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Bladder Tumor - Types And Treatment

Dr. Irfan Shaikh 81% (10 ratings)
MCh Urology & Transplant Surgeon, MS - General Surgery, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery
Urologist, Pune
Bladder Tumor - Types And Treatment

The bladder is a hollow storage organ that collects urine from the kidneys and stores it until it can be passed out of the body through the urethra during the process of micturition or urination. It has a thin inner lining of cells called urothelial cells and a thick muscular wall, which exerts pressure to push the urine out of the body.

Causes of Bladder Tumors

In most cases, the bladder tumour develops on the inner layer due to a combination of some of the following factors.

1. Hereditary: A strong family history of cancer predisposes a person to cancer.
2. Gender: Men are 3 times more prone for bladder cancer than women.
3. Ethnicity: White people are more prone for bladder cancer black people.
4. Smoking: Smokers develop bladder cancer 2-6 times more frequently than non-smokers. Cigarettes contain toxic, carcinogenic substances which reach the kidney and are stored in the bladder, leading to their damage.
5. Occupational hazards: Some workplaces have a higher likelihood of causing bladder cancers, especially dye and rubber industries. The effects can be damaging, and the person may develop cancers years after the exposure has happened.
6. Recurrent bladder infections: In some people, this can also lead to bladder cancer in the long run.

Types of Bladder Tumor

Depending on the extent of the cancerous spread, it can be of two types:

1. Non-muscle-invasive bladder tumours: The tumor spread is limited to the inner part of the bladder (urothelial cells)

2. Muscle-invasive bladder tumour: The tumour has spread to the thick muscular outer layer. This is more advanced and prognosis is poor compared to the noninvasive type.

 

The most common and diagnostic symptom of bladder cancer is the presence of blood in the urine, known as hematuria. This will be intermittent and happens whenever the tumour bleeding happens. Other symptoms include pain in the lower abdomen and frequent urination.

Diagnosis

From the most noninvasive to the most invasive diagnostic test, these include:

1. Urine microscopy to detect cancer cells in the urine
2. Cystoscopy A tube inserted into the urethra to look into the inner wall of the bladder is highly diagnostic
3. Ultrasound, CT Scan, and biopsy can also be further used to identify severity of the tumour.

Treatment

Once the tumour is diagnosed, treatment would depend on the severity of the tumour. For both invasive and noninvasive tumours, definitive therapy is surgery, known as transurethral resection of the bladder tumour (TURBT). The cancerous bladder tissue is removed through a cystoscope as done for diagnosis. The bladder is then flushed with chemotherapy agent to kill any residual cancer cells in the bladder. This is then followed by BCG vaccine, which is again done 1 to 4 weeks for several months to avoid recurrence. In some cases, radiotherapy may also be included.

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Pain in Lower Abdomen: Is It The Symptom of Bladder Cancer?

Dr. Irfan Shaikh 81% (10 ratings)
MCh Urology & Transplant Surgeon, MS - General Surgery, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery
Urologist, Pune
Pain in Lower Abdomen: Is It The Symptom of Bladder Cancer?

Bladder is an organ of the lower abdomen which stores urine. Though it is a problem common to both men and women, women are two times more prone to be affected than men. 

The following are some of the causes that give rise to bladder pain.

  1. Bacterial infection or urinary tract infection is one of the common causes of bladder pain. Women are more likely to encounter uninary tract infection. It occurs if bacteria sneak in through the urethra leading to develop an infection in the urinary tract, which in turn affects the urinary bladder.
  2. Sometimes bladder stones can also give rise to bladder pain.
  3. Painful Bladder Syndrome is yet another cause, wherein your bladder holds pee after your kidneys have filtered it but before you pee it out. This condition causes pain and pressure below your belly button, causing pain in the bladder.
  4. Chronic pelvic pain is pain in the area below your bellybutton and between your hips that lasts six months or longer. There are multiple causes for such pain.
  5. Bladder cancer is another possible cause of bladder pain. If uncontrolled cancer cells are formed in the bladder, then it gives rise to bladder cancer. Bladder cancer is one of the most common cancers and generates unbearable pain in the bladder.
  6. Interstitial cystitis is another condition which gives rise to severe bladder pain. This condition is more commonly seen in women. The bladder becomes inflamed and irritated and the pain gets worse when the bladder is full or during menstruation. It is a chronic condition.
  7. Urethral stricture is another cause of bladder pain. Men are likely to be more affected by this condition. In this case, the urethra becomes inflamed and narrow creating difficulties to pass urine.
  8. Yeast infection also known as, Torulopsis is another cause of bladder pain.

Bladder pain can vary from being mild to severe. But, no matter what the degree of pain is, it requires serious medical attention. It is highly recommended that if you are suffering from bladder pain you must consult and seek a doctor's advice right from the beginning.

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Why You Must Visit A Urologist!

Dr. Tanuj Paul Bhatia 87% (19 ratings)
DNB (Urology), MS (Gen Surgen), MBBS
Urologist, Faridabad
Why You Must Visit A Urologist!

Be it frequent urination, painful urination, or change in color of urine, you must not hesitate to visit a urologist, especially when the symptoms persist for more than two days. Typically, an abnormal urge to urinate is directly affected by any infection in the bladder or due to any underlying medical condition. A urologist who is specialized in the study and treatment of disorders related to the urinary system is the right person to diagnose the problem and put you on the right treatment. Read on to have an insight into symptoms that would necessitate a urologist visit.

Inability to urinate: Many people tend to have calcium depositions in their urinary tract. This is what is known as a stone. When this stone grows big in dimension, it can block the ureters or the urethra. In both these situations, the total urine output reduces to a great extent or can stop completely. The first symptom, in this case, will be an intolerable pain in the back or lower abdomen. This is also a common sign in males with an enlarged prostate.

As the prostate grows in size, it pushes onto the bladder, thus again making it difficult to release urine.

  1. Pain in the lower abdomen: Pain in the lower abdomen is also a symptom of various kinds of urinary problems. If the pain is accompanied by urinary frequency or a burning sensation during urination, it inevitably prompts a visit to the urologist to check for bladder cancer or prostate.
  2. Blood in urine: Irrespective of the gender of the sufferer, blood in the urine is never a good sign. An immediate visit to the urologist is suggested as he can order tests which can highlight an infection or a disease or in extreme cases, even the early signs of cancer in kidney or bladder.
  3. Repeated urinary tract infections: Cases might arise, when a particular person is suffering from two or more infections in a span of 6 months. This situation should never be ignored, and immediately a doctor should be visited as this can be a serious health problem in both men and women. Prophylactic or some antibiotic treatments will be prescribed in this case.
  4. Chronic pain in the pelvic region: This is again another urinary condition which can affect both sexes. This condition is characterized by increased frequency of urination and nocturia and pain in the lower abdomen are also reported. Nocturia is severe nighttime urination. The treatment for this condition depends on the reason. A series of tests and examinations have to be carried out to find out the reason, and accordingly, a treatment plan has to be charted out.

Apart from the symptoms mentioned above, if you experience uncontrolled urine leakage or any sediments in urine or if you sense any abnormality concerning the lower abdominal area a urologist visit is warranted. No need to shy away from reporting even such minor discomfort as it could help avoid dire consequences.

Top Urologists in Gurgaon

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Singh 88% (192 ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lakhimpur Kheri
Top Urologists in Gurgaon

Urologists are skilled to diagnose or treat any problem related to urinary tract or kidney infections. Top urologist in Gurgaon can help in detecting any kind of disorders like kidney stones, interstitial cystitis, enlarged prostate and sexual dysfunction in males and females.  Below is the list of top 10 urologist in Gurgaon are:

1. Dr. Anirudh Kaushik

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology

Consultation fees: ₹1000 - 1200

Dr. Anirudh is amongst the top urologist & uro oncologist in Gurgaon, with 27 years of experience. He is currently associated with Dr. Deepika's Complete Family Clinic and
Holy Family Hospital. He is not only an expert in urology but also an expert Laparoscopic Surgeries. He specialises in wide range of disorders and surgeries such as treatment for urinary tract infection (UTI), pediatric urology, andrology, laparoscopy, neurourology, Uro-oncology & radiology, laser & robotic urology, and infertility

2. Dr. Nandakishore S K

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - Urology/Genito - Urinary Surgery

Consultation fees: ₹750 

Dr. Nandakishore S K is a renowned urologist in Gurgaon with 21 years of experience and currently practices at Columbia Asia Hospital, Gurgaon. He specializes in treatment of urinary conditions like hematuria, hydrocele, and problems related to reproductive organs like H.I.V and Erectile Dysfunction. He has also conducted many surgeries, using different procedures like vasectomy, reconstructive urology and minimally invasive urology surgery etc. 

3. Dr. Shalabh Agrawal

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS

Consultation fees: ₹600 

Dr. Shalabh Agrawal is a respected urologist, urological surgeon and andrologist in Delhi, NCR.  He has over 15 years of experience and has treated many cases and complications related to UTI and other kidney disorders. He currently practices at Arcus Superspeciality Center in Dwarka, New Delhi and One Health Urology Clinic. He is a respected member of the Urological Society of India, and is particularly interested in endo-urology and laparoscopy. His areas of expertise are cystoscopy, hematuria, erectile dysfunction, HIV, hydrocele treatment, incontinence, kidney transplant, lithotripsy, and male sexual problems.

4. Dr. Mrinal Pahwa

DNB (Urology), MS - General Surgery, MBBS

Consultation fees: ₹700-1000 

Dr. Mrinal Pahwa is a well known Urologist based in Delhi/ Gurgaon. He has 15 years of experience as Urologist and Andrologist. He is currently practicing at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and Pahwa Medical Centre and is member of USI and ASI. He specializes in treatments for Cystoscopy, Hematuria (Blood in Urine),treatment of Erectile Dysfunction. HIV treatment, Hydrocele surgical treatment, Incontinence treatment, kidney transplant treatment, lithotripsy procedure, treatment of Male sexual problems, minimally invasive urology, open prostatectomy, reconstructive surgery and subincision.

5. Dr. Vikas Agarwal

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MRCS (UK), DNB - Urology/Genito - Urinary Surgery

Consultation fees: ₹600-700

Dr. Vikas Agarwal currently practices as a Sr. Consultant Urology & HOD Kidney Transplant at Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, Faridabad. He has 16 years of experience and is a reputed member of many state and national associations. In his vast career he has done more than 10,000 endourological Laser procedure, cadaveric organ transplant & retrieval. He also specialises in Laparoscopic donor Nephrectomy, laparoscopic kidney, prostate and bladder cancer surgeries. 

6. Dr. Ajay Sharma

M. Ch. (Urology), MS, MBBS

Consultation fees:  ₹1000 - 1500

Dr. Ajay has 33 years of experience as a Urologist, Andrologist and Urological Surgeon. He is a member of many eminent associations like Indian Medical Association (IMA), Medical Council of India (MCI), Urological Society of India (USI), American Urological Association (AUA) and Bangalore Urological Society. He is known for his treatments and procedures like frenuloplasty, circumcision, vasovasostomy and TESA. Dr. Ajay currently practices at Sir Ganga ram Hospital and Umkal Hospital.

7. Dr. Sumit Sharma

MCH-Urology, M.S. (General Surgery) , MBBS

Consultation fees:  ₹800

Dr. Sumit Sharma is practicing as a urologist and renal transplantation specialist from last 8 years. He currently Heads the department of Urology at Rocklnd Hospital Manesar and also practices at Deetya Multispeciality Clinic. He has been part of more than 300 renal transplants and has performed over 50-60 Laparoscopic Donor nephrectomy in his career till now. He specialises in all kind of endourological procedure like PCNL, URS, TURP, HOLEP, TURBT etc. 

8. Dr. Abhinav Agarwal

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MBA - Hospital Administration, MCh - Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery

Consultation fees:  ₹700-1000

Dr. Abhinav Agarwal is a reputed and experienced urologist and general surgeon who currently practices at Uma Sanjeevani Hospital, Columbia Asia Hospital and Suryadeep Hospital, Gurgaon. In 14 years of experience he has gained a lot of experience in treatments and procedures related to Endourology, Laparoscopic Surgery, General Surgery and Renal Transplantation. He has by far performed more than 10000 major urological procedures like Kidney Stones, Prostate, Bladder Cancer, Stricture Urethra and other Urological Illness.

9. Dr. Raman Tanwar

MBBS, MCh - Urology, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, MS - General Surgery

Consultation fees: ₹1000

Dr. Raman Tanwar is a renowned urological surgeon, andrologist and men's health specialist in Gurgaon.  He has 14 years of national and international experience. In his career span he has been a co-author of 4 books in surgery and has won several fellowships and awards. He was even awarded with the British Medical Association award. His areas of specialization are urology and andrology problems like enlarged prostate, kidney stones, sexual problems, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, uti etc. He currently practices at W Hospital, Ggn.

10. Dr. Narmada Prasad Gupta

Doctor of Science(D.Sc), Fellow Academy of Medical Sciences(FAMS), M.Ch.(Urology), M.S.(Surgery),M.B.B.S.

Consultation fees: ₹1200

Dr. N.P. Gupta is a highly reputed name with 40 years of experience as urologist. He is currently chairman, academics and research division urology at Medenta. Dr Gupta is a Padamshree recipient for his exceptional contribution in the field of urology at both National and International Level. He is a pioneer and renowned surgeon who started robotic surgery in India. In his career he has performed more than 20,000 operations for various urological diseases.

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Gynaecological Cancer - Know The Types!

Dr. Kavita Mandal 84% (20 ratings)
MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Warangal
Gynaecological Cancer - Know The Types!

Gynecological cancer is any tumor that begins in a woman’s reproductive organs. Cancer is usually named after the part of the body where it begins. Gynecologic cancer starts in different areas within a woman’s pelvis, which is the territory beneath the stomach and in the middle of the hipbones. There are different types of gynecological cancers and these are as follows:

  • Cervical cancer starts in the cervix, which is the lower, narrower end of the uterus. The uterus is also called the womb.
  • Ovarian cancer starts in the ovaries, which are situated on each side of the uterus.
  • Uterine cancer starts in the uterus, the pear-shaped organ in a woman's pelvis where the child develops when a lady is pregnant.
  • Vaginal cancer starts in the vagina, which is the empty, tube-like channel between the base of the uterus and ends as the vaginal opening.
  • Vulvar cancer starts in the vulva, the external part of the female genital organs.

Signs and symptoms of the above-mentioned gynecologic cancers can be very vague; however, there are a few issues each lady needs to know about and look for. The following are some of the common symptoms of different gynecological cancer:

  1. Swollen leg (ordinarily happens in one leg and comes with pain or discharge)
  2. Irregular vaginal bleeding (particularly in a lady who has experienced menopause)
  3. Unexplained weight loss
  4. Consistent bladder weight or increased urination
  5. Loss of appetite, while always feeling full
  6. Pelvic or stomach pain
  7. Bloated stomach
  8. Consistent weakness
  9. Compelling, sudden onset bloating
  10. Trouble eating or feeling full rapidly
  11. Urinary indications (urge or recurrence)
  12. Vaginal draining or spotting after menopause
  13. New onset of heavy flow during periods or bleeding between two-period cycles
  14. A watery pink or white discharge from the vagina
  15. Two or more weeks of steady pain in the lower abdomen or pelvic region
  16. Pain during sex
  17. A red, pink or white bump that has a crude or wart-like surface
  18. A white area that feels unpleasant and rough
  19. Continuous itching
  20. Pain or a smoldering feeling while urinating
  21. Bleeding and discharge not connected with monthly cycle
  22. An open sore or ulcer that lasts over a month

A large portion of the symptoms connected with gynecologic cancers may occur due to other reasons every once in a while, which may make us ignore them. It is vital to be tuned into your body and pay consideration on any progressions. In case you see new side effects that are happening every day for more than a couple of weeks, this can be an indication of gynecological cancer. Try not to worry. Make sure to go for regular check-ups at your gynecologist. 

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Treatment of Enlarged Prostate!

Dr. Radhika A (Md) 84% (13 ratings)
MD - Acupuncture, Diploma In Accupuncture, Advanced Diploma In Accupuncture
Acupuncturist, Delhi
Treatment of Enlarged Prostate!

Treatment of Enlarged Prostate

Homeopathic Treatment of Enlarged Prostate
Acupuncture Treatment of Enlarged Prostate
Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Enlarged Prostate
Surgical Treatment of Enlarged Prostate
Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Enlarged Prostate
Other Treatment of Enlarged Prostate
What is Enlarged Prostate
Symptoms of Enlarged Prostate
Causes of Enlarged Prostate
Risk factors of Enlarged Prostate
Complications of Enlarged Prostate
Lab Investigations and Diagnosis of Enlarged Prostate
Precautions & Prevention of Enlarged Prostate
Treatment of Enlarged Prostate

Homeopathic Treatment of Enlarged Prostate

Homeopathic medicines for enlarged prostate helps to reduce prostate, painful micturation, repeated urination and bloody urine caused by prostate gland enlargement. Following are some homeopathic remedies which are very effective for enlarged prostate.

Chimaphilia
Sabal serrulata
Staphysagria
Thuja
Hepar sulphuris calcareum
Conium maculatum
Baryta 

Acupuncture and Acupressure Treatment of Enlarged Prostate

Acupuncture treatments are very effective for Enlarged Prostate. The main aim of acupuncture treatment is to balance the disharmony, open the acupuncture channels, reduce inflammation, stop pain & bleeding, shrink prostate and smooth urination. 

Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Enlarged Prostate

Conventional drug treatments include Finasteride and dutasteride that block a natural hormone that makes the prostate enlarge. Alpha-blockers can also help the symptoms of Enlarged Prostate, even in men with normal blood pressure. Some allopathic drugs are terazosin, doxazosin tamsulosin and alfuzosin. 

Surgical Treatment of Enlarged Prostate

Surgery usually relieves the obstruction and incomplete emptying caused by Enlarged Prostate.  Following are the types of surgery that are used.

Transurethral surgery
Open surgery
Laser surgery

Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Enlarged Prostate 

Avoid to eat spicy foods or drinking carbonated beverages
Reduce to eat Red meat
Eat foods containing more zinc such walnuts, pumpkin, seeds, safflower seeds and oysters. 
Other Treatment of Enlarged Prostate

Yoga is really helpful to the enlarged prostate. It also helps tone the deep pelvic muscles there by promoting circulation. 

What is Enlarged Prostate?

Enlarged Prostate is a natural condition where the prostate gland slowly grows, causing pressure on the urethra. It is also called as BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)

Symptoms of Enlarged Prostate

A feeling of incomplete bladder emptying
Difficulty starting urination
Dribbling’ after urinating
Frequent urination
Burning with urination
Urgency to urinate
A discharge from the penis
Getting up frequently at night to urinate
Straining to urinate
Continued dribbling of urine
Returning to urinate again minutes after finishing

Causes of Enlarged Prostate

Genetics
Hormone imbalance
Cell-growth factor
Zinc deficiency
Obesity
Decreased testosterone level 

Risk factors of Enlarged Prostate

Age
Heredity
Marital status

Complications of Enlarged Prostate

Diabetes
Hypertension
Kidney failure
Bladder stones
Bladder cancer 

Diagnosis of Enlarged Prostate

Physicians to diagnose an enlarged prostate include:

Digital rectal exam.
Urine and blood tests
Ultrasound
Urine flow exam
Cystoscopy 

Precautions & Prevention of Enlarged Prostate 

Urinate when you first get the urge
Avoid alcohol and caffeine, especially after dinner.
Don’t drink a lot of liquid all at once
Keep warm and exercise regularly
Do not take cold and sinus medications
Reduce stress

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Bladder Tumour - What Causes It?

Dr. Praveen Kumar Pandey 86% (10 ratings)
MBBS, MS ( Surgery ), MCH ( Urology ), DNB ( Urology )
Urologist, Lucknow
Bladder Tumour - What Causes It?

The bladder is a hollow storage organ that collects urine from the kidneys and stores it until it can be passed out of the body through the urethra during the process of micturition or urination. It has a thin inner lining of cells called urothelial cells and a thick muscular wall, which exerts pressure to push the urine out of the body.

Causes of Bladder Tumors

In most cases, the bladder tumour develops on the inner layer due to a combination of some of the following factors.

  1. Hereditary: A strong family history of cancer predisposes a person to cancer.
  2. Gender: Men are 3 times more prone for bladder cancer than women.
  3. Ethnicity: White people are more prone for bladder cancer black people.
  4. Smoking: Smokers develop bladder cancer 2-6 times more frequently than non-smokers. Cigarettes contain toxic, carcinogenic substances which reach the kidney and are stored in the bladder, leading to their damage.
  5. Occupational hazards: Some workplaces have a higher likelihood of causing bladder cancers, especially dye and rubber industries. The effects can be damaging, and the person may develop cancers years after the exposure has happened.
  6. Recurrent bladder infections: In some people, this can also lead to bladder cancer in the long run.

Types of Bladder Tumor

Depending on the extent of the cancerous spread, it can be of two types:

  1. Non-muscle-invasive bladder tumours: The tumor spread is limited to the inner part of the bladder (urothelial cells)
  2. Muscle-invasive bladder tumour: The tumour has spread to the thick muscular outer layer. This is more advanced and prognosis is poor compared to the noninvasive type.

The most common and diagnostic symptom of bladder cancer is the presence of blood in the urine, known as hematuria. This will be intermittent and happens whenever the tumour bleeding happens. Other symptoms include pain in the lower abdomen and frequent urination.

Diagnosis

From the most noninvasive to the most invasive diagnostic test, these include:

  1. Urine microscopy to detect cancer cells in the urine
  2. Cystoscopy A tube inserted into the urethra to look into the inner wall of the bladder is highly diagnostic
  3. Ultrasound, CT Scan, and biopsy can also be further used to identify severity of the tumour.

Treatment

Once the tumour is diagnosed, treatment would depend on the severity of the tumour. For both invasive and noninvasive tumours, definitive therapy is surgery, known as transurethral resection of the bladder tumour (TURBT). The cancerous bladder tissue is removed through a cystoscope as done for diagnosis. The bladder is then flushed with chemotherapy agent to kill any residual cancer cells in the bladder. This is then followed by BCG vaccine, which is again done 1 to 4 weeks for several months to avoid recurrence. In some cases, radiotherapy may also be included.

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Best Urologist in Delhi!

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Singh 88% (192 ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lakhimpur Kheri

Problems like prostate cancer and UTI are very common in male. They require special attention and need to be treated by urologist. There are many best urologist in Delhi. Urologist are specialises in treatment of common diseases related to the male reproductive system. Here is a list of best urologists in Delhi you can get in touch with.

1. Dr. Shalabh Agrawal

DNB (Urology), MS, MBBS

Dr. Shalabh Agrawal in 17 years of his career is associated with some reputed hospitals like  Artemis & Metro hospital. He is known for his knowledge and efficiency as a urologist, urological surgeon and andrologist. He has handled many types of cases in his career and is particularly interested in endo-urology and laparoscopy. He also deals with treatment like cyst in kidney, hematuria, erectile dysfunction, HIV, and kidney transplant. He is currently associated with - One Health Urology Clinic, Gurgaon & Arcus Superspeciality Center- Delhi.

Consultation fees: ₹600

2. Dr. Sudhir Khanna

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - General Surgery, MCh - Urology, MNAMS - Urology

Dr. Sudhir Khanna is a famous urologist. He currently practices at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and is the chairman of deptt of Urology. He is a member of Delhi Medical Council. In 29 years of his practice, he has also performed various surgeries including cancer surgeries and kidney transplant. He is also known for his successful treatment of erectile dysfunction, infertility

Consultation fees: ₹1500- 2000

3. Dr. Kuldip Singh

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

Dr. Kuldip Singh has 45 years of experience and is a popular Urologist in Delhi. He is affiliated with National Heart institute and The Maples Medical Centre, Delhi. He is an expert in treating prostate, kidney and bladder tumors with robotic surgeries, neo bladder for bladder cancers and Penile prosthesis surgery for erection problem. 

Consultation fees: ₹1000

4. Dr. Aditya Pradhan

DNB (Urology), MS - General Surgery, MBBS

Dr. Aditya Pradhan has 28 years of experience and is a reputed urologist in his profession. He He specializes in Cystoscopy, hematuria, treatment of erectile dysfunction, H.I.V treatment, hydrocele treatment, Incontinence treatment, kidney transplant treatment, lithotripsy procedure, treatment of male sexual problems and Men’s health. He is currently associated with multiple hospitals and clinics like BLK Super speciality hospital.

Consultation fees: ₹600-1100

5. Dr. Nikhil Sharma

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB (Urology)

Withmore than 16 years of experience,  Dr. Nikhil Sharma is a well known name in the field of urology. He is currently practicing at Shanti Mukand Hospital Earch Centre and ClearMedi Hospital. He is known to treat all kind of urology problems, including prostate and bladder cancer as well as erectile dysfunction.

Consultation fees: ₹600

6. Dr. Tanuj Paul Bhatia

DNB (Urology), MS (Gen Surgen), MBBS

Dr. Tanuj has 12 years of experience and is associated with Sarvodaya hospital and SCI Hospital. He has successfully conducted many scarless laser surgeries for removal kidney stones. He also specializes at  prostate surgeries like RIRS (retrograde intrarenal surgery) and HOLEP (holmium laser enucleation of prostate). 

Consultation fees: ₹450- 800

7. Dr. Saurabh

MCH-Urology

Dr. Saurabh has more than 15 years of experience and is a leading urologist in Delhi. He has treated several cases in all kind of urologIical diseases in his career. His areas of special interest are stone, prostate, genitor-urinary strictures, various urological cancers, erection and infertility problems. He was part of the team which did India’s first robotic urology surgery. He currently is associated with Moolchand Hospital and Dr. Saurabh’s clinic- Delhi.

Consultation fees: ₹800

8. Dr. Anirudh Kaushik

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology

Dr. Anirudh Kaushik is an experienced Urologist and Andrologist with 25 years of experience. He is  currently practicing at Holy Care Family Hospital. He holds a special interest and expertise in treating prostate related problems, stone surgeries and male infertility. He has conducted several open and endoscopic urological operations and surgery for malignancy and transurethral surgeries.

Consultation fees: ₹1000- 1200

9. Dr. Narmada Prasad Gupta

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology, FAMS

Dr Narmada Prasad Gupta is a reputed urologist in Delhi - NCR with 47 years of practice. He is a member of some of the famous and prestigious organisations like Indian Medical Association (IMA), Association of Surgeons of India (ASI), Indian Association Of Cosmetic Laser Surgeon (ACLS), Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT) and Urological Society of India (USI). in his career he has successfully treated cases suffering from prostate cancer, enlargement, testicular cancer and other problems related to urology as well as cases of sexual dysfunction in male. He is currently practicing at Medenta.

Consultation fees: ₹1200

10. Dr. Abdul Munnon Durrani

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - Urology/Genito - Urinary Surgery

Dr. Durrani has close to 10 years of experience and is currently running his own clinic- DURRANI UROSURGERY HOME CLINIC and also visits as a consultant at Fortis Hospital He is known for his holistic approach and a compassionate care, in his treatment. Some of the areas in which he specializes are conducting transurethral resection of the prostate also called as TURP, lithotripsy and cystoscopy. He is good at diagnosis and treating different problems related to the female and male urinary tract and male reproductive system

Consultation fees: ₹600-1000

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Bladder Cancer - Risk Factors Associated With it!

Livwell Clinic 91% (238 ratings)
Urologist
Urologist, Gurgaon
Bladder Cancer - Risk Factors Associated With it!

There are many types of cancer that may affect the human body. Bladder cancer is one such cancer that is caused when there is an abnormal growth and accumulation of the cells in the bladder. This kind of growth may cause mutations which can then manifest into tumours that may or may not be malignant.

Let us find out more about the causes and risk factors of bladder cancer.

  1. Transitional cell carcinoma: In this kind of bladder cancer, the transitional cells that line the inner region of the uterus and urethra will expand when the bladder is full. Further, these cells will end up contracting when the bladder is empty. This will lead to numerous complications which can cause the formation of tumours as an end result.
  2. Squamous cell carcinoma: The squamous cells are those that are usually found in the bladder as a response to any kind of infection or even irritation in the area. These cells become cancerous over a certain period of time. This is also one of the most common types of bladder cancer in the US, as per various medical reports.
  3. Adenocarcinoma: This kind of cancer usually starts in the cells that make mucus and form glands for the production of the same, in the bladder. This is a rather rare form of bladder cancer.
  4. Risk factors: There are a number of risk factors that may affect the manifestation of the abnormal cell growth which can lead to any one of the above types of bladder cancer. Let us learn more about these risk factors.
  5. Smoking: Smoking does not merely cause lung cancer, but it is also capable of causing chemicals from tobacco to accumulate in your urine and lead to several complications, including the increase of abnormal cell growth in the bladder. These chemicals may also cause widespread damage to the lining of your bladder.
  6. Diabetes medication: One of the side effects of taking certain types of diabetes medication may be seen in the bladder and its cells. Pioglitazone is one such medicine which can cause these kinds of complications.
  7. Chronic bladder inflammation: Repeated bladder infections may cause an unhealthy amount of persistent inflammation, which can lead to the growth of cells in an abnormal manner. This can lead to damage of the bladder’s inner lining. In such a case, bladder cancer becomes a risk for the patient.
  8. Family history: A family history of the condition also leaves the person susceptible to this disease. Colorectal cancer instances or Lynch syndrome cases in the family can increase the risk of contracting bladder cancer. This is due to the fact that the faulty gene can affect the various organs of the urinary area.
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Top 10 urologist in Bangalore

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Singh 88% (192 ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lakhimpur Kheri
Top 10 urologist in Bangalore

Pain or a burning sensation when passing urine? Or the urine has blood or is cloudy? These could be sign of UTI or urinary tract infection. You need to visit a urologist. There are so many urologist in Bangalore, so how to choose whom to consult. Here is a list of top 10 urologist in Bangalore, you can refer to:

1.  Dr. K.S Shiva Kumar

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Ch - Urology

Dr. K. S. Shiva Kumar is amongst the top urologist & uro oncologist in Bangalore, with 20 years of experience. He is associated with many clinics and hospitals like Shree Srinivasa Uro Care, MVJ Medical College, Manipal Hospital, CMH Hospital and Sri Sathya Sai Super Specialty Hospital. He is not only an expert in urology but also an expert Laparoscopic Surgeries. He specialises in wide range of disorders and surgeries such as treatment for urinary tract infection (UTI), pediatric urology, andrology, laparoscopy, neurourology, Uro-oncology & radiology, laser & robotic urology, and infertility

Consultation fees: ₹500

2. Dr. Shrinivas R.P

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB

Dr. Shrinivas R.P has 8 years of experience and  is a popular Urologist in Bangalore. He currently practices at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore. with an experience of 8 years. He specializes in child surgeries. He also provides treatment for wide range of urinary conditions like hematuria, hydrocele, and problems related to reproductive organs like H.I.V and Erectile Dysfunction. He has conducted many surgeries, using different procedures like vasectomy, reconstructive urology and minimally invasive urology surgery etc. 

Consultation fees: ₹700

3. Dr. N Nagarajaiah

MCh - Urology, MS - General Surgery , MBBS

Dr. Nagarajaiah Narayanaswamy is a well-reputed urologist in Bangalore who has more than 23 years of experience. He has performed over 20,000 surgeries in his career, one of them being removing one of the largest kidney stones. He has also performed various surgeries including cancer surgeries and Laser (TURP). He is also known for his successful treatment of erectile dysfunction, infertility. He is currently working at the Shushrutha Urology and Andrology Clinic, Rajajinagar

Consultation fees: ₹500

4. Dr. Udaybhaskar M

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, M.Ch - Urology

Dr. Uday Bhaskar M is amongst the most recognized doctor in urology and has 14 years of experience. He has received an award of Best Poster in American Urological Association and is a member of national and international associations. He is associated with PES Medical College as the Assistant Professor and practices as a consultant urologist at Fortis Hospital, hcg hospital for cancer related problems, Malathi Manipal hospital , excel care hospital and Arunodaya hospital. He has performed over 4000 varied surgeries including some very rare and complicated cases like removing a 10 kg renal Tumor from pregnant lady. He is an expert in treating prostate , kidney and bladder tumors with robotic surgeries,  neo bladder for bladder cancers and Penile prosthesis surgery for erection problem. 

Consultation fees: ₹500- 670

5. Dr. Srinivas Rao

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Urology

Dr. Srinivas Rao is a renowned urologist with 20 years of experience and  practices as consultant urologist at Manipal hospital Whitefield, Aaxis hospital Kadugodi and Aaxis kidney stone center Bhattarahalli, KR puram. He has several years of experience in performing advanced endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures to treat different kind of urological disorders like  kidney stones and cancer, PUJ obstruction, benign prostatic enlargement, bladder cancer and prostate cancer etc.

 Consultation fees: ₹500

6. Dr. Chandrashekar.B.V

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - Urology/Genito - Urinary Surgery

Withmore than 20 years of experience, Dr. Chandrashekar is a well known name in the field of urology. He is currently practicing at Sree Venkateshwara Speciality Hospital, Bangalore. He is known to treat all kind of urology problems, including prostate and bladder cancer as well as erectile dysfunction.

Consultation fees: ₹500

7. Dr. Ninan Thomas Panicker

M.Ch - Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS

Dr. Nainan Thomas is an experienced Urologist and Andrologist with 35 years of experience. He is  currently practicing at G M Health Care. He holds a special interest and expertise in treating prostate related problems, stone surgeries and male infertility. He has conducted several open and endoscopic urological operations and surgery for malignancy and transurethral surgeries.

Consultation fees: ₹500

8. Dr. Chandrashekar S Ratkal

M.Ch - Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS

Dr. Chandrashekar has 4 decades of experience as a Urologist, Andrologist and Urological Surgeon He is a member of many eminent associations  like Karnataka Medical Council, Indian Medical Association (IMA), Medical Council of India (MCI), Urological Society of India (USI), American Urological Association (AUA) and Bangalore Urological Society. He is known for his treatments and procedures like frenuloplasty, circumcision, vasovasostomy and TESA.

Consultation fees: ₹750

9. Dr. Premkumar Krishnappa

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - Urology/Genito - Urinary Surgery

Dr. Premkumar Krishnappa is a reputed urologist, uro-oncologist, andrologist and renal transplant surgeon. In 13 years of his career, he has performed over 1000 laser enabled transurethral prostate procedures (LASER TURP), over 500 laser fragmentation of kidney (RIRS) and Ureteric stones(URS) and over 50 kidney transplants. He has also contributed in many articles in various peer reviewed journals with a special interest in urethral surgeries and reconstructive urological procedures. He is currently associated with Fortis group of hospitals. 

Consultation fees: ₹400-1000

10. Dr. Venkateshwara Rao K

M.Ch-Urology, MS, MBBS

Dr. Rao has close to 10 years of experience and is associated with Apollo hospitals. He is known for his holistic approach and a compassionate care, in his treatment. Some of the areas in which he specializes are conducting transurethral resection of the prostate also called as TURP, lithotripsy and cystoscopy. He is good at diagnosis and treating different problems related to the female and male urinary tract and male reproductive system.

Consultation fees: ₹400

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