You will need
- -blood and urine;
- -Ultrasound diagnostics;
- -consultation of the urologist.
In kidney disease may indicate not only back pain, but also reduced the number of detachable urine, when urinating may have pain or cramps. In the morning may be swelling of the face and bags under the eyes. In connection with the deterioration of the outflow of urine appears General weakness and the presence of intoxication. May also increase or carry unstable body temperature.
In some cases in the urine there is a haze, sand or blood. Due to the poor cleaning function can manifest themselves in blurred vision, skin rash, poor appetite and other unpleasant symptoms.
If back pain to determine what is exactly bothering the kidneys can be at rest. When degenerative disc disease pain occurs with movement and at diseases of kidneys, mostly during rest and at night.
If you suspect kidney disease need to consult a urologist and get a full examination, which includes urinalysis, blood analysis, ultrasound diagnostics. Often survey data is enough to make an accurate diagnosis and prescribe treatment. In some cases, the urologist may refer the patient for additional consultation and examination to the doctor-oncologist and nephrologist.
The most important function that is performed by the kidneys of any person is the formation of urine and elimination of all poisons and toxins from the body. Therefore, if the function is impaired or is insufficient, is a sense not only of General weakness and malaise, and a sense of poisoning of the organism.
Kidney diseases are divided into several classifications and can be caused by inflammation, impaired function due to changes in structure due to one reason or another, the presence of sand and stones, and congenital or acquired pathologies. All diseases are serious and require immediate outpatient treatment or hospitalization. Therefore, when any of the above symptoms you should immediately consult a doctor.
Advice 2: Examination of the kidney: how to get accurate diagnosis
If increasingly began to disturb pains in the lumbar region, which are accompanied by changes in the urine, it is necessary and as soon as possible to examine the kidneys. Prolonged inflammation can lead to serious complications.
You will need
- - the urine;
- - the blood;
- - diagnostic devices.
For examination of the kidneys have to contact a good specialist-a urologist. The doctor will carry out an external examination, and ordering tests and other tests.
One of the common methods of examination of the kidneys – palpation (used with prolapse or disease of the kidneys). The urologist will perform a palpation in the following way: one hand has on the abdominal wall of the patient, and the second on his back. The patient needs to relax the abdominal muscles and use your abdomen to breath (during exhalation, the physician performs deep palpation points of the kidney).
Another way of examination – kidney symptom check of the twelfth rib. The essence of this method is as follows: the physician places the left hand (palm) on the back arc of the twelfth rib and the right (edge), taps his left hand. If in the course of such examination the patient complains of a sharp pain, it is a signal that inflamed kidneys.
For examination of kidney use additional diagnostic procedures. The safest and most informative ultrasound of the kidneys. This procedure allows to obtain data about the shape and size of the inspected bodies, and to identify pathological changes of the kidney structure.
Examination of the kidneys is also carried out with the help of computer and magnetic resonance scans. These methods allow us to estimate the location of the kidneys in relation to other internal organs, and to study their structure and to detect pathology. Often assigned a radiographic contrast study that allows to assess the patency of the urinary tract.
Applied radioisotope renography. This diagnostic method allows to obtain reliable information on the secretory and absorptive functions of the kidneys.
If when urinating there was a strong pain, in no case do not self-medicate! Self-taken drugs can complicate the process of diagnosis, and to hide the real picture occurring in the body processes.
All used methods of examination of the kidneys accompanied by laboratory examination of urine and blood chemistry.