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Dr. R M Meyyappan

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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. R M Meyyappan is a popular Urologist in Saligramam, Chennai. You can meet Dr. R M Meyyappan personally at Sooriya Hospital in Saligramam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. R M Meyyappan on Lybrate.com.

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No 1/1, Arunachalam Road, Saligramam. Landmark: Opposite AVM Studio, Near To Vodafone Mini Store & Behind Hitech Diagnostic Center, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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I have 7 mm and 4 mm in left kidney and in right kidney 4 mm and 3 mm sized best treatment.

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General Physician, Alappuzha
I have 7 mm and 4 mm in left kidney and in right kidney 4 mm and 3 mm sized best treatment.
YOu drink a lot of water and hope that the small stones will be ejected. If it grows in size surgery may be needed
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My recent test results of urine: Blood+1 Protein+1 Lokosit Neg. Others are normal. Moreover My recent test results of blood: eGFR 51. Total Protein 6.49 What does it mean? Is there any serious problem? I will be happy for your comments.

MS - General Surgery, FMAS.Laparoscopy
General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
My recent test results of urine: Blood+1
Protein+1
Lokosit Neg.
Others are normal.
Moreover
My recent test results of...
Hello dear Lybrate user, Warm welcome to Lybrate.com I have evaluated your query thoroughly. EGFR is low, blood and protein presence can be in various infection or other conditions. Has to evaluate the report in concern with symptoms, creatinine level. Kindly consult in private with all details. Hope this clears your query. Wishing you fine recovery. Welcome for any further assistance at my private URL https://www.Lybrate.com/gandhinagar/doctor/dr-bhagyesh-patel-general-surgeon Regards take care.
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I am 50 years old man. I am suffering from prostate problem, the coming urine is getting delayed some times, particularly in night time. If I am little bit late in going for peeing, it is difficult to urinate. Please suggest.

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Oncologist, Howrah
I am 50 years old man. I am suffering from prostate problem, the coming urine is getting delayed some times, particul...
You have lower urinary tract symptoms also known as luts. Two most common cause of your symptoms is benign hypertrophy of prostate known as bhp or diabetes. Two can be diagnosed easily by usg lower abdomen and blood sugar examination respectively. If you have prostate problems diagnosed by usg, then it is a very treatable condition.
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My father is suffering from prostate cancer his age is 56 and psa is 5.7. Please give your suggestion which medicine is good for him.

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General Physician, Noida
My father is suffering from prostate cancer his age is 56 and psa is 5.7. Please give your suggestion which medicine ...
what is stage of disease? Treatment will depend upon stage and main treatment is surgery/ chemotherapy and radiotherapy Consult oncologist
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Is anal fissure a totally curable disease permanently by LIS surgery I mean anal fissure will not recur after hard motion?

MS - General Surgery, FMAS.Laparoscopy
General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
Respected Biman hi there is no surgery in the world after which you will be guaranteed that you are cured of fissure dear . Anytime hard stool you may or may not get . That's your luck dear thanks regards
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Acute Kidney (Renal) Failure

FISN, FISPD, MD - General Medicine, MBBS, DM
Nephrologist, Delhi
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I’m Dr. Sunil Prakash. I’m director and head of nephrology of renal transplant services at BLK super specialty hospital, New Delhi.

Today I would like to share with you some newer things that are happening on nephrology. You all know that if somebody has a kidney failure they will eventually land up on dialysis. Dialysis is of 2 types: peritoneal dialysis which is done at home by person themselves or your relatives. It is also called colo-colic or water dialysis. Another is blood dialysis. This can also be done at home which is called home hemodialysis and there are simple machines which are available and there are people who can be trained who can come at home and do dialysis for such patients. Or these patients come to hospitals or dialysis centers for regular dialysis. Dialysis is normally give it to 2-3 times a week. Itis certainly a cumbersome procedure and it is also costing money. But at the end of the day the decision is either dialysis or death. So if somebody reaches the end stage kidney disease then he/she will require dialysis. The other option is to go for kidney transplant. The biggest problem of kidney transplant is how to get donors? How to get kidneys? Now friends everybody has 2kidneys. And if somebody is healthy and he doesn’t have diabetes, blood pressure or stone in the kidney and he is leading a good healthy life then by doing some test it can be found that person may be able to live on one kidney. So if we are certain that a donor if he can give one kidney to its relative to make him rehabilitate then he can live on one kidney and the recipient or the patient who gets the kidney will live on another kidney. This is called life-related donor program. This is a legal program. Now what is not legal? What is totally illegal is when somebody tries to buy kidneys for poor people by force or money or greed or whatever. This is illegal act and it is punishable by law. Another thing in transplant which we must encourage and our country is lacking very badly is deceased donor transplant. What is deceased donor transplant? It means unfortunately if somebody gets an accident. Young person leaves his house on bike or going for a job or something meets with the accident sometimes if the brain is irreversibly damaged but the organs like heart kidney and liver are functioning well these are called brain death patients. They are basically cadavers. Cadavers means death although technically, legally they are living at that point of time because there heart is beating but if somebody’s brain is death then that person ceases to be that person. And certainly within a day the all organs will also stop functioning because their master is gone the command center is gone. And all the organs of the body requires impulses from brain to survive. So now in such a situation a person’s heart is beating but it is certain to die in next 6-8-10 or maximum24 hours. So in this interim the organs of the patients are taken out and give it to people who are waiting on the organ list to be able to get these organs and get rehabilitated. In Spain the rate of donation is 50/million. In India it is 0.5/million. So we can very well imagine that how much organ shortage we are having and Indians or top of it have more proclivity of having kidney diseases and end stage kidney stages. So we badly needs these kidneys. So I request to all my listeners that let us join hands, let us do more social work, advertise and tell people that unfortunately if somebody has got brain damage then he/she is about to die then they must pledge their organs to people who are waiting below. Nothing can be better than this act of altruism and donation. Friends let us not take our organs to heaven because heaven knows that we need these organs here. Thank you for your time. I’m available at BLK super specialty hospital. For any issues, consulting dialysis refers to blood pressure and transplantation center.

Thank you! Again.

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I m 26 yrs, 51 weight, 5'9 feet. There is no any day when I don't face cloudy urine, In noon when I go for urination Last drops are cloudy & urination takes long time to be completed, I try to unzip then I again realize that drops are coming out. What to do?

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Unani Specialist, Moga
I m 26 yrs, 51 weight, 5'9 feet. There is no any day when I don't face cloudy urine, In noon when I go for urination ...
Hi dear -u should go for urine check up report and come back -for the beginning you can take-;- homeo med;- -apis 30-- 3 times a day --3 days.
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I am suffering from kidney failure ckd my creatine level is 3.0 and potassium is 5.76 previous I was diagnosed with SLE lupus nephritis recently kidney biopsy has done report showed that the findings are consistent with lupus nephritis class v with chronicity index of 6/12 and tubulointeritial infiltrate involving 30% of the core.

DM - Nephrology, MD - General Medicine
Nephrologist, Delhi
I am suffering from kidney failure ckd my creatine level is 3.0 and potassium is 5.76 previous I was diagnosed with S...
Dear lybrate-user Since you have lupus nephritis your CKD is likely to progress over time. You need regular follow up with your nephrologist to monitor progression and modification of medications with time. Apart from creatinine, potassium you have to target Hb, calcium, phosphorus, uric acid, Urine protein and RBCs, and bicarbonate. Dietary precautions are also very important. I hope your concerns have been answered. Regards.
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Recommended Diet For Nephrotic Syndrome!

MBBS, MD (Med), DNB (Nephrology)
Nephrologist, Mumbai
Recommended Diet For Nephrotic Syndrome!

Nephrotic Syndrome is a condition which is characterised by the loss of protein into the urine (called proteinuria) as a result of increased glomerular permeability and oedema. This results in low protein level in the blood. The low levels of protein in blood result in the drawing of fluids into soft tissues. A severe form ‘hypoalbuminemia’ can cause scores of secondary diseases such as ascites (retention of fluid in the abdominal cavity), pleural effusion (build-up of fluids between the lungs and the chest), or high cholesterol. It can also result in retention of fluid in other parts of the body such as eyelids, lower extremities etc.

What can cause this?
Nephrotic syndrome is mainly caused by damage to the kidneys. This leads to an increase in the concentration of protein in the urine. In adults, it can be caused due to glomerulonephritis or damage to the glomerulus of the kidneys while in children it is likely caused by minimal change disease (kidney disease marked by the abnormal loss of protein through the urine).

The other common causes of nephritic syndromes are:

  1. Genetic disorder
  2. Immune disorder
  3. Cancer
  4. Infections
  5. Use of specific drugs
  6. Certain diseases such as diabetes mellitus, lupus
  7. The incidence of this disease is seen more often in males than in females.

Diet that is recommended in Nephrotic Syndrome:
In patients diagnosed with Nephrotic syndrome, the intake of salt, fat and protein must be checked. There should be emphasis on the consumption of dietary fibres that are present in vegetables and fruits.
The intake of protein and fluid should also be monitored, but this solely depends on personal factors such as age, weight and condition of the patient. It is recommended to consult a renal dietician who can guide you appropriately.

  1. Sodium/salt intake: The sodium or salt intake must be restricted as it leads to high blood pressure and results in fluid retention in the body, thus causing oedema (build-up of fluids within the body cavities and tissues) in the body. Avoid processed food as it contains a lot of salt.
  2. Protein intake: Protein is an essential part of the diet as it helps in the general makeup of the body and development of muscles. The consumption of protein must be kept under check and it is the best to consult your dietician for this. Loss of protein in urine needs to be replaced by class 1 high quality proteins in nephrotic syndrome.
  3. Limit fat and cholesterol intake: It is always good to curb on bad cholesterol as it is the reason behind several heart diseases. But, with patients diagnosed with Nephrotic Syndrome, it is highly recommended to avoid food rich in fats. This means staying away from unhealthy fatty meat or junk food.
  4. Fluid intake: Fluid intake does not have to be necessarily reduced, but it is always good to consult your doctor for the same.

“You are what you eat”. Nephrotic syndrome can slowly progress to chronic kidney disease if the necessary steps are not taken to curb it in an early stage, and diet control is a major way to do so. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Nephrologist.

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