We provide professional support in Kidney Stone (ESWL)
kidneys are one of the places where the waste materials formed as a result of
the biochemical processes necessary for the continuation of our vital
activities are removed from the body. In addition, the adjustment of the
level of certain substances necessary for the body is carried out by the
kidneys. Kidney stones are formed by the combination of crystals that
cannot be dissolved and removed in the urine.
is a risk of stone formation in every person. While it is frequently seen
in the 20-50 years of age, the 30s are the most common age group of the
disease. Men are at 3 times more risk than women.
the exact cause of the stone is unknown, the risk factors are:
disorders in the kidney
disease (renal tubular acidosis, cystic kidney disease)
in a hot climate zone
cystinuria, hyperoxaluria, hyperuricosuria
medications (acetazolamide, anti-viral drugs)
bowel diseases (inflammatory bowel disease)
bowel surgery (jejune ilea by-pass)
diseases (egg hyperparathyroidism, gout)
tract stones may develop without any symptoms or sometimes with serious
symptoms. The most common complaint is pain. This pain can sometimes
be very severe or sometimes in the form of pain that does not disturb. Characteristic
pain is colic, which starts from the flank area and progresses forward, and can
also spread to the groin and testicles. The pain develops due to the
movement of the stone or the obstruction of the urinary system.
it can be seen with the eye, sometimes it is seen only in microscopic
It develops due to the
decrease in movement in the gastrointestinal system due to the pain caused by
the stone. Difficulty urinating can also be seen. Kidney Stone ESWL
(Extracorporeal shock Wave Lithotripsy) It is the breaking of kidney and
urinary tract stones by shock waves sent from outside of the body and the
removal of the broken stones from the body through the normal urinary tract.
It is not applied to pregnant women and patients with
After Kidney Stone (ESWL):
can go back to work the same day.
at least 2 liters of water a day after Kidney Stone (ESWL).
urine may be bloody for 1-2 days after Kidney Stone (ESWL) sessions. When
you drink plenty of water, the color of your urine quickly lightens.
throwing times of the stones are different. (It may take 3-4 weeks or
rash on your side is normal. It will disappear spontaneously after a few
active after Kidney Stone (ESWL). With sports and walking, your speed of
sand casting increases greatly.
gas-forming foods after Kidney Stone (ESWL).
may be pain. The necessary prescription will be given.
you have a fever after Kidney Stone (ESWL), talk to your doctor without any
an effective treatment, your sessions should be done continuously.
analyzing your stone fragments to prevent recurrence, your doctor will advise
you on foods to avoid.
Stone (ESWL) does not harm the kidney.