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Hi I am 32 years old female. I have following problems - 1. I feel my bladder never gets empty and urine passes very slowly and has a very foul smell. 2. I feel very heavy heart and also heartbeat is very fast, make me too anxious. 3. Pain in chest area. 4. Bloated stomach which is very hard, increase in body weight. I am facing these since 2 weeks now, who should I consult.Please help
Hello Dr. My wife, aged 54 years, is a Type 2 Diabetic patient for > 8 years. An expert opinion from Urologist is requested for the condition mentioned below: We had taken (at Anderson Diagnostics & Labs, Nungambakkam Centre) whole abdomen CT on 23.7.2017. And FDG P.E.T. WHOLE BODY & Mr. SCREENING on 3.8.17. Both reported that" ill-defined heterogeneously enhancing hypodense lesion (size 34*25*20 mm) was noticed in the anterior parapelvic region of her Left Kidney near the lower pole" In these two reports, there is no word about malignancy, tumor or cancerous growth. Then, > 3 nephrologist had stated that, it is up to the Urologist to decide about further course of action. As per Urologist's opinion, (without removing her left kidney), the lesion must be surgically removed. My questions are: (1) Is it necessary to do nephrectomy at the earliest or can we wait and do a short term review after about one month? (2) What will be the side effects of the surgical procedure? (3) For how many days the patient may be required to be hospitalized and what will be the approx. Total expenditure for this in any standard hospital in Chennai? (4) What could happen in future, to the left kidney of my wife, if she simply, as usual remains at house, without undergoing this surgery? P.S. The size of both her kidneys had shrunk by one sq. Cm. During the past 2 years. The old reports, dated 30.11.2016. And 30.05.2015. Did not indicate any mass or lesion. After 2014, she had lost > 20 kg of her body weight. There is no physical discomfort to her till date and she is able to carry on her daily routine. Thank you.
What could be the reasons for frequent urine infection? I got it twice in a month. Burning while urination, blood in urine and frequent urination are the symptoms. Immediately got relief with Tab Gudcef 200, 2 times a day and Cital liquid. Want to know the root cause.
My iui was done on 17 may. I have done urine test on 5th may but it comes negative. Pls suggest what to do? Am I still pregnant?
My wife is 26 female. We Got married before nine months but she did not conceived yet. She had two months before UTI and have history of pcod. Amh test showed 11.4. Before 4 months. Presently on melmet 500 SR. UTI is treated now. Please suggest.
I am having pain in right lower abdomen, I have done health checkup from repudiated hospital in Mumbai including sonography nothing was detected, however Uric acid was somewhat high, Hence Family Physician prescribed Feburic40 for 3 month subsequent to the course the Uric Acid level was normalized. Still the Pain in Right Lower abdomen continues. Urine normal, Stool Normal.
I am 39 years male. From 9 months sometimes I felt pain in urination and ejaculation and importantly my penis size deceases by length and breadth and well my cock too. Please help. Am I suffering from prostate or prostate cancer?
I frequently face problem of UTI. Though I make it a point to drink adequate water throughout the day but still I face problem of urge to urinate n severe pulling sensation. Want to know what immediate action to be taken when I feel such way n is there any permanent solution for UTI. Is there any medicine for the time being when I am experiencing those symptoms.
Sir before few days ago I found a stone in ureter. Stone's give unbearable pain. What should I do? Please help me.
Mai one month se gym kar raha hu, but ek problem ho rahi hai. Jab mai gym kar raha hu to mujhe toilet yellow ho raha hai. Koi problem to nai hai na.?
Hello sir its stone problem and I am out city please provide m solution urgent its very pain in left side kindly.
I'm 28 yrs old man. My bilirubin is normal, lft test result is normal. I drink about 4 lt water daily. Sometimes at morning, daytime or night my urine color is yellow since last 6 mnths. Digestive or gas problem is frequently happened. I dont drink any alcohol or dont smoke. Why is urine yellow, any problem?
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition, which is born due to an imbalance of hormones within the female body. When this happens, the female body faces anumber of problems as far as her periods or menstrual cycles goes, besides finding it difficult to conceive naturally and easily. Let us find out more about this condition.
PCOS and hormones
To begin with, let us understand what hormones are. These are chemical impulses that send messages to various parts of the brain and rest of the body to signal the release of other kinds of hormones that may be vital for various functions. In PCOS, it is normally seen that the sex hormones are thrown out of balance, due to which the ovaries start producing a small dose of some male hormones. This creates problems as far as ovulation is concerned and also, it gives rise to the growth of facial hair, acne and changes in the overall appearance of the patient. Insulin resistance is another cause that may also trigger PCOS. It is also an inherited issue in many cases.
From irregular periods to an increase in acne and facial hair, there are many symptoms that may point at the existence of this condition. Fertility problems and issues related to normal ovulation are also often seen in women who are suffering from this condition due to the irregular periods. Additionally, depression may be seen in many patients who are suffering from this condition on a chronic basis. Thinning of hair and excess weight gain with difficulty in losing extra pounds may also be indicative of PCOS.
The diagnosis of PCOS is usually done with the help of a physical examination as well as a blood test that will primarily help in determining the sugar levels and insulin. The doctor will also conduct other hormone tests so as to understand which hormones are not in balance and which ones may be triggering changes in the body. Apart from all this, the doctor will also study the body mass index (BMI) of the patient to find out if there has been a sudden and drastic change on the weight of the patient. During the lab tests, where the blood and urine are examined, the doctor will also seek to rule out any anomalies in the thyroid gland. An ultrasound of the ovaries will also be conducted.
Weight loss programs as well as diet tweaks that remove excess dairy and meat may be recommended by the doctor. Further, the doctor may also put the patient on birth control pills so as to bring better balance of hormones. Moreover, moderate exercise will be required for the patient so that the normal production of hormones may be resumed eventually. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a gynaecologist.
No Blood, No needle, No visit to hospital, you can do yourself at home with water. A thin layer of transparent screen like structure hangs in front of the abdominal muscles known as peritoneum. This peritoneum protects the abdominal structures and the muscle. This can also be used for performing dialysis which is carried out when the functioning of kidney gets affected. In peritoneal dialysis a thin and soft catheter is placed in the person’s belly one week before performing the procedure.
The catheter has numerous holes in order to facilitate the transformation of fluids. Dialysis solution is prepared in a bag and the tubing is connected to the catheter placed in the abdomen thereby, the fluids absorb the waste materials from the body. The fluid is allowed to stay in your body for a particular period of time which is commonly referred as dwell time and later the fluid is drained out.
There are two types of peritoneal dialysis, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and automated peritoneal dialysis. This is the simple form of dialysis which anybody can perform after a short training period and this can be done anywhere in clean private place like hotels, home and even in office.
Procedure followed during Peritoneal Dialysis
All you need to perform a peritoneal dialysis is catheter and transfer set, cycler, dialysis solution and safety precautions materials to stay away from getting infections.
Step 1 - Perform a sterile aseptic technique. Wear a glove and surgical mask before connecting the catheters and transfer set. Clamp the tubing and remove the catheter once the dialysis solution enters your abdomen
Step 2 - Allow the solution to remain in your abdomen for a particular period of dwell time
Step 3 - Drain the fluid from the abdominal cavity into the drain bag. You may feel a mild tugging sensation when adequate amount of fluid is drained.
Step 4 - After drain close or clamp the transfer set and later flush a fresh solution directly to drain bag so as to remove the air from the tubing.
Step 5 - Close your drain bag and open your transfer set and refill your belly with fresh solution.
Make sure you perform without giving way for infection and excess fluid and dextrose absorption. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor.