What can harm the urinary system?
- Unfavorable ecology
- Air pollution, drinking water
- Food toxins
- Excessive medication
- Bad habits
- Unhealthy food
- Frequent infections
- Chronic pathologies
- Inflammatory processes in the pelvis and glomeruli
- Toxic damage of hypoxia (oxygen deficiency due to impaired blood flow)
For a long time, the kidneys can suffer in silence, the person does not feel pain or other symptoms, although the work of the organs has already significantly deteriorated.
How to know if your kidneys hurt
Urologists identify a number of changes, which together can be a cause for concern, going to the doctor for urine tests and an ultrasound scan. The specialist will determine the scope of other examinations.
A small amount of foam in the urine is acceptable if the urine stream is strong. But the bubbles should disappear quickly. If the foam is plentiful, additional symptoms appear, it’s time to see a doctor, get tested. Foaming is possible when there is protein, certain toxins, or cells in the urine. This is a sign that the kidneys are impaired, they are filtering the blood inadequately due to the inflammatory process, trauma, or circulatory disorders in the renal arteries. Read more kidneys hurt symptoms on the next page