The parable of Grandfather’s stomachache, urinating interrupted, endured for a long time. Finally, the surgeon found a giant stone.

Bladder disease found about 3-5% ofurinary tract patientsOverall, Nakornping Hospital outpatient statistics in 2021 found that there were 240 bladder stones patients (total urinary tract stones 7,451 cases).

1. caused by beingkidney stonesbefore and then slide down to accumulate increasing size in the bladder
2. Born inbladderIn this case, it is often associated with a disease or condition that prevents urinary insufficiency, such as an enlarged prostate. Bladder deformities from the nervous system urethral stricture, etc.

The patient will have symptomsUrinary incontinence, burning sensation, pain in the lower abdomen, frequent urination, blood in the urine A urine test may reveal red and white blood cells that indicate an infection.

Diagnosis of bladder stones Can be done from radiological examinations such as X-rays, ultrasound, computed tomography. and endoscopy

Current treatment for bladder stones It can be done both urethral laparotomy, which is suitable for gallstones that are less than 2.5 cm in size. and open surgery, which is suitable for large stones including treatment of joint diseases that cause gallstones, such as enlarged prostate urethral stricture to prevent the possibility of recurrence of gallstones

If you have the above symptoms or recurring urinary tract infections You shouldn’t buy antibiotics for yourself. It is advisable to see a doctor to determine the cause of the disease and provide appropriate treatment for the disease.

Dr. Praphon Piam-anan, urological surgeon Nakornping Hospital

thank you Nakornping Hospital

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