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Dr. Umali

Nephrologist, Mumbai

Dr. Umali Nephrologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Umali is a popular Nephrologist in Chembur East, Mumbai. You can visit her at Ishayu Pediatric Specality Center in Chembur East, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Umali on

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I have urine problem from last 5 years. I go for toilet many many times a day. What should I do to control it. Will this problem is harmful for health or any side effect?

Ex Sen.V.Surgeon/Research Scientist, M.D.(Alternative Medicine/tibetan/chinese/acupuncture), Vaida/ Unani, Homeopath
Unani Specialist, Moga
HI DEAR - if u r taking TB medicine course-- then it could be due to side effects of those. -u can take -- jamun seeds powder--1/2 spoon -- twice a day -- in honey
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My creatinine level is measuring now 4.00. Is there any medication to reduce this level. I am known diabetic since 15 years and it is under control with medication and having BP since 20 years. Present reading is 150/90 and I had 2 years back heart attack and under medication (No operation or stint).

Cardiologist, Delhi
Hi, Long standing diabetes effects the kidney. Creatinine level of 4 is very high and denotes kidney failure. It can not be treated with medicine alone & you might need dialysis in future. Be in regular follow up with your nephrologist for further evaluation & management. Thanks.
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I have been diagnosed with chronic pelvic inflammatory disease (may be abt 6 months, uti and kidney stones 3 mm. What is the treatment for PID? What to do to prevent it from affecting fertility? Unmarried 28 years old.

CCP, MBA, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Karnal
Go for virechan karma followed by karma vasthi at a panchakarma centre near u. The problem will be resolved. Check your dietary habits. Have light & easily digestible meals.
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My jijaji have a stone problem in his kidney of 6 mm and he has hepatitis patient also what should he do?

Homeopath, Bhilai
Should prefer homoeopathic medication, he cn also hve kulthi daal it helps it removal of stone sooner.
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Hello , I am 21 years old , I wanted to can that 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?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Palakkad
Lemon contains citric acid which decreases the acidity of urine; this prevents the formation of calcium oxalate and uric acid stones. Lemon juice helps break up kidney stones and dissolves them so they can pass easily from the Kidney to the bladder through urination. Too much intake of lemon juice in a day is not good. Normal water you can drink. Daily 3-4 litres of normal water intake is recommended. Boiled and then properly cooled or Luke warm water is preferable to drink. Homoeopathic medicine like berberis, Lycopodium, Hydrangea, etc which helps to dissolve stones easily and eject out through urine. No side effects in HOMOEOPATHIC MEDICINES.
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I'm a 23 years old man. I want to know what precautions we should take to escape from kidney stone. Is constipation related to kidney stone?

Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hi, consuming 3 - 4 litres of water per day helps one to escape fro kidney stone. Intake of banana plant stem as a vegetable is also very helpful. Constipation is not related to kidney stone.
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When I urinate after some time in 5-15 mnts some drops fall in my underwear I feel so uncomfortable with this problem. This prob is only after the urination please help.

General Physician, Mumbai
It seems to be a normal finding and drops are coming from the retention of urine in the preucial skin and the penile urethra.
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My younger brother is being treated in RML for Chronic Kidney Disease from last one year, and recently his dialysis has been done with a machine used for a HIV patient. Recent HIV test is positive, is it curable. Sr. Doctor suggested some medicine to take upto six months after that the transplant can be done. Is it okay, as usually we hear that there is no cure for HIV?

Sexologist, Nashik
If your brother is HIV positive then it is not curable. But if he is just suspectable that he can be positive then the 6 month course will be beneficial. Take the medicines and repeat the ELISA test.
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She is having a stone in her kidney. She have a severe pain in her stomach. She don't know that what medicine will cure her soon. Please suggest some medicine which will cure her problem.

Homeopath, Pune
Homeopathic treatment = berberis vulgaris q 10 drops (in one cup water) 2 times / day for 10 days. Follow up after 10 days. Drink 10 glass water / day.
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Kidney Stones - How Homeopathy Can Help You?

Homeopath, Gurgaon
Kidney Stones - How Homeopathy Can Help You?

Kidney stone formation is the most common kidney disease, and people who have had it, would immediately be reminded of the severe pain (loin to groin) in the back.

How stones are formed?

  1. The kidney functions as the body’s filters in removing wastes from the body through urine.
  2. Most of the waste is in the form of salts and when there is excessive salts and reduced amount of water, there could be formation of crystals or stones in the kidneys.


  1. Reduced amount of urination
  2. Blood in the urine due to damage of the urinary tract structures
  3. Painful urination with burning sensation
  4. Swollen abdomen
  5. Nausea and Vomiting
  6. Fever and chills

Benefits of homeopathic remedies
Kidney stones are highly likely to be recurrent. A number of factors contribute to their formation. Homeopathy aims at treating the whole body and not just dissolving the stones. It offers various remedies, which ensure the stones are completely dissolved and also prevent recurrence.


  1. Berberis Vulgaris is prescribed for the following conditions:
    • Very useful in left-sided stones where patient experiences pain radiating to the ureter, bladder, and urethra and down to the thighs.
    • Burning sensation with urination
    • Slightly red or green urine with mucus (increased consistency of urine)
    • Increase in pain with any kind of physical movement
    • Soreness in the lumbar region of the kidneys
  2. Cantharis is suitable for the following conditions:
    • Paroxysms of renal colic with cutting and stabbing pains
    • Severe pain before and after urination in the urethral area
    • Constant urge to urinate, but very little flow
    • No relief even after sitting and straining
    • Bloody urine (slightly pinkish tinge), if there is damage to internal structures
    • Sharp tearing pain when this damage happens
    • Thirst and aversion to all fluids
  3. Lycopodium is one of the most reliable homeopathic medicines for right-sided kidney stones.
    • Works better for right-sided stones, where it dissolves them completely
    • Severe backache experienced by the affected person prior to passing urine, which reduces after urination
    • Great urge to urinate, even at night
    • Presence of sediments (red or yellow) in the urine
    • Abdominal bloating with distention along with right-sided kidney pain
  4. Hydrangea, also referred to as the stone breaker, reduces chances of recurrence of kidney stones in the following conditions:
    • Right-sided pain
    • Blood-tinged urine
    • Increased frequency of urination
    • Lots of white sediments in the urine

      If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a neurologist.

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Dear sir, my father is a ckd patient. His last creatinine level was 4.5. He once undergone paracentesis 3 months back. Again doctor recommending him to go for paracentesis. My question is whether paracentesis is to be done on regular basis. Is there any side effects? How many times this process can be performed.?

PGD Maternal Child Health, MBBS
General Physician, Akola
Haemodialysis is done 3 times a week. The a v fistula created for this may get blocked and need to be done again. Peritoneal dialysis is another way to do it but frequency to do it is dependent upon creatinine levels.
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I am a 74 year man with diabetes since 25 years and it is under control by medicines and insulin injections. If I make long travels by car, I want to urgently use toilets on the way for passing stools. If I could not see a toilet I usually passes in my underwear and pants while in the car itself. It has become a regular habit now resulting in difficult situations. Kindly advise whether it is due to irritable bowel syndrome and what is the remedial measure I can follow before or in a journey. When the urge comes I cannot control it.

General Physician, Nashik
There are many potential causes of fecal incontinence, including: diarrhea (possibly due to an infection or ibs) impacted stool (due to severe constipation, often seen in people of your age group) inflammatory bowel disease (crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis) nerve damage (due to diabetes or spinal cord injury) more than one cause for fecal incontinence is a strong possibility. Alot of cases of bowel incontinence, occur without a clear cause. First things first is to figure out the cause, if at all possible. This is a process, no single simple test will be able to figure it out. You will need to see a gastroenterologist and discuss your entire medical history. During a physical examination, a the gi may check the strength of the anal sphincter muscle using a gloved finger inserted into the rectum. Some of the tests that may be needed for figuring this out are: stool testing endoscopy anorectal manometry. A pressure monitor is inserted into the anus and rectum. This allows measurement of the strength of the sphincter muscles. Endosonography. An ultrasound probe is inserted into the anus. This produces images that can help identify problems in the anal and rectal walls. Nerve tests. These tests measure the responsiveness of the nerves controlling the sphincter muscles. They can detect nerve damage that can cause bowel incontinence. Let me try and give you an overview of what kind of treatment options you have. Recommended treatments vary according to the cause of course. Often, more than one treatment method may be required to control symptoms. Diet changes may be helpful: eat 20 to 30 grams of fiber per day. This can make stool more bulky and easier to control. Avoid caffeine. This may help prevent diarrhea. Drink several glasses of water each day. This can prevent constipation. Medications. Try these medicines to reduce the number of bowel movements and the urge to move the bowels: imodium lomotil hyoscyamine methylcellulose can help make liquid stool more solid and easier to control. For people with a specific cause of diarrhea, such as inflammatory bowel syndrome, other medications may also help. Exercises. Begin a program of regularly contracting the muscles used to control urinary flow (kegel exercises). This builds strength in the pelvic muscles and may help reduce bowel incontinence. Bowel training. Schedule bowel movements at the same times each day. This can help prevent accidents in between. Surgery may be recommended for people whose bowel incontinence is not helped by noninvasive treatments. There are many different surgeries that can be done. But I don; t want to get into this unless we know its really necessary. I strongly suggest you look into instituting the dietary changes mentioned above, after that medication may be needed. But above all, you need to be in touch with a good gi. I hope this helps. Feel free to follow-up and I will do my best to talk you through all this.
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I am 28 year old I have problem urine issue last 7 days I didn't do urine and when I do its dark yellow.

General Physician, Chandigarh
It seems there is deficiency of water and electrolytes in your body please get yourself thoroughly checked and investigated from a doctor to find out the reason for it and then take treatment
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I am getting pain and burn in penis when I pass the urine and even it pains and feels burns when I do not urinate at tip of penis. The forehead is not paining. I do not have UTI and STD.

Dear lybrate user, take homoeopathic can notharis 30, 5 drops, thrice daily, in a cup of water for 10 days. Your problem will subside within 10 days of medication.
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Sir, I have stone below my kidney in bladder of size 8mm I do not want surgery because of money, so please suggest me.

Ex Sen.V.Surgeon/Research Scientist, M.D.(Alternative Medicine/tibetan/chinese/acupuncture), Vaida/ Unani, Homeopath
Unani Specialist, Moga
Hi dear, welcome to lybrate. Clinc stones remedy ------------ you should take care of diet. Do not take non veg and fried foods. -add plenty of fresh clean and healthy water -add sufficient vegetables/ fruits to daily diet. -avoid, if any ----------------------------------- - best way at present is -u purchase from some tibetan vaid expert in your area -- tibetan pathrihar course- -a tibetan remedy--1-months for complete cure- and get rid off stones in a short period- if you want to avoid surgery/ lithotripsy etc. At later stage. 100%- results/ cure- a little costly. ----------------------------- for the time being, you can start with;- tab cystone-1-1 with hot kulthi dal water-- 7 days. -any query you can consult me here inbox private.
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Sir/madem I am 32 year old male have kidny stone from last one year but there is no pain, but last night on words a small pain at left kidny, so please give me sagestion and medicine to reduce my stones, thank you.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Punarnavarishtha 4 tsf with equal amount of water bd after meal ashmarihar ras (patanjali 25mg bd before meal.
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My frd is having kidney pain but we had a commitment now I want to give a urine test but if I give a urine test will any one come to know whether I have used condoms in urine test please answer me soon.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FIAGES(Fellowship in minimal access surgery), FMAS (Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery)
General Surgeon, Ghaziabad
There is no such urine test which can detect use of condoms rather it can detect pregnancy if contraceptives are not used.
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I have 12 mm kidney stones in my right kidney and 3.4mm in left kidney. What should I do?

MBBS, DNB (General Surgery), MNAMS (Membership of the National Academy) (General Surgery) , Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, Fellow of Indian association og gastro intestinal endo surgeons
General Surgeon, Ghaziabad
3.4mm stone cane removed by medicines only but 12 mm stone can only be removed by surgery. Now minimal invasive procedures are available.
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To overcome stone problems, what should we do to get rid off it. ITs size is 5-6 mm. Without operations.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
Homeopathy can pass small calculi up to 8 mm and also can prevent from recurrence. Drink plenty water. Have some exercise.
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