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Dr. Sakthiraj

Nephrologist, Chennai

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Dr. Sakthiraj is a popular Nephrologist in Alwarpet, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Dr. Sakthiraj@Girishwari Hospital in Alwarpet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sakthiraj on Lybrate.com.

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Daily morning I started taking ragi kanji. Does this cause any side effects like kidney stones.

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Daily morning I started taking ragi kanji. Does this cause any side effects like kidney stones.
There are several types of kidney stones. Each has its own dietary recommendations. Ragi is rich in calcium.Foods like spinach, ragi are high in calcium and must be avoided in patients with cal oxalate stones.
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4 Types of Kidney Stones and Their Common Symptoms

DM in Nephrology, MD in Internal Medicine, MBBS
Nephrologist, Ghaziabad
4 Types of Kidney Stones and Their Common Symptoms

The 4 types of kidney stones and their common symptoms

Defined as hard and small mineral deposits that develop inside your kidney, kidney stones are made up of acid salts and minerals. The causes of this disease are not well-defined, although risk factors include drinking very little amounts of water and having a diet rich in sodium, protein and oxalate (chocolate and green leafy foods for example). However, knowing the type of kidney stone you suffer from can help ascertain the cause.

Here are the common types of kidney stones.

Struvite stones

This type of kidney stone is usually a response to certain kind of infection, such as a urinary tract infection for example. Characterised by rapid growth and a large size, struvite stones can develop without any warning signs.

Calcium stones

These are the most common type and are caused by a diet rich in oxalate. Risk factors for calcium stones include a diet consisting of plenty of nuts, chocolates and certain fruits and vegetables; metabolic disorders, high doses of vitamin d and intestinal bypass surgery, all of which can increase the amounts of calcium or oxalate in your urine, indicating the development of kidney stones.

Cystine stones

Those individuals with a hereditary disorder that causes their kidneys to produce certain amino acids (cystinuria to be precise) in excess are most likely to get cystine stones.

Uric acid stones

These are common in those whose diets are lacking in water or those who suffer from the excess fluid loss. People with a high protein diet and those who suffer from gout are also at risk. Genetic factors play a major role as well in increasing your risk of getting uric acid stones.

Apart from these, there are other rarer types of kidney stones that can also arise depending on a combination of an individual's lifestyle and genetic make-up.

However, to determine whether you're suffering from any of the aforementioned types of kidney stones, you must first know its common symptoms, which are:

 

  •   excruciating pain in your sides, and back, especially below your ribs
  •   feelings of pain in the groin and the lower parts of your abdomen
  •   intense and fluctuating pain that comes and goes in waves
  •   pain while urinating
  •   urine that is red, brown or pink in colour
  •   urine that's cloudy or has a foul odour
  •   vomiting and nausea
  •   constant urge to urinate
  •   increased frequency of urination
  •   urinating in small amounts
  •   chills and fever in case of an infection


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Related Tip: 20-Year-Old Indians Experiencing Kidney Failure! 4 Killer Reasons.

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Sir I have frequent urination problem, I have no sugar no Bp, Scan report also good Dr. says it is due to infection how can I relive from this?

M.B.B.S, Post Graduate Diploma In Maternal & Child Health
Gynaecologist, Bokaro
Sir I have frequent urination problem, I have no sugar no Bp, Scan report also good Dr. says it is due to infection h...
First take the appropriate antibiotic for urine infection. Apart from that take plenty of fluid orally. Apple cider vinegar is also good .
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Acute Renal Failure

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Nephrology
Nephrologist, Delhi
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Hello, I am Sandeep Behura. I have done DM from BHU. I am a consultant Nephrologists in Delhi and I am practising in Noida also. Today I am going to talk about Acute Renal Failure which is a common problem.

Acute Renal Failure is characterized by the failure of the normal function of a kidney which occurs over a short period of time. Medically speaking, there is an accumulation of Nitrogen as a waste product in the body with fatuation of electrolyte imbalance associated with retention of fluid in the body which occurs over the period of hours to days.

The aetiology of Acute Renal Failure is varied. However, it is classified into 3;

  • Prerenal ARF, which constitutes majority 55% of the cases.
  • Entrance adrenal ARF, which contributes to about 45% adrenal failure.
  • And 5% of the causes are Postrenal ARF

Coming to the Prerenal ARF, most of the causes are following;

  • Massive dead loss, like following traffic accidents or a major surgery. 
  • Following fluid loss like following diarrhoea, vomiting, patients having diabetes, patients with the cardiac problem may have Acute Renal Failure.

Intense Renal ARF is 2 types. These can be ischemic in nature or toxic in nature.

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Iam suffering from kidney stone pain. How to get of this problem. So much of back pain is there. Send some suggestions to control pain.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Iam suffering from kidney stone pain. How to get of this problem. So much of back pain is there. Send some suggestion...
Take following remedies for stone 1. Kulthi 1 tsp boil in 1 glass of water and have it at the time of lunch and dinner 2. Gokshuradi guggul 2 tab 3 time a day 3. Varunadi kadha 4 tspp before lunch and dinner.
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What Is the symptoms of kidney failure and how to or what is the procedure to solve to save our kidney.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Signs and symptoms of chronic kidney disease develop over time if kidney damage progresses slowly. Signs and symptoms of kidney disease may include: • Nausea • Vomiting • Loss of appetite • Fatigue and weakness • Sleep problems • Changes in urine output • Decreased mental sharpness • Muscle twitches and cramps • Hiccups • Swelling of feet and ankles • Persistent itching • Chest pain, if fluid builds up around the lining of the heart • Shortness of breath, if fluid builds up in the lungs • High blood pressure (hypertension) that's difficult to control Signs and symptoms of kidney disease are often nonspecific, meaning they can also be caused by other illnesses. And because your kidneys are highly adaptable and able to compensate for lost function, signs and symptoms may not appear until irreversible damage has occurred. HOW TO MAINTAIN OUR KIDNEY HEALTH 1.Keep your blood pressure at the target set by your Doctor. For most people, the blood pressure target is less than 140/90 mm Hg. This can delay or prevent kidney failure. 2.If you have diabetes, control your blood glucose level. 3.Keep your cholesterol levels in the target range. 4.Take medicines as per your Doctor advise and don’t go for OTC drugs like combiflam,Disprin,Asprin without your Doctors recommendation. 5.Cut back on salt. Aim for less than 2,300 milligrams of sodium each day. 6.Choose foods that are healthy for your heart: fresh fruits, fresh or frozen vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy foods. 7.Limit your alcohol intake. 8.Be more physically active. 9.Lose weight if you are overweight. 10.If you smoke, take steps to quit. Cigarette smoking can make kidney damage worse.
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What precaution should done by me for kidney stone from 2 years before I am suffering from this.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
What precaution should done by me for kidney stone from  2 years before I am suffering from this.
You should follow these very important and simple things to prevent stone formation & to get sure treatment of kidney stones: 1. First take a lot of fluid daily. The more you drink water and fluid, the less amount of deposit accumulate in kidney. So you have to make your kidneys healthy just only by drinking 2-3 liters (10-12 glasses) of water. 2. Stones are mainly formed of calcium and oxalate. So take very low quantity of milk, cheese, cream and dairy products. 3. Do not take strawberry, plum, spinach and tomatoes. These fruits and vegetables are rich in oxalate. So avoid them to prevent from kidney stones. 3. Stop taking supplementary vitamin d and calcium medication. 4. Avoid animal protein diet- eggs, red meat, fish in diet. 5. Take less amount of salt, pickle and western foods. They have high amount of sodium. So avoid it. 6. Urinary infection are also one of the cause of stone. So take proper antibiotic treatment of urinary infection on time. Even when you feelburning sensation or pain during urination, don't avoid it. Take medication as soon as possible. I hope you follow them in your life andstay healthy. 7. You can take gokshur tablets of himalaya for 3 months. It definitely get relief from kidney stones.
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Hii I have frequency in urination that too in Night more n I have dribbling if urine and I have urine retention n if I sit near my back n buts area I get pain uncomfortable in sitting for more time.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Pune
Hii I have frequency in urination that too in Night more n I have dribbling if urine and I have urine retention n if ...
take gokshur churna along with luke warm water & chandraprabha vati 1-1 tab along with luke warm water twice in a day avoid heavy food cold drink freeze water freeze stored food etc
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I have kidney stone. Can we have sex with my wife? If we do sex there is any of risk to her n me? Please let me know.

BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
I have kidney stone. Can we have sex with my wife? If we do sex there is any of risk to her n me? Please let me know.
Hello lybrate-user! No there will b no side effect! Kidney stones are not vulnerable niether it will create problem to you unless you r comfortable during intimacy! Tc.
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I am suffering from stone problem. 5mm stone. How to remove without operation. Help me. It's too much pain.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
I am suffering from stone problem. 5mm stone. How to remove without operation. Help me. It's too much pain.
Tips for removing kidney stones:: 1. Avoid tea, coffee, alcohol, cold drinks, pickles, fish, poultry, meat, spinach, and chocolate. 2. Avoid sour, heavy, and dry food. 3. Increase intake of liquids like water, juice, soup, lime water lemon soda etc. 4. Be sure to drink enough water each day. Usually 1 to 2 liters of water per day is adequate. 5. Drink more if you are perspiring heavily, working outdoors, the weather is hot, etc. 6. Increase the use of barley, horse gram (a type of bean), ginger, and brown rice or parboiled rice. 7. Avoid suppressing urges to urinate and defecate. 9. Boil 10-12 basil leaves in 1 cup of water for 15 minutes. Mix 1 teaspoon of honey in it and take twice a day. Dear kidney stones can be removed easily through herbal medicines so, Pls send ur USG report becoz medication for stones depends upon size number and location of stones and can be given after USG.
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I have stones in kidney and also outside of the kidney. I need a permanent solution of removal of kidney stone.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I have stones in kidney and also outside of the kidney. I need a permanent solution of removal of kidney stone.
What are the size of the stones? stones treatment depends on the types and size of stone, most kidney stones won't require invasive procedures. You may be able to pass a small stone by: drinking water. Drinking as much as 2 to 3 quarts (1.9 to 2.8 liters) a day may help flush out your urinary system. Unless doctor tells you otherwise, drink enough fluid mostly water to produce clear or nearly clear urine. Passing a small stone can cause some discomfort. To relieve mild pain, according to your medical history one may prescribe pain relievers.
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I am suffering with urine problem. I am pouring urine on bed in night time while sleeping without knowing only. . So please give remedy.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am suffering with urine problem. I am pouring urine on bed in night time while sleeping without knowing only. . So ...
You will have to train your self and tips- keep an alarm at 3am and get up and pass urine in the washroom and again go to sleep and do these for six months.
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My wife is 26 years old. She is suffering from pcos problem and under treatment. Doctor gave her hcg injection for ovulation. After fifteen days her period began. Now my wife is feeling frequent urination and pain during urination. Please suggest me treatment for it.

B.H.M.S
Homeopath, Patna
My wife is 26 years old. She is suffering from pcos problem and under treatment. Doctor gave her hcg injection for ov...
Pain before urination 1 can nothris 200 one drop in a cup of water, pain after urination 2. Sarsaparilla 200 one drop in a cup of water. 3. Please always write in detailes about the patiens for selecting right remedy.
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Bar bar mujhe urine infection ho jati hai. but reason jaan he nai pati hoon. Muje kya krna chahiye?

FIMSA, MD-Nephrology, DM - Nephrology, Critical Care Medicine, MBBS
Nephrologist, Delhi
Bar bar mujhe urine infection ho jati hai. but reason jaan he nai pati hoon. Muje kya krna chahiye?
Sabse pehle bahut achhe se safai rakhiye, khaskar menses ke dino mein cotton undergarments pehaniye. 2.5-3 litres water pijiye. Agar married hein tau husband ko bhi yehi karne ko boliye.
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I have acidic burping after food and constant pain in right upper side of abdomen since last three months what to do. I have done ultrasound nothing abnormal .Only found 3 mm renal calculi and 3.5 mm renal calculi in left and right kidney s respectively .Pls tell me how to get rid of this acidic burping and localized pain.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Gastroenterology
Gastroenterologist,
I have acidic burping after food and constant pain in right upper side of abdomen since last three months what to do....
Dear Lybrate user. You are suffering with acid peptic disease. Avoid spicy foods,alcohol,smoking, night shifts, stress, late night snacks, fried items. You need some medications to get relief from your symptoms. Hope this information helps you. Consult me if you have any doubts.
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I had urin infection and when I observed burning sensation during urination and also observed urin colour as red, I rushed to the doctor and I took medicine as prescribed. Dr. suggests for urin test but he said normal, nothing to worry. My urin test result as follows = Dt. 24/2/2016 RBC- nill Pus cell- 8-10hpf Epithical - 3-4hpf Crystal- nill Cast- nill Again I test urin to know my pregnancy. Urin test on 1/4/2016 as follows= Pregnancy-positive RBC- nill Pus cell- 8-10hpf Epithical - ++ Crystal- nill Cast- nill Dr. said me report is normal. please tell me result of these above tests. I am worries about this.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist,
I had urin infection and when I observed burning sensation during urination and also observed urin colour as red, I r...
Your urine test report is ok, some pus cells are there, but they could be due to contamination. During pregnancy the uterus gets enlarged and and urinary bladder lies just in front of this pregnancy bearing uterus, due to excess blood flow and pressure of the pregnant uterus, the pregnant woman tends to go for urination more frequently. Also colour of the urine could be influenced by colour of the medicines which are given during pregnancy like folic acid, doxylamine etc. If you were to have infection, then the burning sensation while passing urine would have persisted and you would have got some chills or shivering along with high grade fever. The best way to look for infection is to do culture of the urine and see what organisms grow in it. If that too is negative, just ignore the reports given by you. Drink plenty of water or fluids like coconut water, juices, etc almost upto 2-3 liters per day this will reduce the burning sensation if it is still present.
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