When revealed pathology

Sand in the kidneys is one of the main reasons for the symptoms of diseases of the kidneys and urinary tract. Most people are not even aware of its existence and learns about it by chance, for example, by ultrasound and x-ray. After much discomfort, the patient has only during the beginning of the movement of sand along the urinary channels. In this case the solid particles can irritate the mucosa, causing inflammation of the bladder and its ducts. Due to individual anatomy, each individual has symptoms of kidney stones manifest themselves in different ways.


When the sand in the urinary tract the patient experiences pain in the lumbar region. In most cases, sand is formed only in one kidney, so the pain is localized from the damaged organ. Typically, the patient experiences aching and pulling pain. But sometimes she can be quite sharp – shooting and cutting, radiating to the belly, groin and upper abdomen. These symptoms of kidney stones can cause renal colic.

Problems with urination

At the exit from the cavity of the kidney sand begins to move along the urinary canals into the bladder. You experience painful urination, difficulty in excretion of urine, not delivering the feeling of emptying of the patient. More frequent urination are not always accompanied by discharge of urine.

How does urine

A clear sign of the presence of sand in kidneys is urine color. It becomes cloudy and dark, its color indicates the nature of the solid elements. With advanced forms of the disease is observed hematuria - urine contains liquid blood or blood clots that are visible to the naked eye. In severe cases can develop inflammation, will be indicated by pus in the urine.

Rare symptoms

Some patients in the promotion of sand in the urinary tract there is nausea and vomiting. Because of the problem of withdrawal of fluid from the body can rise blood pressure and develop swelling. The increased body temperature indicates the presence of infection in the urinary ducts.

What is the treatment

If you are diagnosed with this disease typically assigned to conservative treatment, which includes a wide range of products, absorbing the sand and restoring kidney function. In parallel with drug therapy is recommended drinking plenty of fluids and a special diet that excludes salt, bitter and protein foods in the formation of sand.