Right from bedwetting of children to those who face serious kidney ailments as well as unisex urinary problems, denizens require the services of qualified urologists. An experienced urologist deals with cancers in the urinary bladder kidneys, prostrate and testicles. Our urologists work alongside radiologists and oncologists to treat cancer and conditions like testes, epididymis, seminal vesicles, deferens, prostrate and penis.
Urology is a branch of medicine that focuses on surgical and medical diseases of male and female urinary-tract system and male reproductive organs.
The urinary tract is our body’s drainage system for the excretion of urine. Urine is a byproduct of the food and fluid we consume is eliminated by the kidneys during the blood filtration process. The process is carried out by the urinary tract that includes your kidneys, ureters, and bladder. To urinate adequately, the urinary tract needs to work together in the correct order. Urologic conditions include prostate problems, stones in the part of the urinary tract, bladder control problems, kidney stones, infections of the urinary tract. Our urologists treat men, women, and children.
The urinary tract should be in the pink of health. But when you notice blood clots in urine or undergoing painful urination then you should be careful as it can be a symptom of bladder cancer. In the same vein, when one experience pain coming from the back with blood in urine, or more urinating than normal with a burning sensation, then there is a likelihood of kidney stones. Other symptoms include Poor Bladder control, Pain in the lower abdomen, Sides, or Groin, Fallen bladder protrusion, Hernia etc
Several urological issues crop up among men and women due to diabetes, urinary tract infections, constipation, weak bladders, bladder cancer, bladder prolapse, prostatitis etc. Infections can affect the urinary system, kidney, bladder, adrenal glands, urethra, and ureter. In men, it is penis, prostate, epididymis, seminal vesicles, and the testes ailments due virus and bacterial attack. Bladder stones, Chlamydia, Cystitis, Sexually transmitted infections ,Kidney stones,Prostate inflammation, Vaginal infection, Yeast infection are some of the other causes of urological diseases. According to some of the studies, uric acid stones develops due to loss of fluid with diarrhoea. Stones also form due to excess proteins.
Generally, a urologist will start with one or more of the following tests to find out what condition you have. Often the diagnostic tests begin with blood and urine tests to gauge the actual cause. They may perform imaging tests like a CT scan, MRI scan or ultrasound to check inside the urinary tract. Our specialised doctors might order a cystoscopy procedure, which involves advancing a thin scope called cystoscope in your body to see the inside of the urethra and bladder. A cystogram procedure can be used to take an X-ray image of the bladder. To check how fast urine leaves the body during urination, a post-void residual urine test is conducted. It also shows the amount of urine left in the bladder after the patient urinates. Urine sample test can be done to check for infection-causing bacteria in the urine.
Our super speciality urology wing conducts extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy by breaking up kidney stones for easy removal. They also perform a kidney transplant with the donor’s kidney.
Another treatment we offer is prostatectomy removing all or part of the prostate gland while treating prostate cancer. We also take a sling procedure to treat urinary incontinence. To treat UTI, our urologists prescribe antibiotics.
We also treat conditions like undescended testes. Our team examines syndromes like bladder exstrophy (exposed bladder), hypospadias (the state of meatus found underside penis instead of the tip). Right from prescribing antibiotics, hormone treatment, chemotherapy, to surgery, we are well equipped to provide all treatments.