Are you experiencing painful urination or sharp pain in the lower back radiating to the abdomen? Are you passing blood in the urine? If yes, you might be suffering from kidney (renal) stones. Kidney stones are small hard deposition of minerals and acid salts that stick with the concentrated urine. It is also referred to as renal stones. It may be very painful in the abdomen, flank, and groin area.
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The occurrence of the stone is related to the reduction in the urine volume and an increase in the excretion of calcium oxalate urate cystine, xanthine, and phosphate. It may remain silent in your body without showing symptoms for many years. Homeopathy works very efficiently in treating kidney diseases.
What are the Symptoms of Kidney Stones?
If your stone is very small, easily movable then it mostly doesn’t cause symptoms. And, you will never come to know that you have a kidney stone.
If you have a large-sized stone, you may experience the following symptoms.
Passing blood in the urine
Sharp lancinating pain in the back of the loin region that may radiate to the abdomen and groin area.
Complaints may be associated with nausea and vomiting
Backache – pain in the side and loin region radiating to the lower abdomen
Dark yellow colored urine
Urge to pass the urine persistently
It May be associated with fever
Causes and Various Risk Factors of Kidney Stones
Here are some causes and risk factors that can result in kidney stones.
High level of uric acid, oxalate, and cystine
Renal stones running in family.
High intake of protein and salt in the diet
History of kidney stones
Family history of kidney stones
Less intake of water
High intake of protein, sodium, and sugar
Surgery, such as Bypass intestinal or gastric surgery
Cystic kidney disorder
The tendency of urine to develop high levels of cystine, oxalate, uric acid, or calcium.
Swelling or irritation in the bowel or joints.
Certain medicines are diuretics and calcium-based.
Types of Kidney Stones:
Here are the types of kidney stones that you should know.
Stones are made up of calcium and oxalate and, sometimes, of phosphate too.
Struvite stones occur in the urinary tract infections where abundant ammonia result due to bacteria in the urine. These stones are made up of magnesium, phosphate, and ammonium.
3.Uric acid stones
Uric acid stones are made of uric acid and calcium
Cystine stones are made of cystine, a kind of chemical, and they very rarely develop. They mostly occur due to genetic disorder where cystine leaks from kidneys into the urine.
Diagnosis of Kidney stone:
Here are some tests which can help in the diagnosis of kidney stone.
3.X-RAY or CT scan.
Homeopathic Remedies for Kidney Stone:
Homeopathic remedies are indicated according to the symptoms. Hence, for every patient with renal stone, homeopathic remedies differ and vary on individuality and symptoms totality.
The right-sided kidney stone in the patient indicates Apis, Lyco, Mag-p, and Sars
The left-sided kidney stone n the patient indicates Benz-ac, Coloc, Pareir, and Thuja
Pain during urination indicates Canth, Puls, and Senec
Kidney stone associated with severe nausea indicates Canth, Ocimum, and Senec.
Kidney stone pain extending to the bladder indicates Berb, Cantharis, Lycopodium, and Sarsparilla.
1.Medorrhinum: Colicky pain in the abdomen and groin area while coughing, craving for ice, and limbs, particularly fingers, happen to be cold to touch indicate Medorrhinum.
2.Sarsaparilla: Passage of small stone or calculi while urinating, the stone is marked in the bladder, blood in the urine, and clear urine but very irritating scanty flow indicate Sarsaparilla. When the urine is marked as slimy, copious, sandy, flaky, deposition of white sand while urination, this remedy may help.
3.Nux Vomica: Stone in the ureter is a marked indication of this remedy. Nux Vomica helps alleviate the irritation in the urinary canal.
4.Cantharis: Persistent intolerable urge for urination before, during, and after urinating, burning pain is present with scalding of the parts, cutting intolerable pain, fearful strangury dribbling of urine with tenesmus, and very painful urination passing drop by drop indicate this remedy indicates this homeopathic medicine. Also, shredding jelly-like indicates Cantharis.
5.Berberis Vulgaris: Painful cutting sensation on the left side of the bladder radiating to the urethra and then comes from the left kidney to the course of the ureter indicates Berberis vulgaris. This remedy is recommended when the urine is blood red, becomes turbid, deposits bright red sediments, and slowly becomes clear in appearance but retaining the blood.
6.Lycopodium: It is an excellent medicine for right-sided stones. When the urine is scanty and pain is worse before urination, Lycopodium is indicated. The patient feels better after passing urine. When red sediments appear in the urine that may be turbid pale and purulent, this homeopathic medicine is recommended.
7.Sarsaparilla Officinalis: This medicine is best suitable for treating kidney stones with a burning sensation at the end of urination. Passing very scanty urine containing slimy and sandy particles in urine indicates this homeopathic remedy. It is indicated for the right-sided kidney stone.
8.Ocimum Can: Kidney stones associated with nausea, vomiting, and intolerable pain indicate this remedy. It offers remarkable results in treating the right-sided kidney stone.
9.Tabacum: This remedy is indicated for left-sided kidney stones with nausea and vomiting. It helps in treating the patient who passes red or saffron-colored urine and experiences tenesmus and burning painful bladder.
Tips for Prevention of Kidney Stone Naturally:
Drinking plenty of water will flush out small stones naturally through the urine, and it also prevents renal stones.
Avoid more calcium-rich foods
Reduce the intake of sodium
Reduce oxalate-rich foods
Reduce non-vegetarian foods
Reduce vitamin C intake
Treatment for Renal Stone:
Kidney stone treatment always depends on its size and composition and its severity, such as stone blocking your urinary tract and causing intolerable pain.
Shock wave lithotripsy done under anesthesia breaks up the kidney stone into small pieces that pass through the urinary tract while urinating.
Ureteroscopy is done under general anesthesia wherein a long tube is used to remove the stone or to break it into small pieces that pass through the urinary tract during urination.
In severe cases, a surgery known as percutaneous nephrolithotomy is done to remove the kidney stone.
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