Mona Khanna, MD, MPH reveals the primary causes of kidney stones as well as symptoms that may occur when stones are present.
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What are kidney stones? Kidney stones are stones that are created because, there is some kind of process going on in your body where you not processing either, calcium, your intake of calcium correctly or you have certain other substances that are produced in your body that lead to the precipitation and formation of these stones through different chemical reactions. Because we have so many chemical reactions going through our body. If you have kidney stones, pain of courses are really, really important symptom, you may also develop urinary tract infections, where you may feel some burning, when you urinate, you may urinate frequently but only small amounts and all of those could signify that there are some obstructive process in your kidneys and that could be because of a kidney stone, you may also have blood in your urine.