If you have neverthe of , you should count yourself lucky, but these small, hard deposits that build up in your kidney are not something to be taken .
These stones form when the kidney becomes overly concentrated, allowing the minerals in the to crystallize and bind together. These can be caused when the aren’t functioning properly, or when you’re .
There are also numerous types of stones, depending on the cause of the mineral buildup:
- Calcium stones
- Struvite stones
- acid stones
- Cystine stones
These stones can move throughout yoursystem and affect it in numerous ways, from the original source in the kidney all the way to the . Knowing which type of stone has formed can help guide your treatment strategy and suggest which changes may need to be made.
While they are forming in the kidney, therarely manifest, but when one of those stones into the ureter – the tube the bladder and the kidney – the symptoms become very apparent.
- Sharp pain in the and side, in the space below the ribs, that to pain in the groin and lower , often coming in waves, particularly while .
- Urge to process is often painful, with the urine being , pink, red or brown, accompanied with a . very frequently, but only a small amount of urine will be produced, and the
- Kidney stones can also cause or in some , particularly if there is an underlying causing the build-up of stones.