Your risk for urinary stones increases with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).
These occur when minerals in your urine crystalise and build-up in the bladder…
But how do you know you have them?
Read on to discover the essentials you needs to know about urinary tract stones…
Six signs you may have urinary stones
You may have trouble identifying urinary stones
at first because many of the symptoms overlap with those of BPH. But if you experience the following symptoms more intensely, it could be urinary tract stones:
Abdominal pressure and pain
Frequent urge to urinate
Urinary stones can also cause chronic bladder infections. This because the stones irritate the lining of the bladder and obstruct urine flow. So look out for these two additional signs as well:
Pain while urinating
If these bladder problems seem familiar to you, see your Urologist. He’ll perform an X-ray and a cytoscope to determine if you have urinary stones.
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Here’s how to treat and prevent urinary stones
Your Urologist may have to remove urinary stones that are obstructing your urine using a cytoscope or performing surgery.
He may also recommend Transurethral Resection of the Prostate
(TURP) to alleviate your prostate
and bladder problems.
To help prevent the reoccurrence of urinary stones, drink six to eight glasses of water per day.
And to prevent chronic bladder infections, drink unsweetened cranberry juice daily and limit your coffee and alcohol intake.
Your doctor will prescribe antibiotics in the case of a bladder infection. Remember to finish the course even if your symptoms subside before your pills run out.
Always treat a bladder infection early. Left untreated, it can cause more serious bladder and kidney problems.
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