Nocturnal Enuresis (Bedwetting)

Nocturnal enuresis or bedwetting is intermittent night-time urinary incontinence.   Relatively common in children.   5-10% of children at seven year of age may continue to have bedwetting.   Primary – when child has never been dry for at least six months.   Secondary – when child initially achieved dry period of more than sixContinue reading “Nocturnal Enuresis (Bedwetting)”

Ten tips to improve urological health

Consume fluid intake of 2.5-3.0 litre/day in regular interval to maintain constant hydration. Drink cranberry juice to help prevent UTIs. Maintain weight in healthy range. Avoid smoking. Limit the intake of salt and caffeinated products. Empty your bladder before going to bed. Limit fluid intake 2-3 hours prior to sleep at night. Avoid prolonged holdingContinue reading “Ten tips to improve urological health”

Absent testes in scrotum or empty scrotum (Undescended Testes/ Cryptorchidism)

Absence of either testis from its normal position in scrotum is called undescended testis. It is most common congenital abnormality found in male genitalia. Classification Congenital – Undescended testis present since birth Acquired – testis which has migrated up that has been previously noted to be present in scrotum Location wise – Inguinal (groin), Intra-abdominal,Continue reading “Absent testes in scrotum or empty scrotum (Undescended Testes/ Cryptorchidism)”

Hydrocele – common cause of scrotal swelling

Hydrocele is the accumulation of fluid inside the covering of the testis called tunica vaginalis and cause the swelling of scrotum. Hydrocele is present in newborn and disappear at around one year of age. Persistance of fluid inside the scrotum or development at later adult age due to various reasons cause this disease. Symptoms PainlessContinue reading “Hydrocele – common cause of scrotal swelling”

Know about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of kidney stones/calculi

Kidney stones or otherwise called renal calculi or nephrolithiasis are deposits of combination of various minerals inside the kidney. The constituents of these stones are normally excreted into the urine. Excess concentration of these minerals in the urine leads its crystallization and further stone formation. Various reasons of stone formation include less water intake, dietaryContinue reading “Know about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of kidney stones/calculi”