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The Kidney & Urology section covers all common and uncommon kidney-related health problems. Click here to view top kidney experts in India.

Kidney Transplant: Complications

Kidney Transplant

Kidney transplant is like any other surgery and involves major risk factors like blood clotting, bleeding, infection, failure of the donated kidney, and rejection of the donated kidney. However, there are other complications to look out for post kidney transplant, which should be reported to the transplant team. These are …

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Burning After Urination – Why & What to do?

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Burning urination or painful urination is medically referred to as dysuria. And it may be a caused by multiple factors. It may occur during urination or shortly afterwards. Women are more prone to this condition, since they have shorter urethras and there is close proximity of the urinary tract to …

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Symptoms of Uterine Fibroid

Symptoms of Uterine Fibroid

Uterine fibroid are abnormal growth that happens in a woman’s uterus and thought here is no reason as to why they form, most of the researchers attribute their growth to hormones and family history. In most cases their growth continues and may cause severe abdominal pain and heavy periods. Most …

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Signs of Bladder Infection in Men

Signs of Bladder Infection in Men

Bladder infection in men are usually not found below the age of 50. Most of these infections are caused by the internal bowl flora, which may be harmless to bowel but may cause infection in nearby organs. Most of the times, they make their passage through the ureters or urethra. …

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Preventing Bladder Infection

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Bladder infection can be really hard on the patient since apart from frequent visit to the washroom, is causes burning sensation in the genital area and is painful. Preventing Bladder Infection however is always beneficial than cure and following the essential pointers given below, would reduce the chances of bladder …

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Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) – Things You Should Know

Benign Prostate Hyperplasia

Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH), also known as Prostate Enlargement is the most common cause of lower urinary tract problems in ageing male. Men in their 50s hardly experience any symptoms of benign prostate hyperplasia. The symptoms begin to surface as they enter in their 60s and 70s. However, almost 75-80% of men …

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Understanding the Concept of Dialysis

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Dialysis is carried out in patients whose kidney/kidneys have stopped functioning normally. External support helps perform the functions of the kidney. It helps patients with kidney failure to lead a normal and productive life. Certain vital functions performed by kidneys include regulation of fluid balance, removal of waste products like …

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Kidney Transplant – Post Transplant Care

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Post-transplant care is very essential to ensure a successful kidney transplant and avoid any factors that induce kidney damage. This usually comprises of lifestyle changes, dietary restrictions, and sticking to the medication regime. Read about Frequently Asked Questions about Kidney Transplant Medication Schedule Post your transplant the patient would be …

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Five Foods to Avoid When you Have Kidney Stones

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Kidney stones are formed when three compounds: calcium, phosphorus and oxalate, found in urine, become over concentrated. In order to gain energy and repair body tissues, we eat food. After absorbing what it needs from foods, our body transfers waste product in the kidney and excreted as urine. So, among …

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5 Easy Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones

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While sharing his views on ways to prevent kidney stones, an experienced Nephrologist in Gurgaon says Kidney stone prevention basically means preventing certain conditions that lead to the development of these chemical formations. When some chemicals become too concentrated in the urine, they unite together to form crystals which then grow …

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What Can I do about an Overactive Bladder?

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What is an Overactive Bladder? An overactive bladder can be a socially embarrassing condition where the person faces difficulties in bladder storage, which causes sudden urges to urinate. The urge is so strong and difficult to stop that it leads to incontinence (involuntary loss of urine). When kidneys produce urine, …

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Pyelonephritis – A Serious Form of Urinary Tract Infection

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What is Pyelonephritis? Common urinary tract infections (UTIs) involve the urethra and bladder. However, a serious form of UTI develops when it progresses towards the upper urinary tract, i.e. the ureters and kidneys. This form of UTI is known as pyelonephritis. This form of UTI is further classified as: Acute …

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5 Superfoods for Healthy Kidneys

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Kidneys are like the cleaning staff of your body. Their job is to process all the waste and send it out of the body from the bladder in the form of urine. Thankfully, all of us are blessed with two kidneys and in case there is a problem in the functioning …

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Urinary Tract Infection: Cause, Symptoms & Prevention

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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) can come about in any person and at any age; however, women are more prone to be infected than men. UTIs can influence the entire urinary system or various parts of it. The evidence of urinary tract infection is exceedingly common, and just about everyone is susceptible. …

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How Can I Prevent Kidney Stones?

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According to an experienced Kidney Specialist in Mumbai, people who already have had experienced the troubling stones in their kidneys, it can happen more than once. If you have had it once, there is about 50% percent chance that it will happen again within 7 years, if you don’t take preventive measures. Hence, …

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Dr. M. S. Jha – Types of Urology Surgeries (in Hindi)

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Dr. M. S. Jha, HOD & Senior Consultant Urology, Primus Super Speciality, New Delhi talks about types of urology surgeries, such as advanced laparoscopic surgeries, kidney stones surgery, latest prostate surgery and kidney transplant procedures. He explains why the patients of kidney disease should get the kidney transplant. Visit our …

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Dr. M. S. Jha – Types of Urology Surgeries (in Hindi)

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Dr. M. S. Jha, HOD & Senior Consultant Urology, Primus Super Speciality, New Delhi talks about types of urology surgeries, such as advanced laparoscopic surgeries, kidney stones surgery, latest prostate surgery and kidney transplant procedures. He explains why the patients of kidney disease should get the kidney transplant. Visit our …

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Urinary Bladder Infection: Treatment & Prevention

Bladder Infection

What is a Urinary Bladder Infection? The bladder is the site of urine storage before it is passed out of the body once the bladder is full. The bladder passes the urine through the urethra, which covers the length of the penis in males and is quite short in females. …

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Dealing with embarrassing Urinary Incontinence

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What is urinary incontinence? Urinary incontinence (UI) is a condition in which a person loses bladder control, which leads to leaking of urine involuntarily when s/he coughs or sneezes or has a sudden and strong urge to urinate (often with the person failing to reach the toilet in time). The …

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Ureteric Stones: Treatment & Prevention

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What are ureteric stones? Stones or calculi can form anywhere in the urinary tract, causing pain, bleeding, blockage in urine flow or infection. A stone is named based on where it forms, and so could be called a kidney stone, bladder stone or ureteral stone. There are different types of …

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