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Multi-speciality Hospital (Nephrologist, Urologist & more)

# 6-3-562/A, Erramanzil Colony, Taj Deccan Road Landmark : Beside More Super Market Hyderabad
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Asian Institute Of Nephrology & Urology Multi-speciality Hospital (Nephrologist, Urologist & more) # 6-3-562/A, Erramanzil Colony, Taj Deccan Road Landmark : Beside More Super Market Hyderabad
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Dr. Praveen Kumar Etta

MBBS, MD - Nephrology, DM - Nephrology
Nephrologist
10 Years experience
600 at clinic
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10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Dr. C. Mallikarjuna

MBBS, MS - Urology, MCh - Urology
Urologist
33 Years experience
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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology
Urologist
14 Years experience
500 at clinic
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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology
Urologist
13 Years experience
500 at clinic
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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS)
Urologist
14 Years experience
500 at clinic
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10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - Urology/Genito - Urinary Surgery
Urologist
17 Years experience
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MBBS, Fellowship in Diabetology, PG in Diabetology
Endocrinologist
18 Years experience
450 at clinic
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Dr. Poorna Chandra Reddy

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery
Urologist
33 Years experience
500 at clinic
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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Nephrology
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Kidney Stones

BHMS
Homeopath, Ahmedabad
Kidney Stones

Kidney stones (renal lithiasis, nephrolithiasis) are hard deposits made of minerals and salts that form inside your kidneys.

Kidney stones have many causes and can affect any part of your urinary tract — from your kidneys to your bladder. Often, stones form when the urine becomes concentrated, allowing minerals to crystallize and stick together.

Passing kidney stones can be quite painful, but the stones usually cause no permanent damage if they're recognized in a timely fashion. Depending on your situation, you may need nothing more than to take pain medication and drink lots of water to pass a kidney stone. In other instances — for example, if stones become lodged in the urinary tract, are associated with a urinary infection or cause complications — surgery may be needed.

Your doctor may recommend preventive treatment to reduce your risk of recurrent kidney stones if you're at increased risk of developing them again.

SYMPTOMS

A kidney stone may not cause symptoms until it moves around within your kidney or passes into your ureter — the tube connecting the kidney and bladder. At that point, you may experience these signs and symptoms:

  • Severe pain in the side and back, below the ribs
  • Pain that radiates to the lower abdomen and groin
  • Pain that comes in waves and fluctuates in intensity
  • Pain on urination
  • Pink, red or brown urine
  • Cloudy or foul-smelling urine
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Persistent need to urinate
  • Urinating more often than usual
  • Fever and chills if an infection is present
  • Urinating small amounts

Pain caused by a kidney stone may change — for instance, shifting to a different location or increasing in intensity — as the stone moves through your urinary tract.

When to see a doctor

Make an appointment with your doctor if you have any signs and symptoms that worry you.

Seek immediate medical attention if you experience:

  • Pain so severe that you can't sit still or find a comfortable position
  • Pain accompanied by nausea and vomiting
  • Pain accompanied by fever and chills
  • Blood in your urine
  • Difficulty passing urine

Causes

Kidney stones often have no definite, single cause, although several factors may increase your risk.

Kidney stones form when your urine contains more crystal-forming substances — such as calcium, oxalate and uric acid — than the fluid in your urine can dilute. At the same time, your urine may lack substances that prevent crystals from sticking together, creating an ideal environment for kidney stones to form.

Types of kidney stones

Knowing the type of kidney stone helps determine the cause and may give clues on how to reduce your risk of getting more kidney stones. If possible, try to save your kidney stone if you pass one so that you can bring it to your doctor for analysis.

Types of kidney stones include:

  • Calcium stones. Most kidney stones are calcium stones, usually in the form of calcium oxalate. Oxalate is a naturally occurring substance found in food and is also made daily by your liver. Some fruits and vegetables, as well as nuts and chocolate, have high oxalate content.

    Dietary factors, high doses of vitamin D, intestinal bypass surgery and several metabolic disorders can increase the concentration of calcium or oxalate in urine.

    Calcium stones may also occur in the form of calcium phosphate. This type of stone is more common in metabolic conditions, such as renal tubular acidosis. It may also be associated with certain migraine headaches or with taking certain seizure medications, such as topiramate (Topamax).

  • Struvite stones. Struvite stones form in response to an infection, such as a urinary tract infection. These stones can grow quickly and become quite large, sometimes with few symptoms or little warning.
  • Uric acid stones. Uric acid stones can form in people who don't drink enough fluids or who lose too much fluid, those who eat a high-protein diet, and those who have gout. Certain genetic factors also may increase your risk of uric acid stones.
  • Cystine stones. These stones form in people with a hereditary disorder that causes the kidneys to excrete too much of certain amino acids (cystinuria).

Risk factors

Factors that increase your risk of developing kidney stones include:

  • Family or personal history. If someone in your family has kidney stones, you're more likely to develop stones, too. And if you've already had one or more kidney stones, you're at increased risk of developing another.
  • Dehydration. Not drinking enough water each day can increase your risk of kidney stones. People who live in warm climates and those who sweat a lot may be at higher risk than others.
  • Certain diets. Eating a diet that's high in protein, sodium (salt) and sugar may increase your risk of some types of kidney stones. This is especially true with a high-sodium diet. Too much salt in your diet increases the amount of calcium your kidneys must filter and significantly increases your risk of kidney stones.
  • Being obese. High body mass index (BMI), large waist size and weight gain have been linked to an increased risk of kidney stones.
  • Digestive diseases and surgery. Gastric bypass surgery, inflammatory bowel disease or chronic diarrhea can cause changes in the digestive process that affect your absorption of calcium and water, increasing the levels of stone-forming substances in your urine.
  • Other medical conditions. Diseases and conditions that may increase your risk of kidney stones include renal tubular acidosis, cystinuria, hyperparathyroidism, certain medications and some urinary tract infections.

HOMOEOPATHIC MEDICINE FOR STONE

  • berberis vulgaris
  • lycopodium
  • calcarea carb
  • lithum carb
  • hydrangia

I am 24 years old (female. I am suffering due to hypothyroidism from last 12 years. I am take Thyrox 50 mg. But suddenly my TSH level is increased. Now my TSH level is 6.48.And I have suffering due to hair fall from 2 months. Now what can I do? Please give me opinions. Please help me out.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 24 years old (female. I am suffering due to hypothyroidism from last 12 years. I am take Thyrox 50 mg. But sudde...
Thanks for the query. When one is on treatment for Hypothyroidism with adequate dosage of Levothyroxine, then TSH is well controlled and maintained around 3 to 4 mU/L, at that level all the symptoms are in check. Since your TSh level is 6.48 mU/L, there is a need for increasing the dose of thyroxine from present level to 62.5 mcg per day. Then check the TSH after 6 to 8 weeks and values come to the above mentioned level, then same dose needs to be continued. If TSH is still higher than recommended, then there has to be a further increase in the dosage. Only maintaining correct TSH level will help in overcoming all the symptoms including hair fall. Thanks.
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Complications of Diabetes

Dip.Diab, Fellowship Diabetology (Gold Medallist), MBBS
Diabetologist, Thane
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Acute Kidney Failure - 3 Causes of It!

DM - Nephrology, DNB (Nephrology), MBBS , MD - Medicine
Nephrologist, Mumbai
Acute Kidney Failure - 3 Causes of It!

You're said to suffer from the problem of acute kidney failure if your kidneys suddenly stop working and lose their ability to eliminate waste materials including excess fluids and salts from the blood. The condition usually develops quickly over a few days or even a few hours. When this happens, waste materials accumulate in your blood, disrupting the chemical balance of your bloodstream.

So, what causes this problem?

Acute kidney failure can occur because of any one of these reasons:

1. A drop or slowdown of blood flow to the kidneys - Adequate blood circulation to the kidneys is of great importance as without it the kidneys may end malfunctioning. If blood flow to the kidney is hampered, a part of or the entire kidney may die. You may suffer from acute kidney failure if blood flow to the kidneys gets impaired due to conditions like

  • Heavy blood loss
  • Sepsis (body's inflammatory reaction to an infection, which can bring about organ failure, tissue damage, and death)
  • Injury
  • Use of certain drugs
  • Dehydration
  • Burns
  • Heart disease

2. Urinary obstructions - A sudden blockage that hampers your kidney's ability to eliminate urine can also bring about acute kidney failure. When this happens, it leads to a build up of toxins in the body, causing an overload of the kidneys. Conditions that bring about this urinary obstruction include:

3. Disease within the kidneys - Even instances of clotting within the blood vessels of the kidneys can lead to acute kidney failure. This is because if the movement of blood cells within the blood vessels gets hampered, kidneys are not able to filter out toxins from the body. The conditions and diseases that may cause clotting, and subsequently damage to the kidneys include:

  • Scleroderma (an autoimmune disease that affects connective tissues and skin)
  • Build-up of cholesterol deposits
  • Glomerulonephritis (an inflammatory condition of the kidney's ball-shaped structures called glomeruli)
  • Hemolytic uremic syndrome (a condition that occurs due to untimely death of red blood cells)
  • Lupus (a disorder of the body's immune system that brings about damage to the body's own organs and tissues)
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My name sartaj Siddiqui my right and Left kidney stone 1 .Stone. Length 4.5 mm by ultra sound report .Plz. Medicine name sent me argent.

B.Sc (Bio), DMS (Cal), CMS , FWT, PET, DMLT (Cal), SBHM, Vacc,
Homeopath, Kolkata
My name sartaj Siddiqui my right and Left kidney stone 1 .Stone. Length 4.5 mm by ultra sound report .Plz. Medicine n...
Please follow my prescription for your suffering. 1) Equisetum- Q. 2) Berberis Vulgaris-Q. 10 drops of each four times in a day before food for continue and. 3) Lycopodium- 200. In no 30 globules. To be taken 4 globules once at bed time. And report me the result after one month over on line.
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Please suggest me. Why I can't have pasteurized dairy products while suffering from anal fissure?

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FIAGES
General Surgeon, Gurgaon
Hi fissure can be painful and troublesome .it can lead to bleeding. Conservative measures like taking laxatives ,taking certain medications either allopathic or Ayurvedic and eating high-fibre diet including dairy products will relieve your problem temporarily .you can use these measures to get imediate relief. Definitely treatment for fissure is surgical management. Laser treatment for fissure is definite treatment .it is a 10 minute painless procedure, no dressing is required post surgery. Post surgery you will be on proper diet chart and certain pelvic floor exercises will be taught to you which will help you avoid constipation in long run . you can contact through Lybrate for further details.
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Hi, She is suffering from pain in back and lower abdomen from few days. Also there is lot of pain while doing urine. Recent recovered from Dengue.

DNB (Orthopedics)
Orthopedist, Gwalior
Hi, She is suffering from pain in back and lower abdomen from few days. Also there is lot of pain while doing urine. ...
Hello lybrate-user Well females do have back pain due to urinary tract infections You should get her evaluated by an gynaecologist near you for the physical examination and appropriate therapy and think of an orthopaedic cause only after the gynec gives you an clean chit of health from her side.
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Can diabetic patient eat walnut. Please advised us and which dry fruit can consume by them. Please suggest

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Can diabetic patient eat walnut. Please advised us and which dry fruit can consume by them. Please suggest
Hi, Lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. A diabetic person can eat walnuts and other dry fruits too. But quantity has to be very limited. About 4 to 5 kernels of walnut, 5 almonds per day. Others dry fruits like cashews should be 2 to 3 pieces. Resins also very limited quantity. Thanks.
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I have a very specific query. Do all the fruits contain sugar (s) as Fructose & not glucose? Eating any fruit [whole & not juice] does not increase Blood Glucose levels. If yes, then can a diabetic person eat all the fruits in whole form in any quantity? Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
I have a very specific query. Do all the fruits contain sugar (s) as Fructose & not glucose? Eating any fruit [whole ...
Yes, a daibetic person can eat any fruit but with caution. The total calorie requirements of your body is important (based on the intention to maintain your ideal weight ). A nutritionist or a dietitian can help you with a list of your favourite food and how much to consume according to your calorie needs. As you know anything we eat is converted into glucose for energy consumption, and through complex mechanism converts extra glucose into storage forms. But in case of Diabetes, due to insulin resistance or deficiency, the body is not able to use the glucose properly. With proper diet, exercise (and yoga), and proper medications - this can be managed. Read more about Daibetes and lifestyle changes from the internet and get empowered with the correct knowledge.
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Renal Stones - Are You Aware Of These Facts?

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Renal Stones - Are You Aware Of These Facts?

Many theories and as many reasons are given, but in most of the cases, cause of stone formation in the kidneys is not clear. Biochemical dysfunction seems to be the only possible explanation. Stones generally develop very slowly. Tendency to stone formation may be hereditary. Stones may vary in size from sand particles to large stone. 

Urinary stones may be present for many years and may give rise to no symptoms. When a stone obstructs the urinary passage, mild pain to severe renal colic occurs. There may be restlessness, sweating, pallor, vomiting, frequent urination, blood in urine etc during pain. Attack of pain may last few hours to few days, varying in severity time to time. In many cases, urinary infection is a common occurrence.

HOMEOPATHIC APPROACH 

  1. Homeopathic treatment plan comprises of : 
    • Ultrasonography at regular interval of three to four months to monitor (a) the size of the stone and (b) Movement of the stone along the urinary passage. 
    • Kidney function tests should be done to evaluate the function of kidneys. 
    • Urine examination may be helpful to treat the accompanying urinary infections. 
    • Parathyroid hormone essay and serum calcium level should be considered if the stone formation is recurrent. 
  2. It is a well-known fact that some stones can pass naturally. But often they may cause severe pain and at times obstruction. But with homeopathic treatment, even moderate sized stone can pass absolutely painlessly. 
  3. Though the use of painkillers and antispasmodics can relieve the pain and spasm, but in the process can actually hamper or suspend the onward and outward movement of the stone. With homeopathic treatment, body's natural reactions are stimulated that helps throw out the stone without much discomfort. 
  4. At times, it is seen that with homeopathic treatment stones gradually dissolve into sand particle s and get eliminated from the urinary system without being aware of it. This can be monitored by subsequent Ultrasonograms watching the gradual reduction in the size of the stones. 
  5. As stone formation is just a bye-product of body's biochemical dysfunction at deeper levels, only removal of the stone by natural or surgical means is not enough. Homeopathic treatment not only removes the stone, but can also modify the tendency to form stones by improving body's natural balance in general, and biochemical dysfunction in particular. 
  6. In bilateral, multiple and recurrent stones, constitutional homeopathic treatment is far-more superior than surgery or any other therapy as it has the potential to help the body, not only throw the stone out but also improve the biochemical dysfunction to check the recurrence of stone formation. 
  7. Surgery can be helpful only when the size of the stone is very large and causing damage to kidney by back- pressure. Even then, homeopathic treatment is of significant importance to improve the basic biochemical defects. 
  8. Constitutional Homeopathic treatment can also help avert the complication of surgery. 
  9. With constitutional homeopathic treatment, accompanying urinary infections are also relieved. 
  10. AND, the added advantage is that with constitutional homeopathic treatment, general health also improves.

Dietary Restrictions: 

  1. Large number of dietary "take and avoid" is known to the masses, but their role is doubtful. With good constitutional homeopathic treatment and proper monitoring by ultrasography, dietary restrictions are not mandatory. 
  2. Increased amounts of fluid intake are advisable.
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I am a diabetic patient for the last 10 years & Thyroid last 25 years. My HBA1C at Present is 7.5 and TSH is 34. TS3 & TS4 are within the table. I am taking Thyronorm 100 mcg EVERY DAY MORNING. PRIOR TO 1.5 MONTHS I WAS USING THYROCAB 75 mcg also at night times. Since TSH was 12 that time, doctor told me not to have thyroid tablets night time. But Now TSH IS 34. KINDLY ADVISE. REGARDS

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am a diabetic patient for the last 10 years & Thyroid last 25 years. My HBA1C at Present is 7.5 and TSH is 34. TS3 ...
Lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. For a diabetic person it is essential to achieve a strict blood glucose control. That means fasting blood glucose should be < 100 mg, PP 150 to 160 mg & HbA1c% <7. That too considering your age HbA1c% should be <7. As regards TSH, in a well controlled hypothyroidism patient TSH should be around 3 to 4 mU/L, then only one will be free from all the symptoms of thatcondition. If TSH is 34 mU/L, means current dosage is not adequate. It has to be increased. Thanks.
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Hello. Recently for a job medical certificate, it was found that my husband had high sugar both in his blood and urine (around 400. He had been taken a small tablet dosage for sugar and was also on a diet and exercise. We don't know how this sudden rise happened. Please suggest some ways to bring down the sugar level. It's really urgent.

FMAS, MS
General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
Hello. Recently for a job medical certificate, it was found that my husband had high sugar both in his blood and urin...
Hello dear Lybrate-user, Warm welcome to Lybrate.com I have evaluated your query for your husband thoroughly. This sudden unexpected rise of sugar is definitely in concern with stress underlying.Needs more of life style modifications along with continuation of the current medications as - strict anti diabetic diet - regular walking in fresh air, exercises,YOGA - avoid stress, anxiety - avoid smoking, alcohol if using. Hope this clears your query. Wishing you fine recovery. Welcome for any further assistance. Regards take care.
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Hello mam/sir I am 25 years unmarried In last 2 months back my thyroid level is 6.7 then I take medicine 50 mcg Now present my thyroid level is 0.06 shall I continue my medicine 50 mcg or not and now I have thyroid or not.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. Your TSH is low because of taking Thyroxine. Current level 0.06 mU/L is showing that there may be a need to reduce the dosage by about 12.5 mcg per day to 37.5 mcg. Treatment for hypothyroidism has to go on fro lifetime. From your height and weight it is clear tht your BMI is 28.88 kgs/M2 fairly close to become grade obesity. Your ideal weight shuld be 50 kgs. So you are carrying extra 15 kgs. Please work on reducing the weight. Thanks.
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Infertility - Why It Is More Of A Social Problem?

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, Certified IVF Specialist
IVF Specialist, Delhi
Infertility - Why It Is More Of A Social Problem?

Infertility is a condition that can be caused due to a variety of reasons, for both males as well as females. Yet, it also comes with plenty of emotional baggage because there is a great deal of social stigma attached to childless parents, especially in the developing countries like India, where we still hold on to traditional thinking which does not really justify modern day realities.

Understanding Infertility in the Developing World: As per medical science, infertility is defined as a problem that is faced by couples who do not manage to conceive even after a year of trying without any birth control measures. In countries like ours, there is a great social stigma that is attached to being childless. As per many studies by the World Health Organization (WHO), about 15% of couples the world over are affected by infertility. Also, such cases go undetected because there is a great social stigma attached to the same. Further, there may be underlying conditions like Tuberculosis which may have been undiagnosed because people do not like to talk to doctors about the symptoms. The main problem in countries like India, and others areas is that people do not open up about such problems and they consider doctors and other medical practitioners as strangers.

Still in the Dark Ages: Even though we have made the transition from an agricultural country where we would pray to the elements and wait for signs for all our everyday activities from harvesting to childbirth, to an industrial country we are still in the dark ages as far as our social setup goes. There are many educated and well-heeled families where being childless is considered as an issue. And many people tend to go to astrologers and temples to change their fate, where a simple visit to a doctor and procedures like IVF, or adoption as the last resort, can also work out.

Infertility Stigma for Males and Females: For an infertile couple, the problem may stem from the male, or the female or both partners. There are still many social stigmas that are attached to this and many people in countries like India tend to call the woman barren, if she is unable to bear a child. In many cases, the male partner does not even go in for a check up as it is not even considered as an option that the problem might lie with him. Male erectile dysfunction, ejaculation problems, and general infertility can cause a range of issues for the couple when it comes to conception. So it is imperative to have the same checked by the doctor so that a sperm test can also be conducted and the treatment can carry on accordingly with the help of IUI or IVF.

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Infertility

BHMS
Homeopath, Lucknow
Infertility

Reasons Behind Infertility 

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Eye Care During Diabetes!

DNB Ophtalmology, MS - Ophthalmology, MBBS, Fellowship in Medical Retina, Fellowship in IOL & Cataract Microsurgery
Ophthalmologist, Faridabad
Eye Care During Diabetes!

Diabetes is a condition characterized by an elevated level of the blood glucose due to the insufficient production of the Insulin by the Beta cells of the pancreas. The high blood glucose level can also be an outcome of the inability of the body cells to utilize or respond to the insulin produced - a condition termed as Insulin Resistance.

Today, Diabetes has become a raging problem affecting almost every second individual, irrespective of their age, sex or ethnicity. What is even worse is the fact that the metabolic disorder affects a host of the vital body organs including the eyes. In many diabetic patients (diabetes left unmanaged and uncontrolled for long), the high blood sugar or Hyperglycemia can give rise to many eye complications such as:

  • Diabetic Retinopathy (Hyperglycemia that triggers progressive damage of the blood vessels of the retina that can eventually even lead to blindness).
  • Incidences of Cataract (a condition that causes clouding of the clear eye lenses affecting one's vision) and Glaucoma (a severe eye problem that results from the damages to the optic nerve of the eye) are on a rise in diabetic patients.

Thus, it becomes essential to carry out the preventive measure to deal with diabetes-related eye problems and the associated complications.

Protecting the eyes from Diabetes

  1. Controlling Diabetes: Amongst different eye care or preventive measures, foremost is to make sure that diabetes and the blood glucose level are within control. A glucometer can help to monitor the blood glucose levels at home. Regular lab tests for Fasting and Post prandial(FBS, PP2BS) blood sugar tests should be done at a frequency advised by treating physician along with HbA1c. Eliminating the underlying factor can work wonders to avoid the various eye problems resulting from diabetes.
  2. Regular eye-checks: People with diabetes need to be careful. Consult your family physician or a specialist at the earliest for discomforts and symptoms such as a headache, watery eyes, blurred, distorted or double vision. Regular eye-checks and screening tests are equally important to safeguard the eyes from the harmful consequences of diabetes.
  3. Keep a check on other medical disorders: Conditions such as Hypercholesterolemia (elevated levels of blood cholesterol), high blood pressure, along with diabetes, are the worst nemesis that can result in a myriad of eye disorders. Make sure the blood pressure is within the control (to avoid complications, try to maintain a blood pressure below 140/80) and so is the level of bad cholesterol or LDL (Low-density lipoprotein).
  4. Keep your body moving: Exercises and physical activities (morning or evening walks, jogging) can play a pivotal role in keeping diabetes under control, thereby shielding the eyes from problems such as cataract, glaucoma. Keeping the body weight within the healthy and recommended range can also work towards managing the blood glucose level.
  5. Healthy dietary modifications: Diabetic patients should be careful with their choice of foods. Dark chocolates, lean meat, whole grains, fish, cinnamon, turmeric, fruits and vegetables such as broccoli, blueberries, spinach, walnuts, sweet potatoes, asparagus, apricots, apples, to name a few are healthy options for a diabetic patient.
  6. Smoking can spell doom for the eyes and is best avoided.
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Hi I am from Mumbai I got symptom of kidney infection can I got help I want to consult doctor I had bad breath and pain in urine back pain thigh pain etc.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Hi I am from Mumbai I got symptom of kidney infection can I got help I want to consult doctor I had bad breath and pa...
Do a usg of Kub i. E Kidney and urinary bladder. Drink water. Take liq Cital diluted in water. After reports. Medicine can be given.
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There is a small swelling just on one side of my anus. It doesn't cover the hole in any fraction. It doesn't hurt. When I touch, I feel a "ball like thing" What is that? Is it scary? What kind of treatment will be given to me? Is there anything I should do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear Lybrateuser, - If the swelling is near the anal opening it is a hemorrhoid, that is swelling of the vein in that area - to reduce it follow some precautions: - avoid constipation & straining & sitting too long at stools - to avoid constipation & for a smooth bowel movement have more of fibre containing foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains such as whole wheat, brown rice, oats, corn, quinoa instead of refined ones, beans, lentils, pulses, peas, sprouts, nuts such as almonds, walnuts, pista, cashews, peanuts - avoid fried, spicy & junk food, also alcohol & tobacco if you take - have plenty of oral fluids including 8-10 glasses of water for proper digestion & hydration - apply Smuth gel before & after motions till swelling subsides - take tablet Sitcom, one tablet daily on the morning after breakfast.
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I have Diabetes from last 10 years and I am also suffering from high blood pressure from last 7 years. I am also suffering from Knee problem since 2002. My Left knee is been operated by knee transplant.

mbbs
General Physician,
I have Diabetes from last 10 years and I am also suffering from high blood pressure from last 7 years. I am also suff...
My first and only advice is lose weight. At least 10 kg. Almost all your problems will be solved. Walk 20 minutes a day and eat half of whatever you eat. Replace other half with soups and salads. NO OTHER TREATMENT.
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