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.
My family doctor says I hv enlarged prostate gland. Should I take treatment?
The majority of the patients do well with medical treatment. Some patients need endoscopic surgery ( TURP-Trans Urethral Resection of Prostate).
I get up 4-5 times in the night for urination. What to do?
Depends on symptoms and other clinical findings. Should come for a consultation.
I pass urine slowly and dribbling at times. Why? My age is 35 ( Male)
We have to do some tests. Visit our services.
I have severe urge to urinate and wet my clothes before reaching toilet. What should I do?
It is likely to be stricture of the urine tract. You should undergo an examination and some tests.
Sir, I want to donate my kidney. Will you help?
This is likely to be overactivity of the bladder. Some tests are required at our hospital.
I have recurrent kidney and ureteric stones . How to prevent it?
At present, the law is prohibiting kidney donation to non-relatives. If you have a very close relative suffering from kidney failure, there is a possibility. Kindly meet our nephrologists personally.
What is the role of laser in ureteric stones?
Recurrent renal stones need proper metabolic workup after complete stone clearance. In Ramakrishna, we do complete stone clearance and proper metabolic work up later.
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.
Of late, I am not able to attain complete erections. What may be the reason??
In the majority of occasions, it's benign hyperplasia which is a non-cancerous condition but all prostate enlargements need a complete clinical workup.
Your erectile dysfunction maybe because of metabolic or hormonal reasons. Even the medications you take for other diseases may have a deleterious effect on erection which needs proper workup. The good news is, it's correctable by advanced medications on most occasions.