As the name suggests, the Urine Stone is a little cyst or tumour like growth that happens in the urinary tract and the kidney area. It is also referred to as kidney stone. In most cases the patient would experience a sudden or shooting pain in the lower abdomen, which is accompanied with constant pain during urinating followed with feeling of dizziness and blackout when urinating.
HOW IS URINE STONE DIAGNOSED?
The various tests done for diagnosis include:
• Blood testing. Blood tests may reveal too much calcium or uric acid in your blood.
• Urine testing. The 24-hour urine collection test may show that you're excreting to many stone-forming minerals or too few stone-preventing substances.
• Imaging. Options range from simple abdominal X-rays, dual energy computerized tomography (CT), ultrasound, a noninvasive test, and intravenous urography,
• Analysis of passed stones. one may be asked to urinate through a strainer to catch stones that you pass. Lab analysis will reveal the makeup of the kidney stones.
HOW IS URINE STONE TREATED?
Urine Stone can be treated through Internal Medicine and the patient can get swift relief from the condition. Only if the size of the stone is big and if it does not dissolve with medication, surgery has to be done to remove the stone.
DID YOU KNOW?
Proper hydration is a key preventive measure for Urine Stone.