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Please help with the diet for my father as currently he is going through dialysis for kidney failure and not able to eat anything and even he is having trouble in laying down flat. He is sleeping while sitting.
I am male 43. ,my serum creatinine is 1.4 ,blood urea and uric acid is normal, traces of protein is present in Urine R/M rest everything is normal, I am hypertensive and taking olmesar 40 ,Do I Need any medication please suggest.
During my mom's stone operation in metro. Dr. removed her metro. And now she suffer with belly fat. Plsss suggest that. What can she do to reduce her belly fat.
I have 5 mm kidney stone .Not able to stand for more than 15 mins. Is there any chance of kidney failure.
My urine sample report shows pus cells: 1-2/HPF, RBC 1-2 and epithelial cells: 1-2, Sonography was ok, Urine ok, no pain no burning sensation. No medicines taken b4 test. Kindly advise.
I'm kidney failure patient from 2 year. Now I'm Dialysis regularly. But every night I'm suffering from cough in chest. And I'm getting too much pain. Please advise.
I am a 21 year old female. I need to know whether kidney diseases transferred hereditarily? coz my mom had kidney problem from her childhood. And after pregnancy in 1994, her 1 kidney was removed. Because of that she couldn't breast feed for me. So my immunity power seems to be very less. Am suffering from many diseases like fever often, migrain, sinesitis, body pains. Etc. At some time I got pain in my abdomen part, mainly to the kidney area. Bt it doesnt last long. So I need to know whether is there any chance for me to have the kidney failure diseases as that in my mom.
Kidney or renal stones refer to the hard mineral deposit that accumulates along the path from the renal pelvis to the bladder. In normal conditions, toxins are filtered by kidneys from the blood and then passed into the urine. But if this waste does not dissolve fully, crystals are formed and these might get stuck in the ureter. Renal stones are common though and can be treated effectively. But you should first know how to detect it.
Signs and symptoms
If kidney stones are small, they might pass on with urine, and not cause any pain. But large stones can obstruct the flow of urine and lead to severe pain. Also remember that the location of the stone and the way it is travelling through your urinary tract can affect the symptoms you face. Sometimes, you might feel a sharp pain in your back or lower abdomen. In other cases, the pain may be constant or come and go, or the intensity might fluctuate.
Here are some other symptoms to watch out for
- Pain during urination, cloudy urine, urine that smells different and the frequent urge to urinate
- Blood due to kidney stones can make urine pink, red, or brown
- Nausea, vomiting, fever or chills
- Pain that increases in severity and stops you from standing, sitting or lying easily
- The pain might start in the early morning or late night, since people urinate less then
Though small kidney stones are often dissolved with medication, larger stones might create blockages and have to be removed in a hospital. The good news is that, now you don’t have to undergo any invasive surgery to get rid of renal stones. The new-age Holmium YAG laser technique can carry out this process with minimal cuts.
This laser sends intense and short infrared light pulses to break the stones into tiny pieces, which can then be passed out with urine. Patients also face lesser complications and get well quickly too.
More on the procedure
- The laser beam passes through a 0.2mm wide wire, which can easily rotate to reach stones whether big or small. Any location in the kidneys, tubes or bladders also becomes easily accessible. Hence the wire can directly contact the stone, without harming any other tissue.
- In laser lithotripsy, a very thin tube with a small camera is inserted into the patient’s urethra to guide the doctor towards the stone. Laser pulses, each lasting not even 0.0003 seconds are then targeted towards the stone.
- Depending on the number and size of stones, this treatment takes 10 minutes to 1 hour and is conducted under general anesthesia. The patients recover fast and are discharged soon after.
- The disintegrated pieces of the stones are also sent for analysis to see what is causing the problem and how the patient can prevent it in future.
Kidney stones can be prevented by drinking lots of water and avoiding alcohol. If the stones are being caused by uric acid, ammonia, or calcium, then certain diet changes might be suggested. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Urologist.
I am Dr. Vikas Agarwal. I am senior consultant and head at VPS Rockland group of hospitals situated at Manesar, Dwarka and Qutub. In my department, we are doing all kind of Urology and kidney transplant related diseases.
If we talk about urology. Urology means all disease related to kidney. Ureter, bladder, prostate in which the most common is kidney stone. In our day to day practice, many of patients in our OPD are coming for kidney stone. And in the surrounding area also we are having so many patients of kidney stones. We offer, as a urologist at VPS Rockland hospital, the minimal invasive way to treat kidney disease, kidney stones. In which the most common technique is the PCNL and RIRS in which we break the kidney stone with the laser and patient can go home from the next day of the admission, so this is the minimal invasive way to treat the stone worldwide, this is the standard treatment and we offer dedicated urology team and latest laser technology and equipment’s for kidney stone at VPS Rockland hospital, Manesar. If we come across another common disease that is enlarged prostate disease in which the patient usually complains of difficulty in passing urine having burning maturation, poor flow and in night he has to wake. So at the age of 50 and above, the prostate glands starts increasing and he diagnose with simple uroflowmetry test and ultrasound, the prostate disease and we offer to our patient the minimal invasive against the TORP or the laser prostate surgery and with minimal complication and patient can go home next day of the surgery. Next focus is our on urology department at VPS Rockland hospital, we do all kind of kidney cancer, prostate cancer, bladder cancer, treatment and possibly with the laparoscopic technique which gives all the benefits of the patient, early out of bed, minimal scar, and good cosmetics. Our main focus is to now the kidney transplant program at VPS Rockland hospital as we know in kidney; the most common cause of kidney failure is diabetes and hypertension which is very much prevalent in our society. The patients who came for end state renal disease, the dialysis or the kidney transplant are the two options. But because of lack of the donor many patients do not get the kidney. So they are dependent on dialysis, but if they got a chance to have a donor , kidney transplant is a definitive, more successful operation and we at VPS Rockland hospital offer to the patient with laparoscopic donor nephrectomy in which the donor is operated through the laparoscopic technique and all kind of complicated kidney transplant including ABO incompatible kidney transplant, swap transplant, cross match positive transplant, we are doing at VPS Rockland hospital. The other group of patients in urology we treat with the reconstructed urology. In which the patient has cut off the fistulas of the urinary tract after any gynecology surgery so we treat with laparoscopic pyeloplasty, laparoscopic reimplantation, laparoscopic ureterectomy, so we at VPS rockland hospital have dedicated urology team, dedicated urology suit and all equipment’s to deal with laparoscopic and laser technology of urology.
I am Dr. Vikas Agarwal. Wish you good health. Thank you.