The problem of kidney stone is quite common in India, this problem has been seen most in the age group of 25-45 years. The researchers found that the risk was three times higher in men than in women. About 5 to 7 million (50-70 lakh) people in India suffer from this problem every year. Kidney stones are the accumulation of crystals made of minerals and salts inside the kidney. This condition can cause severe pain, some people also have problems with urination. Identifying its symptoms in time, it is advised to get the treatment done to remove the stones.
Health experts say that those who drink less water, have a family history of kidney stones, or consume more salt and sugar, are at a higher risk of kidney stone formation. Doctors say, this problem can be avoided if you keep drinking sufficient amount of water along with paying attention to diet.
Let us know on the basis of which symptoms this problem can be identified and what measures are considered beneficial for prevention and treatment?
Early symptoms of kidney stone
Doctors say that the problem of stone formation in the kidney can be very painful. Stones can be prevented from growing by paying attention to its symptoms in time.
- Feeling pain in the lower back or one part of the abdomen.
- Nausea or vomiting with pain.
- Blood in the urine or pain during urination.
- being unable to urinate
- Feeling the need to urinate more often.
- fever or chills.
- Odor or frothy appearance of urine.
What do experts say?
Once treated, there is a risk of recurrence, so preventive measures should always be taken care of. In the beginning, there are usually no symptoms until the stone grows.
Sometimes it can get stuck in the urinary system which causes severe pain. In case of kidney stone, pain usually persists on one side of the abdomen or back. It is necessary to identify and treat it in time.
How to get relief in kidney stone
The treatment of kidney stones depends on the size and number of stones. Some people are advised to drink more water to flush out the stones so that small stones are passed through the urine, although surgery may be needed if they grow in size.
It is also beneficial by consuming more citric fruits, drinking water, and consuming magnesium-rich things.