Frequently Asked Questions
Is LASER treatment for kidney stones available in your hospital?
Whether all patients with kidney stones need LASER treatment for kidney stones?
LASER treatment is available in our Hospital.
What is prostate enlargement or benign prostatic hyperplasia?
No. Treatment for kidney stones decided on the basis of size and location of the stone, patient symptoms, and kidney function.
What are the symptoms of enlargement of prostate?
In men, the Prostate gland is located between the bladder and urinary passage ( Urethra ). Which is enlarged in the majority of the men above the age of 50 years.
What is the treatment for enlargement of prostate?
Difficulty in passing urine, incomplete emptying of the bladder, night frequent urination, urinary urgency.
What is the role of laser in ureteric stones?
The majority of the patients do well with medical treatment. Some patients need endoscopic surgery ( TURP-Trans Urethral Resection of Prostate).
Do all prostate problems need surgery?
In Ramakrishna, we have state of art Holmium laser that helps in breaking down stone precisely with little side effects.
Are all prostate enlargements cancer?
No, not at all. Based on disease severity and symptom assessment many can be managed medically.
Without surgery, can kidney stones be cured?
In the majority of occasions, it's benign hyperplasia which is a non-cancerous condition but all prostate enlargements need a complete clinical workup.
What is the first sign of problems with the kidney?
It's possible to treat most kidney stones without surgery. In three to six weeks, ninety percent of stones pass by on their own. In this situation, pain relief is the only required treatment. Pain, however, can be so severe that it may require hospital admission and very powerful pain-relieving medication.
Is laser kidney stone surgery painful?
Signs and symptoms of acute kidney failure may include: decreased output of urine, although output of urine remains normal occasionally. Fluid retention, which causes your legs, ankles or feet to swell. Shortness of Breath .
How do you know if a bladder lift is needed?
After laser surgery, you can still feel pain. Most pain will possibly come from the stent if you have a stent between the kidney and the ureter, so it may rub on the kidney or bladder. It can also make you feel like you're going to have to urinate, which can lead to some blood in your urine.
Tissue protruding from the vagina. Difficulty urinating. A feeling that immediately after urinating, the bladder is not empty (incomplete voiding) Stress incontinence (urine leakage during sneezing, coughing, or exertion).