Kidneys are the kind of sanitizers and filters that remove the harmful substances from the urine from the body. But some metabolic products in the process of dissolving form crystals that are deposited on the walls of the kidneys and eventually become sand or stones that cause disease.
How to determine in time the presence of stones in the kidneys? Unfortunately, people find out about the problems when these stones begin to move, changing their location, and delivering pain. Doctors say that not yet have one single cause kidney stones and not withdrawn formula who is most susceptible to the disease. It is known that urolithiasis can occur both in a newborn child, and in an elderly person.
Specialists distinguish several types of stones by chemical composition: protein or cystine; Magnesium; Calcium phosphate; Calcium oxalate; Acidic Mixed up Sometimes the size of the stones varies from the caliber of sand (up to 2 millimeters) and to the giant (up to 10 centimeters).
What is still the main cause of education? Among the factors that influence the occurrence of kidney stones, isolated such as heredity, congenital anomalies of mochevyvedennya, lack of vitamins Group "A" and "D", cystitis or other inflammatory urinary tract endured surgery on the bladder or kidneys, Prolonged treatment with some medications.
Of great importance in determining the causes of this disease is given to the quality of drinking water and nutrition. To the formation of stone leads to excessive and constant consumption of roast, salty, smoked, meat dishes and untreated water.
The symptoms of urolithiasis occurrence include: blunt or acute pain, blood in urine, severe pain in the right kidney or renal colic, increased blood pressure and body temperature to 40 °, painful urination, vomiting and nausea, and Appearance of pain in the groin, lower abdomen.
At the same time for each person this disease manifests itself, the symptoms are rather individual. However, definitive diagnosis can only ask an expert - physician nephrologist, which must apply when the first signs of stones and sand in the kidneys.
If untimely refer to a specialist and start the disease, it can cause complications, such as kidney infections or blockage of the urinary tract. And this may already lead to kidney failure.