What is a Kidney Stone?

A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that form in a kidney out of substances in the urine. Kidney stone may be as small as a grain of sand or as a pearl. stone are even as big as golf balls. 

Stones may be smooth or jagged, are usually yellow or brown.

What are the symptoms of kidney stone?

Many Kidneys stones don’t move and are too small to cause any symptoms. However, if a kidney stone cause a blockage or moves into your ureter you may:

1. Have severe pain or ache on one or both side of your back

2. Get sudden spasms of excruciating pain- this usually starts in the back below your ribs, before radiating around your abdomen and sometimes to your groin and genitals

3. Have bloody or cloudy urine,

4. Feel sick or vomit,

5. Feel a frequents urge to urinate or a burning sensation during urination,

6. Get fever and chills