MD, DNB (Nephro)
Director, Dept. of Nephrology
Experience: 15 years
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Nephrology is a branch of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of the kidneys and their related disorders. Kidney and urinary tract diseases are typically chronic conditions that necessitate customized patient care and proper therapy. As kidneys perform so many critical functions in our body they should be protected and kept healthy for the benefit of our health.
At Medicover Hospitals, we provide treatment for various kidney disorders such as acute and chronic kidney failure, renal damage caused by hypertension, diabetes, infections, tubulointerstitial diseases, glomerular disease, urine with blood (hematuria), urine protein loss (proteinuria), acid-base or electrolyte imbalance, urinary tract infection (UTI) that is chronic and recurring, etc.
The Department of Nephrology at Medicover Hospital delivers the best possible care for kidney-related diseases, with treatments guided by the best Nephrologists in Hyderabad. We are equipped with technological advancements, optimal RRT (Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis) performance, and kidney transplantation facilities to provide good treatment outcomes.
The kidney dialysis center in Hyderabad is provisioned with cutting-edge dialysis equipment aimed at addressing patient safety and comfort. The nephrology department also provides healthcare education, support, and frequent monitoring of patients undergoing treatment to evaluate therapy outcomes and handle complications effectively.
A nephrologist is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of acute or chronic kidney disorders.
Nephrologists specialize in managing disorders affecting the kidneys and their ability to function, such as kidney failure, kidney stones, etc. Urologists treat urinary tract diseases, including those that can be caused by the kidneys, such as kidney stones, etc.
A general practitioner will refer you to a nephrologist when he suspects you to have a complex or advanced kidney condition such as chronic kidney disease, kidney infections, and kidney failure.
A nephrologist will suggest the following tests to diagnose kidney problems:
Earlier stages of kidney disease are generally referred to as 1 to 3. You may also notice the following symptoms as your kidney disease advances such as muscle cramps, nausea and vomiting, swelling in the feet and ankles, loss of appetite, dry, itchy skin, shortness of breath, difficulty sleeping, peeing excessively or insufficiently
The kidneys have mild to severe impairment in stage 3 CKD, and they cannot properly filter waste and fluid from the blood. This waste can accumulate in the body and damage other areas, causing high blood pressure, anemia, and bone problems. Uremia is the medical term for this waste buildup.