What does stones in your bladder mean?

Overview. Bladder stones are hard masses of minerals in your bladder. They develop when the minerals in concentrated urine crystallize and form stones. This often happens when you have trouble completely emptying your bladder.

What is a bladder condition?

Interstitial cystitis (in-tur-STISH-ul sis-TIE-tis) is a chronic condition causing bladder pressure, bladder pain and sometimes pelvic pain. The pain ranges from mild discomfort to severe pain. The condition is a part of a spectrum of diseases known as painful bladder syndrome.

What is the difference between anuria and oliguria?

Oliguria occurs when the urine output in an infant is less than 0.5 mL/kg per hour for 24 hours or is less than 500 mL/1.73 m2 per day in older children. Anuria is defined as absence of any urine output.

Can you live without bladder?

With enough time, you should be able to do almost everything you did before. Even if you now use a urostomy bag (to collect your urine), you can go back to work, exercise, and swim. People might not even notice you until you tell them.

What foods prevent bladder stones?

Citrus fruits, especially orange juice are more useful to prevent bladder stones. Use salt and sugar sparingly as they accelerate the development of bladder stones. Not more than 6g(0.2 oz) of salt can be taken per day. Fatty and oily diets, affect kidneys and hinders the urination process.

How to dissolve bladder stones?

Bladder stone removal remedy. This can be done in the form of water, barley water, unsweetened fruit juices and coconut water. Orange juice and cranberry juice are also useful in the elimination of bladder stones. Parsley is considered a good diuretic, include parsley in your daily diet for increasing urine output.

How do you remove a bladder stone?

If they are too large to pass in the urine, treatment for bladder stones normally involves either breaking them up or removing them by surgery. In a procedure called cystolitholapaxy a doctor inserts a thin tube with a camera on the end into the urethra (the opening found at the end of the penis or above the vagina).