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Dr. Chandru is a renowned Urologist in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai. He is currently associated with Dr. Chandru - Health Care Clinic in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Chandru on Lybrate.com.

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Hi Doctor, My one month old baby left kindly shows mild hydronephrosis with renal pelvis measuring 11mm. Hence doctor suggested us to undergo blood and urine test. Both the tests are normal and there is no urine infection. Now doctor suggested for Reneal isotope scan (DMSA). Will there be any side effects from the scan. Please suggest what needs to be done.

MBBS
Nephrologist, Kolkata
Hi Doctor,                                                  My one month old baby left kindly shows mild hydronephros...
There can be side effects and the scan centre will make you sign a bond bt trust me the scan is necessary for your child. So if you have further queries do ask me privately and I can take you thru al d pros n cons f d scan nd also stdy the d case report of your child. Thanks stay healthy stay happy.
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Hi. Fissure in anal. Struggling a lot. Please help me to cure. Not complete relief. Its blooding if stool is hard. I am drinking plenty of water. Not having many more foods that needs. Because too heal the fissure.

M Ch Urology, MBBS, MS - Urology
Urologist, Kolhapur
Take plenty fluids orally, high fibre diet, avoid constipation, if still no relief, you would require to be examined and undergo surgical intervention.
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My prostate enlarged. Using medicines. Is it better for sex at this movement? please advise.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My prostate enlarged. Using medicines.  Is it better for sex at this movement? please advise.
TAKE TAB. URMAX 0.4MG AT NIGHT CONTINUE. TAKE NATURAL GINSENG POWDER 1 TSH DAILY FOR BETTER SEX AND STAMINA.
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I have been suffering from stones in kidney for the last two months please suggest better treatment sir.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I have been suffering from stones in kidney for the last two months please suggest better treatment sir.
Dear lybrate user, a kidney stone is mainly formed due to the accumulation of the minerals present in urine. Such accumulation occurs mainly due to low intake of fluids. Continuous low fluid intake results in the deposits of the minerals over the stone & eventually leads to an increase in the size of the stone. Formation of stone leads to pain along the kidney region. If the size of the kidney stone is below 3 mm then it is possible to get rid of it without any surgery. Take homoeopathic mother tincture berberis vulgaris q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water for 15 days. The stone will be expelled through urine in between the span of 15 days of medication. But if the size of the stone is more than 3 mm then you should surely go for surgery.
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I am 38 male, kidney stone detected in left urethera tube. Its been almost 3 months its not yet fallen in bladder. Is operating the only option?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Can you please share your ultrasound report. The location of the stone and the amount of obstruction causing hydronephrosis will be a determining factor.
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I have frequent urination that is within 1 to two minutes and sometime even after 30 seconds. Even after urination I feel like my bladder is still full and haven't peed. What should I do?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I have frequent urination that is within 1 to two minutes and sometime even after 30 seconds. Even after urination I ...
Frequent urination/Fever with chills/burning or pain while urination suggest Urinary tract infection we have to investigate to confirm infection in urine so kindly get Urine R/M done and consult again with reports and follow advises given below: 1.drink lot of water 2. maintain hygiene 3.Avoid synthetic undergarment and prefer cotton consult physician/me for further management as we need to start antibiotic after personal consultation
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Dear Sir/Madam I am suffering from anal pain & burning problem since last 2 months. I have consult two Dr. (General surgeon), they told me this is an anal fissure. After taking medicine my condition is improved some extend. But the burning has not gone yet. While I am sitting on chair or going toilet the burning is increased. When I consult an ayurveda doctor he told that you have piles problem. Did these symptoms are referred to piles? I found no bleeding when I am going to toilet. Please tell me will I go for surgery? And which doctor should I consult? I am from Odisha.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Gurgaon
Edibles To Avoid :- Amchoor Amchur, Ajwain, Elaichi Cardamom, Imli Tamarind, Laung Cloves, Teekha-Mirch (Red-Green), Fig, millet, Cluster Beans, Brinjal-Eggplant, sesame, peanuts, pickle, Buckwheat Flour,  Pain killar Medicines, >>>To eat more :- Guava, Orange, Pear, Mosambi (Sweet orange), Curd, Salad >>>To continue as usual :- Cumin Seeds, coriander, turmeric, Salt, Aniseed-Fennel, Kashmeeri Lal-hari mirch in minute quantity, and all other food items not mentioned above, unless not forbidden due to other ailments If you have faith in homeopathic medicine, you can take following medication: (1) Alpha Liv Syrup 2 tsf twice a day before food (2) R 13 - 15 Drops 4 times a day In 15 ML of water (3) Aesculus Hip Ointment thrice Daily Take medicine under supervision of homeopathic consultant only.
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I am 47 years old men, having the urinating passing frequently, I have checked all the relevant best teat.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 47 years old men, having the urinating passing frequently, I have checked all the relevant best teat.
Excessive urination could be due to 1. Drinking lot of water/ excess tea/ coffee/alcohol 2. Urinary tract/bladderinfection 3. Bladder stone causing a blockage in ureter/bladder, 4. Stone in urinary tract, cystitis, interstitial nephritis 5. Medicine like diuretics 6. Prostate enlargement, diabetes mellitus/diabetes inspidus, hypertension, parkinsonism, multiple sclerosis interstitial nephritis, 7. Get your self investigated to rule out diabetes 8. Do usg abdomen for enlargement of prostate and consult urologist for advice and treatment.
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Hi. In the urine I found blood sometimes and I felt frequent urination. I m married woman usually I felt this problem after being intimate. Is it necessary to clean itself after intimation. I want proper suggestion. Waiting for helpful reply. Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Hi. In the urine I found blood sometimes and I felt frequent urination. I m married woman usually I felt this problem...
Dear Madam.....It seems that you are suffering from Urinary Tract Infection....you should clean that area immediately after sexual intercourse....it would be better if your partner wears a condom during intercourse.....You should take Homeopathic STAPHYSAGRIA 200, 5 drops, thrice daily in empty stomach along with Homeopathic HAMAMMELIS 30, 5 drops, thrice daily in empty stomach
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My brother is suffering from kidney stones which is 14 cm n my brother age is 23 years Actually he have stone in both kidney but now left side kidney stones come out through urine but right side is now 14 cm what can we do please tell it is curable or not without surgery and tell me which food or drinks he will take.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology
Urologist, Jaipur
My brother is suffering from kidney stones which is 14 cm n my brother age is 23 years Actually he have stone in both...
For 14 mm stone surgery is needed. Now there is laser surgery which doesn't require any stich. Should consult with sonography.
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It is known, by ultra scan, upper pole of my left kidney is having 7 mm stone. How to dissolve it without operation? please specify a solution.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Kolkata
It is known, by ultra scan, upper pole of my left kidney is having 7 mm stone. How to dissolve it without operation? ...
Less than 1 cm stone should come out with medicines drink plenty of water (make sure you dnt hv heart disease) use urine alkalising agents antibiotics as needed consult a surgeon.
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I'm male 28 years old, I have problem in passing urine, it burns. What should i do?

FIMSA, MD-Nephrology, DM - Nephrology, Critical Care Medicine, MBBS
Nephrologist, Delhi
I'm male 28 years old, I have problem in passing urine, it burns. What should i do?
You should increase daily water intake to 3.5litres. Stop consuming alcohol, tobacco, paan-masala, soft drinks, bakery products.
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5 Facts About Kidney Disease You Should Know

DM in Nephrology, MD in Internal Medicine, MBBS
Nephrologist, Ghaziabad
5 Facts About Kidney Disease You Should Know

Chronic kidney disease or CKD is the decreased function of the function of the kidney for a minimum of three months or more. In this the end stage renal disease usually refers to the end of the kidney function where the kidneys work for less than 15% of what they are supposed to. The kidneys play a vital role in the human body and if they do not function properly then a person can die. The functioning of many organs depends on the kidneys. However, the main function of the kidneys is to remove the products and regulate blood and water, control blood pressure, promote healthy and strong bones, and produce hormones.

Here are 5 facts about kidney disease you should know about:

1. Causes of the kidney disease: There are two main common causes of the end-stage kidney disease. These are preventable causes. These are diabetes and high blood pressure, but then kidney disease can be caused by other inherited diseases such as infection, trauma or polycystic kidney disease.

2. Serious Stages: The kidney disease has five stages and stage 5 is known as the end stage renal disease; this is the point where patients usually need dialysis or kidney transplant to lead a sane life. The stages of kidney disease are:

Stage 1 – Slight kidney disease
Stage 2 – Mild decrease in kidney function
Stage 3 – Moderate decrease in kidney function
Stage 4 – Severe decrease in kidney function
Stage 5 – End stage renal disease

3. Detection of the disease: Kidney disease is usually difficult to detect because of the presence of very few symptoms. Age, gender along with the blood test is one way to determine information regarding kidney function. The people who are at a risk of getting kidney disease are:

  • Over the age of 55 years
  • People who suffer from hypertension and diabetes
  • Ethnic groups such as Asians, Africans, Americans, Pacific Islanders and Hispanics

4. Signs and Symptoms: CKD is usually considered to be a silent disease and many people don’t know that they are suffering from the disease. The signs and symptoms of the disease are:

  • Fatigue and weakness
  • Nausea, vomiting and loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Numbness and headaches in hand and feet
  • Frequent urination

5. Renal Replacement Treatment: This is the treatment for the end stage of the kidney disease. Dialysis involves the replacement of some part of the lost function of the kidneys and is usually continued throughout life. There are 2 types of dialysis:

  • Hemodialysis: This cleans the blood via an artificial kidney which is hooked to the machine
  • Peritoneal Dialysis: This removes the excess water and waste products and cleans the blood of the body by using the peritoneal cavity as a filter.

If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult the doctor and ask a free question.

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Is there any treatment for a stone that is currently in the kidney? (Click to expand)

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Udupi
Is there any treatment for a stone that is currently in the kidney? (Click to expand)
Dear Lybrate User, *Make a powdered preparation of equal quantities of the bark of three-leaved caper tree (varun), puncture pine (gokhru), thatch grass (kas) and horse gram (kulthi). Have 1 teaspoon of this powder 3-4 times a day with water. This is one of the best home remedies for kidney stones. *Soak 2 teaspoon of radish seeds in a glass of water, boil and reduce it to half. Strain and drink 1/2 cup of it twice a day to assist in dissolving kidney stones.
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I am suffering little bit pain in my anus when I went to washroom and I notice blood sample in my stool as well. Could you please suggest any prescription for this? And almost two years back I suffered with the same problem and doctor said that it was "Fishers" and I undergone some treatment as well. Is it possible that this will reraise again in future. If yes, please suggest any precautions to avoid this in future.

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
I am suffering little bit pain in my anus when I went to washroom and I notice blood sample in my stool as well.
Coul...
Anal fissure is due to passing of hard stool. You should avoid constipation. You should get your proctoscopy done under local anesthesia to confirm the diagnosis. Meanwhile you can apply Nitroglycerine ointment for local application.
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Self Tips For Preventing Kidney Diseases!

Interventional Nephrology, DM - Nephrology, MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Nephrologist, Bangalore
Self Tips For Preventing Kidney Diseases!

Chronic kidney disease, also called chronic kidney failure, describes the gradual loss of kidney function. Your kidneys filter wastes and excess fluids from your blood, which are then excreted in your urine. When chronic kidney disease reaches an advanced stage, dangerous levels of fluid, electrolytes and wastes can build up in your body.

In the early stages of chronic kidney disease, you may have few signs or symptoms. Chronic kidney disease may not become apparent until your kidney function is significantly impaired.

Treatment for chronic kidney disease focuses on slowing the progression of the kidney damage, usually by controlling the underlying cause. Chronic kidney disease can progress to end-stage kidney failure, which is fatal without artificial filtering (dialysis) or a kidney transplant.

The kidney has multiple functions, and one of it is to act like a filter and remove out waste substances. These filtered out substances are excreted through the urine.

Common kidney diseases including infections, kidney stones, diabetic effects, hypertensive effects, tumours, chronic kidney disease (effects of both hypertension and diabetes) and kidney failure.

Features of kidney diseases:

  1. Infections usually start with symptoms like burning with urination, change in colour of urine, and low abdominal pain.
  2. Kidney stones are usually identified by their characteristic pain in the sides of the back
  3. Smaller stones up to about 4 mm are passed through urine on their own.
  4. However, for larger stones, external shock waves are used to break them into smaller ones, which are then eliminated by the kidneys.

How Can I Prevent Kidney Disease?

The key to prevention or delay of severe kidney disease is early detection and aggressive intervention -- while there's still time to slow down the progression to kidney failure. Medical care with early intervention can change the course of chronic kidney disease and help prevent the need for dialysis or a kidney transplant.

Diabetes and high blood pressure account for two thirds of all cases of chronic kidney disease. By aggressively managing diabetes and high blood pressure with diet, exercise, and medications, you may be able to prevent kidney failure and help keep as much kidney function as possible.

Infections:

  • To prevent urinary tract infections, proper hygiene is very important.
  • Thorough washing of the external urinary tract and use of clean underwear and toilet facilities is very important.

Kidney stones:

  • Intravenous injections of pain relievers to help in pain control immediately on seeing the patient. If pain persists, an additional shot may also be required.
  • Patients also have accompanying nausea and vomiting and may require antiemetics to control these.
  • At the time of discharge, these medications can be continued at home.
  • Hydration is very important, so drink at least 3 litres of water.
  • Urine should be strained to ensure the stones have been passed
  • Monitoring urine output including quantity and colour for any changes is also important. If urine is turbid, water intake should be increased.
  • Avoid oxalate-rich foods. Most kidney stones are composed of calcium oxalate, and therefore foods rich in oxalate should be avoided. Beets, spinach, okra, tea, chocolate, soy, etc., should be minimised
  • Reducing intake of salt and animal protein also helps in preventing recurrence. Legumes are a good option for proteins.
  • Calcium supplements, if being taken, may need to be reduced or stopped. This can be managed by including enough calcium in the diet.

Chronic kidney disease: This is seen as a side effect of hypertension and diabetes.

  • Constant monitoring of both BP and sugar levels is very essential.
  • Keep cholesterol levels under check as suggested by your doctor
  • Medicines should be taken as prescribed and not altered without medical supervision
  • Quit smoking if the habit is still being continued
  • Improve physical activity levels, which will also help control BP, sugar, and cholesterol levels
  • Weight monitoring is essential to keep check, not just on kidneys but overall health.
  • Kidney diseases put a person in a vicious cycle of health problems, so early detection and prevention are advised.

Here are some self-tips to prevent kidney diesease:

  1. Get Tested Regularly - At your next checkup, and at least within the next year if you haven't had these tests done:
    • Ask for a urine test to see if you have excess protein, glucose, or blood in the urine.
    • Ask for a blood pressure reading
    • Ask for a fasting blood glucose test
    • Ask for a creatinine test. 
  2. Control Diabetes - If you have diabetes, work with your health care provider to keep your blood sugar levels under the best possible control. A program of diet, regular exercise, glucose monitoring, and medications to control blood sugars and protect kidney function can help.
  3. Control High Blood Pressure - If you have high blood pressure, work with your health care provider to get your blood pressure within target ranges. A program of diet, regular exercise, and medications can help.
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Am 25years old am suffer from kidney stones, is there any treatment without surgery.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Am 25years old am suffer from kidney stones, is there any treatment without surgery.
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicines 1. Lycopodium 30 (4 drops in little water) every morning empty stomach only one dose in a day for 15 days. 2. Berberis vulgaris q (10 drops in little water) thrice a day for 15 days and update.
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I am under going dialysis for the last six months. For two months I am doing three dialysis each week. Even then my certain is 11 and potassium 7.3 what are the possible reasons.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dialysis is been given to you because your kidney is not working and the machine does the job of kidney only
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Urinary Incontinence In Women - How to Deal With It?

MBBS, MS
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Urinary Incontinence In Women - How to Deal With It?

Are you experiencing unintentional loss of urine lately? This is an indication of a condition known as urinary incontinence in women. The condition usually arises from pregnancy, childbirth and menopause. In many cases, overactive and weak bladder muscles, and nerve damage may also cause urinary incontinence. This is a common problem in women, which is treatable. There are several types of this condition such as stress incontinence, urge incontinence, functional incontinence, mixed incontinence, transient incontinence and mixed incontinence.

Management of Urinary Incontinence
There are several ways and methods which you can apply to manage urinary incontinence. They are as follows:

  1. Pelvic floor exercises: Pelvic floor muscles help in holding urine and when these muscles get weakened due to pregnancy or because of being overweight, leakage occurs. You have to carry out several exercises for improving the symptoms. Doing this exercise on a regular basis will prevent leakage and stop the existing leakage. These exercises are useful when you have a sudden urge for urination, and they involve the relaxation and contraction of the pelvic floor muscles.
  2. Less liquid consumption: Leakages are more likely to occur when the bladder is full and drinking any kind of liquid will make you feel like urinating. You must limit your consumption of alcohol and caffeine as these cause the urine to increase. 
  3. Bathroom schedule: In case you have to visit the bathroom too often or frequently, you must try to increase the time between bathroom visits. You have to practice bladder training along with pelvic floor exercises. Slowly, you will be able to reduce your bathroom visits.
  4. Wearable devices: You can use wearable devices for placing support in the vagina as these prevent leakage. You may be fitted with a silicon device known as a pessary. Tampons can be used for the prevention of leaks as well. Tampons are recommended for women who leak during activities such as running. For preventing shock syndrome, the tampon should be changed every six hours.
  5. Weight loss: Obesity and extra weight cause urinary incontinence as these put extra pressure on the bladder or the urethra, which is the tube which starts from the bladder. This is associated with stress incontinence and leaks due to sneezing, coughing, lifting or laughing. Heavier women are more likely to face this problem and weight loss can help in managing the same.

In case you are experiencing urinary incontinence, you must consult a doctor and discuss your problems. A doctor will provide you the best remedies for dealing with the stressful condition.

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Hello doctor. Three years back it was detected that one of my kidney is much smaller in size compare to another, as it was infected. But it shows in renal scan that it works normally. What sort of precautions should I keep in mind with my daily busy routine life to keep it normal?

PG Diploma in Clinical Research, Diploma in Acupuncture, MBBS, College Of Physicians & Surgeons
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello doctor. Three years back it was detected that one of my kidney is much smaller in size compare to another, as i...
Preventing kidney infection and ruling out that there is no infection at present by certain tests. Drink 8to 10 glasses of water daily, do not suppress the urge of passing urine. Pass urine before going out for any function or meeting, Build immunity. Salt in daily dal or vegetable is adequate. Avoid bakery items, papad,prickles, salty food. Regular check up, Get treated completely for any infection. Need Consultation for guidelines.
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