How Dangerous Are Kidney Stones?

How Dangerous Are Kidney Stones?

Kidney stones are small, hard deposits made of minerals and salts that are unable to pass out of your body. In simple words, when your body comprises too many minerals of a certain type and not enough liquid, kidney stones form. They range from the size of a grain of salt to a kernel of corn. Causes of kidney stones are wide-ranging. Essentially caused due […]

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Urinary Catheter Care – Dos & Don’ts

Urinary Catheter Care – Dos & Don’ts

A urinary catheter is a flexible plastic tube that drains urine from the bladder when a person is unable to urinate on their own. The catheter enables the urine to drain from the bladder into a bag. People who suffer from incontinence are usually recommended catheters as a viable solution. The Foley catheter is held intact by a small balloon, which is filled with water. […]

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