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Kidney stones occur as a result of low fluid concentration in the urine. This increases the amount of toxic waste in the urine, thus resulting in the formation of kidney stones. While most stones usually pass on their own, large stones may require surgical intervention. Modern kidney stone treatment in Visakhapatnam involves shockwave therapy, laser procedures, and minimally invasive surgery. You can get in touch with us to book a FREE appointment with the kidney stone specialist in Visakhapatnam and get safe and cost-efficient treatment.
Our specialists use modern tools and equipment for kidney stone treatment in Visakhapatnam to minimize the risks and complications during the surgery. In addition, our kidney stone specialists have an average experience of more than 15 years and offer comprehensive treatment to ensure a high success rate. Call us to know more about the cost estimate for kidney stone treatment in Visakhapatnam.
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Kidney Stone Treatment in Visakhapatnam
Diagnosis for Kidney Stones
Before carrying out the treatment process, the doctor will perform a number of diagnostic procedures to determine the right approach of treatment available for the patient. During the initial consultation, the doctor will physically examine the condition and ask the patient about the medical history and the symptoms that he/she is experiencing. Additionally, to complete the diagnosis, the kidney stone specialist doctor may recommend the patient to go for any one or more of the following tests:
After the results of the diagnosis, the doctor will initiate and advise the best-suited kidney stones treatment according to the condition.
To have a brief understanding of the various methods of kidney stone treatment in Visakhapatnam, you can refer to the “read more” section below.
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The cost of a kidney stone removal surgery in Visakhapatnam may range anywhere between Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 90,000. However, this price range will vary from person to person and is subject to change based on multiple factors.
The following are the costs of the different methods of treatment of kidney stones:
The below-mentioned price range should not be considered as an absolute. It will vary from person to person and is subject to change based on several factors. To learn more about the cost of different kidney stone removal treatments in Visakhapatnam, you can get in touch with us.
The cost of a kidney stone treatment in Visakhapatnam may vary depending on the following factors:
Kidney stones of size 4mm or more usually require surgical procedures. Our ureteral passage is around 3mm to 4mm thick, which means any stone greater than 5mm will cause immense pain while flushing out on its own. Therefore, doctors recommend different surgical procedures based on the size and location of the stone. Contact Pristyn Care for the best kidney stone treatment in Visakhapatnam.
Pristyn Care works with some of the best urologists or kidney stone specialist doctors in Visakhapatnam. Our urologists have performed more than 5000 surgeries and are fully upskilled in performing advanced kidney stone surgeries.
Our team of best kidney stone specialists in Visakhapatnam includes –
Contact Pristyn Care to book an appointment with the best urologist in Visakhapatnam.
The OT time of kidney stones surgery depends on the medical condition of the patient, the number of stones, and the surgical expertise of the doctor. The standard duration for different kidney stones surgeries are as follows-
Pristyn Care is associated with top kidney stone hospitals and clinics in Visakhapatnam. You can contact our medical coordinator for more information on the treatment or the location of the nearest hospitals in your area.
No, kidney stones surgery is not painful. The patient is either sedated or asleep throughout the surgery since they are administered with spinal or general anesthesia. However, the patient may feel a slight discomfort in case of PCNL around the site of the incision when the effect of anesthesia wears off.
Kidney stones occur majorly due to the lack of fluids and the formation of excess salts. You can prevent kidney stones by following the steps –
Consult the kidney stone specialist doctor if you experience the following symptoms –
You can contact our medical coordinator who can connect you with our best kidney stone specialist doctors based on their specializations. You can either go to the clinic or take online consultations via video call, online chat, etc.
The most effective method to remove your renal stones is via surgical techniques. However, if the size of the stones is not big enough, the kidney stone specialist doctor usually recommends a high water intake and may prescribe medications to reduce the pain during the expulsion of the stones.
An experienced urology doctor may recommend the following diagnostic tests to confirm the presence of kidney stones-
It is highly unlikely that you will be able to pass 8mm stones. A human ureter is around 3-5mm wide, and trying to expel a stone 8mm big will cause damage to the surrounding organs and not forget the excruciating pain during the entire process.
Consult a urologist if your renal stone pain is unbearable. Surgical procedures are very effective to relieve the pain due to kidney stones. However, if the pain is mild, you can prescribe medications from your expert kidney stone doctor that can help reduce the pain.
Surgical techniques for kidney stones are considered the most effective methods to treat kidney stones. However, the treatment procedure depends on the severity of your condition, size of the renal stones, location of the stones, and your health condition. Contact Pristyn Care for more information on the best treatment for kidney stones.
Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy/Nephrolithotripsy (PCNL) is hailed as one of the most effective surgeries to remove kidney stones with sizes greater than 14mm. It involves minute incisions around the flank area to physically remove the stones.
Undergoing a kidney stone removal surgery becomes necessary in the following circumstances:
The duration of kidney stone surgery for different techniques are as follows-
The urologists insert stents through the urethral opening and into the ureter. The stents expand the ureter to reduce pain while stones are flushed out of the body and encourage the smooth movement of stones. Urologists usually prefer stent insertion when the stone size is large and may cause extreme pain and discomfort.
A kidney stone of size greater than 14mm requires PCNL or Perlaparoscopic kidney stone surgery. If the stone is removed through the tube, it is called nephrolithotomy, but if the doctor chooses to break the stone and remove the fragments, it is called nephrolithotripsy.
Kidney stones are caused due to the following factors –
It is important to follow the doctor’s instructions after the surgery for a fast recovery. Post-operative include –
No, milk is not bad for kidney stones. Foods rich in dietary calcium, such as milk, yogurt, cheese, etc., are usually recommended to prevent kidney stones. However, calcium supplements increase the risk of renal stones.
The primary goal of acupuncture is to promote the blood flow along the pressure points to induce urination and eventually allow kidney stones to pass. Several acupuncture techniques involve –
Yes, many health insurance companies cover the cost of kidney stone surgery partially or entirely if it is deemed a medical necessity. Pristyn Care has a dedicated team that assists with insurance claims for kidney stones surgery within 30 minutes. However, the insurance claims depend on your insurance policy and the terms and conditions set by the insurance provider.
Yes, kidney stones can sometimes cause gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, pain in the lower back, and discomfort while urinating. Significant sized kidney stones can obstruct urinal passage, causing several GI issues, including gas, constipation, etc.
Drinking beer can help flush out small stones (4mm or less) via urine. However, beer is an oxalate-rich beverage that also contains high calories. Therefore, consuming too much beer can increase oxalate content in the body and increase the risk of being overweight.
Let us understand the four major surgical procedures performed for the removal of kidney stones, depending on the size and location of the stones:
There are a set of instructions given by the hospital or your urologist before your kidney stone treatment in Visakhapatnam. Here are some pre-surgery instructions for kidney stone removal surgery –
The patient is usually under the effects of anesthesia after the surgery and may suffer from mild dizziness and discomfort in case of stent insertion. Patients who have undergone invasive surgery may feel slight numbness around the site of the incision. Doctors at Pristyn Care guide you through the recovery period and monitor your health regularly to ensure you are in the best of your health. You may experience the following after your kidney stone surgeries –
Kidney stone is a major condition that usually results in unbearable pain. However, people are at greater risk if they ignore the symptoms by prolonging the treatment. It can lead to several complications that can eventually become life-threatening-
Our specialist doctors perform laser procedures for kidney stone surgery in Visakhapatnam with a high success rate and minimal complications. Undergo kidney stone laser treatment in Visakhapatnam with us for the following benefits –
Pristyn Care is a full-stack healthcare service provider associated with some of the best hospitals and clinics across the country. The aim is to ease the process of accessing advanced treatment and surgeries for every patient at minimal costs. Pristyn Care has some of the best urologists and kidney stone specialists with years of experience in PCNL, RIRS, URSL, and ESWL. Most kidney stones surgeries are daycare which do not involve any incision (except for PCNL, which involves minimal incision) and offer faster recovery. Some of the benefits of choosing Pristyn Care for kidney stones treatment are –
Pristyn Care has some of the best urologists with adequate training and years of experience in kidney stone surgeries. Our doctors and surgeons are upskilled in performing advanced treatment for the best results. You can book an appointment with the kidney stones doctors at Pristyn Care to get rid of excruciating kidney stones pain in the following ways:
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