Dr. Ashish Gupta
I am Dr. Ashish Gupta, Urologist. Today I will talk about prostate, prostate cancer and treatment. Prostate is a gland present in every man near the bladder. 50% of the men have the problem related to the prostate. Lack of awareness makes the condition more difficult. Prostate cause the difficulties in passing urine. Patient also complaints of burning, blood and poor flow of urine. They complaint of frequent urination.
Many a times symptoms of prostate are often neglected in old age. If left untreated, it will cause you the major problems. Patient life is affected. Patient need to be identified and treated accordingly. Doctor will test you first and will prescribe you the medicines accordingly. Some patients may still require surgery and today endoscopic surgery is most reliable. Prostate cancer is the common cancer in men after the age of 55. We have a test which can detect this problem at an early stage. Most common symptom is backache. We have treatments which can cure the patient. We have the treatment where we remove the entire prostate. Patient can live disease free life. All men above the age of 55 should go for prostate check.
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I am Dr. Ashish Gupta, Urologist. Today I will talk about urinary stones. It is very common problem. It causes the problem in kidney function. It can cause to remove the kidney and risk of life. It occurs in the 10% of the Indian population. Awareness is the key factor. It gives one of the most severe pains one can have. Urinary stones are formed because of crystals which cannot come out of urinary or renal system. We can modify few factors to prevent stones. Now we have latest treatment which give the fast recovery and good treatment. Urinary stones are 3-4 types. Calcium oxalate stones, uric acid stones and mixed stones. It can give the complications like fever, and risk of death.Hydrotherapy is one of the treatments. Before open surgery was the only option.
But now endoscopic laser surgery options are available which provide rapid recovery to the patient. Patient can go home in just one day. We ensure of the complete stones clearance with minimum threat to life. After treatment we need to see the prevention option for stones recurring. Stones formation depends upon the fluid intake. So, maintain the fluid intake. Take 3 liters per day. Reduce the amount of animal protein, cabbage, tomato. Increase your fiber intake. Try to reduce you non-veg diet. So regular sonography. Take proper medical consultation. Urine tests are recommended for any stone detection. Good diet is very important. Open surgeries are not recommended now.
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