Kidney Stone Treatment in Jalandhar

Kidney Stone Treatment in Jalandhar, Kidney Specialist Doctor in Jalandhar

What is a kidney stone? What are the various modalities of stone treatment?

What are kidney stones?

Kidney stones are crystal-like small particles that are present within the kidneys. These stones are a combination of acid salts and minerals. There are multiple reasons behind kidney stones and they can affect the various parts of the urinary tract from the kidney to the bladder. Consulting the Kidney Specialist Doctor in Jalandhar will give you timely assistance for your condition and what can be done for the same. For the best Kidney Stone Treatment in Jalandhar, it is important to consult a skilled and experienced medical expert for the same. At times, the kidney stone can be painful but they are not going to result in permanent damage.

At times, the intake of certain medications or increasing the water consumption will help the kidney stone to pass on its own. In some cases, surgical intervention is required. Preventive treatment reduces the likelihood of the occurrence of kidney stones and they are not going to occur again.  No matter what the procedure is, your safety and giving you cost-effective treatment is our priority.

What are the symptoms of kidney stones?

Most importantly, the pain will start in a trice and might go away in seconds:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Blood in the urine
  • Abdominal urine color
  • Urine contains blood
  • Pain is felt in the backside or belly area
  • Pain can reach the testicles or groin area

What are the different modalities for kidney stone treatment?

Medicine
The doctor is going to suggest you take medications to prevent uric acid stone & calcium. With the prescribed medication the amount of calcium in the kidneys will decrease. Make sure that you keep the sodium intake to a lesser amount.

Important Note

If the stone is present in the same place for over 2 weeks and there is persistent pain along with fever & chills, then do not neglect to seek medical intervention at the right time. If the presence of kidney stone is for more than 4 weeks then it is likely to result in permanent damage.

ESWL (Lithotripsy)

In this procedure, the stones are broken through shock waves which result in small pieces. After that, they come out of the body in the urine. With this option, the clearance rate is around 50% to 90%. Sometimes, multiple treatment sessions are needed.

RIRS (Retrograde Intrarenal Surgery)

RIRS is the option done within the kidney to see inside with the fiberoptic endoscope. We provide you the approach of the best state of the art technology.

PCNL (percutaneous nephrolithotomy or stone extraction)

During PCNL, around 1 cm incision is made for stone removal. Getting the treatment from the experts gives around a 95% clearance success rate. The patient can go back home on the 3rd or 4thd day after the treatment. With this option, the patient can get back to their normal regime on time.
This procedure works the best if the patient has a large stone. In case the ESWL procedure did not allow the stones to be fragmented.

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When do I contact the doctor?

You need to consult the doctor immediately in case of seizures and blackouts. While some of these symptoms may be a result of other medical condition, it is always advisable to receive immediate medical attention. Repeated seizures can cause serious injury and must never be ignored.

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