Kidney stones are also known as renal or urinary stones but make no mistake they can completely ruin your day. They are small, hard deposits that can form in one or both of your kidneys. They need to be expelled from your body by traveling through ducts from your kidney to your bladder, through your urethra, and out of your body.
Kidney stones are painful! While the majority of kidney stones pass and cause no damage, they will certainly let you know they are there. The crystallized edges of these mineral deposits can scratch and irritate our urinary tract as they pass through the body. Once they have formed it’s just a matter of time before they make their presence known. Learn more about Kidney Stones with HPFY.
Hemorrhoids or piles are swollen veins around the anus or at the lower rectum. The condition is similar to varicose veins. Hemorrhoids commonly result from straining during bowel movements or from the increased pressure on anus veins during pregnancy or due to sexual intercourse. Hemorrhoids can be classified as internal hemorrhoids and external hemorrhoids.
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