Ailments of the urinary system

Continued

Last week, it was mentioned that there are four basic problems which could affect the lower urinary tract.  We dealt with the bladder infection (cystitis) and urinary retention (obstructed bladder).  Today, we’ll deal with the emergence of bladder stones.

Bladder stones (urolithiasis)

The main function of the urinary system is the removal of waste matter from the body in liquid form.  But it must first be understood that some mineral wastes are only slightly soluble and therefore they can form crystals.  If the time taken for these crystals to move through the urinary system is prolonged,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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