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8 Symptoms and Signs of Kidney Stones You Should be Aware of 

 May 25, 2016

By  Gabriela

One of the most important organs in the human’s body are the kidneys. Their role is to flush out the unnecessary water from blood, waste, and toxins through urine, which goes to the bladder and gets eliminated through urethra. Nevertheless, if there are undissolved toxins in our body, they will create crystals and stones. Our body somehow manages to get rid of the smaller stones, but this isn’t the case with the bigger ones.8 Symptoms and Signs of Kidney Stones You Should be Aware ofUnable to be eliminated, these larger stones remain in the body and cause various illnesses as they obstruct the function of urethra. If the kidney stone blocks the tube that connects the kidneys and the bladder, called ureter, the person will experience tremendous pain. Here are the eight symptoms of kidney stones that you should always have in mind:

1. Infections

Person with kidney stones, usually experiences typical infections like urinary infections, painful urination, and fever.

2. Unpleasant and Discolored Smell or Cloudy Urine

The urine of people at the age between 20 and 40 who deal with urinary tract problems, might have an unpleasant smell because of the chemicals and toxins in the body. Kidney stones can change their shape and size.

3. Pain Record

Analyze your pain if you doubts whether you have kidney stones. The most common pain in such cases is in the morning, since urination gets more frequent later in the day.

4. Kidney Pain

People with kidney stones experience sudden and intense abdominal pain, which gets worse in time. Kidney stones might also cause pain in the back, genitals, or groin.

5. Blood in the Urine

The kidney stone may rub with the ureter, causing bloody urine. This in turn might cause abdominal pain.

6. Renal colic

As a result of this on-and-off extreme pain, you might also sweat and feel sick.

7. Painful and Frequent Urination

One of the most common signs of kidney stones is the frequent urge to urinate and painful urination, which is also a sign of dehydration.

8. Vomiting and Nausea

If kidneys doesn’t work properly, the toxic and waste won’t be properly eliminated from the body, thus resulting in urge to vomit, as the only way to eliminate them from the organism.

Via Healthy Food HouseHealthline

About the author 

Gabriela

A mom of two with a background in journalism, I took health into my own hands and started researching to find answers to my own health struggles. My research turned into a blog that turned into an amazing community (starring you!).When I'm not reading medical journals, creating new recipes, you can find me somewhere outside in the sun or undertaking some DIY remodeling project that inevitably takes twice as long as it was supposed to.

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