Lybrate.com has an excellent community of Nephrologists in India. You will find Nephrologists with more than 37 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Nephrologists online in Delhi and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.
Book Clinic Appointment with Dr. A.S. Vasudev
Submit a review for Dr. A.S. VasudevYour feedback matters!
My kidney is moderate dilatation of right PCs system and 10 mm stone in ureter koi problems to nahi hai naa.
My mom is having stone in right kidney from two years .done scanning Doc said it is not in a position to remove so it should fall or replace by itself then only said they r able to do surgery. Sometimes she gets lot of pain unable to sit also. Sometimes she has no pain. She's getting pain since a week please help.
Sir, I have a kidney temporary dialysis what type of food and fruits I should avoid, and what vegetables I have to take tell me the list of vegetables to be avoided and should be taken.
I have a question, my father is a kidney patient. And his creatinine is 2.26. I want to know that nuga best bed and foot detox machine & beetle leaf tea is helpful in these kidney disease. My father's age is 75 years and he is also suffering tia attack after 4 month ago. Please give me the right way for above question.
She is 31 weeks 3 days pregnant and having problem in foetus. Foetus have grossly dilated foetal urinary bladder noted. Two dilated linear sonolucent area seen around urinary bladder. What is the next step to do?
Hi, I am facing urinary problem. I.e I have urine when I feel like I have to pee. And after peeing, again in next few min like after 10 mins I feel like peeing it again. Is there any treatment for this. Thanks.
My dad age 63 year old no sugar He is on Daylsis from 2 years We want to transplant kidney We have no done for kidney What we should do.
Treatment for Kidney stones varies depending on the size and type of the stone or the symptoms caused by it. In case of small stones, medication and simple changes in lifestyle can be enough to treat it, but surgeries and extensive treatments are required if symptoms are severe. Following are treatment options for kidney stones:
Small stones with minimal symptoms:
- Drinking water: Drinking around 3 liters of water a day will regulate your urinary system and can effectively eliminate small stones. Unless your doctor advices otherwise, drinking ample amount of fluids, usually water, is one of the commonest way to get rid of small kidney stones.
- Pain relievers: There might be a considerable amount of pain and discomfort associated with passing the stone through urine. Your doctor may recommend pain killers like Ibuprofen, Naproxen sodium or acetaminophen.
- Medical therapy: In order to eliminate the kidney stone, your doctor may administer medical therapy. Medication like alpha blocker helps in passing the kidney stone with least pain and more quickly. It relaxes the muscles in the ureter and makes the process relatively easy.
Large stones with severe symptoms:
- Using sound waves to break up stones: In this technique, a procedure called Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL), is employed. ESWL uses the help of sound waves to create vibrations which breaks the stones in smaller pieces. This procedure takes about an hour and can cause mild pain and discomfort. Your doctor may administer sedatives to reduce your sensitivity. ESWL has side effects like blood in urine or bruising in the abdomen.
- Surgical removal of kidney stones: Surgical removal of stones is done with the help of a procedure called nephrolithotomy. It uses small telescopes and other instruments which are inserted in your back through a small incision. It is generally done in case of large stones and when ESWL fails.
- Ureteric Calculi (Using a scope to remove stones): A thin illuminated tube called ureteroscope is used to remove a comparatively smaller stone in the kidney or ureter. The ureteroscope is equipped with a tiny camera which determines the location of the stone which is then broken into pieces with the help of other instruments. It may require general or regional anesthesia.
Related Tip: "Kidney Stones and Your Diet"