones.