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  • People with type 2 diabetes, most of the time, have to suffer from Urinary tract problems like frequency and urgency of urination, sexual dysfunction and kidney health. This is due to the damage to nerves that support the structures of the urinary tract and the effects of high levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. These problems differ from patient to patient. The most common urinary tract problems in type 2 diabetes patient are - Bladder dysfunction, urinary tract infections, sexual dysfunction, and kidney disease. Bladder Dysfunction: It is the most common problem

  • Retroperitoneal fibrosis also known as a Ormond’s disease is a rare condition that occurs when excess fibrous tissue develops in the retroperitoneal area (space behind stomach and intestine) which  It causes a mass to form. This often causes compression and blockage of the ureters, which are the tubes that carry urine from your kidneys to your bladder. Hence urine comes back to ureters.  Urine backs up in the ureters can build up harmful materials in blood, and kidney damage can result. Retroperitoneal fibrosis,  if left untreated, can cause kidney failure

  • Urologic cancers are the cancers that occur in the organs of the urinary tract and the male reproductive tract. It can affect organs like kidneys, ureter, bladder, urethra, and in men the penis, prostate and testicles. Types of urologic cancers:  Following are some types of urologic cancers Bladder cancer:  Bladder cancer is one of the most common urologic cancer. It occurs when bladder cells grow abnormally. It is more common in men than women. Bladder cancer is more common in older men who are age 60 or older. Symptom of bladder cancer is blood in

  • [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Kidneys perform an important function of filtering the blood and remove toxins from your body. Kidney failure occurs when kidneys lose their ability to sufficiently filter waste from your blood. Factors that can interfere with kidney function are: Toxic exposure to environmental pollutants or certain medications Certain acute and chronic diseases Severe dehydration Kidney trauma But the best thing is kidney failure can be prevented by following some simple lifestyle modifications. Let's see what are the the tips to prevent kidney failure – 11 tips for preventing kidney failure Most kidney failures occur due

  • Urethritis is inflammation and swelling of the urethra (tube that carries urine from the bladder to outside the body). It causes pain or difficulty when urinating. The main causes of urethritis are bacteria, virus or chemical irritant. Urethritis and urinary tract infection (UTI) are totally different conditions. Urethritis is something related to urethra only whereas UTI usually affects the whole of the urinary tract. It can be transmitted through unprotected sex. A woman with vaginal infection can pass it on to a male partner. Both men and women can develop urethritis. Symptoms in

  • Benign Prostate Hyperplasia commonly known as benign prostate enlargement is a is the most common prostate problem in men in which the prostate gland is enlarged and not cancerous. The prostate gland is located directly beneath the bladder and in front of the rectum. The urethra passes through the prostate, so if the prostate becomes enlarged, it can keep urine or semen from passing through the urethra. What are symptoms of BPH? An enlarged prostate can block either one or both bladder. Feeling of urgency to urinate is the most common symptom

  • What is IC? Interstitial cystitis (IC) is a chronic inflammation of the bladder muscle layers causing painful urination. Its symptoms may vary from person to person but the most common symptoms are: pelvic and abdominal pain and pressure frequent urination urgency (feeling like you need to urinate, even right after urinating) incontinence (accidental leakage of urine) Severe interstitial cystitis symptoms can affect your quality of life. You may feel like you can’t exercise or leave your home because you have to use the bathroom too often, or perhaps your relationship is suffering

  • Myth 1: Prostate cancer affects only older people Fact : Although it is true that 70% of the patients diagnosed with prostate cancer are over 65 years, there are a considerable number of patients diagnosed in their 40s and 50s too. Age is not only the risk factor, there are other risk factors that increases person’s risk of prostate cancer : Family history: If any relative in your family has this disease, then your chances of getting it increases. Race: African-American men are more likely to get it than anyone

  • What is urinary traction infection? UTI or urinary tract infection is a common type of infection in your urinary system. It can occur in any part of your urinary system, including the urethra, ureters, bladder and kidneys. It can be observed in both men and women but mostly occur in women. Let’s have a closer look at causes, symptoms and treatment of UTI. What causes a urinary tract infection (UTI)? Urinary tract infections are caused by microorganisms — usually bacteria — that enter the urethra and bladder which causes inflammation and infection. Though

  • Kidney stones are rock-like substances that are formed when Calcium combines with chemicals, such as oxalate or phosphorous, in the urine and get concentrated. This forms stones of the size of a grain, pea or as big as a ball. Smaller stones get passed through urine, but larger stones are difficult to pass and hence remain in kidney. But we can avoid the problem of kidney stone by making simple changes diet. What to eat and drink? If you’re trying to avoid kidney stones, what you eat and drink is as important

  • What is frequent urination? Frequent urination is a condition in which a person needs to urinate more times. This urge may cause you to lose control of the bladder. Due to this person feels uncomfortable. This problem is more common in women than men. 6-8 times urination in a day is common. But if it is more than that especially at night, you may have the problem of frequent urination. If you are facing this problem, don’t hesitate to consult the best urologist near you. Remember, frequent urination is a totally different

  • Bladder stones are stones present in urinary bladder. Bladder stones are also composed of minerals excreted in the urine. Bladder stone get form when the bladder is not able to completely empty and some residual urine remains inside. This urine gets concentrated during dehydration. As a result of urine concentration, the minerals get deposited which in turn form a nidus for stone formation. Over time these mineral deposits increase in size to form large stones. What are the symptoms and signs of bladder stones? Usually bladder stones does not cause any symptoms

  • Robotic surgery has become most powerful tool for surgeons, as it gives greater precision and control during surgery. We can catch kidney cancer in early stage so that the disease isn’t life-threatening for the person and many older patients may not need treatment at all. However, larger tumours or those that are beginning to spread may put patients’ lives in danger without surgery. What is Robotic partial nephrectomy surgery? Robotic partial nephrectomy has become the robotic kidney surgery of choice for most patients with kidney cancer or a benign kidney tumour. In this

  • In the following blog, we will have an overview of localized prostate cancer. A report of prostate cancer is usually a shock to men and their near ones. Along with worrying, the good news about prostate cancer is that it is a curable type of cancer. It often grows slowly, and the treatment for it usually effective. In the case of Localized prostate cancer, it has only affected the prostate and hasn't spread yet to the lymph nodes or formed any tumors in the body. Symptoms of Localized Prostate Cancer: They are no such

  • Overview of Prostate Cancer and Prostate Cancer Treatment Prostate Cancer is the most commonly found cancer in men, and it is also treatable if detected at an early stage. This disease is usually found in men at the age of '50+, and it is very rare in someone less than that. Dr. Mangesh Patil is a Prostate Specialist and is very well known for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Treatment and Prostate Cancer Treatment in Mumbai.    Let's find out the types, risk factors, symptoms, causes, and prevention of prostate cancer. Cancer develops in the body when the cells begin to grow out of

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