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 Urologist will get an Xray done, of the lower abdomen plus ultrasound test to detect the nature and size of the Urine Stone. If the diagnosis is inconclusive, then a CT scan can also be advised to get the complete picture.
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?
People with certain medical conditions, such as gout, and those who take certain medications or supplements are at risk for kidney stones. Diet and hereditary factors are also related to stone formation.