The news that doctors in Hyderabad removed 206 stones from the kidney created a stir in the online world, now people are thinking more about their health in summer. In fact, to remove these stones from the kidney, doctors had done an hour-long key-hole surgery, after which they said, “Very high temperature during summer can cause dehydration.” Dehydration due to heat waves often causes kidney stones. Let us tell you that kidney stones vary in size, they can be as small as a grain and as big as a golf ball. Kidney stones affect both men and women, and their risk usually increases with age or if you already have a history of kidney stones.
Some common symptoms of kidney stones include severe cramping or pain in the back and sides. The pain often moves to the lower abdomen or groin, and this pain may come and go as the body tries to get rid of the stones.
Some other symptoms of kidney stone
– Frequent need to urinate with pressure
– Burning sensation during urination
Urine becomes dark or red due to blood. Sometimes urine contains only a small amount of red blood cells.
– nausea and vomiting
– Men may feel pain at the tip of the penis
If the size of kidney stone is small, then it can be cut out by medicines and taken out through urine, for this some medicines prescribed by doctors can be taken. But if the stone is large in size and you are suffering from severe pain then surgery may be required.
What can one do to prevent kidney stones?
The simplest and simplest way to prevent kidney stones is to stay well hydrated. Meaning take more and more fluids in the summer season. In this season, when you are exercising or playing sports, then definitely keep taking liquid. From plain water to fruit juices and vegetable juices, all count in your fluid intake.
However, to balance your health and sugar intake, it is best to drink non-calorie or low-calorie drinks. Avoid alcoholic drinks as they increase fluid loss and unnecessary calories.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 24, 2022, 18:45 IST