PROSTATE AND STONE CLINIC

Kidney Stone:

A kidney stone is a hard, crystalline material formed within the urinary tract or the kidney. One in every 20 people develop kidney stones at some point in their lifetime. Kidney stones form when there is a decrease in the volume of urine, or there is an excess of stone forming substances in the urine. A major risk factor for kidney stone formation is dehydration. Symptoms include flank pain and blood in the urine.

Certain medical conditions like gout, or consumption of supplements or certain medications lead to a risk of kidney stone development. Diet and hereditary factors are also related to the formation of kidney stones.

Symptoms of Kidney Stones
  • Sharp pain on one side of the back or lower abdomen
  • Pain while urinating
  • Passing of cloudy urine
  • Passing of urine that smells differently than it normally does
  • Urge to urinate often
  • Severe pain that doesn’t allow you to sit, stand or lie down comfortably
Do not ignore the below signs 
  • Pain while urinating
  • Blood in urine
  • Odd smell in urine
  • Chills
  • Fever
  • Urge for frequent urination
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Enlarged Prostate:

In males with aging process, prostate enlarges and obstructs flow of urine. At age of 70 years, almost 70% of males are affected.

Symptoms of Enlarged Prostate:
  • Constant urge to urinate
  • Buring pain while urinating
  • Difficulty in starting urination
  • Uneven flow of urine
  • Feeling a semi-full bladder even after urination
  • Pain in lower back, lower abdomen, above pubic area, or between testicles and anus
  • Painful ejaculation
Do not ignore the below signs 
  • Slow flow of Urine
  • Frequent urination, mostly at night
  • Incomplete emptying of bladder