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Dr. Balakrishnan

MBBS

Urologist, Chennai

500 at clinic
Dr. Balakrishnan MBBS Urologist, Chennai
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Dr. Balakrishnan is a renowned Urologist in Ramapuram, Chennai. Doctor has completed MBBS . Doctor is currently associated with Srushti Fertility Research Centre in Ramapuram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Balakrishnan on Lybrate.com.

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Hey iam 17 years old. I used to have a stone in kidney when I was 14 years old its was 24mm it was removed by a surgery so nowadays my kidney started paining like before so is it possible that i've a stone again?

MD - Paediatrics
Pediatrician, Delhi
Hey iam 17 years old. I used to have a stone in kidney when I was 14 years old its was 24mm it was removed by a surge...
Yes it is possible to have stone again. You need to get an ultrasound to see if there is a recurrence of stone then you should get yourself investigated by pediatric nephrologist for the cause of stone.
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Can drinking water with lemon prevent kidney stones? Also, I have been told not to drink city water. What is the best water to drink?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Can drinking water with lemon prevent kidney stones? Also, I have been told not to drink city water. What is the best...
Lemon juice is vitamin C-rich juice and may even dissolve kidney stones, yet studies remains inconclusive on these claims. But, studies does agree that lemon juice may support kidney health but on the other end lemon juice is by no means a cure all for kidney stones. Regardless of this, lemon juice has potent nutritional benefits for the kidneys, possibly providing protection against kidney stone development. But many factors come into play here; however, lemon juice may still be a beneficial addition to the diet of anyone wanting to remove kidneystones----------------For this we may first get to Type of Kidney Stones before we fully investigate the benefits of lemon juice on stone development. The main contributors to kidney stones include:----------------- 1.Cystine — Often the result of a genetic disorder.---------- 2.Struvite — Typically develop after a kidney infection.------------- 3.Uric Acid — Typically result from overconsuming meat, fish, and shellfish — generally rare.---------------- 4.Calcium Oxalate — Buildup of calcium deposits in the kidneys — most common.------ Calcium is a necessary mineral for the bones, teeth, heart, and nervous system. When the body has excess calcium, the kidneys respond by removing it from the blood and excreting it out through the urine. The problem arises when the body also has excess oxalate, a plant compound found in foods like spinach and kale. This combination can form calcium oxalate, the most common form of kidney stones.----------------------Lemon juice contains high levels of citric acid, not to be confused with ascorbic acid (vitamin C). While lemon juice contains both, citric acid seems to contribute to reducing the chances of developing calcium oxalate stones. In clinical studies, citric acid from lemon juice has been shown to reduce urine acidity, thereby reducing kidney stone incidence. Vitamin C may also provide protection, yet it is unclear whether or not this protection is as significant as citric acid. Regardless, the bottom line is that lemon juice offers a complementary approach to supporting kidney function and, depending on the type of stones in question, possibly halting formation before it starts.-------------------------------150-200 Ml of lemon juice offers plenty of citric acid and a variety of other nutrients and antioxidants, all of which may be helpful for supporting kidney health. Always consume lemon juice in its raw, natural form and never purchase bottled lemon juice, as these products are usually pasteurized and stripped of their raw enzymes and vital nutrients----You can mix it with hot water and some raw honey, or make your own lemonade by combining fresh lemon juice with cold water. ------------------------------------------ Formation of kidney stones (nephrolithiasis) is based on --------- 1. Genetic Factors----- 2. Metabolic Factors ---------- involved in stone formation include hypercalciuria (found in 50% of patients and its most common cause is increased intestinal calcium absorption), hypocitraturia (due to renal disease), hyperuricosuria, hyperoxalaturia, cystinuria and infections.----------------- 3. Nutritional and Environmental factors---------- Environmental / nutritional factors include dehydration (e. G. Exercise in hot climates), high salt intake, a diet rich in animal proteins and calcium rich diet when oxalate intake is restricted. ------------------------------------ The impact of water hardness or usage of City water on urinary stone formation remains unclear, despite a weak correlation between water hardness and urinary calcium, magnesium, and citrate excretion but the Ultimate truth is that if you have a tendency to stone formation, drink more water and always remain Hydrated--------------------
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Urine test karwaya protein finds 10.0 mg/dl please help me kaise kam karu with in 10 days.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Urine test karwaya protein finds 10.0 mg/dl please help me kaise kam karu with in 10 days.
It's not possible to lower it within 10 days but I will suggest you to get your blood checked for cbc creatine levels and follow up with reports and we have to give symptomatic treatment and few tips on diet for kidney disease - have a low protein diet (decrease in milk and its products and also decrease in the intake of pulses and nuts etc) - can use corn oil, sunflower oil, olive oil for cooking -decrease the intake of butter, ghee, cream, coconut etc - avoid farsan food items - whole grain cereals are best for carbohydrate intake - get your blood checked for electrolyte levels regularly and adjust salt in diet as per the report values.
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My gall bladder was removed in 2010. Now a stone 3.2mm has entered the bile duct and I had to go for ercp. Why the stone did't pass to stomach. When the gall bladder has been removed, from where this stone have come up. Can it happen again. What is the treatment that stone does not come again.

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General Physician, Mumbai
My gall bladder was removed in 2010. Now a stone 3.2mm has entered the bile duct and I had to go for ercp. Why the st...
Dear patient, greetings from lybrate! the stone would have possibly migrated from the gallbladder to the common bile duct. The gall bladder was removed but because of the size the stone could not pass all the way to the duodenum and has stuck in there. Hence ercp is the only way out for this. This is a very common occurrence and not to worry. If sphincterotomy is done with ercp then it will not happened again. I hope this helps.
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I am having this problem since almost a month now, not able to visit the doctor as I am shy to express the same. I am suffering from burning sensation in my anus and sometimes pain too. Please help me.

Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), MS - Urology, MBBS
Urologist, Ahmedabad
Dear, Your prolem is simple and straight forward. You have fissure in anus. It is due to passage of hard feces. It is due to constipation and its treatment I have suggested several time here so kindky reffere that. Dr. Kiran Mehta.
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Dear sir Meri problem ye hai ki muje urine bar bar ata hai mein din bhar me bahot bar jata hu raat me b 3 4 bar urine jana padta hai. Pahele aesa nahi hota tha. Pls tell me aese kyu hota hai.

pg general medicene
Ayurveda, Hyderabad
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Meri problem ye hai ki muje urine bar bar ata hai mein din bhar me bahot bar jata hu raat me b 3 4 bar urine...
Dear Juber first of all get urine and blood examined to rule out Urinary tract infection and diabetes. Take Chandra prabha vati 2tabs morning and evening with water.
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Sir, Good Morning, i have a problem, of urinal, (again --again) there is no DIABETES, and other problem to me, but my problem is this only. Please tell me any medicine for this problem, yes i a take tea 3-4 times in a day, if i do not take tea than i suffer with headpain problem. Regards

Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), MS - Urology, MBBS
Urologist, Ahmedabad
Dear, Fissure is not a disease but a lifestyle problem. Leading to constipation.Everytime fard faeces is passed it either reativates or recurres. Following advce will help: 1. High fibre diet. 2.Plenty of water. 3.Take Isabgol power 3-4 teaspoonful in a glass oa water at night. 4.Take emolient laxative. 5. Apply dome sort of local applicaiob in side anus before toilet. 6. Increase your physical activity and some mild exercise. If you doll these thing and change your lifistyle from sedentary habits you will solve your problem. Dr. Kiran Mehta.
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I had some sensation at rectum for 4-5 days and it is okay from 3 days. Is it okay to neglect or I need to consult doctor?

Doctor of Homeopathic Medicine (H.M.D.)
Homeopath, Belgaum
sensation in rectum can be due to due to verious reasons like piles, fissures or fistula. Consult doctor and get examined so that he prescribe medicine.
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She is suffering with pain due to the stones in her kidneys and suffering with urinal problem, what are the cautions to take to cure?

BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
She is suffering with pain due to the stones in her kidneys and suffering with urinal problem, what are the cautions ...
She needs to drink atleast 3-4 liter water either liquid daily. Stones r of different types but mostly of calciumoxalate stones. Need to avoid vegetables n fruits contain seed in it, curd like things n consume any vegetables or fruits clean them properly before use like spinach or any bhaji, coriander. Etc. U can take homeopathic medicine to irradicate stones. N do sonography n s.creatine level in the blood once in 6 months. To check kidney functions. Take care.
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I'm 26 year single male I'm doing masturbation from last 10 years And sir now I'm absorbing that my erection is coming my leakage of water tap and same urine also coming with no pressure I'm through of urine. Please suggest me what I need to do. Is it abnormality act . Is it a sign of infertility .

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I'm 26 year single male
I'm doing masturbation from last 10 years And sir now I'm absorbing that my erection is comin...
Hello, this is damaging your health, now and will ruin your conjugal life in future, too, causing erectile dysfunction, premature ejeculation, minimising the size with curvature of your penis. This practice will make you weak, lethargic with lack of concentration causing depression in d long run due to discharge of vital fluid from your body which requires certain dietary regulation to recover your energy. You, need testosterone to get rid of your problem. Tk, apples, carrots, mango, cheese, spinach, garlic, black chocolate, milk, eggs, pumpkin- seeds. Fish to optimise testosterone & energy, lost. Tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins and to regulate metabolic action. Tk, homoeo medicine: @ acid phos 1000-6 pills, wkly. @five phos 6x-4, tabs thrice a day avoid, caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, junk food, late sitting on computer, watching porn in d late night. Ensure, sound sleep for at least 7 hours in d night report fortnightly, please. Tk care.
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Sir I am about 35 years old women. I have to urinate often but a little comes out. Please suggest me.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I would suggest you that you should also note that is your problem associated wd burning urine if so you might be suffering from urine infection called as uti and these problems can also occur in diabetes. Do you have a family history of diabetes other conditions may include interstitial cystitis and overactive bladder. I suggest you to get urine routine if infection comes can be treated and if doesnot come you should visit a doctor to rule out any other disease.
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Symptoms of Kidney Failure

Fellowship in Andrology, DNB-Urology , MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Urologist, Hyderabad
Symptoms of Kidney Failure

Kidneys are an important part of the human body. From filtering wastes from the blood to maintaining the blood pressure and red blood cell count in the body, the kidney does it all. Both the kidneys are essential organs and should there be any discomfort in the kidneys, one should consult a medical practitioner as soon as possible. Kidney failure is a common problem in people. This issue manifests itself with certain signs and symptoms. One should listen to these symptoms and act quickly before the condition worsens. Here are some of the signs and symptoms of kidney failure.

Interestingly, in the initial stages, kidney failure portrays no symptoms. It starts developing slowly and steadily causing discomfort in other parts of the body and hindering the working of other organs.

  1. Weakness: If you are suffering from kidney failure, you will start feeling weak. Weakness is however not a symptom which can confirm a kidney failure. Weakness is caused due to many other health issues and thus, you need to verify with other symptoms to be sure of the fact that you are suffering from kidney failure only.

  2. Shortness of Breath: You may start experiencing heavy breathing right after doing some rigorous work. In fact, you might feel shortness of breath or be panting for long moments after climbing just a set of stairs. Shortness of breath is quite common indicating that the body is getting tired after doing work. Such indication, more than once a day, calls for an immediate check up of the body.

  3. Lethargy: While most people, especially the young generation to those in the early thirties jokingly declare themselves as lazy people; lethargy, however, is a symptom of many diseases. Various health issues develop if you feel lethargic of working. Apart from kidney failure, diabetes is also manifested in lethargic body movements. At times, just getting out of the bed in the morning seems very tiring and one continues to lie on the bed even after he/she is fully awake.

  4. Stomach Pain: If you experience pain in the stomach, especially in the sides, then it should be immediately checked by a medical practitioner. Doctors say that kidney failure can bring about stomach pains.

  5. Unusual Urine Discharges: This would include clear urine discharges which indicate that the kidney has stopped filtering the waste products.

Thus, these are some of the most important and common symptoms of kidney failure. If you notice any of these, it is advised to visit a doctor for a check up.

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I have been diagnosed with grade 2 prostatic enlargement with significant residual urine volume and mildly fatty liver. Help me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Kolkata
I have been diagnosed with grade 2 prostatic enlargement with significant residual urine volume and mildly fatty live...
Good morning u take a medicine. Cheli - Q/ 15 drops TDSAC with warm water. then contacts with me by phone for your next and proper medicine.
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I am 67 years old male. I was having B.P since 2000. I was a regular smoker till 2015. occasional drunker also 90 ml per day (20 days a month). Till 2005 I took Amtas 2.5 mg one tab in the morning. From 2006 the dose increased to 5 mg. Till 2012 was not worried about B.P it was 130-136/80-86. In 2012 I check up my health but everything was OK. In 2014 again I check up heart specialist put another medicine extra Telza-20 in evening. My creatinine was 0.8. Till 2015 July the B.P was 140-146/ 90-96. But in August '15 one day evening suddenly the B.P went up to 180/110. Immediately I took Depin 5. B.P came down. Next day I consulted Doctor. The tests were done. Almost all are with in limit except for B.P which was 150/96 and Creatinine was 1.4. By the grace of God I donate have any sugar problem till now. Then Doctor changed the medicine and prescribe TezyAM 40 one tab in the morning. But occasionally after 10-15 days the B.P becomes abnormal 170/100. So, I again checked up with another Heart specialist in February 2016. He advised for angiography which showed that there is one 60% blockade. He prescribed medicine. This time creatinine was 1.7. Doctor did not gave much importance. I consulted one Nephrologist, who changed the medicine prescribed Nexovas O 40 two tabs a day and Telvas Beta 50 one tab & Stator ASP 75 one tab along with Renolog which I am continuing now with controlled diet. Mu B.P now is 116-136/76-86 during the entire day and the creatinine is 1.8. My diet problem is for B.P I need K++, Protein etc. But for Kidney it is harmful. Normally I have noticed that food which are good for B.P are bad for Kidney. How can you help me for curing my problems.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
I am 67 years old male. I was having B.P since 2000. I was a regular smoker till 2015. occasional drunker also 90 ml ...
Please Don't worry Go for morning and evening walk regularly Take salads and fruits regularly Take vegetables juices and soups more regularly Do meditation regularly Avoid excess thinking. Continue your current medicine Take Punarnavasav 20 ml twice daily with water Gokharu kadha 20 ml twice daily with water Check your sr creatinine and blood urea after 3 wks.
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I have yellow urine for few days. What do I have to do?

Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), MS - Urology, MBBS
Urologist,
Dear, most commonly in hot summer months lot of fluids are lost due to perspiration and through respiration. So concentrated urine is passed to save fluid loss. So increase fluid intake. If you are taking medicines like b complex then again urine would be yellow. In jaundice also. Dr. Kiran mehta.
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i have 8 mm stone in kidney what i do?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
i have 8 mm stone in kidney what i do?
Tips for removing kidney stones:: 1. Avoid tea, coffee, alcohol, cold drinks, pickles, fish, poultry, meat, spinach, and chocolate. 2. Avoid sour, heavy, and dry food. 3. Increase intake of liquids like water, juice, soup, lime water lemon soda etc. 4. Be sure to drink enough water each day. Usually 1 to 2 liters of water per day is adequate. 5. Drink more if you are perspiring heavily, working outdoors, the weather is hot, etc. 6. Increase the use of barley, horse gram (a type of bean), ginger, and brown rice or parboiled rice. 7. Avoid suppressing urges to urinate and defecate. 9. Boil 10-12 basil leaves in 1 cup of water for 15 minutes. Mix 1 teaspoon of honey in it and take twice a day. Pls send ur USG report coz herbal medicines for removing stones can be given according to size and number and location of stones.
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There is heavy pain on anus while passing motion since 7 days. I consulted doctor and having tablet & Ointment. But there is no improvement. Yesterday I noticed little blood in my motion. Still I feel irritation in my anus. Please provide me a proper solution? Is this piles?

Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS)
General Surgeon, Chennai
Dear friend, from the symptoms you have described you might be suffering from either fissure in ano or piles, as both of them can cause similar symptoms. Only by a physical examination a correct diagnosis can be made. I suggest along with the tablet and ointment that your doctor has prescribed please start taking some laxative. Also increase intake of fruits and salads in your diet. Drink at least four laters of water every day. One more thing that will help you is to sit in warm water, pour warm water in a big plastic tub and sit in it for about 20 minutes in the morning and evening. It will give you quick relief. If all the above measure do not work then please meet a surgeon and get operated. Best wishes.
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