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Dr. Arunava Chowdhury

MBBS, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS)

Urologist, Kolkata

59 Years Experience  ·  700 at clinic
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Dr. Arunava Chowdhury MBBS, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) Urologist, Kolkata
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Dr. Arunava Chowdhury is a renowned Urologist in Rash Behari Avenue, Kolkata. She has been a practicing Urologist for 59 years. She has completed MBBS, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) . You can visit her at Dr Arunava Chowdhury Clinic in Rash Behari Avenue, Kolkata. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Arunava Chowdhury on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Kolkata Medical College - 1959
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) - Kolkata Medical College - 1962
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Sir before few days ago I found a stone in ureter. Stone's give unbearable pain. What should I do? Please help me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
Sir before few days ago I found a stone in ureter. Stone's give unbearable pain. What should I do? Please help me.
Tips for removing kidney stones: 1. Avoid tea, coffee, alcohol, cold drinks, pickles, fish, poultry, meat, spinach, and chocolate. 2. Avoid sour, heavy, and dry food. 3. Increase intake of liquids like water, juice, soup, lime water lemon soda etc. 4. Be sure to drink enough water each day. Usually 1 to 2 liters of water per day is adequate. 5. Drink more if you are perspiring heavily, working outdoors, the weather is hot, etc. 6. Increase the use of barley, horse gram (a type of bean), ginger, and brown rice or parboiled rice. 7. Avoid suppressing urges to urinate and defecate. 9. Boil 10-12 basil leaves in 1 cup of water for 15 minutes. Mix 1 teaspoon of honey in it and take twice a day. Pls send your usg report becoz medication for stones depends upon size, number and location of stones and can be given after usg only.
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Helo Dr. m pishle ek month se ashavganda and himaleya confido use kar raha hoon par ek week se toilet k bad kaffi pain hota hai. Kya pain inko use karne se hoti hai ja koi or reason hai pain ka. Kya mai isse lena band kar doon. Please help.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Helo Dr. m pishle ek month se ashavganda and himaleya confido use kar raha hoon par ek week se toilet k bad kaffi pai...
Confido tablet needs to be stopped and Avoid spicy food items and not to eat junk food and we also need to avoid peanuts and potatoes in our daily diet and For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg.
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Hello sir. My mom is suffering from chronic kidney stones- calcium oxalate. From 68 + years. She is very weak n very thin now. Can we give her nutrilite (amway) calcium supplements and also protein powder?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Fazilka
Hello sir. My mom is suffering from chronic kidney stones- calcium oxalate. From 68 + years. She is very weak n very ...
Avoid calcium tab if kidney stones are calcium oxalates advised blood tests s. Calcium and vit. D3 then consult me safe ayurvedic treatment for kidney stones and weakess consult me.
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UTI - 6 Preventive Measures!

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Hyderabad
UTI - 6 Preventive Measures!

A urinary tract infection can be painful and annoying. Most urinary tract infections affect the bladder and urethra, but it can also affect the kidneys and ureter. Women have a higher risk of suffering from this infection as compared to men. This is because women have a shorter urethra than men and hence the bacteria needs to travel a shorter distance to reach the bladder. Urinary tract infections can usually be treated easily with a course of antibiotics as long as they are detected in time. If not detected in time, it can affect the kidneys which make it a more serious problem. Hence, it becomes important to be able to recognise the signs of this infection.

Some of the symptoms to watch out for are:

  1. A persistent urge to urinate but low volume of urine produced
  2. A burning sensation while urinating
  3. Cloudy urine
  4. Blood in the urine which makes the urine appear red, pink or blackish
  5. Strong smell of the urine
  6. Pelvic pain

A urinary tract infection that affects the urethra is also known as urethritis. A burning sensation when urinating and discharge along with urine are the most prominent symptoms of this type of infection. When this infection affects the bladder it comes to be known as cystitis. Cystitis patients typically suffer from frequent and painful urination along with discomfort in the lower abdomen and pressure in the pelvic area. They may also notice blood in the urine.

Acute pyelonephritis refers to a urinary infection that affects the kidneys. In such cases, along with the typical symptoms, the patient may also experience high fever, nausea, shivering and pain in the upper back and sides of the abdomen.

This infection can affect a person at any age. Most women suffer from at least one bout of urinary tract infections in their lifetime. Some of the factors that increase the risk of suffering from this infection are:
Certain types of birth control such as diaphragms and spermicidal agents

  1. Menopause
  2. New sexual partners
  3. Urinary tract abnormalities
  4. Kidney stones or other blockages in the urinary tract
  5. Weakened immune system
  6. Use of catheters
  7. Recent urinary procedures that involve the use of medical instruments

Urinary tract infection can be easily prevented by living a healthy lifestyle. Drink plenty of fluids to flush bacteria and other toxins from your body. Bacteria multiplies in the bladder if urine stays for too long. Hence, urinate frequently and do not try to control your bladder. Avoid synthetic underwear and wear cotton underwear with loose fitting clothes that keep the area around the urethra dry.


How to prevent recurrent urinary tract infections
A urinary tract infection or UTI can be quite painful and uncomfortable. This infection can be described as an infection that affects the ureter, urethra, bladder or kidneys. Women have a shorter urethra than men which makes this more vulnerable to this kind of infection. It is said that most women suffer from at least one bout of this infection in a lifetime. Urinary tract infections are caused by bacteria and may often recur after treatment. However, in most cases, this can easily be prevented. Here are a few tips to help prevent recurrent urinary tract infections.

  1. Drink plenty of fluids: Ideally, we should drink 8-10 glasses of water a day at regular intervals. This keeps the body hydrated and flushes toxins and bacteria from the body. Water also prevents the formation of kidney stones that could increase your risk of suffering from a urinary tract infection.
  2. Urinate frequently: If you drink the required amount of water, you will typically need to urinate frequently. Do not try to control your bladder. Holding your urine in your bladder allows bacteria to multiply inside the bladder. This is an easy way for a UTI to begin.
  3. Follow healthy bathroom habits: Cleanliness is the first step to preventing any infection. When using public restrooms, flush the toilet before and after urinating. In the case of women, it becomes important to ensure that the seat of the toilet is clean as well. After urinating wipe the residual urine with toilet paper in a motion that goes from front to back. Since the urethra is situated very close to the rectum, this step is very important. For uncircumcised men, it is important to wash the foreskin after urination.
  4. Wear loose clothes: Tight fitting clothes trap moisture and aid in the multiplication of bacteria. Hence, always wear loose fitting clothes that keep the area around the urethra dry. Also, avoid synthetic underwear and only wear cotton underwear.
  5. Urinate after intercourse: The relative closeness of the vagina to the urethra makes it easy for bacteria to enter the urethra during intercourse. Hence, make it a habit of washing your pubic region after urinating. This helps flush out any possible bacteria that may have entered your body.
  6. Choose the correct method of birth control: Certain types of birth control such as diaphragms and spermicidal agents can promote a urinary tract infection. Hence, it is best to avoid these types of birth control and pick alternatives.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I have a infection in my private place. And whenever I urinate 2 drops will come late that too I will wait n complete full. But Some times it smells like hell. I can't sit and work in office. Any one can suggest me the perfect medicine. I am frustrated from this problem.

BHMS
Homeopath, Murshidabad
I have a infection in my private place. And whenever I urinate 2 drops will come late that too I will wait n complete...
Dear Mr. Lybrate-user. Take homeopathic mother tincture can notharis q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals with a glass of water. Your infection will subside within 10 days.
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The details are provided for my mother. She is a kidney patient and her dialysis is going on. Her sodium level has reached to 126. What should be done to bring it to the normal level. Also. Is it life threatening? In last dialysis she was not able to breathe for sometime and they people have her oxygen then she was able to recover. Please advise.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
There is not much you can do to increase sodium level. You have to follow advice of your doctor. She is going to end stage renal disease and may later need replacement.
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My urine is bubble I did ultrasonography my kidney is fine no stone as well as liver and urethra may I know that is the problem? I did urine regular test there is no blood or sugar.

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MS - General Surgery, Genito Urinary Surgery
Urologist, Ludhiana
My urine is bubble I did ultrasonography my kidney is fine no stone as well as liver and urethra may I know that is t...
Then just drink plenty of fluid daily. Nothing to worry. Sometimes in near future get renal function test done. If it is normal then relax.
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Hi for past one month I have some blood spots in my stool. Not Daily I have one or two days in a week. I have itching and discomfort in my anus.

Sexologist, Delhi
Maybe you are suffering from fissure or fistula. Don't ignore this problem. If you not took medicine than it becomes incurable. Also, you can concern us, if you want a fast result. We provide therapies as well as ayurvedic medicines. You can contact us at We will concern and later on, we can deliver medicines.
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To decrease pain by fissures what I have to do please suggest me any tip can we do any weight lifting.

MS - General Surgery, FMAS.Laparoscopy
General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
Respected lybrate-user hi for pain relief from fissure avoid constipation by all means, take sitz bath mor & evening. Weight lifting can be done if not severely intense pain dear thanks regards welcome
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Prostate Operation - Quick Tips To Help You Recover Fast!

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - Urology/Genito - Urinary Surgery
Urologist, Pune
Prostate Operation - Quick Tips To Help You Recover Fast!

A prostate operation involves the removal of a part of the prostate gland or sometimes the removal of the entire prostate gland. Such a surgery is a serious one and several recovery tips must be followed by a patient to ensure quick and successful healing. 

Here are some important tips for recuperating from a prostate operation:

  1. After the surgery, you need to spend up to three days in the hospital for initial recovery. You might be given fluids, which go directly into your veins until you fully recover from anesthesia.
  2. After the operation, normal urination will be disrupted in the beginning, as the urethra stays swollen. Urinating gets a little difficult and uncomfortable for a few days after the removal of the catheter.
  3. You may feel fatigued and may feel under the weather for some weeks after a prostate operation. So you must take things easy for at least two months.
  4. Avoid lifting or moving heavy objects for some weeks following the surgery. Do not perform any exercise, which causes strain. You should ask your friends and family members to carry out chores for you.
  5. After becoming slightly stable you should start gentle exercises. Walking is an effective remedy, which helps in blood circulation and lowers the risk of getting blood clots in the legs.
  6. You should drink lots of water during the recovery stage. This will reduce the risk of getting a urinary tract infection and also help in clearing any trace of blood from your urine.
  7. For improving bladder control, you should perform several pelvic floor exercises.
  8. In case of any kind of pain, you can take over the counter painkillers to ease the pain.
  9. It will take you a time span of three to six weeks for total recovery after a prostate operation. You should consult your surgeon about the best time to return to normal daily activities.
  10. You can get back to work soon, but it depends on your nature of work. Office jobs are not much of a problem, but in case of physical labour, more time is needed before you can resume your duties.
  11. Activities such as driving can be started quite soon after initial recovery. However, it varies from person to person. Some people may get back to driving within two weeks while some may need a month.
  12. You have to wait for 6 to 8 weeks after a prostate operation before getting back to sexual activities.
  13. In case you experience high fever, pain during urination or the inability to urinate, you must consult your doctor immediately.
  14. It takes a person several weeks to recover from a prostate operation completely. Initially, total rest is required. But eventually, he can return to normal activities and lead a healthy life.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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