Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}
Book
Call

Dr. Venkataraman

Nephrologist, Chennai

100 at clinic
Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Dr. Venkataraman Nephrologist, Chennai
100 at clinic
Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Submit Feedback
Report Issue
Get Help
Feed
Services

Personal Statement

I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
More about Dr. Venkataraman
Dr. Venkataraman is a renowned Nephrologist in Perungudi, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with P Krishna's Clinic in Perungudi, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Venkataraman on Lybrate.com.

Lybrate.com has an excellent community of Nephrologists in India. You will find Nephrologists with more than 42 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Nephrologists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.

Info

Specialty
Languages spoken
English

Location

Book Clinic Appointment

P Krishna's Clinic

#102,Landmark: Thirumalai Nagar Annexe, 3rd Cross Street, Perungudi, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
100 at clinic
...more
View All

Services

View All Services

Submit Feedback

Submit a review for Dr. Venkataraman

Your feedback matters!
Write a Review

Feed

Nothing posted by this doctor yet. Here are some posts by similar doctors.

During urination, the flow stops and I feel like I need to urinate more, but I am not able to. After sometime some drops of urine flow out.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
During urination, the flow stops and I feel like I need to urinate more, but I am not able to. After sometime some dr...
Please Take plenty of water daily Take Chandnasav 20 ml twice a day for 7 days Tab chndraprabha Vati 2 2 for 7 days Avoid masturbation totally. If any.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 35 years old married. I have suffering since last 10 days. I have burning sensation in my urine place after ejaculation.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Just wash your private parts after the act. And consult further for detailed assessment and management.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Acute Renal Failure

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Nephrology
Nephrologist, Delhi
Play video

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.

3093 people found this helpful

Hi. Last month I have done a septoplasty surgery. Ma urea creatinine was gud. Now I felt 2 days urine output s low. No leg swelling. Facial puffiness. But last two days not hungry. Not feeling of eating. Can I check ma Urea creatinine. Is it possible ma kidney function decrease in one month?

MBBS, Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO)
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
Hi. Last month I have done a septoplasty surgery. Ma urea creatinine was gud. Now I felt 2 days urine output s low. N...
Get a dynamic sleep MRI done (you need a 3tesla unit for it. You probably have Sleep Apnoea and nasal obstruction may not be the only cause of your suffering. Yes, drug induced acute kidney failure is not uncommon. Consult a good nephrologist about it.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

What is the cause of kidney stone, which are dissolved by sodium acetate syrup but recurrence of it happen after months, due to it mild hydronephrosis is also observed, is it dangerous?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
What is the cause of kidney stone, which are dissolved by sodium acetate syrup but recurrence of it happen after mont...
Causes of kidney stones are * urinary infections * intake of less quantity of fluids & water * high intake of non vegetarian diets like eggs, red meat, fish. * high intake of calcium rich diet like milk tomatoes, spinach. * hormonal disorders (hyperparathyroidism) in hydronephrosis, urine backflows in kidneys & that causes the damage to kidneys & impairs kidney functions. It may also lead to kidney failure.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Carcinoma cell in cervix behind bladder wall about 5-6 cms, so what treatment should I suggest her, please help me. Thanks.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Carcinoma cell in cervix behind bladder wall about 5-6 cms, so what treatment should I suggest her, please help me.
T...
She has to undergo surgery and depending upon the pet scan we have to plan for chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I got my urine checked. LEUKOCYTES read as 4-5, there is urine infection. Please advise with medication. Other parameters are negative.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I got my urine checked. LEUKOCYTES read as 4-5, there is urine infection. Please advise with medication. Other parame...
Leucocyte 4-5 does not indicate urinary tract infection. If you are having frequency of urination with burning sensation while passing urine,get urine culture and sensitivity test done after consulting doctor.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My friend has blood circulation Problem to internal parts and semen discharge through urine. Kindly suggest the remedies.

BHMS
Homeopath,
My friend has blood circulation Problem to internal parts and semen discharge through urine. Kindly suggest the remed...
Dear lybrate-user, your friend is suffering from spermatorrhoea. He should continue the following medications for at least 20 days to get rid of his problem of spermatorrhoea:- 1) take 5 drops of homoeopathic china 30 or cinchona officinalis 30, thrice daily, in empty stomach. 2) take 30 drops of homoeopathic mother tincture acid phos q in a cup of water daily after lunch. 3) take 30 drops of homoeopathic mother tincture ashwagandha q in a cup of water daily after dinner. Apart from medicines he could try a home therapy. Soak 5 grams of fennel seeds (snouff) & 5 grams of rock candy (misri) in a glass of water before going to bed daily. On waking up next morning drink the snouf-misri soaked water in empty stomach. Report after 20 days of medication.
3 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have problem of urination frequently, and urge to urine since 1 year. Iam 23 years old.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I have problem of urination frequently, and urge to urine since 1 year. Iam 23 years old.
For your age 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, stone in urinary tract, cystitis, interstitial nephritis 5.Diabetes mellitus/Diabetes inspidus, Hypertension, , 6. Do urine Re/Me , Take USG KUB and consult urologist for advice
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My Wife is Suffering from Stomach Pain and Frequent Urine problems. Kindly Send me Solution.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
My Wife is Suffering from Stomach Pain and Frequent Urine problems. Kindly Send me Solution.
take meftal spas if pain abd, tab pan 40 empty stomach daily morning for 15 days, drink 3-4 litre of water daily, isabgol in a glass of water at night, if required get u/s whole abdomen done and back with report it will help. thanks get complete urine examination, back with report
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Causes of Kidney Failure

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Nephrology, DNB (Nephrology)
Nephrologist, Delhi
Play video

Causes and treatments of kidney failure


I am Dr D K Agarwal. I’m senior consultant nephrologists’ from the Indraprastha Hospital, New Delhi. I’m from Lybrate. Today, we will discuss kidney failure.

As you know the kidney failure is a very common problem nowadays. The cases are increasing day by day and treatment is very costly, you know the transplantation, dialysis or CLPD is very costly. So we should know about the kidney failure. Kidney failure is when we say the urea creatinine is high, urine is less in amount. There is swelling, loss of appetite. All these things are there then we say you are suffering from kidney failure.

There are few causes of kidney failure which are very important to know, for example,

  • One is diabetes. One of the top most causes of kidney failure is if you are having diabetes then chances of kidney failure are there. So you will have to control it.
  • The second is hypertension.
  • Third is painkillers, the pain killers are also very important cause so we are having a habit of self-medication. We go the chemist and we take medicines, that is also an important cause of kidney failure.
  • Other causes as we know there are stones, cysts and other obstructions in the passage of urine from the kidney to the urethra to the bladder and to outside.

So these are the few important causes of kidney failure.

Now, at last, I want to say that if you have any query you don’t worry at all. You can contact me 24 hours via lybrate. We are at your service.

Thank you
 

3253 people found this helpful

I have frequent urination when urine is stored a little amount I have pain in my lower pelvic and back pain and itching in vagina but no infection in urine culture what can I do pls help.

M.B.B.S, Post Graduate Diploma In Maternal & Child Health
Gynaecologist, Bokaro
I have frequent urination when urine is stored a little amount I have pain in my lower pelvic and back pain and itchi...
You should not delay urination unless there is no alternative. This frequent urination can slowly lead to urge incontinence. There is an exercise to control bladder movement along with a medicine for long term use. Since you do not have infection, there is no point in taking antibiotics. An USG of lower abdomen will be required in due course if things do not improve. Contact me for details.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am a 40 years old, I take 6-8 liters water daily, but I go to toilet more time. Pls suggest me.

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS
Urologist, Delhi
I am a 40 years old, I take 6-8 liters water daily, but I go to toilet more time. Pls suggest me.
Dear user. Taking 2 to 3 liters of fluids per day is enough with normal daily activities. Urine frequency will definitely increase if you are taking too much water.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I'm 36 years old. When i drink 2-3 Liter water during a day that day, if I pass urine, I feel burning in my penis. Every time. If I drink more quantity water 6-7 Litre water during day time. I do not face this problem. What is reason for this problem. 4 month back i consulted a doctor he suggest me some tablets I completed the tablet course. Still problem not solved.

Doctor of Medicine
General Physician, Surat
I'm 36 years old. When i drink 2-3 Liter water during a day that day, if I pass urine, I feel burning in my penis. Ev...
Now it is the time to get done some investigations like plain x-ray of abdomen ultrasonography these are to ruled out the possibility of renal stone and pathology.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hi, Mujhe urine karte samay bahut jalan hoti or urine yellow bhi ati. Please suggest me something.

General Physician, Lucknow
Hi, Mujhe urine karte samay bahut jalan hoti or urine yellow bhi ati. Please suggest me something.
Drink as much water as you can, the idea is :you should pass urine 6-7 times a day. Have some cranberry (karonda) daily. If still the problem is not solved get urine examination done in a lab and consult a phyician.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Kidney Transplant - 5 Things You Should Know!

MD - General Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Durgapur
Kidney Transplant - 5 Things You Should Know!

A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure that patients of kidney disease go through in order to replace a non functioning kidney with a live one that is healthy and functions well. Other methods to treat this disease also include dialysis, which basically is an artificial way of doing what our kidneys are designed to do. When dialysis does not work, many doctors recommend a kidney transplant. A replacement or donated kidney can come from a living donor or a non-living donor. This new kidney will mostly work towards keeping the blood clean, which is a function that stops when the old and diseased kidneys fail.

So, here's a list of five essential facts that you need to keep in mind if you are looking at a kidney transplant:

  1. Donors: While there are living and non-living donors, the doctor will have to ensure that your donor is someone who has no medical history of complications, kidney disease or any other medical condition like diabetes or hypertension. Also, the donor would have to have two proper functioning kidneys. Further, one of the most important factors is the blood group. The blood group of the donor and the patient must match for the transplant to be possible.
  2. Procedure: During the surgery, the patient will be under general anesthesia. The surgeon will make an incision in the lower abdomen area and the blood vessels of the new kidney will be connected surgically with the vein and iliac artery of the patient. Thereafter, any excess fluid will be drained before wrapping up the surgery.
  3. Rejection: The patient's body may also reject the kidney. The immune system of the patient may mistake the new kidney as an attacking body and its natural defenses may work against it, which will lead to complications. For this, doctors usually prescribe immunosuppressant medicines that will help in preventing such an eventuality.
  4. Longevity: While a living donor's kidney may last longer, a non-living donor's kidney will not enjoy such a long life. In such cases, a second transplant can be conducted.
  5. Diet: After the transplant, the patient will be required to go through a number of measures like coughing to show that the lungs are clear, as well as administration of fluids and some amount of examination and dialysis. Also, the patient will have to have a special diet that includes raw fruits and vegetables, and plenty of non-fat dairy ingredients.

A kidney transplant is a major operation that can change your lifestyle in the long run. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

3235 people found this helpful

I am 48 single male healthy drink lot of water upto 4 lts daily urinate accordingly but during urination 80-10-10% instead of ine go. Kindly advice. Non diabetic, fasting 138 no bp/sugar.

FIMSA, MD-Nephrology, DM - Nephrology, Critical Care Medicine, MBBS
Nephrologist, Delhi
Firstly intake of 4 litres of water is excessive, cut it down to about 2. 5litres. Secondly your fasting blood sugar level of 138 is suggestive of diabetes. You should get yourself checked thoroughly, meanwhile get Hba1c done.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Can kidney stone be the reason of gas? Actually I feel senselessness and stiffness around both my kidneys. Is this stiffness and senselessness caused by kidney stone? I have right renal calculus of 0.42 cm size.

MBBS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
General Physician, Bangalore
Can kidney stone be the reason of gas? Actually I feel senselessness and stiffness around both my kidneys. Is this st...
Kidney stone is a treatable problem. and medicines can cure it. If you have not started the treatment, you should start it as soon as possible before it becomes big in size. Do let me know if you would need my assistance.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My uncle 32 years old suffering with kidney stone pain what are the precautions to get relief with the pain.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
My uncle 32 years old suffering with kidney stone pain what are the precautions to get relief with the pain.
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.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Diabetes - Know Its Devastating Effect On Your Kidneys!

Advanced Short Course Training in Kidney Transplantation, DM - Nephrology, MD - Nephrology , MBBS
Nephrologist, Delhi
Diabetes - Know Its Devastating Effect On Your Kidneys!

Diabetes is a disorder that is characterized by an inability of the pancreas to produce enough insulin or effectively utilize the insulin produced by the body. Insulin is the hormone that is produced by the pancreas to metabolize sugar in the body, the sugar that is present in the food that you consume.

Diabetes is commonly classified into two types: Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

In Type 1 diabetes, the cells in the pancreas do not produce insulin in the required amounts; this disorder usually tends to occur in children. Type 2 diabetes generally occurs in people who are above 40 years of age; this type is characterized by an inability of the body to efficiently utilize the insulin produced by the pancreas.

How can diabetes affect your kidneys?

Too much glucose, also called sugar, in your blood from diabetes damages your kidneys’ filters. If the filters are damaged, a protein called albumin, which you need to stay healthy, leaks out of your blood and into your urine. Damaged kidneys do not do a good job of filtering wastes and extra fluid from your blood. The wastes and extra fluid build up in your blood and make you sick.

Diabetes is a leading cause of kidney disease. Diabetic kidney disease is the medical term for kidney disease caused by diabetes. Diabetic kidney disease affects both kidneys at the same time.

Signs of Kidney Disease in Patients with Diabetes

  1. Albumin/protein in the urine
  2. High blood pressure
  3. Ankle and leg swelling, leg cramps
  4. Going to the bathroom more often at night
  5. High levels of BUN and creatinine in blood
  6. Less need for insulin or antidiabetic medications
  7. Morning sickness, nausea and vomiting
  8. Weakness, paleness and anemia
  9. Itching

What are the possible complications?

  1. End-stage kidney failure: If this occurs then you would need kidney dialysis or a kidney transplant.
  2. Cardiovascular diseases: Diabetics have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases, such as heart disease, stroke and peripheral arterial disease. If you have diabetes and diabetic kidney disease, your risk of developing cardiovascular diseases is increased further. 
  3. High blood pressure: Kidney disease has a tendency to increase blood pressure. In addition, increased blood pressure has a tendency to make kidney disease worse. Treatment of high blood pressure is one of the main treatments of diabetic kidney disease.

What to do?

  1. It is essential to get your urine checked at least once every year to detect signs of kidney damage.
  2. Some other symptoms that you may experience are swelling in the ankles, weight gain and a rise in your blood pressure.
  3. The first step to treat kidney damage caused by diabetes is to get your blood sugar levels under control.
  4. You should also avoid consuming medications that can cause damage to the kidneys.
  5. A kidney transplant or dialysis may be advised if the damage to kidneys is significant. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a nephrologist.
2066 people found this helpful
View All Feed