Kidney Stone

1) The common and scientific name of the disease
The common name of the disease is named the kidney stone, but the scientific name of it is called ureterolithiasis.

2) What causes it? How is it transmitted?external image kidney-stone-diagram-1.jpg
Kidney stones are transmitted when the balance of water, salt, minerals or other substances change.

3) What are the symptoms? How long do they last? Is it deadly?
Kidney stones don’t often cause any symptoms, the first symptom is the pain which the stone moves suddenly and blocks the flow of urine. People will usually feel the pain on the side where the kidney is located. If the stone is too large to get passed easily, pain won’t stop but continues. The stone will try to squeeze through the bladder as it moves and our bodies try to push it out blood may appear in the urine.

4)Can it be cured? If so, how? If not, is there any way that we can at least treat it?
You could treat a kidney stone by drinking more water so the stone could move along.