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Dr. Ramachandran

Urologist, Chennai

Dr. Ramachandran Urologist, Chennai
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Dr. Ramachandran is an experienced Urologist in Pallikaranai, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Dr.Kamakshi Memorial Hospital in Pallikaranai, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ramachandran on Lybrate.com.

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For last 2 days my urine colour is dark yellow with a strong smell — should I be concerned?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
For last 2 days my urine colour is dark yellow  with a strong smell — should I be concerned?
1.are you having fever/ burning/ pain while urination? 2.For how long this problem is present? 3. turbid urine present or not? we have to investigate you to rule out 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 for further management
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What are the main reasons of kidney failure? What are its symptoms and how can be it cured?

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Srinagar
Long standing diabetes and blood pressure are main reason for chronic kidney failure, there is no cure for this. Acute kidney failure is because of loose motion and drug reaction can be cured if managed properly.
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I am from thrissur, kerala. My sister 71 a diabetic used to have urinary tract infection. Eight month back she had a series uti and admitted in hospital. Kidney was affected. Creatin level went up to 4.7. It took 3 months to bring it down to 3, still it continue to be 2.7. She is taking antibiotics for last six months regularly. Now sensation for her legs lost. She is only able to walk with the help of walker. Her hands also feel loosing strength. Is this condition is cure able. Any hope that she walk with out support. Thank you.

PGC Diabetology, MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
The most important thing to take care now is tha the kidneys dont get damaged further. So control diabetes and BP if she has it. What is the fasting blood glucose level result? Consult in private on Lybrate or personally with information about your main complains, lifestyle, lab results and diet for detailed advice.
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I am 64 yrs old. Since 8-9 days feeling frequency of 7-8 times urination at night. Further feeling heaviness in breathing while walking.

MBBS
Urologist, Kolkata
I am 64 yrs old. Since 8-9 days feeling frequency of 7-8 times urination at night. Further feeling heaviness in breat...
Sir, at your age these urinary symptoms are most commonly associated with a condition known as benign hypertrophy of prostate gland. There might also be possible of a mild urinary tract infection which might be responsible for your symptoms. Get a usg of kubp region done to know about your prostate size to determine whether it requires medical or surgical or no treatment at all. Regarding the problem of breathlessness, this may be related to your heart. I see that you are taking antihypertensive drug. Do you get regular follow up with your blood pressure? consult me privately to get a look into both of your problems so that can help you:)
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Sir, I have disease of symptom of abdomen pain and back pain also. I have done my urine test and found EP Cells 3-5 hpf and pus cells 1f respectively. Is it normal. If not please prescribe me how to get ride of it. Thanks.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
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I have disease of symptom of abdomen pain and back pain also.
I have done my urine test and found EP Cells 3-5 h...
Abdomen pain may be because of acidity/ indigestion/ gas or it may be muscular pain Avoid food from outside, junk, fried, spicy fatty food also tell me associated symptoms like vomiting sensation, loose motion/ burning sensation in chest or any other symptoms are present or not? so that we can reach diagnosis. we may need to start medications after complete evaluation For Backache Local application of Relaxyl DA gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 day Avoid Prolonged sitting
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Hello, my dad is 87 years old and he is complaining of slight swelling at the prostrate side and urine has a tinge of milkiness, he has slight pain as well. What could be the reason, what should we do.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hello, my dad is 87 years old and he is complaining of slight swelling at the prostrate side and urine has a tinge of...
Prostatitis treatments vary depending on the underlying cause. They can include: Antibiotics. This is the most commonly prescribed treatment for prostatitis. Your doctor will base the choice of medication on the type of bacteria that may be causing your infection. If you have severe symptoms, you may need intravenous (IV) antibiotics. You'll likely need to take oral antibiotics for four to six weeks but may need longer treatment for chronic or recurring prostatitis. Alpha blockers. These medications help relax the bladder neck and the muscle fibers where your prostate joins your bladder. This treatment may lessen symptoms, such as painful urination. Anti-inflammatory agents. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may make you more comfortable. Prostate massage. This is done by your physician using a lubricated, gloved finger — a procedure similar to a digital rectal exam. It may provide some symptom relief, but doctors disagree about how effective it is. Other treatments. Other potential treatments for prostatitis are being studied. These treatments include heat therapy with a microwave device and drugs based on certain plant extracts
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I am 70 years old. I have Urinery problem. Every hour I feel to go to Urinal. What is the remedy for this?

FIMSA, MD-Nephrology, DM - Nephrology, Critical Care Medicine, MBBS
Nephrologist, Delhi
You have overactive bladder. You can start taking tab oxyspas 2. 5mg once daily. Also get blood-kft, ultrasound kub, urine test & hba1c done
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I am 56 year old man have got a prostate problem prostate enlargement 37 cm have urine fall problem while on tension frequency of urine fall increase and very slow kindly suggest suitable medicine I do not want operation.

MS, MBBS
General Surgeon, Srinagar
I am 56 year old man have got a prostate problem prostate enlargement 37 cm have urine fall problem while on tension ...
Dear the details provided by you are a bit incomplete. Kindly tell me what is your post voidal urine volume, serum psa levels and uroflowmetry. I will be able to help you better after knowing these details.
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My father suffered bleeding this morning from anus. It was quiet a bit of blood. He did not complaint about any pain or bleeding before. What might be the cause. He is 67 years old.

Fellowship in Kidney Transplant & Reno Vascular Surgery, Diploma in Urology, M. Ch, MS, MBBS
Urologist,
Commonist cause is in this age group is new groth in the rectum, pl get in touch with a good ge surgeon or visit in our opd.
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Repeatedly I have urinary infection. Urine always have yellow color and most times I have pain in my waist. What should I do?

Ex Sen.V.Surgeon/Research Scientist, M.D.(Alternative Medicine/tibetan/chinese/acupuncture), Vaida/ Unani, Homeopath
Unani Specialist, Moga
Repeatedly I have urinary infection. Urine always have yellow color and most times I have pain in my waist. What shou...
Hi dear -u should take a regular course--2 months. Its package is available, if you want some permanent soln. -any how you can start with - homeo med ;-- -sulphur 30-- 3 time s a day --4 days and report me.
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How serious is Prostrate, what is the stage of must surgery, is there any chance of curing by medicine ?

MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Delhi
First of all there is no definite cure for prostatic enlargement as this gland keeps on increasing in size under influence of male hormones. Medicines can halt the progression of size but once you stop medication, the growth of the gland recurs. Similarly surgery can only remove the excessive gland tissue present at that particular time, It won't stop the gland from further growth. So your decision to undergo surgery depends upon control of symptoms by drugs. If the difficulty in urination is relieved by medicines then you don't require surgery. If your problem exists despite medicines then you have to go under the knife.
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Hlo I have stone in my kidney its size is 9mm can it be removed by drinking water or some kind surgery is necessary for removal.

BHMS
Homeopath, Howrah
Hlo I have stone in my kidney its size is 9mm can it be removed by drinking water or some kind surgery is necessary f...
There are chances of removal of stones of 8 to 9 mm by homoeopathic medicine. Unless you have any other complaints or symptoms like pain, severe hydronephrosis, pedal oedema. Drink lots of water regularly.
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What is urinal retention? Could be it because of meatal stenosis? How meatal stenosis can be identified? If im unable to focus urine stream, could it be meatal stenosis?

MBBS
General Physician,
What is urinal retention? Could be it because of meatal stenosis? How meatal stenosis can be identified? If im unable...
it could be due to stricture or obstruction of urethra which could be partial or complete. due to acute or chronic urinarybtract infection. so get your urine test done. and consult a urologist.
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Any food or vegetables or fruits to be avoided for preventing occurrence of kidney stones.

MD - Medicine
Endocrinologist, Ahmedabad
Any food or vegetables or fruits to be avoided for preventing occurrence of kidney stones.
Long answer. Calcium stones - avoid oxalate containing green leafy vegetables, cucumber, Amla, tomatoes. Urate stones avoid brinjal and mushroom.
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When I do toilet it comes red colour urine. What is it. What should I do for this problem?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
When I do toilet it comes red colour urine. What is it. What should I do for this problem?
Hello, Red or pink urine may be commonly caused by 1.Blood. include urinary tract infections, enlarged prostate kidney or bladder stones. 2.Foods. Beets, blackberries and rhubarb can turn urine red or pink. Medications. Rifampin an antibiotic often used to treat tuberculosis, can turn urine reddish orange Tumors of the bladder and kidney, which can cause blood in the urine, are more common in older people. So my advice to you kindly go for Urine R/M and USG prostate and review with report
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Namaskar, I am 57 year old suffering from urinal infection and problem of sound sleep at night.

B.A.M.S
Ayurveda,
Namaskar, I am 57 year old suffering from urinal infection and problem of sound sleep at night.
Take 8-10 glasses of water daily. Take citrus fruits like lemon n amla. Avoid pittaj food. If infection is more medicine is also available.
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Hello doctor. I have been diagnosed with enlargement of prostrate gland 5 years back. I am taking flodart 0.4 mg. The problem is under control. Which homeopathic medicine should I take?? suggest please thank you.

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Unani Specialist, Delhi
Hello doctor.  I have been diagnosed with  enlargement of prostrate gland 5 years back. I am taking flodart 0.4 mg. T...
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From Yesterday my friend is taking green tea 2 a day and consuming lot of water for weight loss but he is having a problem that every 15 min he has to go to toilet for urinate is this because of green tea of taking exercise water please advice and tell sometime.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), M.D in Ayurveda, Ph.D
Ayurveda, Hyderabad
From Yesterday my friend is taking green tea 2 a day and consuming lot of water for weight loss but he is having a pr...
May be having sugar, so better to have test ie fasting blood sugar, then you can use the correct ayurveda medicine, ok.
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COCONUT RESOLVE KIDNEY STONE

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
COCONUT RESOLVE KIDNEY STONE

Coconut is a tropical fruit that is rich in protein. Coconut water is good for kidney and urinary bladder problems.
Drinking coconut water for 2 to 3 times a week reduces the size of kidney stones in a short period of time.

Benefits of coconut water
* it dissolves kidney stones
* it prevents bladder infections
* it revitalizes your reproductive system

Symptoms of kidney stones

Kidney stones that are above the pelvis of the kidney usually do not cause symptoms.
Symptoms often occur when a stone migrates into the ureter, the tube that carries urine from the kidney to the bladder, and prevents the drainage of urine from the kidney.
When stones are present in the ureter, a person may experience the following symptoms:

* pain.

* nausea and vomiting.

* blood in the urine.

* increase in frequency or urgency of urination, or the inability to urinate.

There are other possible consequences of kidney stones. Partial or complete obstruction of a kidney by a stone may lead to a backup of urine in the blood, along with its potentially toxic component, urea. If this happens, the kidney may suffer damage to its tubules (the microscopic chemical plants that manufacture urine) and to their associated blood vessels.

Kidney stones are formed from chemicals that are found in your urine such as, calcium, carbonates, cystine, oxalic acid, phosphates, uric acid, ammonium, and magnesium.

Of these chemicals, calcium constitutes a large percentage of the stones that are formed.

Causes of kidney stones

One contributing cause is a defective metabolic process. When you habitually drink insufficient amounts of water and other fluids daily, your urine becomes highly concentrated.
Diet is another major contributing factor. If you are fond of eating fatty foods and your daily intake of high fiber foods is low, you will surely have kidney stone problems sooner or later.
Other causes

* acid-forming foods

* alcoholic drinks

* coffee

* condiments

* junk food

* spices

* sugar foods

Importance of making kidneys function properly
 Kidneys receive a large amount of the blood pumped by your heart. This huge blood supply enable your kidneys to regulate the composition of your blood.
They also remove wastes such as ammonia, drugs, urea and other toxins from your body.
That's why it is important to dissolve kidney stones early before they get big enough to give you problems, such as kidney infections, later.

Other functions

* they keep the volume of water constant in your body

* they regulate your blood pressure

* they aid in making red blood cells

* they maintain the calcium levels in your body

Coconut water helps dissolve kidney stones by diluting your urine so that the various chemicals in your kidneys such as calcium, phosphates, uric acid, etc. Are relatively easy to flush out of your system.
This is because it is a natural diuretic and it increases the urine flow.
Aside from its ability to dissolve kidney stones, it is also a rich source of cytokinins. Cytokinins are plant growth hormones, they regulate the growth and development of plants.
The interesting part is that cytokinins have an anti-aging effect on human cells and tissues.
In other words, they help delay your aging process.

Other health benefits of coconut:

1. Prevents simple goiter (enlarged non-toxic thyroid) because of its organic iodine content.

2. Good body builder, so it is a food recommended for building up the body muscles of thin and emaciated individuals.

3. Constipation and for any build-up of gas in the stomach and intestinal tract.

4. Coconut milk has been found to help causes of a sore throat as well as relieving stomach ulcers.

5. Coconut oil has been found to heal cuts, scratches, burns and sunburns.

6. The oil has also been recommended for facial massage and is reported to be good as a wrinkle remover.

7. Coconut oil is also good for the scalp and hair and makes hairdressing unnecessary.

8. Intake of at least 2 tbsp. Of virgin coconut, oil per day can lessen your vitamin e requirement.

9. Coconut water is good for kidney and urinary bladder problems.

This proves that a pound of prevention is indeed worth more than a ton of cure.
 

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