Kidney Stones Diagnosis

A diagnosis of kidney stones is made depending on the information obtained from the medical history, urinalysis, radiographic studies and physical examination. In order to diagnose kidney stones, microscopic examination of the urine is carried out and can show red blood cells, urinary casts, crystals and leukocytes. Urinary urgency, hematuria, vomiting, sweating, restlessness and nausea are a few more signs and symptoms of kidney stones.

A diagnosis of kidney stones is made depending on the information obtained from the medical history, urinalysis, radiographic studies and physical examination. In order to diagnose kidney stones, microscopic examination of the urine is carried out an ... More

Health Q&A
Constant lower back pain

My lower back has been hurting for a few weeks now. I want to say it's my kidneys but, I just want to be sure. the pain is a burning dull pain, but constant. It stops me from sleeping, and no position is comfortable to lie in. The pain wraps around the lower sides of my back.

Urinary tract infection

My current albumin in my urine test says TRACE . my PUS cells is 15-18 hpf. Red blood cells is 0-3hpf. I had urinary tracr infection . This is my second urine test for follow up after 1 week medication i was prescribed to take Cefuroxime. Do I need to worry? What does the teace means and what caused it? What should I do?

Kidney stones

I have multiple recurrent kidney stones in right kidney of size 7 mm, I am not able to urinate properly. But not painful. What is the best treatment for permanent removal.

Less pressure while urination

Hi doctor, i am 26 yr old, male. I do a lot of physical activity and swet a lot. when I wake up in morning and immediately rush to toilet, the urine takes time to get out. and also this happens when the pressure is not that much. And sometimes the pressure is normal. so i am very much confused abt whether there really is any problem or not. I've seen that when I drink a lot of water in the morning, the pressure and urine flow are quite normal.

Urine track amd urine bladder infection

Im 17 years old.i am facing this problem since 5 years Reports tells that I have 4 mm stone in my urine track and my bladder has become thick. Doctor suggest me cystone tablet and norflox400 tablet as my dose These tablets should be taken for three months to cure my problem

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