Minimal invasive laser treatment for kidney stones

Kidney stones are most common urological disease. Over the course of years, treatment for kidney stones has drastically improved. Open surgery for kidney stone is nearly obsolete these days after the introduction of minimal invasive surgery (PCNL). With the recent advancement in technology, the armamentarium of the kidney stone removal have become more sophisticated andContinue reading “Minimal invasive laser treatment for kidney stones”

Bladder cancer awareness month 2022

‘ Blood in urine is ominous sign.’ Bladder cancer is 10th most commonly diagnosed cancer. Nearly 570,000 cases of bladder cancer are diagnosed annually worldwide. Majority of these patients present with blood in urine at the initial presentation. Smokers have higher risk of being diagnosed with bladder cancer than non- smokers. Gross, Painless passage ofContinue reading “Bladder cancer awareness month 2022”

Painful ejaculation or painful orgasm- causes, diagnosis and treatment

What is painful ejaculation or painful orgasm ? Pain before onset of ejaculation or during ejaculation is termed as painful ejaculation. It can be dull or sharp pain and can involve the scrotum, penis root or shaft or perineal region. Pain can persist for few minutes to hours and person can have pain with urinationContinue reading “Painful ejaculation or painful orgasm- causes, diagnosis and treatment”

Guide to chronic prostatitis: symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

What is prostate gland ? Prostate is a walnut sized reproductive gland present below the bladder in all men. Urethra (urinary passage) passes through it. Its function is to provide nutrition to the sperms. What is prostatitis ? Prostatitis means that you have inflammation of your prostate gland. Prostatitis can present in short time durationContinue reading “Guide to chronic prostatitis: symptoms, diagnosis and treatment”

8 tips to prevent recurrent kidney stone formation

Adequate fluid intake – Drinking plenty of oral liquids helps in reducing the chances of stone formation. It is estimated that nearly 50% of stone formations is due to less liquid intake. More concentrated urine leads to less dissolution of salts in it and thus leading to high chances of urinary stone formation. One shouldContinue reading “8 tips to prevent recurrent kidney stone formation”