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Laser Treatment For Kidney And Bladder Stones
My father age is 47 he has stone in kidney. He is in pain what can I do and is laser treatment is good for my father that break stone please answer fast?
Go to see urologist: How to treat pain-causing kidney stone is based on the size, shape, location, and density of the offending stone, and the degree of pain and clinical pictures such as chill and fever, surgeon's skill, etc.. ... So, go to see experienced urologist for detailing... In my experience, more than 75 % of stones in ureter and kidney can be broken to disintegrate with laser but... ...Read more
The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more
I had a kidney stone & recv shockwave treatment 2x, it reformed 1yr later, I have 5stones, 1-6mm & 4-1mm should I do laser treatment and stent?
Difference in urinary tract, kidney, and bladder infections? Or symptoms? How long does it take to get urine test results? Treatment for 2 year old?
There is usually no difference between bladder and kidney infection other than fever. Kidney infection tend to have fevers. Other symptoms of kidney infection is vomiting, back pain, more sick-looking. Bladder infections tend to have frequency, pain on voiding and urgency.
Results of urinalysis is usually available immediately at the pediatrician's office. ...Read more
How can one prevent developing kidney stones and gall bladder stones? Is there any food items that can help cure it naturally?
Not related: They are not really related metabolically or anatomically. Gall bladder stones occur in part of the gastrointestinal tract and often contain high concentrations of bile and cholesterol. Kidney stones occur in the urinary tract and often contain calcium and minerals excreted by the kidney. ...Read more
Hard to tell: You haven't described any symptoms.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a 2cm bladder stone grew from 0.5cm one Urologist says borderline to break by Laser may work may not is it so?
Reconfirm: Your stone grew half a centimeter to two, for most is a source of constant irritation, causes frequency, and cystitis. May be other reasons not to do procedures like your medical condition (s) If you are not happy with explanation take a second opinion. ...Read more
Is there any medicine for dissolving kidney and gall bladder stones. If what are the methods to be followed to remove it.
Hi! My 16months old son is diagnosed with puv and bladder stone. Does he have to be operated upon or are their other alternative treatment options?
Post. Urethral valve: Puv is usually diagnosed around birth of child. It is obstruction in the posterior urethra. Extra fold of tissue that narrows urethra and causes obstruction. The bladder becomes thickened and develops out pouchings or diverticula. Severe forms can affect kidney function. Mild forms may delay presentation but incomplete bladder emptying cause stone formation. A cystoscope used to resect valve. ...Read more
My mother she is 52 year old. She is suffering from gall bladder stone 17 mm size in lumen.. it is dangerous and which treatment better for me! ?
Large stones: Usually do nor hurt, just warch it unless it hurts ...Read more
I get sharp pains in bladder/ureter when I have shortness of breath/mental confusion/tingling of skin? Can kidney/ureter/bladder stones cause this?
Something is Wrong: This question sounds like two or three different questions. It does not come together to one specific or obvious problem. But, the symptoms are not to be ignored and I would recommend a full evaluation in person with your trusted medical advisor. ...Read more
Painful bladder spasms 12 days after stinit removed for kidney stones and lasering of stones. How much longer will this last? Reached my max
Had a stone in the right kidney, after treatment it went out or piece of it during urine pain stopped but I feel jab in the ureter, bladder &testicul.
What is the treatment of a 21 year old female having small gal bladder stones? Are there any medications or surgery is the only answer?
Drugs vs Lifestyle: Some people can manage their gallbladder symptoms by avoiding specific foods. There are other options to treat symptomatic gallstones (http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/gallstones/basics/treatment/con-20020461). Actigall (ursodiol) (ursodial) comes to mind (http://goo. Gl/z318rm). But remember that surgery & medical management are only for symptomatic gallstones. If they don't bother u, leave alon ...Read more
I had kidney stone surgery Tuesday basket removal bladder and uretha exploration and lazer done still bleeding lightly now still clotting and in a lot?
Notify urologist: Some urinary bleeding is not unusual and is not worrisome if it's light and clots don't interfere with urination. Drinking lots of fluids is helpful in this regard. Avoid aspirin or antiinflammatories like Aleve, Advil which can increase bleeding tendency. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is ok. However if bleeding persists, becomes heavy and there are large clots, you must notify your urologist. ...Read more
Bio Oil: Please be more specific about "bio oil" and what exactly are you being treated for? ...Read more
I got herpes on my face after laser treatment and now I don't know what to do. What are the options?
See dermatologist: Take antiviral pills and creams and see a dermatologist! ...Read more
Is there any other way to cure light acne rolling scars (meaning indentation isn't really deep), without the use of any laser treatment?
Yes: Consider microneedling with our without fillers.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cold laser: Cold lasers generally emit led lights which, depending on which technology is being used, help with wound healing, fat cell shrinkage (not fat cell destruction) and collagen stimulation. They are not as effective for collagen stimulation as other more aggressive lasers, but can help mitigate aging. Also, they do not hurt. ...Read more
Not effective: The first generation of this device has not been effective and as a result many dissatisfied patients. If my memory serves me correctly, the company is launching newer products that might be more effective, but I would hold off until they can show better clinical outcome. ...Read more
Yes: Yes. It is often utilized to treat hyperpigmentation from aging, sun damage and melasma. With melasma it is important to do a test area prior to complete treatment to ensure there is not worsening of the condition. There are several topical preparations that can also aid in the treatment of hyperpigmentation ...Read more
Food: Not in general. No. If they were billions of people would be hurt on a daily basis. ...Read more
I have freckles on my face, I can't afford laser treatment, kindly suggest me anything, I want these freckles go as soon as possible?
Fade cream: No miracles available...Try fade creamGet a more detailed answer ›
Am considering laser treatment to get rid of my psoriasis, but haven't heard much about it. Any information/suggestions would be appreciated.
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more