What are Kidney Stones?
Kidney Stones or urinary stones are actually minerals built up in the bladder that have coalesced into small "stones."
Kidney stones are more common among older men, but reports of women contracting this condition
is increasing nowadays. Having urinary stones can be a painful and uncomfortable ordeal.
Thankfully, there are several treatment options that are readily available.
Here at the International Urology, Fertility and Gynaecology Centre, we specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney stones or urinary stones; on top of a wide range of treatment services for disorders and diseases concerning the urological system.
How do I know if I have Kidney Stones?
The symptoms of Kidney stones or urinary stones may not be felt right away, especially if they are very small.
However, once they start acting up, you will be able to tell that something’s wrong.
Common symptoms of kidney stones that you may encounter include:
- Discomfort and pain while urinating
- Pain in the lower abdomen
- Urinating more frequently than usual
- Dark-coloured or abnormally cloudy urine
- Blood mixed with urine