Doctors for Nephrolithiasis in Mallige Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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Nephrolithiasis is the process of formation of kidney stones. Nephrolithiasis causes the formation of renal calculus, which in turn causes pain and blood in urine. Formation of big stones causes blockage of the ureter, leading to pain. Symptoms are:
• Excruciating, intermittent pain that radiates from flank to groin
• Renal colic
• Urinary urgency
• Blood in urine
HOW IS NEPHROLITHIASIS DIAGNOSED?
A Nephrologists/General Physician diagnoses Nephrolithiasis by conducting a blood test and urine test to monitor the condition of the kidneys. Also, the doctor may also conduct imaging tests such as CT scan.
HOW IS NEPHROLITHIASIS TREATED?
Prevention and treatment of Nephrolithiasis depends on the size of stones. Diuretics are prescribed for dissolving small stones. Dietary changes like increased fluid intake, reduced calcium and sodium intake are recommended.
DID YOU KNOW?
The kidney stones don’t cause any permanent damage but passing out the stones through urine can be extremely painful.