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All You Need to Know About Kidney Stones: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment


Kidney stones are a common yet painful condition affecting many individuals. Understanding the causes, symptoms, and available treatments is crucial for effective management. At Dr. B R Ambedkar Hospital, we provide comprehensive services to diagnose, treat, and prevent kidney stones.


Kidney stones can form when urine contains more crystal-forming substances than the fluid can dilute. Factors such as dehydration, high levels of certain minerals, and family history contribute to their development.


Symptoms may include severe pain in the back or side, blood in the urine, and frequent urination. Prompt medical attention is essential for accurate diagnosis and timely intervention.

Diagnostic Services:

Our hospital offers advanced diagnostic services, including imaging studies and laboratory tests, to identify the size, type, and location of kidney stones accurately.

Treatment Options:

Conservative Management: Small stones may pass naturally with increased fluid intake and pain management.

Medications: Prescription medications can aid in stone dissolution or alleviate pain.

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL):

Non-invasive procedure using shock waves to break down stones.

Ureteroscopy: Minimally invasive procedure using a thin tube to remove or break down stones.

Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL): Surgical procedure for large stones, involving a small incision.

Preventive Measures:

Our experts guide patients on lifestyle modifications, dietary changes, and hydration to prevent the recurrence of kidney stones.


Understanding kidney stones and seeking timely medical care is crucial for managing this condition. At Dr. B R Ambedkar Hospital, our dedicated team ensures comprehensive care, utilizing advanced diagnostic and treatment modalities to provide relief and promote overall kidney health.

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