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Kidney Stone Removal Without Surgery

Posted on November 21, 2019 at 5:45 AM

Kidney stones are hard crystals of minerals and salts that form by sticking together inside the kidneys. The size of kidney stones can vary from a seed to a pearl or even larger. It can obstruct the urine flow and cause infection, kidney damage or kidney failure.


Treatment for kidney stones


Most kidney stones can be treated without surgery. Kidney stones can pass by itself through the urinary tract but may cause severe pain. The pain caused by a kidney stone may differ in intensity when shifting to a different location.


Kidney stones can be easily melted by medication and therapy until the size of the stones are very large that can't be removed or crushed with other treatments. In this case, surgery might be the only option. Find the best treatment of kidney stones in Bangalore.


Following are some ways to treat kidney stones without surgery:


1. Medications


Some specific types of kidney stones like uric acid stones can be dissolved with the help of medications. Medications are used to make stones easy to pass through urine.


2. Drink a lot of water


Some kidney stones are formed by an infection because of not drinking enough fluids or water. Drinking plenty of water is one of the best ways to prevent and treat kidney stones. It helps ease the passage or slow the growth of stones in the kidneys.


3. Home remedies


Several home remedies are present to cure kidney stones. The purpose of these methods is to dissolve kidney stones in the urine and pass it out from the body.


But it is always recommended to consult with your doctor first as you may be allergic to some ingredients.


Apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, pomegranate juice, basil and wheatgrass juice etc contain the ingredients that can help prevent kidney stones.


But remember, if you are noticing symptoms of kidney stones, it is always good to see a urologist before taking any medication or therapy. Your doctor may suggest a kidney stone surgery until and unless kidney stones starts coming down and get stuck in the ureter. Larger kidney stones require immediate removal by kidney surgery or even kidney transplant.


Get kidney function tests regularly as sometimes no symptoms are seen for most of the kidney disease. Choose the best treatment and care for your kidneys in one of India’s leading Nephrology-Urology hospitals.


Contact NU multispecialty hospital Bangalore


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