Gall stone and Kidney stone are two different things and are in the two different parts (kidney & gall bladder). Let’s first understand the functions of the kidney and gall bladder. Our kidneys filter the blood and the waste get converted into urine and pass out from the body through the urethra and the gall bladder of our body store bile produced by the liver. This helps in proper digestion and absorption of fats.
What is Gallstone?
A gallstone is a form of hard lump that produce in a bile duct or gallbladder. The gallbladder stone can be as small as a grain or as big as the size of a golf ball. It is formed when a liver produces bile that contains high cholesterol & bilirubin. A gallstone is caused when a person has too much cholesterol and bilirubin in their bile. It can be treated with medication at an early stage.
What is Kidney Stone?
A Kidney stone occurs in the kidney of the body. It is a hard mineral deposit or a solid mass that is made up of small crystal mineral calcium. A kidney stone can affect the body and can create many health complications to the person’s health. There are basically 4 types of kidney stones that a patient can suffer from. An early-stage Kidney stone can be treated by medication and lifestyle changes. It can lead to many chronic diseases if left untreated.
Symptoms of Gallstone
The following are the gallstone symptoms that a person can face:-
- pain in the upper right abdomen
- experience back pain
- Nausea & vomiting
- A lot of sweat
- Change in the colour of skin (yellowing of the skin)
- Itchy skin & diarrhoea
Symptoms of Kidney Stone
The following are the Kidney stone symptoms that a person can face:-
- Pain in the abdomen
- Fever and chills with nausea & vomiting
- Blood in urine
- Unable to empty bladder or difficulty in passing urine
Prevention tips for Kidney stone & gallstone
The following are the prevention tips for gallstones and kidney stones. An individual can follow these tips to prevent kidney stones & gallstone
Prevention tips for gallstones
Gallstone prevention tips can help an individual to reduce the risk of many health diseases
- Maintain proper weight
- Eat healthy food or diet
- Intake of more food that is rich in fibre
- Do daily warm-up exercise
- Drink adequate water
Prevention tips for kidney stone
Kidney stone prevention tips can help an individual to reduce the risk of many health diseases
- Keep an eye on your weight
- Eat healthy to stay healthy
- Drink adequate water required by a human body
- Limit the intake of sodium (salt)
- Avoid having alcohol & smoking
Treatment for gallstone & kidney stone
There are many treatment options available for gallstones and kidney stones. The following are the different treatment options for both.
Treatment for Gallstone
A gallstone at an early stage can be treated with oral medications but if the abdomen pain is intense then the patient may be advised for laparoscopic cholecystectomy and this surgery is done to remove the gallbladder from the body.
Treatment for Kidney Stone
A kidney stone has many treatment options. A very small kidney stone can be treated by drinking more water and with medications. If the kidney stone is bigger in size then the surgery will be advised to the patient. A patient may be advised for Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (pcnl) surgery if a kidney stone is larger than two centimetres. Patients are also advised for laser treatment for kidney stones.
A urologist may suggest treatment options to the patient according to the size of his/her gallstone and kidney stone size. The treatment totally based on the severity of your condition
Why choose Dr Ankit Kayal for Gallstone and kidney Stone Treatment?
Dr Ankit Kayal is known for their excellent treatment of urological disorders. He is the best urologist in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
He has a wide range of urological surgery experience (URS, PCNL, TURP, TURBT, and OIU) and is equally involved in academics and medical research.
He has done many successful surgeries for gallstone removal and kidney stone. His rich experience in the urology field makes him the perfect urologist in Jaipur who can deliver successful treatment of any urological disease.
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