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Treating kidney stones

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Unless they feel
discomforting pain and present of blood in their urine, people will not go to a
doctor for a kidney stones checkup. This is because people tend to neglect the
severity of the condition and its possible complications once not diagnosed and
treated early.



Experts say that
the problem why people who are suffering from kidney stones is that they always
tend to be complacent in keeping up with a healthy diet and regular exercise.
They deliberately or not deliberately without realizing that they will suffer
and spend more money once the condition gets worse over time.



The most common
types of kidney stones among people are the calcium oxalate stones and uric
acid stone, which are caused by too much calcium and sodium intake. These types
of stones are not really that harmful unless they increase in size fast and
block the uteter the tube that is connected to the bladder and will cause
urination problems.



Treatments and
medication available



Today, there are
so many types of treatments and medications available for people with kidney
stones. These forms of treatments vary depending on the severity of the
condition. Experts say that people who have mild kidney stones can sort to
medication, which are usually prescribed for certain types.



Medication is
considered, as the initial form of treatment especially for symptomatic kidney
stones which is common among patients. This is used by people who show early
signs of kidney stones such as pain with varying degrees. The most common
medication includes the Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs ot NSAIDs like
ibuprofen, naproxen, nifedipine, and tamsulosin, which are effective in
speeding up the passage of ureteral stones along the uterer. These come in
different brands, come in pill form and can be brought over the counter.



For extreme
pains, medication can be through the vein to ensure that it will take effect
faster. This process of medication is also ideal for people who have low
tolerance in taking oral pills. If NSAIDs cannot be administered directly,
fluids can also be given to the patient suffering from the pain of kidney
stones through the mouth to ensure that there will be enough supply of fluid
for the urine.



Although
medication can be administered at home, there will be times that the patient
need to be brought to the hospitalized especially if the pain does not subside
immediately. Once hospitalized, the patient will be asked to strain urine in
order to cover the stone and collected for laboratory analysis. Here, the type
of stone will be determined as well as its size and number through an imaging
test. Here, if your kidney stones are smaller than 5 millimeters, you're safe
to take medication. But is the stone is about 10 millimeters, you will need to
undergo a procedure such as:



v Shock Wave
Lithotripsy (SWL) which is the most common option of procedure because it can
easily remove stones in the renal pelvis and upper ureter. This procedure
requires x-ray or ultrasound to determine the exact location of the kidney
stone and uses a high-energy shock wave to remove the stone by breaking it into
pieces. However, this is not effective for hard, large, and complicated types
of stones.



v Percutaneous
Nephrolithotomy (PNL), on the other hand, is ideal for complex and extremely
large kidney stones because it involves invasive surgical procedure in the
process of removal which are small telescopic instruments passing through the
person's skin.



v Ureteroscopy is
used for removing stones that are obstructed in the middle and lower portion of
the person's ureter. Here, a tiny telescopic instrument passes through the urethra
and bladder and into the ureter and kidney to remove the kidney stones.



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