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Diet while having Kidney stones - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?

User :   Hi I am having stone problem, so want to know what kind of diet i should take and what kind of precaution i need to take while eating
Doctor :   Sure, I will help you.
User :   please
Doctor :   You mean to say about Renal stones right?

Doctor :  
that is Kidney stones,
User :   I have kidney stone..

Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Did you have a consultation with a Urologist?
User :  
i had consulted MS in my native..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
What was the opinion?
User :   i am suffering from this problem from last 15 days only, before this i have never has this stone problem,

Doctor :   Ok
User :  
the stone size was 9mm..
Doctor :   Fine, I was about to ask it
Doctor :  
Where is it, the location?
User :   it is in kidney left side.
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Do you have pain?
User :   yes i was having horrible pain 10 days back..
Doctor :  
And did you take any treatment?
User :   that was unbearable ..
Doctor :  
Yes, it is severe
User :  
yes i consulted to doctore has has given me 10 days dose..including injection and XXXXXXXX and medicine..
Doctor :  
Ok
User :  
after seven day of that dose again he asked me to take sonographe
Doctor :  
Ok
User :  
i took sonographe i fond the size 7.1 MM
Doctor :  
So it has decreased
Doctor :  
Thats good
Doctor :  
Did he mention anything regarding surgery/blast therapy?
User :  
yes since he is MS ,surjen only and he suggested that if the size is 1 CM or above 1 CM then only operation is rquiered,
Doctor :   Ok
User :  
and he suggested that through medicning it will recover..
Doctor :  
But how about the blast treatment?
Doctor :  
Fine
Doctor :  
I would recommend you to see a Urologist as well
Doctor :  
Meanwhile to reverse the process
Doctor :  
and also to prevent further stone formation
User :  
are u taking about any opration through leser..
Doctor :   No
Doctor :  
Radiations would be passed to the renal stone area
Doctor :  
which will crush it
Doctor :  
so that it is broken into small pieces and flushed out in urine
User :  
i am sorry i didn't get u
Doctor :  
That is the basis of this treatment
User :  
y mean to say that through Lesar right?
Doctor :  
No,
Doctor :  
It is a special instrument
Doctor :  
which passes radiations to crush it
Doctor :   That is the treatment for stones of size 4-9 mm
User :   it is some kind of Leser surgery only right?
Doctor :  
No surgery
Doctor :  
It will be given without making any incision
Doctor :  
You need to expose your back
Doctor :  
Thats it
User :   with medicin can it be dillute..?
Doctor :  
Shock waves are the treatment
User :  
doctor has given me medicine for another one month now a days i am taking the same..
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Are you given a syrup?
Doctor :   Which is citric acid concentrate

User :  
yup one syryp is there and three kinds of tablestes is there
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
That syrup is important for prevention
User :  
out of three tablet one tablet name is somewhat 'distone' which i am taking thrice a day.
Doctor :  
Ok
User :  
another two i don't remeber..
Doctor :   Thats ok
User :  
since i am in office otherwise i could have told you the exact medicine name..
Doctor :  
I give more importance to the syrup and antibiotics(if prescribed)
Doctor :  
Those 2 are the key
User :  
what is the name of syrup u r thinking would have given to me.. i will check that in my doses..
Doctor :  
Citralca,
Doctor :  
or other preparation, which has citric acid concentrate
User :  
ok
Doctor :  
You will need to make some modifications in your diet as well
User :  
may i know where are u basically located.
Doctor :  
I will go on with it
User :  
and are u MS or MD..?
Doctor :  

Doctor :  
I have done my MBBS and I am a general practitioner
User :   Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Shall I go on with the dietary advice?
User :   yes plz but just wanted to know that u also said that i should consult with 'urologist' what is this actually

Doctor :   Like, such pain episode should not repeat

Doctor :  
The stone can be in different parts in the kidney and the pathway
Doctor :  
So, that needs to be assessed
Doctor :   That is the reason I mentioned about it
User :   should i go for one more round of sonography test..?
Doctor :  
If you go to a Urologist, he will surely repeat it
User :  
ok.
User :  
and as for as diet is concrn i am having lots of water & fluid around 4 to 5 Lt daily.. plz suggest..
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :  
Thats good
Doctor :  
You can go for 5 litres/day
Doctor :  
It would really help
Doctor :  
And you will need to avoid cabbage, spinach, tomato, non-veg diet and alcohol
User :   only i need to take water or any other liquid i can take plz suggest ..

Doctor :   Water atleast 4 litres
User :   exactly sir i am not taking all those thing from last 15-20 days..

Doctor :  
and other liquids like fruit juices, tender coconut, buttermilk
Doctor :  
will surely help
User :  
and i am pure -vegeterian..
Doctor :  
Sorry, I wanted to mention it along with the alcohol also
User :  
some body told me that i should not take buttermilk..
Doctor :  
To give a clear picture
Doctor :  
Not much
Doctor :  
Because milk and milk products contain calcium
Doctor :  
But butter milk will be diluted with water
Doctor :  
So, you can go for it in limited quantities
User :   ok, and sir some of my friend and relateive also suggest for Bear..is it good?
Doctor :  
No
Doctor :  
It harms
Doctor :  
Abstain from it
Doctor :  
and other alcoholic beverages as well
Doctor :   Is that clear?
User :   sure sir, one last question sir how long i need to take medicine any suggestion.. and any exersie can i do daily ? I am afraid by doing excercise (XXXXXXXXm) now a days..

Doctor :  
Sure I will come to that
Doctor :  
There are some foods which are helpful as well
Doctor :  
Do you know about it?
User :   no please suggest..

Doctor :  
Go for good amount of lemon, oranges, musambi
Doctor :  
Add lemon to most of the things in your diet
Doctor :  
And coming to the exercise part
User :   yes sir i am takng lemon juice mixed with sugar will it do 3 to 4 glass daily

Doctor :  
Do a good aerobic exercise which will pump oup the circulation
User :  
ok.
Doctor :  
It can be as simple as Brisk Walking
Doctor :  
or even Jogging, if you prefer
User :  
yes i used to go for waliking daily..
Doctor :  
Ok, continue the same practice
User :  
can i do XXXXXXXX also (Inhale ,exhale) ?..
Doctor :  
You can, no restrictions on that
User :  
ok sir, and sir what about the medicine how long i need to take medicine..
Doctor :  
For about 3-4 weeks
User :  
ok.
Doctor :  
But the syrup Citralca you can use it for a longer time
User :  
ok this particular syrup how many doses per day require..
Doctor :  
3 times
User :  
ok,
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :  
sir what is your good name plz i should have asked you on staring itself..
Doctor :  
User :  
and can u plz suggest any good urologist.
Doctor :  
Sure
Doctor :  
You can visit our website and click the doctors section
Doctor :  
You will the list of doctors in each speciality in all areas of Bangalore
User :  
any may i have your contact no. Plz , sir in medical what kind of speicailsation is called for 'kidney stone..'
Doctor :   Urologist

User :  
oh ok
Doctor :   Urology is the speciality
Doctor :  
You can mail me at YYYY@YYYY +91-80-0000.
User :   ok , sir if u don't mind then can i have your cell or phone no...

Doctor :   It is against the company's rules
Doctor :  
You can call the landline and ask for me
Doctor :  
I would be able to speak to you
Doctor :  
you can always mail us
Doctor :  
I would suggest you to update your mobile no. in your account as well
User :  
ok np. sir, thanks lot for your kind suggestion..but the email id you have given it seems as coomon email id..right and not sure if i poseted any query on this then u will be replying only..
Doctor :  
No
Doctor :   Address it to me.
Doctor :  
I shall only reply
User :   ok sir..

Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now.
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