What are the Symptoms of Kidney Stone?


Kidney is the main organ of body which has no replacement. When this part of the body is in poor or serious unhealthy condition, a real trouble is seen in human beings. Kidney stone is one of the major and most common diseases whose ratio is increasing day by day and it is also not easy for the kidney stone patients to find out this disease because many people with kidney stone often not experience any symptom of it. The main reason is the size of stone which can be expelled out of the body along with urine naturally if the size of the stone is less than 0.7cm in diameter. In case, the stone size is bigger than 0.7cm it may definitely lead to hydronephrosis and a serious infection. We say that kidney stone highly depends on the size of stone because if the stone is large, it can lead to urination and obstacles blocking in the urinary tract.

Kidney stone, sometimes referred as renal calculi which come from Latin word meaning kidney pebbles. As discussed above, in the early stages, Kidney stones can be called silent stone due to small size. It remains unpredictable but as the time passes, the kidney stone size increases and the patients start experiencing the symptoms.

The most typical and common symptom is colica. A patient may feel severe flank or abdominal pain where the patient feels waves of severe pain which are unbearable. The nature of pain is sharp, severe, intermittent occurring periodically. It usually happens when the stone size is big, the patient will suffer from vomiting and nausea and may follow pain in the lower abdominal region.

The next and common sign of kidney stone is the blood in urine, thus, changing the urine color. The blood may come along with urine because of many problems, but when we talk about kidney stone, the blood mainly comes out due to the stones that mainly produce irritation of the ureter.

Apart from the blood coming in urine, a hindrance during urination with small intervals may also be a symptom of kidney stone. It also includes itching, burning and uncomfortable feelings are also the sign of kidney stones.

If an individual is experiencing obstruction or stabbing pain during passing urine and any substances like grains of small sand comes along with urine, it is also a common sign of kidney stone.

It is not necessary that the above explained signs and symptoms are due to kidney stones, but these can also be the signs of other urinary tract infections. This results sometime in wrong diagnosis of the actual disease. A good doctor, when listens to a patient describing such symptoms, he or she may also prescribe CT scan that clearly shows the kidneys, ureters and also the stones.

Kidney stone is one of the most common diseases nowadays that includes blood in urine, hindrance in urine, waves of sharp pain in your lower back, abdomen etc. In early stages, it may not be possible to diagnose kidney stone due to its small size, but as the size increases, a patient starts experiencing various types of signs and symptoms and that is the right time when a patient needs to consult with a good doctor.


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