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Artemis Hospitals

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Urologist Clinic

Sector 51, Gurgaon
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We like to think that we are an extraordinary practice that is all about you - your potential, your comfort, your health, and your individuality. You are important to us and we strive to ......more
We like to think that we are an extraordinary practice that is all about you - your potential, your comfort, your health, and your individuality. You are important to us and we strive to help you in every and any way that we can.
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Artemis Hospitals is known for housing experienced Urologists. Dr. Shalabh Agrawal, a well-reputed Urologist, practices in Gurgaon. Visit this medical health centre for Urologists recommended by 69 patients.

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Sector-51 Gurgaon, Haryana - 122001
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Dr. Shalabh Agrawal

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS
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What Does Blood In Urine Mean?

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS
Urologist, Delhi
What Does Blood In Urine Mean?

If you notice blood while urinating, you must consult a urologist to get a clear picture of the health issue. Blood in urine is known as hematuria in medical terms. Such a condition can occur in both men and women. It is a common condition and does not require the patient to panic. Rather immediate tests should be conducted to find out the cause of the blood and treated accordingly. Such conditions are very much treatable with a little care and vigilance following of the doctor’s advice. Here are some of the common causes of hematuria in individuals:

  1. Urine Infections: Urine infections are the common cause of blood in your urine. Most commonly these affect urinary bladder and rarely kidneys also. Prompt identification and treatment can easily revert this problem. 
  2. Urinary Stones: Another major cause of hematuria, usually accompanied by pain in the abdomen. 
  3. Enlarged Prostate: With an enlarged prostate, there can be blood flow with the urine. Rarely this may be a sign of cancer in the prostate. 
  4. Exercise: This might come as a surprise for many of the fitness freaks. While exercises are needed for the body and rightly so; but exercises should be done in a certain limit. Heavy exercises, limitless and vigorous exercises can sometimes cause other health problems in the body. One such problem is the passing of blood in the urine. 
  5. Medications: Quite interesting is the fact that long-term consumption of certain medicines might cause hematuria in individuals. Certain medicines like penicillin and aspirin are absorbed by the body to a certain extent. But overdose or the regular dosage might lead to further problems in the human body. 
  6. Kidney Injury: A kidney injury is a form of internal injury which can be felt and manifested through signs and symptoms. Such injuries occur mostly to those who are in the field of sports. At times, a heavy punch, a hard training session, or an exhaustive fall might lead to kidney injuries. This, in turn, would cause hematuria. 
  7. Tumors of Urinary Tract: Bleeding can occur from tumors arising from kidney, ureter, urinary bladder as well as urethra. These require timely detection and management. Early treatment leads to an excellent long-term outcome. 

Thus, these are some of the common reasons for the development of blood in urine. However, it is a condition which can be best analyzed by the medical practitioner. Therefore, on the occasion of blood, you must get it tested and treated immediately.

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Top Ways To Treat Overactive Bladder Post-Pregnancy

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS
Urologist, Delhi
Top Ways To Treat Overactive Bladder Post-Pregnancy

There are certain changes that are noticed in the body post-pregnancy. One such change that might affect you is an overactive bladder. Usually, depending on the amount of liquid that goes into the body, an individual urinates eight to ten times a day. But post-pregnancy this statistic might increase to around ten to twelve times a day. While urinating helps the body to get rid of excessive body wastes, extreme urinating would also get rid of the necessary minerals and liquid that the body requires for its proper functioning. However, overactive bladders are quite common in women who have delivered and can be treated smoothly. Here are some of the top ways in which you can treat your overactive bladder post your pregnancy:

  1. Losing Weight: A woman gains a lot of weight post pregnancy. This weight needs to be reduced through simple exercises and a proper balanced diet. Reduction of the post pregnancy weight helps in controlling the overactive bladder to a certain extent.

  2. Avoiding Alcohol, Spicy and Acidic Food: Alcohol, spicy and acidic food actually creates havoc in the excretory system. Their compounds are such that these enable the body to get rid of water and necessary elements from the body. In fact, the power of urine itself is reduced, making discharging urine with high water content. This would make you more thirsty resulting in over-urinating at times. Similar conditions arise in the body when you consume coffee which contains caffeine and chocolate. Although, having a little bit of chocolate now and then does not really affect the system to quite an extent.

  3. Exercises: Each exercise is carefully tuned to help a particular part of the body. For reducing the over activeness of your bladder, pelvic exercises are the best that you can carry out even for thirty minutes a day. Exercises would help you to remain active, shed the excess weight as well as manage your urination.

  4. Avoid Smoking: Out of the many health hazards that arise out of smoking, one of them is the extreme urge to urinate often after pregnancy. Thus, to avoid over urination it is advised to refrain from smoking for some time.

Thus, these are some of the easiest ways to control the situation. In case you are embarrassed to go out in the public like this, you can always use incontinence pads. However, if the problem persists even after trying out all the said methods, then it would be in your best interest to take expert advice from the doctors.

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Urinary Tract Obstruction - 7 Reasons Behind it

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS
Urologist, Delhi
Urinary Tract Obstruction - 7 Reasons Behind it

Lower Urinary tract obstruction refers to a condition of hindrance to urinary flow from bladder outwards. This can occur in all the age groups and affect either sex. The symptoms can be poor urine flow, intermittent flow, straining to pass urine or empty bladder, sense of incomplete emptying of bladder, difficulty in starting urination. Other problems can be increased urine frequency and difficulty to hold on with or without occasional urine leak in clothes. The cause and treatment vary in different age groups.

Few common reasons behind Lower urinary Tract Obstruction:

  1. Congenital Urethral Stricture and PUV: These defects can be detected either before or after birth and need correction at earliest to avoid long-term complications. It is usually brought to attention by parents who observe abnormal urine flow pattern of their child OR found out during evaluation for repeated urinary tract infections.

  2. Neurogenic Bladder: This is caused due to defects of nerves that are responsible for controlling bladder function. This can be due to diseases of brain, spinal cord or peripheral nerves. These defects can occur by birth or later in life. It is very important to take early consult to avoid long-term complications and progression to renal failure.

  3. Urethral Stricture: This is narrowing in a long tube that starts from bladder to the external urinary opening. It can be idiopathic, post-traumatic, or due to urethral infections. Usually, a person is able to recognise poor urine flow and bring it to the attention of urologist. Treatment for stricture depends on various factors and range from simple endoscopic surgery to open surgeries.

  4. Bladder Neck Obstruction: Bladder neck is a network or a group of muscles that connect the bladder to the urethra. The muscles tighten to hold urine in the bladder, and relax as they release it through the urethra. Urinary tract obstruction occurs when there are abnormalities blocking the bladder neck that restricts its opening during urination.

  5. BPH: This occurs due to enlarged prostate obstruction urine flow out of bladder. Prostate enlargement is mostly age-related and rarely due to prostatic tumors. Urinary stones. This can be usually recognized by sudden obstruction to urine flow in person who was voiding normally. These episodes might be recurrent due to movement of stone in between bladder and urethra.

  6. Bladder Tumors: The are mostly characterized by blood in urine. Sometimes there might be blood clots that obstruct the urine flow. Phimosis: Usually occurring post-puberty, it is referred to as the inability to retract the glans (the sensitive structure at the end of the penis). It is a condition in which the distal foreskin, which was previously retractable, is unable to retract anymore.

  7. Phimosis: Phimosis is another major reason behind urinary tract obstructions.

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Bladder Cancer: Symptoms & Treatment

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS
Urologist, Delhi
Bladder Cancer: Symptoms & Treatment

Bladder cancer can be caused by a variety of factors, which include genetic factors, inheritance, drugs, chemicals, environment related factors and smoking. In fact, smoking tobacco is one of the major causes of bladder cancer around the world. The chemicals present in tobacco can irritate the bladder lining which ultimately leads to bladder cancer. Besides smoking other important environmental factors might be chemotherapy, exposure to chemicals from newspaper, dye, leather, paints industries.

Symptoms of bladder cancer are as follows:

Most often it occurs in people more than 50 years of age. It can present in different ways, but common symptoms being :

  1. Painless hematuria - reddish or brownish colored urine with or without clots Increased frequency of urination Pain while passing urine .
  2. Difficulty in passing urine

Diagnosis:

The diagnosis requires a proper imaging workup including ultrasound, CT scan and urine examinations. Following the initial imaging, a biopsy is required to confirm the diagnosis and stage the disease. This is done by cystoscopy under anesthesia.

Treatment Options:

Treatments for bladder cancer depend on the stage of cancer. Broadly bladder cancers can be categorised into Non-invasive and Invasive cancers.

  1. For non-invasive cancers: It requires recurrent cystoscopic surveillance and resection. For those with high risk of tumor recurrence or progression, intravesical chemotherapy or immunotherapy might be required.
  2. For invasive cancers the various treatment choices are:
    1. Surgery: For localised tumor which are amenable to resection perhaps surgery is the best possible treatment. This is a major undertaking where in whole of bladder along with accessory organs is removed. The surgeon may offer choices for reconstruction between neobladder (refashioning bladder with patient's gut) or ileal conduit (fashioning a stoma over which bag can be worn to collect urine). Following surgery a regular follow up is required and the prognosis is good.
    2. Chemotherapy: This modality is reserved for patient's where surgery is not possible or they have metastatic disease (disease spread to other body parts).In this method, medications are used to target and destroy cancer cells.
    3. Radiation Therapy: This might be and option for patient's that are not suitable for surgery. Radiation therapy uses gamma rays to destroy cancer cells in the body The key to good prognosis in bladder cancers is early detection timely intervention and good follow up.
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Causes and Symptoms of Prostatitis

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS
Urologist, Delhi
Causes and Symptoms of Prostatitis

Prostatitis is a very common infection of the prostate. However, it is worth to note that prostatitis can also be an inflammation of the prostate without infection. Only 5 to 10 percent of prostatitis is caused by bacterial infection. Prostate cancer does not normally have its chances increased by prostatitis. There are several forms of prostatitis, including acute bacterial prostatitis, chronic bacterial prostatitis and chronic nonbacterial prostatitis (which is also known as chronic pelvic pain syndrome ).

The exact cause for prostatitis is not known, but here are some factors which increase its risk, particularly acute bacterial prostatitis.

Possible causes:

  1. Medical instrumentation: Putting an instrument like a urinary catheter may well cause prostatitis.
  2. Rectal intercourse: This is basically another name for anal sex.
  3. Abnormal urinary tract: The urinary tract comprises of the bladders, kidneys, ureters and urethra. If any one of these organs gets infected, then prostatitis is much more likely.
  4. Bladder infection: A bladder infection may well spread to the prostate.

Symptoms
Prostatitis has a variety of symptoms. Here are the most common symptoms of prostatitis.

  1. Constant need of urination: This is one of the most common symptoms of prostatitis.
  2. Difficulty when urinating: Just like the constant need of urination, difficulty urinating is also a sign that you may have prostatitis.
  3. Pain while urinating: This is because the prostate gland is a part of your urinary tract and if it does not work properly, there will be pain.
  4. Chills and fever: This is a rarer symptom, but may indicate prostatitis if it is coupled with the other symptoms.
  5. Pain in perineal area and genital organs: If you are experiencing pain in genital organs, than it may indicate prostatitis. 
  6. Painful ejaculations or relief of perineal pain after ejaculations: If you are having painful ejaculation or the pain arises after ejaculation, then it may be due to prostatitis.
  7. Hematospermia: Pinkish or brownish semen.

If these symptoms are persistent or bothersome, then a proper consultation is required. Evaluation includes physical examination along with few simple tests. This can be followed by proper treatment for cure or relief of symptoms.

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Hello Sir/Madam My father's creatinine level 5.2,Urea is 135, potassium is 5.4. But H. B. Is 6.4. I want to know the blood level is very low and urgent basis any blood transfusion or any blood increase injection required or we wait for some time for increasing the level. Thanks

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS
Urologist, Delhi
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My father's  creatinine level 5.2,Urea is 135, potassium is 5.4. But H. B. Is 6.4. I want to know the...
Dear user. The patient seems to be having anaemia as a result of kidney failure. He might require transfusions or injections depending so many factors. I think you should discuss the matter with a nephrologist.
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Dr. I am 18 years I want to know that I goes to toilet within 2 hrs wht is problem behind it why me need to go toilet in 2-2 hrs.

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS
Urologist, Delhi
Dr. I am 18 years I want to know that I goes to toilet within 2 hrs wht is problem behind it why me need to go toilet...
Dear user. It is normal for a person to pass urine about 5 to 7 times in a day. Further frequency also depends on your diet and medicines intake. Going to void after 2 hours I don't think to be abnormal unless some other symptoms also.
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I have a kidney stone of size 3 mm suggest me medicine and can I eat tomato or brinjal.

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS
Urologist, Delhi
I have a kidney stone of size 3 mm suggest me medicine and can I eat tomato or brinjal.
Dear user. 3 mm stone will pass out on its own. You don't require any medicine for that. And no need to change your diet. Keep taking good amount of fluids.
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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.
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I have diabetes since 2 year but currently I passed through urine inspection and that is effect to kidney also so what is solution for this problem please give me solution.

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS
Urologist, Delhi
I have diabetes since 2 year but currently I passed through urine inspection and that is effect to kidney also so wha...
Dear user. Uncontrolled diabetes can affect your kidneys so please keep a strict control of your blood sugars.
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I am suffering from urine problem. From 1 week. Its coming yellow in colour. I do not know what to do! can you tell me?

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS
Urologist, Delhi
I am suffering from urine problem. From 1 week. Its coming yellow in colour. I do not know what to do! can you tell me?
Dear user. The yellow colored urine is most probably because of less water intake. Double your fluid intake and urine color will become normal.
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I have stone in kidney, can eating almonds is beneficial or have a adverse effect on me.

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS
Urologist, Delhi
I have stone in kidney, can eating almonds is beneficial or have a adverse effect on me.
Dear user. Taking about 3 liters of liquids will decrease chances of forming stones. Rest of dietary changes are not very helpful.
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I am suffering from kidney stones which keeps on flushing on regular basis. But sometimes it causes acute pain and I need to take pain killers. Pl suggest some permanent solution. Stones are small 3.5mm approx.

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS
Urologist, Delhi
I am suffering from kidney stones which keeps on flushing on regular basis. But sometimes it causes acute pain and I ...
Dear user. There is no permanent solution for your problem. But taking good amount of fluids along with few dietary changes can certainly reduce your chances of stone formation.
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Mild hydronephrosis in the left kidney due to left ureteric calculus. What to do?

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS
Urologist, Delhi
Mild hydronephrosis in the left kidney due to left ureteric calculus. What to do?
Dear lybrate-user. You will need evaluation to find out the nature of stone along with status of kidneys. If it is a small stone it is likely to pass out on its own with some medical help. If it is large or obstructive then a surgical removal might be required.
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Sir. I have stone of 5mm doctor says that without operation can not relif But I do not like operation. success me any other way plz.

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS
Urologist, Delhi
Sir. I have stone of 5mm doctor says that without operation can not relif
But I do not like operation.
success me any...
Dear sir. You have not written where is the stone. If 5 mm stone is in kidney then you might wait it will pass out on its own. If it is in ureter it might require surgery or medical treatment depending on other factors.
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I having a kidney stone tel me natural method to cure it. Please tel me some medicines....

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS
Urologist, Delhi
I having a kidney stone tel me natural method to cure it. Please tel me some medicines....
Dear user. Have plenty of fluids. Small stones should pass out by themselves with out any treatment.
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As per biopsy report prostate gland increased and may cause prostate cancer in future. Whether this disease can be cured by ayurvedic medicines/treatment? Do not want to take allopathy medicines.

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS
Urologist, Delhi
As per biopsy report prostate gland increased and may cause prostate cancer in future. Whether this disease can be cu...
Dear sir. Enlargement of prostate is a age related change. It just like your skin becomes wrinkled, you loose teeth etc with age. Medicines do not change this course. Treatment is only required if it is obstructing your urine flow. So please don't worry and enjoy your life.
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