There are few things as painful as passing a kidney stone. Some people compare it to giving birth. With around 600,000 kidney stone cases in the United States ever year, let’s take a look at 8 signs you may have kidney stones.
Category: Kidney Health
Signs You Should Be Tested For Kidney Cancer
Screening tests to detect early kidney cancer do not exist, and unfortunately, there are few if any early symptoms of this cancer. Most patients don’t notice any signs until the tumor has grown larger and begins to affect other organs. Consequently, be prepared to recognize the signs you should be tested for kidney cancer.
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Blood In Urine: Why It’s Important To See A Urologist
Many of us are aware that the dark yellow color of urine is a sign that we need to drink more water every day, but are you aware of what to do if you notice blood in your urine?
If you notice blood in your urine it can be a cause for concern. The urologists at Siouxland Urology recommend that you always schedule an evaluation, as it could be due to a condition that needs treatment.
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When To See A Urologist For Kidney Stone Treatment
Ask anyone who has ever passed a kidney stone if they would like to do it again. Chances are, your answer will be an immediate “no!”
It can be one of the most painful things, maybe next to childbirth, we can endure. They will tell you to run to a urologist if you have certain symptoms, and they will tell you once you have a kidney stone, you are likely to have more. Then they will explain the importance of and when to see a urologist for kidney stone treatment.
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Would You Be Able to Spot the Symptoms of a Kidney Infection?
A kidney infection is not to be taken lightly, and you should never ignore the symptoms.
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