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Dr. Arunava Chowdhury

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

Urologist, Kolkata

58 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Arunava Chowdhury MBBS, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) Urologist, Kolkata
58 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Arunava Chowdhury is a renowned Urologist in Rash Behari Avenue, Kolkata. She has been a practicing Urologist for 58 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 has a nexus of the most experienced Urologists in India. You will find Urologists with more than 40 years of experience on You can find Urologists online in Kolkata and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


MBBS - Kolkata Medical College - 1959
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) - Kolkata Medical College - 1962
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Can drinking water with lemon prevent kidney stones? Also, I have been told not to drink city water. What is the best water to drink?

Ayurveda, Nashik
yes lemon can prevent kidney stone(calcium oxalate).any hard water should be avoided. boiled water or mineral water is best
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Sir, there is a little bit problem during peeing in public washrooms. Have to wait for a minute for peeing while having pressure too. It's like embarrassing while standing that much there.

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Hye. This is normal. It can happen to most people. Don't get embarrassed, avoid thinking negatively. There is nothing wrong with you.
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I am 65 years male, facing urination problem. Frequent and no flow. Prostate's said to be enlarged. What precautions do i have to take to not undergo surgery.

Fellowship in Kidney Transplant & Reno Vascular Surgery, Diploma in Urology, M. Ch, MS, MBBS
You are suffering from significant urinary outlet obstruction please get s. Psa free& total, ultrasound kub with residual urine & uroflo meanwhile don't force the fliuds.
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When I pee I have very painful urination. The pain starts when urination ends .what's the problem. Stone is this?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Palakkad
Urinary tract infections can be completely cured with homoeopathic medicines. No side effects at all. 100% rapid and effective results. Drink plenty of water. Take following homoeopathic medicines for 3 days which help you to solve the problems soon. Can notharis 200, uva ursi q and ferrum phos6x tabs. Nothing to worry. For treatment please be free to consult me. Thank you.
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Sir I am 27 years unmarried boy, I have sugar in urine not in blood, my main problems are -urine frequently, early morning back pain, erection these are the problems I am facing from last 4 years. I smoke marijuana and taken over alcohol with this I did over masturbation nearly everyday 4 times, I did these things from this time period 2009 to 2013, 2013 onwards I stop every thing after I am facing these health problems back pain, sugar in urine, erection, is these problems with this marijuana.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Short term effects of taking Marijuana includes---------- •Feelings of panic, anxiety and fear •Hallucinations •Increased heart rate •Trouble concentrating •Decreased ability to perform tasks that require coordination •Decreased interest in completing tasks------------------- Long term effects include ------------- 1. Memory Loss------------- 2. Depression------------------ 3. Resipratory problems --such as increased daily cough and phlegm production, more frequent acute chest illnesses such as bronchitis, and a greater instance of lung infections--------------------- 4. Heart rate increased------------ by 20 percent to 100 percent shortly after smoking and the effect can last up to three hours----------------------------- Frequent problems faced after trying to quit Marijuana intake-------------- 1. Increased Body pains------------------------- 2. Cravings for Marijuana-------------- 3. Irritability----------------------- 4. Sleeplessness------------------------------ 5. Decreased appetite and anxiety ------------------------------- 6. Decreased sperm Production and sexual desires diminished------------------ Increased urine in urine in indicative of Diabetes and it can be either Heriditary or acquired due to after effects of Marijuana due to depressive phase and it cannot be ruled out and thatswhy you experience frequent urination-----------------
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Sir, Mujhe bahut jada weakness ho gayi hai urine bhi dark yellow hota hai aur kuch bhi khana khaya nahi jata. Lagta hai pet bhara hi hua hai.

Ph.D - Ayurveda, MD - Ayurveda, Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma Yoga
Ayurveda, Jaipur
Sir go for a complete detox of your body with the help of ayurveda's panchakarma therapy. It includes abhyangam (massage with medicated oils) n medicated steam bath. This wud rejuvenate your body - improving you r work efficiency and bettering your sleep. It will also strengthen your nerves and muscles. These procedures will take out the harmful toxins out of your body - cleansing your body. Also take shirodhara which would completely take the stress out of your body and you will feel light, fresh and full of energy. Strictly avoid all junks, oily -spicy food, pickles if you r eating, drink lots of water, juices or daily have fresh fruits. Try to keep your bowel clear.
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I am aged about 72 years of age and stones in kidney what precautions to be taken.

FIMSA, MD-Nephrology, DM - Nephrology, Critical Care Medicine, MBBS
Nephrologist, Delhi
Increase water intake to 2-2. 5litres daily. Stop consuming alcohol, tobacco. Regular exercise daily consult a urologist if stones causing obstruction.
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I am 27 years old male have some trouble in urinary tract, before urinating some pain in tract with burning sensation occurs also at the time of ejaculation the ejaculate dribbles from the penis and I fill fatigue and lethargy evrytime.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Palakkad
You must treat it as soon as possible. There are good medicines in homoeopathy for genitourinary disorders. Homoeopathic medicine doesn't contains any side effects at all. 100% rapid and permanent results. Self medication is not good at all.
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I feel like pressure on the under part even after urination. I go to washroom and after sometimes it feels like I need to go again for urination. I am very much tensed, please suggest me what should I do.

General Physician, Cuttack
For your age excessive Urination could be due to 1.Drinking lot of water/ excess tea/ coffee/alcohol 2.Urinary Tract/bladder infection 3. Bladder stone causing a blockage in ureter/bladder, stone in urinary tract, cystitis, interstitial nephritis 5.Diabetes mellitus/Diabetes inspidus, Hypertension, 6. Stress/Anxiety/nervousness, 7.Do urine Re/Me, Blood sugar testing, Take USG KUB, and consult urologist for advice.
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I'm 31 years unmarried female. I used have my periods after every 23 days now from last 2 months I have periods after every 26 days. Is it normal or something worrisome. please help me. I'm really worried. I also want to mention that from last 2 months I'm treating my anal fissure. I have changed my diet. I jus have more fiber diet and have white meat otherwise I used to have red meat. please let me kno what's wrong with me.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Kolkata
Cycle length usually becomes fixed between 21 to 35 days for an individual. But certain factors like diet, weight, sleep, exercise, weather, life events like marriage, change of location, work etc may alter the period length. So one should not worry if there are no other symptoms.
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I am suffering from stomach cramp. Dry stool. I want to know what r the symptoms of Renal calculus?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
YOur symptoms are not renal and they are intestinal cramps and may related to your foods and acidity . Have bland timely meals and avoid spices . Drink 10 glasses of water and eat high fiber diet
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Dear doctor I am facing problem in lower left side of my back (where normally kidneys are reside) and also less urination when I wake up in the morning and during day time after having breakfast or lunch the urine is light yellow color please rectify my problem and give me solution.

General Physician, Cuttack
1. It could be due to stone in kidnet/ureter/bladder 2. Take usg kub and consult urologist for advice and treatment 3. Drink plenty of water (8-10 glasses daily)
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I am suffered from kidney stone. Also take medicine but regularly after some days itz making so much pain.

Ayurveda, Ambala
You should follow these very important and simple things to prevent stone formation & to get sure treatment of kidney stones: 1. First take a lot of fluid daily. The more you drink water and fluid, the less amount of deposit accumulate in kidney. So you have to make your kidneys healthy just only by drinking 2-3 liters (10-12 glasses) of water. 2. Stones are mainly formed of calcium and oxalate. So take very low quantity of milk, cheese, cream and dairy products. 3. Do not take strawberry, plum, spinach and tomatoes. These fruits and vegetables are rich in oxalate. So avoid them to prevent from kidney stones. 3. Stop taking supplementary vitamin d and calcium medication. 4. Avoid animal protein diet- eggs, red meat, fish in diet. 5. Take less amount of salt, pickle and western foods. They have high amount of sodium. So avoid it. 6. Urinary infection are also one of the cause of stone. So take proper antibiotic treatment of urinary infection on time. Even when you feelburning sensation or pain during urination, don't avoid it. Take medication as soon as possible. I hope you follow them in your life andstay healthy. 7. You can take gokshur tablets of himalaya for 3 months. It definitely get relief from kidney stones.
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Prevention Of Prostate Cancer

DNB (Urology), MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Urologist, Delhi
Prevention Of Prostate Cancer

One of the most significant glands in the male reproductive system is the prostate gland, which is responsible for carrying urine from the bladder. It is located right under the bladder and helps in production of semen which contains sperm.

Prostate cancer is a slow growing form of cancer that is rarely seen in men below the age of 50. It may occur due to both, genetic and environmental factors. Here is a list of measures that can help in preventing this ailment.

  1. Food Intake and Weight: Apart from age, the major factor that contributes to the risk of prostate cancer includes food and weight. Doctors suggest that bringing down your intake of calcium and fat that comes from red meat and excess dairy can help in preventing the onset of this ailment. The calcium intake should not go beyond 1,500 mg per day, which is why doctors will usually ask you not to have supplements. Cooked tomatoes with olive oil as well as cruciferous vegetables including broccoli and cauliflower should be included as a vital part of one's diet, while fish should be taken regularly as it is a source of healthy or good fat like Omega-3 fatty acids. In general, you should have fewer calories which should be matched up with ample exercise so that a healthy weight and balance is maintained.

  2. Stress and Blood Pressure: Stress and anxiety are also major reasons that contribute to the onset of this disease. One will need to see a doctor about high blood pressure, especially the kind that is triggered by stress and causes hypertension. Also, you must control your cholesterol and stay out of depression to ensure that your risk of developing prostate cancer reduces. Also, having these conditions along with prostate cancer makes the survival chances that much lower. So, you must get the right medication and treatment for these conditions as well.

  3. Lifestyle: One will need to quit smoking, that can cause a number of ailments including prostate cancer. Also, drinking alcohol in moderation is required in order to have a healthier lifestyle and cut the chances of developing such ailments.

  4. Screening: While your diet and other aspects may be right, there is still a great chance of developing prostate cancer, especially if anyone in your family has been afflicted with this condition in the past. Therefore, it is recommended to get an annual screening done so that you eliminate the chances of finding it out late, and can check the growth of any anomalies as soon as they take place. Getting regular checks ups done and getting diagnosed for the problem when the earliest symptoms begin to show are both crucial for prostate cancer. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a oncologist and ask a free question.

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Hi Sir I am suffering from urine infection and it is 8-10 cell. But my fever never goes down and it is 99.6. As I have taken medicines s for last 10 day.

DNB (Endocrinology), MD - General Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Ludhiana
Temperature of 99.6f in the evening is normal. If you have any other symptoms, get urine culture also and treatment will be given accordingly.
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I have two stone in my kidney left side appx 2 or4 mm. Dr. Said take maximum drinking water it will be ok. Is it right decision or not?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PG Dip Panchakarma, PG Dip Ksharsutra for piles,pilonidal sinus and fistula management , Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), Certificate in Diabetes update
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Hi, good to know you got little pain n reason behind the same, yeah, its very true that it may shade of by hydro-therapy, but what about the pain n bleeding may be caused due to d same following infections, anupam there may chances of recurrent kidney stone formation so to drop this habit you can consider to consult ayurveda Dr. For that he may suggest some medicinal ghee n therapy with medicines to have for 45 days.
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From three days, I have uncomfortable pain in my anus and it got worse after going to the toilet, I am even having hard stools and constipation from 3 days.

General Surgeon, Panipat
Ms. lybrate-user. I hope you have acute anal fissure. please improve your eating habits take Three full meals with plenty of water vegetables fruits and add stool softener in your daily routine. Sit in warm water5-6mints. 2 times a day. For pain you can add tab. Of calpol 650 mg. Morning evening. You will start improving otherwise contact me immediately.
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Doing sex with my partner either oral or vaginal or going back. Is it safe doing Intercourse at back (rectal) area?

General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
Respected lybrate-user hi there are chances of every infection in every area but you have to take all necessary precautions for the same both partners should be ready for all future outcomes of all types after all you have to proceed with all your responsibilities on your shoulders for your body you are the best judge. Oral sex requires highest level of hygiene care for both partners anal sex requires utmost protection with condom librication with jellies & it must must be gentle if more forceful you are more likely to get injuries as well. Thanks regards
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