Kidney stones in children can be a painful and potentially dangerous condition if not treated properly. It is important to understand the causes, symptoms, and treatments available for this condition in order to provide the best care for children suffering from kidney stones. This video will discuss the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments of kidney stones in children. Additionally, we will discuss potential preventative measures that can be taken to reduce the risk of developing kidney stones in children.
Symptoms to look out for that may indicate Kidney Stones:
- Intense pain in the lower back and/or in the sides.
- Frequent, painful urination.
- Nausea, vomiting.
- Blood in the urine and/or cloudy urine.
- Urinary tract infections secondary to kidney stones accompanied by fever.