How to Recognize the Signs and Symptoms of Kidney Stones


How to Recognize the Signs and Symptoms of
Kidney Stones. Kidney stones are hard, solid masses that
can cause intense pain. These are some of the symptoms that may occur. You will need Awareness of irregular urination
Awareness of physical pain Awareness of nausea Chills and fever Doctor and water (optional). Step 1. Know that pain and symptoms may not occur
if the stone is small. Step 2. Be aware that pain may occur during urination
or you may have a persistent urge to urinate. Your urine may appear dark, bloody, or cloudy,
and may have a foul smell. Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated. Step 3. Recognize pain in the abdominal area, groin,
below the ribs, or on the side of the back. The pain occurs because the stones are blocking
the kidney. Step 4. Recognize that vomiting, nausea and feeling
sick to your stomach are all possible effects of kidney stones. Step 5. Be aware that chills and fever can occur if
an infection is present. Call your doctor if this occurs. Did you know Nearly 200 quarts of blood travel
through the kidneys every day.

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