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Dr. George Klauber Dr. Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
years in practice
University of London, Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine
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Is not true re: urolithiasis?

Is not true re: urolithiasis?

Please rephrase ?: What aspects of urolithiasis are you referring to as possibly not being true? ...Read more

Dr. Michael Steigner
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Bladder Stones (Definition)

Also known as urolithiasis, these are kidney stones that can be found in the urinary tract, which may cause no symptoms or may result pain in the groin and abdomen, nausea, bloody urine, ...Read more


Dr. George Klauber Dr. Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
years in practice
University of London, Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine
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What are the tests for urolithiasis?

What are the tests for urolithiasis?

Urinary & radiologic: Urinalysis to detect presence of blood or cystine, microscopy can detect crystals. Timed urinary excretion, commonly 24 hrs, for calcium, uric acid, citrate or oxalates. Kidney & bladder ultrasound, plain abdominal x-ray (kub) and most reliable of all is abdominal ct scan. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Siegel Dr. Siegel
Urology
36 years in practice
George Washington University Medical School
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What are the symptoms of urolithiasis?

Variable: May be asymptomatic, but can cause the worst colicky pain conceivable, often with nausea, vomiting and inability to achieve a comfortable position. Can cause blood in urine and urinary symptoms when stone approaches bladder. ...Read more

Dr. Simon Kimm Dr. Kimm
Urology
12 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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What is meant by bilateral urolithiasis?

What is meant by  bilateral urolithiasis?

Stones, both sides.: Urolithiasis are stones in the urinary tract, such as a kidney stone, ureteral stone, or bladder stone. Bilateral means both sides. Since the body has two kidneys, one of the left and one on the right, the phrase "bilateral urolithiasis" could simply mean that there is a kidney stone on the left and right sides of the body. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
Urology
47 years in practice
Kaohsiung Medical University
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What is the definition or description of: Urolithiasis?

What is the definition or description of: Urolithiasis?

Stone in u-tract...: Urolithiasis is Uro (urinary) + lithiasis (stone formation = urinary stone formation resulting usually from kidney functional defects in stone-inhibiting substance and acidity aumation and adjustment leading to insufficienty in disscolving certain chemicals like calcium oxalate, Ca-phosphate, Ca-carbonate, uric acid, etc., but certain UTI or presence of foreign body may facilitate stone formation. ...Read more

Dr. Tarek Naguib Dr. Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
36 years in practice
University of Cairo Faculty of Medicine
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I have urolithiasis..What are the food and drugs that I should avoid?

Depends on kind: The stone kind makes a difference. However, as a rule of thumb you need more fluid intake especially lemonade/ limeade. Avoid calcium supplements and heavy dairy products and heavy animal protein. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
Urology
47 years in practice
Kaohsiung Medical University
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What is varicocele urolithiasis?

What is varicocele urolithiasis?

Here is...: I assumed you probably meant varicocele phlebolith, not urolithiasis. Urolithiasis denotes stones forming inside urinary tract - kidneys, ureters, ; bladder. Phlebolith indicates stone formed inside vein, usually at its valves as the phlebolith commonly seen in pelvic veins in imaging study, which carries no practical weight in clinical care. So, i assumed stones similarly forms inside varicocele. ...Read more

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Dr. George Klauber Dr. Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
years in practice
University of London, Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine
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What is the treatment for urolithiasis?

What is the treatment for urolithiasis?

Removal & prevention: Pain management if necessary. Elimination of stones, by natural means if small enough to pass on their own + copious fluid intake or by IV & ? Flomax (tamsulosin) to help ureter dilate & facilitate passage. May require ureteral stenting in presence of significant obstruction.Cystoscopic or ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy or basket extraction. Shockwave lithotripsy. Percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Then prevention. ...Read more

Dr. George Klauber Dr. Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
years in practice
University of London, Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine
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My xray highlights a discrete left renal pelvicalyceal ectasia not associated with urolithiasis?

My xray highlights a discrete  left renal pelvicalyceal ectasia not associated with urolithiasis?

Likely insignificant: Depends on degree of pelvi-calyceal ectasia. No problem if mild or moderate, but might require further investigation if this is in fact moderate or severe hydronephrosis (swelling containing urine). Some radiologists use these terms interchangeably. ...Read more

Dr. Adil Roomi Dr. Roomi
Emergency Medicine
years in practice
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Hello sir how to eradicate h.oylori p?lease tell me

Hello sir how to eradicate h.oylori p?lease tell me

Need antibiotics: H Pylori is a bacterial infection which can often lead to development of gastric or duodenal ulcer. The way to eradicate infection, as with any bacteria is with antibiotics along with proton pump inhibitors (PPI). The goal of therapy is to reduce irritation of gastric mucosa. Most popular regimen involves amoxicillin, Clarithromycin and a PPI. ...Read more

Dr. Douglas Mund Dr. Mund
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
42 years in practice
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
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What product eliminates psoriasis?

What product eliminates psoriasis?

Many things used: Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease with large genetic component the treatment usually involves topical cortisone medications but can also involve use of ultraviolet light with psoralen, methotrexate and newer biological medications Speak to your dermatologist ...Read more

Dr. Charles Sturgis Dr. Sturgis
Pathology
25 years in practice
University of Kansas School of Medicine
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How to reduce or eliminate fatty tumors?

How to reduce or eliminate fatty tumors?

Excision.: The most common type of "fatty tumor" is called a lipoma. These tumors are benign and are often felt / palpated underneath the skin on the trunk and arms / legs. They are generally mobile and soft. Lipomas are not malignant and do not have malignant potential. If a lipoma is concerning or cosmetically unacceptable, the standard treatment is surgical excision. ...Read more

Dr. William Culviner Dr. Culviner
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
26 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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What r the Reasons of snorring and how to eliminate the same?

What r the Reasons of snorring and how to eliminate the same?

Snoring: Snoring is caused by vibration of tissues in the throat. Nearly 70% of the time, the tissue that causes the noise, is the soft palate hitting the back of the throat. Snoring can come from the base of tongue vibrating against the back of throat. Nasal congestion can contribute to airway resistance and snoring problems. That is why there are products like breathe right nasal and oral appliances. ...Read more

Dr. Harry Dollahite Dr. Dollahite
Orthopedic Surgery
years in practice
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What eliminates constipation?

What eliminates constipation?

Dietary modification: Chronic constipation is a problem. Food groups that increase bulk include fiber, fruits and vegetables, nuts and grains. Over-the-counter medications that are helpful include miralax, (polyethylene glycol) senna, as well as mineral oil. It is important to make sure there is not a medical concern causing your chronic constipation. Check with your physician or gastroenterologist. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano Dr. Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
35 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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How can we eradicate the noro virus?

How can we eradicate the noro virus?

Friendly virus?: Gut is home to viruses as well. Researchers found infection with common murine norovirus help experimental mice heal inflammation-damaged gut lining, restore the gut's immune system when its microbiome was destroyed by antibiotics, & strengthened the mice's immune system. Maybe not all viral infections are bad & may actually benefit health. Ref. http://web.mail.comcast.net/zimbra/mail?app=mail#11 ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Colen Dr. Colen
Surgery - Plastics
42 years in practice
Dartmouth Medical School
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What are ways to eliminate sunspots?

What are ways to eliminate sunspots?

Many options: Depending upon how dark they are and how many you have you could chose from the use of topical creams (which can take 6 months to eradicate "sunspots") to the use of creams followed by a chemical peel (which would take a month or two) to non-invasive "lasers" or "pulsed light" technology which generally requires a series of treatments to probably obtain the best results in the shortest time. ...Read more

Dr. Gurmukh Singh Dr. Singh
Pathology
45 years in practice
University of Pune, Armed Forces Medical College
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How to eliminate oil from your skin.

How to eliminate oil from your skin.

Need more info: Washing with soap frequently will remove the oil and curtail the development of pimples. ...Read more

Dr. Satish Sundar Dr. Sundar
Pediatrics
30 years in practice
University of Bombay, Seth G. S. Medical College
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How to eliminate and prevent ringworms?

How to eliminate and prevent ringworms?

Few pointers.: Treatment is topical anti fungal creams. Prevention would include avoid moisture in skin, shower immediately after contact in public places, contact sports, gym mats etc. Early treatment helps Over the counter Clotrimazole cream helps if used early. ...Read more

Dr. Emmett Miller Dr. Miller
Psychiatry
50 years in practice
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
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Does eliminating stress prevent disease?

Does eliminating stress prevent disease?

Partially: Actually you cannot eliminate stress - but you can reduce the amount of unnecessary stress. As you do you will have reduced chances of most diseases - from diabetes to heart disease, from arthritis to cancer. But it won't prevent all illnesses. Re: stress, see http://drmiller.Com/learningcenter/stressmanagement/ learning to reduce unnecessary stress will reduce illness and increase your happiness. ...Read more

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Dr. Lily Bhattacharya Dr. Bhattacharya
Clinical Psychology
20 years in practice
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How to eliminate dark spots in the face?

How to eliminate dark spots in the face?

Depends: If you have uneven skin tone, try a mask/exfoliator to gently lift off dead skin. You can try natural products to lighten the skin, this is usually caused by sun exposure - and it accelerates if you are using acne medicine and aren't wearing sunscreen or a hat. ...Read more