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About Kidney Stones

Leave No Kidney Stone Unturned with miVIP

Kidney stones are a prevalent affliction in the urinary tract system, and one that seems to burden men the most. miVIP specializes in minimally invasive kidney stone removal to get rid of small and smooth kidney stones as well as sharp kidney stones.

If you suffer from kidney stones, talk with your doctor about an ureteroscopy procedure. The ureteroscopy specialists at miVIP are here to help you get relief and maintain the health of your kidneys while getting you back to your normal daily routine as quickly as possible.

Prevalence of Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are more common that you might realize. Roughly one in 11 Americans has experienced kidney stones sometime in their life. Hard kidney stones have been known to cause immense pain while in the ureter; the sooner you seek pain, the less pain you will have to endure.

Main Causes of Kidney Stones

You might require kidney stone removal if there are high levels of calcium, oxalate and phosphorus in your urine. Once these substances start to collect in your kidney wall, they can start to form sharp stones. In order to avoid damage to your body, you might require an ureteroscopy procedure.

Causes of kidney stones include:

  • Excessive Mineral Intake – By consuming more vitamin D and calcium than you need on a daily basis, you increase your chances of developing kidney stones
  • Dehydration – Without enough water, the uric acid in your body cannot be diluted and becomes acidic, which can lead to kidney stones
  • Other Conditions – Other conditions can become a catalyst for kidney stones, such as urinary tract infections, Crohn’s Disease and gout

Signs That You Could Have Kidney Stones

There are several very distinct signs of kidney stones that you might exhibit, such as:

  • Fever/Chills
  • Nausea
  • Pain
  • Vomiting
  • Blood while urinating
  • Intense pain during urination
  • Sharp pain in the lower abdomen or back where the kidneys are located

If you find yourself experiencing any of these symptoms, you might be in need of professional kidney stone removal and a miVIP ureteroscopy procedure.

Effective Treatments for the Condition

Treating kidney stones involves either a minimally invasive removal procedure or focusing on managing the pain and the other symptoms while the stone makes its way through the patient’s system. For stones that are too large to safely pass through on their own, it might be best that you have it taken care of with an ureteroscopy.

When you allow one of the world class miVIP ureteroscopy specialists to take care of your kidney stone removal, your stones will be delicately broken up in the most efficient way possible. A laparoscopic tool will be used during the ureteroscopy procedure so that the surgeon can reach the kidney stones. During the kidney stone removal, the kidneys will be checked for other health issues.

Let miVIP Take Care of Your Kidney Stones

There is no need to suffer through the agony of kidney stones when you have access to the most sophisticated medical technology and procedures. Call the ureteroscopy specialists at miVIP today at 877-956-2263.

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