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Continental Institute of Urology
Urology is the branch of medicine which deals with diseases of the male and female urinary tracts. This includes the kidneys, urethra, bladder and ureters. For men, urology also deals with the reproductive system, that is penis, testes, scrotum, prostate etc.) Continental Hospital has a dedicated Urology department which has the best urologists in Hyderabad. Urology encompasses a wide array of conditions in men, women and children.These are all related to the filtration and passing of urine outside the body. In females, this would concern the urinary system. While in men, this concerns the reproductive system as well as the two are interlinked.
Urologists deal with medical management of conditions such as urinary tract infections, prostate enlargement etc to surgical management of conditions such as kidney stones and cancers of the bladder, prostate etc. Providing a well-rounded approach for cases such as cancers, our specialists work in conjunction with experts from other fields like oncology and radiology. This makes Continental Hospitals the best hospital for urology in Hyderabad. Our doctors are highly qualified and experienced and are the best doctors for urinary tract infections in Hyderabad.
Symptoms such as blood in urine, painful urination, frequent urination and weak urine flow are indicative of urological conditions. In such cases you should immediately seek the opinion of a qualified urologist and avail treatment. Continental Hospitals provides the latest treatments and facilities for all types of urology conditions. Which is why we are the best hospital for urinary tract issues in Hyderabad.
Why choose Continental Hospital for Urology?
Continental hospitals is a name synonymous with the finest in medical care. We have state-of-the-art infrastructure for diagnosis and treatment for all types of urinary tract issues. Our experts are some of the best names in the discipline of urology and are the best urologists in Hyderabad. The well-trained nurses and staff at Continental Hospitals ensure that you have a hassle-free and most comfortable hospital experience with us. Which is why we are the best urology hospital in Hyderabad.
From complex urological issues to common problems like Urinary Tract Infections, our mission is to provide you with the finest medical care to justify our place as the best hospital for UTI treatment in Hyderabad.
We believe in a wholistic approach for issues concerning urology. This is because urological problems can very often overlap with paediatrics, gynaecology, and oncology. Experts from all disciplines work together to provide you the best possible treatment that the field of medicine has to offer. This makes us the best hospital for urinary problems in Hyderabad.
If you have any of the following symptoms, you could be suffering from a urological condition and you should seek medical help immediately.
- blood in urine
- frequent urination or urgent need to urinate
- pain in lower back, pelvis, or sides
- pain or burning sensation during urination
- trouble while urinating
- urine leakage
- weak urine flow or dribbling
If you are a man and are experiencing any of these symptoms:
- decreased sexual desire
- lump in the testicle
- trouble getting or keeping an erection
When you visit the urologist for the first time, a consultation is the primary step. The doctor will ask you questions about your symptoms and lifestyle. A physical examination is also sometimes required to further evaluate your condition.
Based on this consultation, the doctor may suggest some diagnostic tests that help in pinpointing your problem and suggesting proper treatment. Some of the tests have been explained below.
- Blood Tests
There are several blood tests that are useful for diagnosis in urology. These include tests for cancer and kidney function.
- Urine Tests
There are many urine tests that can be performed to diagnose disease or monitor treatment. Some of the common tests are a urinalysis, urine culture and sensitivity and 24-hour urine tests.
- Urinalysis is performed using a dipstick to detect and measure parameters like blood, sugar, protein and other substances in the urine. Microscopic examination of the urine sample is used to find blood cells, crystals, bacteria, yeast and other substances that may be present.
- Urine cultures are laboratory tests performed when a urinary tract infection is suspected. The culture is incubated for several hours to reveal whether bacteria are present in urine and the type of the same. Sensitivity studies are performed that determine which antibiotics will be useful in treating the infection.
- 24-hour urine tests help in detecting many disease processes. All urine expelled by the patient in a 24-hour period is collected and analysed for abnormal levels of the many substances that are filtered from the bloodstream by the kidneys.
Ultrasound is used to examine kidneys, bladder and testicles. It helps in diagnosing conditions like cysts, lumps, tumours, stones, kidney enlargement and abnormalities in the bladder and urethra.
- X-Ray and CT Scan
X-rays help in getting detailed images of urinary tract, bladder and kidneys. CT Scans are highly sensitive X-Rays. Different types of X-ray may be performed depending on the requirement of the patient’s case.
This test is useful to look into the patient’s bladder. A small telescopic probe is inserted into the urethra to observe any abnormalities like tumours or stones.
- Urine Flow Study
This is to determine the rate and force of urination. An abnormal flow study may indicate obstruction in urinary tract or issue with prostate.
Pressure-measuring catheters are inserted into the rectum and bladder to measure muscle tone and nerve activity of the bladder during urination.
This test is performed in case of suspected cancer. Tissue is obtained under anaesthesia with ultrasound guidance and tested for presence of cancerous cells.
- Blood Tests
Based on the results of the recommended diagnostic tests, your doctor will have a consultation with you and suggest further course of action. Continental Hospitals is the best hospital for urology in Hyderabad, with the latest equipment and facilities for diagnostic testing and evaluation.
After diagnosis, your urologist will be able to clearly determine the course of treatment best suited for your case. With immense advancement in the field of medicine, there are many invasive as well as non-invasive treatment options available for urological conditions. Some of the conditions and possible treatments have been listed below.
- Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)
These are a result of bacteria or viruses present in the urinary tract causing infection. UTIs are more common in women than in men. Burning sensation, lower back pain and frequent urination are typical of UTI. The most effective treatment is antibiotic prescription which usually clears the infection in 5 to 7 days.
- Kidney Stones
Kidney stones occur when there are crystals in urine around which particles deposit to make kidney stones. These can block the flow of urine and be quite painful. Smaller stones can sometimes be expelled through urine without medical intervention but larger stones can be problematic. Medical or surgical procedures are recommended to expel stones from the body. Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy is also commonly used, where sound waves are used to break stones into smaller pieces, making them easier to pass.
- Urinary Incontinence
This condition is the loss of bladder control which results in unwanted leakage of urine. This is a common condition that can be caused due to underlying factors such as diabetes, pregnancy or childbirth, weak bladder muscles, enlarged prostate, diseases like Parkinson’s or multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury etc. Lifestyle changes may be effective in solving the problem in some cases. Alternately your doctor may suggest surgical intervention to correct the underlying cause.
- Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH)
This condition is commonly called enlarged prostate. Increase in size of prostate is common in older men and is not directly connected to prostate cancer. An enlarged prostate places additional pressure on the urethra, through which the urine passes. This causes a frequent urge to urinate and feeling that the bladder is not empty. Medication is prescribed in most cases and surgery may be recommended for severe cases.
This is presence of blood in the urine. The condition may be gross hematuria, where blood is clearly visible in urine, or microscopic hematuria, where blood cells can only be observed in urine sample under a microscope. This condition is indicative of other urological problems like UTIs, side effects of certain medicines, heavy workout or more serious issues like cancers, kidney disease or trauma. Microscopic hematuria is mostly not life threatening. In case of gross hematuria, course of treatment is suggested after further investigations to find out the exact cause.
Cancer of the prostate, bladder and kidneys is handled by urologists in association with oncologists. Healthy cells grow out of control to form lumps or tumours and hamper kidney function. Urological cancers can be treated if detected at an earlier stage with oncology treatments like medication and surgery and lifestyle changes.
- Interstitial Cystitis
This is also known as painful bladder syndrome. This condition is many a times confused with UTIs, but in interstitial cystitis, pain during urination occurs without any underlying infection. Medication, physiotherapy and biofeedback treatment have been found to be helpful. But the condition can be managed but not cured.
- Renal Failure
This is a condition where kidney lose their ability to function. This is a serious condition where waste is unable to leave the body by way of urine. Dialysis is recommended for management of renal failure. Renal transplant or kidney transplant surgery is helpful in greatly improving the quality of life of the patient.
Continental Hospitals is one of the premier hospitals for treatment of urological conditions. Our team of specialist doctors, well trained nurses and qualified staff support you through your diagnosis and treatment process. This is what makes us the best hospital for treatment of urinary diseases in Hyderabad.
Continental Hospitals provides the finest in Urology diagnosis and treatments. This involves having the best urology doctors in Hyderabad on our team. Our specialists are some of the best in the country with years of experience and expertise from renowned institutions. Their experience includes international level training for treatment of specialised urological conditions. Continental Hospitals has the best urologists who are focussed on providing you with the latest treatments using up-to-date infrastructure and facilities.
Urologists are Continental Hospitals are experienced in the field of Laproscopic urology, renal transplant, kidney transplant, paediatric urology and uro-gynaecology. With a multi-disciplinary approach, doctors at Continental Hospitals are truly the best doctors for treatment of urinary problems in Hyderabad. Our doctors have also attended numerous workshops and won accolades for their work in the field of urology at National level. Their work on various path-breaking treatments in urology has been published in medical journals of repute.
Dr Shyam Varma
M.B.B.S, M.S, M.Ch
Dr Vishwambhar Nath
M.B.B.S, M.S, D.N.B, M.Ch
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