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Dr. Nitesh Jain - Urologist, Chennai

Dr. Nitesh Jain

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MCh - Urology, MBBS

Urologist, Chennai

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Dr. Nitesh Jain 89% (70 ratings) MCh - Urology, MBBS Urologist, Chennai
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Dr. Nitesh Jain is a renowned Urologist in Sowkhya Ayurveda Speciality Clinic, Chennai. He has been a practicing Urologist for 8 years. He studied and completed MCh - Urology, MBBS . You can meet Dr. Nitesh Jain personally at Apollo Hospitals in Sowkhya Ayurveda Speciality Clinic, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Nitesh Jain on Lybrate.com.

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MCh - Urology - B J Medical College, Ahmedabad - 2010
MBBS - B J Medical College, Ahmedabad - 2010
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Gold Medal (General Surgery)
Gold Medal (Urology)
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Tamilnadu Medical Council
Urological Society of India (USI)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)

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Robotic Radical Prostatectomy For Cancer Prostate!

MCh - Urology, MBBS
Urologist, Chennai
Robotic Radical Prostatectomy For Cancer Prostate!

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers that men are diagnosed with. It is accompanied by a number of difficulties of urination and ejaculation. It can also cause difficulty in achieving and sustaining an erection. If cancer advances and affects the bone structure and the spine, it can cause weakness in the limbs, and also result in urinary and fecal incontinence. If it is diagnosed in its early stages it can be treated quite easily before it spreads.

Treatment for Prostate Cancer-
Prostate cancer generally does not show any symptom in the early stage but progressively degenerates with time. If you suspect having any of the symptoms of prostate cancer such as urination difficulty, erectile dysfunction and discomfort in the pelvic region, then consulting an oncologist is the next step. Your doctor will perform certain diagnostic tests like digital rectal examination (DRE) and prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test. After the diagnosis of prostate cancer, doctors generally check the stage and rate of growth of a tumour by determining its Gleason score.

Once the extent of the prostate cancer is known, a treatment plan is devised by the doctor. If the cancer is localised and small, your doctor will either prescribe active surveillance or surgery. During active surveillance, there is a blood test, rectal examination, and biopsies on a regular basis to monitor the growth of a tumour. However, the tumour can also be deftly removed with surgical intervention in the form of Radical Prostatectomy. There are two types of radical prostatectomy- laparoscopic prostatectomy and robotic laparoscopic prostatectomy

Robotic Radical Prostatectomy-
A radical prostatectomy is one of the most common methods of treating prostate cancer. It involves the surgical removal of the prostate gland along with some of the surrounding tissues. This curtails the spreading of the cancerous cells to other parts of the body. A robotic radical prostatectomy is a minimally invasive procedure that involves the use of a robotic instrument that is controlled by surgeons to make the removal of the gland precise and efficient. The surgeon controls the robot by sitting at a console and makes several small incisions to enter the abdomen. This procedure reduces the risks of blood loss and any possible side-effect that includes erectile dysfunction and urinary difficulties. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Kidney Cancer - What Causes It?

MCh - Urology, MBBS
Urologist, Chennai
Kidney Cancer - What Causes It?

Kidney Cancer, more commonly known as renal cancer, first presents itself in the lining of the kidney. It then grows malignant and forms a tumor. The good news is that renal cancer rarely spreads to other organs. The bad news is that the tumors grow quite large before they can be detected.

Causes-
Kidney cancer has been found to occur most often in people who are older than 40 years of age. Though the cause of the cancer is not definitively known, there are a few factors that might increase the risk of developing kidney cancer. These include-

1. Obesity- Obesity can cause hormonal changes which in turn can increase the risk of cancer.

2. Smoking- As with any other kind of cancer, nicotine consumption, in the form of smoking cigarettes, increases the risk of developing the disease. In the case of renal cancer, it can, in fact, double the chances.

3. Pain Medications- A prolonged use of pain relievers over a period of time can increase the risk of renal cancer. Certain components of the medication can lead to kidney damage.

4. Genetic history- A medical history of family members, especially siblings, with the disease can significantly increase the risk of kidney cancer.

Symptoms-
In its early stages, kidney cancer remains asymptomatic, but as the tumor grow in size, symptoms begin to present themselves. These symptoms might include the following-

1. Blood in the urine.

2. A gradual loss of appetite leading to weight loss.

3. A persistent pain in your abdomen in conjunction with a lump.

4. A fever that is neither a result of an infection nor a cold, and one that lasts for weeks.

5. Swelling of the legs and ankles.

Treatment
Treatment for kidney cancer will depend on the size and location of the tumour and whether it has spread to other organs or parts of the body. Therefore, to determine the stage of cancer, diagnostic tests such as biopsy, are performed along with urine and blood tests. After determination of your cancer stage, the doctor will perform either a radical or a partial nephrectomy, where the cancerous tumor is removed along with additional tissues. Often, kidney surgery is followed by kidney transplant if both the kidneys need to be removed in nephrectomy. However, if nephrectomy does not cure your kidney cancer, then your oncologist may recommend cryotherapy, radiofrequency ablation or arterial embolization.

Kidney cancer in its advanced stage is often treated with either biological therapy where your body’s immune system is utilized to fight cancer cells or targeted therapy where drugs are used stop the multiplication of cancer cells by blocking their signals. Due to such advancement in cancer treatment, the rate of success has gone up in recent years but you also need to follow a healthy lifestyle to make sure that the treatment can bring out the desired positive outcomes. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Prostate/ BPH / Cancer Prostate

MCh - Urology, MBBS
Urologist, Chennai
Prostate/ BPH / Cancer Prostate

Don't shy away from urinary complains: It can be treated. Enlarged prostate in elderly.

We live in a country of excess where size often matters most. Supersize, grand, max, king size - but is bigger always better? Certainly not when it comes to male health and an enlarged prostate.

Enlarged prostate what we medically call as bph (benign prostatic hyperplasia) is a disease of old age, starts presenting usually after 50 years of age. It is non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate which is a walnut sized gland seen in men located beneath the bladder forming a channel through which stored urine in bladder can flow into the urethra. As we grow the prostate also enlarges in size (usually after 50 yrs). This enlarged prostate squeezes or partially blocks the surrounding urethra the tube that carries the urine from the bladder out of the body. This can lead to bothersome urinary symptoms that may include a weak stream, trouble starting and stopping, the frequent feel to urinate, inability to hold back the urine when desire comes, leaking or dribbling, and the sense that the bladder isn't empty after urination.
Complete emptying of the bladder may not occur due to obstruction in the flow of urine and as such can make an individual more susceptible to urinary tract infections, bladder stone formation, and if obstruction is prolonged and severe can lead to kidney function impairment.

The symptoms of bph will often bring patients to their doctor, although the enlarged prostate can also be diagnosed during a routine digital rectal examination (internal examination) or ultrasonography. Other common tests used to diagnose bph include a urinalysis (to check for infection or other causes of bph-like symptoms); a urine flow study, which uses a device that measure the speed of the stream; a ultrasound, which measures the size of the prostate gland and evaluate the kidney along with psa (blood test) to rule out cancer.

It is seen that most men feel uncomfortable talking about prostate, since the glands play an important role in sex and urination. Many older men live in this situation believing that it is age related. While it is indeed age related but it could be due to enlarged prostate for which there is relief available through treatment.
Age is the primary cause for enlargement of the gland. A clinical examination, uroflow and sonography helps to determine the severity of the problem. Regular medication helps to solve the problem and can prevent dreaded complications and only patient with bothersome symptoms or with some complication related to prostate needs surgery.

Elderly men should not feel shy to share their urinary problems as prostate enlargement is a common part of ageing alike grey hair or wrinkles. Visit the doctor and regain confidence and lead healthy life again. And remember, earlier you address this, better your chances of relief without surgery.

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I am suffering from kidney's stones, Left kidney has 11*6 mm & Right Kidney has 4 mm calculus. Please suggest me what to do.

MCh - Urology, MBBS
Urologist, Chennai
I am suffering from kidney's stones, Left kidney has 11*6 mm & Right Kidney has 4 mm calculus. Please suggest me what...
Please do a CT KUB CONTRAST. The management depends on the CT image. 11 mm stone is difficult to come out with medications alone.
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Common Symptoms Of Prostate Cancer!

MCh - Urology, MBBS
Urologist, Chennai
Common Symptoms Of Prostate Cancer!

The prostate gland is a small walnut-shaped organ that produces seminal fluid which carries the sperm and also provides them nourishment.

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of prostate cancer in men. The progress of prostate may take years and so symptoms may not be evident until it has reached an advanced stage. Also, prostate enlargement is an extremely common condition in most elderly men. This condition is known as benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH). The symptoms produced by prostate enlargement are similar to those of prostate cancer in the earlier stages. Therefore, men may confuse the cancer symptoms with BPH symptoms and often ignore the same. For most men, BPH is part of ageing and night-time visits to the bathroom are quite common.

Symptoms of prostate cancer can be clubbed into two broad categories – urinary and others.
Urinary symptoms are due to the enlarged prostate gland pressing on the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside. These include:

  1. Burning sensation with urination
  2. Painful urination
  3. Difficulty in starting and stopping a urine stream
  4. Dribbling in between a stream
  5. Inability to control a stream, often causing urine to leak before reaching the toilet
  6. Increased urgency to urinate, especially at night
  7. A reduced flow of urine
  8. Lack of control over bladder
  9. Presence of blood in the urine, often giving it a pinkish hue

Non-urinary symptoms include:

In addition, there would also be generalized symptoms of cancer, including:

  1. Generalized lethargy and weakness
  2. Anemia
  3. Uncontrolled weight loss
  4. Lack of appetite
  5. Back pain

As noted above, these symptoms are not indicative of prostate cancer. Even prostate infection or in older men prostate enlargement can cause these symptoms. Therefore, it is essential to correlate these symptoms with risk factors and clinical diagnosis.

Risk factors include age, family history, poor diet choices, higher testosterone levels, prostatic neoplasia, and presence of BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes.

Clinically, when a patient experience any of the above symptoms, the doctor would need to confirm the diagnosis via:

  • Digital rectal examination, which will confirm that the prostate is enlarged indeed
  • Chemical tests to check for prostate-specific antigen (PSA) which is often increased with any disease of the prostate
  • A biopsy to identify the presence of cancerous cells

A combination of clinical presentation, lab, and imaging will help in confirming the diagnosis. Earlier the diagnosis, better is the prognosis.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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How long should I continue with veltam f. have been taking it now for three months. I have an enlarged prostrate. I am 86 years old.

MCh - Urology, MBBS
Urologist, Chennai
How long should I continue with veltam f. have been taking it now for three months. I have an enlarged prostrate. I a...
If you are symptomatic and relieved with Veltam F than you may have to take life long Do USG KUB, Uroflow.
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I have urine infection repeat I take several antibiotic my urine is burn when come from urethra can I do circumcised.

MCh - Urology, MBBS
Urologist, Chennai
I have urine infection repeat I take several antibiotic my urine is burn when come from urethra can I do circumcised.
Circumcision is not the treatment for urinary infection unless you have phimosis. Need further evaluation for UTI.
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Taking veltam f for enlarge prostate for five days. I had stopped it 5 days ago in response to its side effect of decreased sperm coming out during masturbation. So I want to ask how many days will it take to revert back to normal?

MCh - Urology, MBBS
Urologist, Chennai
Taking veltam f for enlarge prostate for five days. I had stopped it 5 days ago in response to its side effect of dec...
Why were you taking Veltam. The retrograde ejaculation is a side effect of Veltam and gets reverted back to normal once drug is stopped.
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Tips To Improve Your Urological Health!

MCh - Urology, MBBS
Urologist, Chennai
Tips To Improve Your Urological Health!

Urological problems occur irrespective of gender and age. So, if you don’t want to fall victim to the problems of urinary tract infection, urinary incontinence, kidneys tones or any other urological disorder, here are a few tips that can help you improve your overall urological health.

  1. Water is your best friend: Water and other fluids are your best friend if you want to maintain your urological health. As you already know the main purpose of the urinary system is to cleanse your body and excrete all the waste and toxic products from your body. These toxins and waste are excreted from the body with the help of urine. So, when you increase your water intake, more and more toxins will be thrown out of your body. Doctors usually recommend having at least 8 glasses of water per day. But apart from water certain fruit juices like cranberry juice, which is excellent for urological health.
  2. Don’t hold your urine: There are many people who have a habit of holding back their urine. Therefore, it is important for you to know that it can do your body a lot of harm. So, when you feel the urge to go to the toilet, it is essential that empty your bladder.
  3. Stop having alcohol and coffee: Coffee and alcohol, both have several bad effects on your body. They act as a diuretic. These two products tend to irritate the lining of your bladder. This causes urinary incontinence and you will feel the urge to urinate more frequently.
  4. Reduce your intake of salt: Salt is an important seasoning and is required in every dish. Consuming it is okay but some people tend to take salt in quite higher amounts. You should never do that. This leads to retention of water in your body. They often lead to an increase in your blood pressure and also leads to kidney damage. The occurrence of kidney stones also occurs on an increased salt intake. Thus, fried and canned foods should be avoided as much as possible if you want to keep the urinary tract problems at bay.
  5. Hygiene is very important: During intercourse, many microorganisms enter your urinary tract and they even have the potential to cause several infections. Urinary tract infections are more common in women due to the shorter length of the urethra in them. The female vagina and male groin become the hub for microorganisms. And they get transferred during sex. So, you must maintain hygiene by cleaning your private parts regularly and changing your underwear daily. Keep your genitalia clean. Wash it with a mild cleanser or even plain water would do.

These tips are very crucial and following them thoroughly will help you to maintain a proper urological health. The responsibility of maintaining a good health always lies in your own hands.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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5 Symptoms Of Kidney Stones!

MCh - Urology, MBBS
Urologist, Chennai
5 Symptoms Of Kidney Stones!

Kidney stones can range from being the size of a grain to a pebble. These stones can be described as crystallized mineral deposits in the kidneys. Some kidney stones can be passed out of the body along with urine while others may require surgery. Symptoms of having a kidney stone vary from mild to severe. In the case of very small kidney stones, the patient may not experience any symptoms at all. The 5 most common kidney stone symptoms usually experienced are:

  1. Pain: Pain in the lower abdomen and back is one of the most common symptoms of having a kidney stone. This may be felt just below the ribs, on the centre and sides of the abdomen, in the lower back and in the groin. The intensity of pain is not directly related to the size of the kidney stone. This pain can come and go and will vary in terms of intensity. In certain cases, the pain can be severe enough to warrant a trip to the hospital. This pain is usually a sign that the stone is moving.
  2. Frequent Urination: People suffering from kidney stones may find themselves needing to go to the bathroom more often than normal. In some cases, patients may also wake up in the middle of the night with the urge to urinate. However, only a small amount of urine may be passed at a time. This is a sign that the kidney stone has moved into the lower urinary tract. Small stones may later be passed out of the body along with urine.
  3. Bloody Urine: Urine should ideally be pale yellow. Patients suffering from kidney stones may notice that their urine is darker than normal and cloudy. There may also be blood in the urine. This is known as hematuria. The colour of blood in such cases can range from pink to brown. Cloudy urine is also considered a sign of a urinary infection. This is a sign that the urine also contains pus cells or pyuria.
  4. Nausea: Vomiting and nausea are common symptoms of kidney stones. This is caused by the nerve connections shared by the kidneys and the gastrointestinal tract. The presence of kidney stones in the kidneys or urinary system can trigger an upset stomach. Some people also feel nauseous because of the pain caused by kidney stones.
  5. Foul Smelling Urine: Under normal conditions, urine should not have a very strong smell. Urine that smells bad is a symptom of a urinary infection. Bacteria in the kidneys or urinary tract can be the cause of this smell. It may also be caused by the high concentration of urine.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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