5 Signs You May Have Kidney Stones

5 Signs You May Have Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are hard stone-like deposits which are mostly made up of minerals and salts. This condition is quite common among adults and can be treated effectively for complete removal. Top Kidney stone treatment in Gurgaonis offered by experienced doctors atUmkal Hospital, which is known for world-class infrastructure.

The 5 most common symptoms of kidney stones are -

  1. Pain in the belly, back or side

    Do you know medical practitioners say that kidney stones or renal colic give out unimaginable pain? Patients with kidney stones claim that the pain is even more severe than childbirth. The pain usually starts from the point when the stone reaches the narrow ureter, leading to a blockage. As a result, pressure buildups in the kidney leading to the intense pain.

    The pressure triggers nerve signals which in term transmit pain signals to the brain. Kidney stone pain often starts suddenly and the intensity changes as the stone change position.

    The pain usually comes in waves which continue for at least a few minutes and then disappears to come back again. If you have kidney stones you might feel pain not only in your back, belly but under your ribs as well.

  2. Burning sensation during urination

    Once your kidney stone reaches the junction between your bladder and ureter, you would experience pain while urinating. The pain can vary from being sharp or dull and if you don’t know that you have kidney stones, you might mistake this symptom to be associated with urinary tract infection.

  3. Smelly or cloudy urine

    If your urine is associated with a foul odor then this is a sign of infection in your kidney or another part in the urinary tract. Even studies suggest that about 8 percent of patients with acute kidney stones also suffer from urinary tract infections.

    If you find your urine to be cloudy than usual, then pus might be present in your urine. As for the smell, it is occurring due to the presence of bacteria causing the urinary tract infections.

  4. Blood in the urine

    If you find even slightest trace of blood in your urine, then consult your doctor atUmkal hospital immediately. The blood might not always be red, but pink and brown as well and it is a sign of urinary tract stones.

  5. An urgent need to urinate frequently

    This would be trouble especially if you are outside and this indicates that the stone has moved to the lower part of your urinary tract. No matter whether it is daylight or midnight, you cannot control the urge of running to the bathroom.

    But one thing to be kept in mind is, a urinary tract infection can also cause this symptom, so it’s better to consult with a kidney treatment hospital in Gurgaon.