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Diet and treatment for renal calculi - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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User :   i have renel calculi, plz advice how to diagonse
Doctor :   ok
User :   size is 4mm
Doctor :   you want to diagnose it?
User :   yes
User :   plz advise whether to operate or take medicines??
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you need a diagnosis or a treatment?
Doctor :   -plz explain
User :   i'm not sure?? Seeking help from experts
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is stone diagnosed?
User :   threr were 4 , one is passed away , 3 still inside kidney
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   plz provide your age, occupation
User :   32, manager in ICICI bank
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how were the stones dagnosed, and are all 3 of 4 mm size
User :   hospitalised, and 8 bottles glucose was administered , it passed waay next was of 5mm, rest all remaininfg inside are 4mm
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i understand
Doctor :   i want to know the investigation in which the stones were diagnosed, like USG, CT Scan etc
User :   ultrasound showed renel calculi 2 in left kidney and 2 in right , now 1 left in right
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can you plz tell me the location of the stones, it will be better if you can type the report
User :   I dont have the report in hand as of now, bot report suggested that stones is in upper and lower cyles ..
Doctor :   you mean upper and lower calyces?
User :   yes sir u got it...:)
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was the stone examined?
Doctor :   i mean if you know what type of stone it was?
User :   no, but it was red brown shaped like brick
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any finding of hydronephrosis in the USG?
Doctor :   i mean in the latest?
User :   yes , i read this word in report
Doctor :   ok but
Doctor :   was it written as no hydronephrosis or it was written as hydronephrosis due to back pressure seen?
User :   it was forming part of suggestive / conclusion ; before word bilateral renal calculi, as rembered to me it was shown as seen
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you increased your water intake?
User :   yes from last 2 days only
Doctor :   ok
User :   i experienced stone only on last week...
Doctor :   how much?
Doctor :   per day?
User :   i stone took 4 days with enormous pain ; i was hospitalinsed and given vovrun hence pain subsidised
Doctor :   i am asking how much water are you drinking per day?
User :   now feels discomfort in both kidney part...
User :   today till this time i have taken 5 glass and expect to take 3-4 more...
Doctor :   it is not at all good
User :   plz suggest
Doctor :   you must consume at least 5 liters per day
Doctor :   are you taking any medications?
User :   as per prescription post hospitalization , b complex and amoxy cycline
Doctor :   o
Doctor :  
User :   but prescriptions was for 5 days
Doctor :   ok
User :   and taken in kurukshetra haryana, however i'm working in delhi, now want to continue treatment in delhi, but not sure what tratment should i take, medicines orsome laser operation??
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help you in this
Doctor :   i think you should not worry much
Doctor :   as more than 80% of the stones which are of 4mm or less in size will get passed away
Doctor :   only worrisome was the 5 mm one
Doctor :   as it has been passed so dont worry
Doctor :   increase your water intake to 25-28 glasses per day
Doctor :   and be in regular followup
Doctor :   with USG
Doctor :   so that further progress can be monitored
User :   thanks i will surly update
Doctor :   sometimes there may be severe pain if the stone moves from its place and lodges some where else
Doctor :   than you will need pain killers
User :   any pain killer suggested or dyclowin is enough??
Doctor :   so always carry some pain killers with you
Doctor :   Dyclowin and SUMO
Doctor :   take both of them together if pain is severe
Doctor :   otherwise only dicyclomine
Doctor :   avoid milk and milk products
User :   yes my wife has put 1 dicyclomine in my wallet
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it is a good practice
Doctor :   take tomatoes, in less quantity
Doctor :   if you are non vegetarian then avoid egg, meat and fish
User :   ok
User :   beer????
Doctor :   yes i will recommend you once or twice a week but till the stones are there, not after that
Doctor :  
but only beer no other form of alcohol
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   thanks you have helped me lot,
User :   i'll surely apply ur advice
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