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Hi..Last week, my mother went to doctor (small hospital in tirupati) as she was feeling some acidity.Scanning and blood tests were done to her.By seeing reports, doctor told that some small stones are there in her kidneys and also liver is having some infection problems and also said that she is having urine infection and acidity problems.He has given some medicine prescription to her and asked her to drink more amount of water. Now iam requesting you to advice regarding this either to continue with medical prescription or any operation requierd for this and also advice whts the diet she has to follow.Can i take her to hospital under TTK insurance policy for this.Which hospital is good at Hyd for this kind of problems.Please let me know as early as possible....awaiting for your advice..


Answered by : dr.sunilshroff on Fri, 29 Jan 2010

From the history you have given it appears that your mother is having the following problems:
1.Nephrolthiasis( stones in the kidneys)
2. By infection of the liver do you mean hepatitis B infection.
3.Urinary tract infection
4.Was an endoscopy done to show peptic ulcer disease?
For the kidney stone and urinary tract infection the doctors might have prescribed medicines and advised to drink plenty of water. If the stone is small then surgery is usually not advised.
For infection of the liver, we will only have to wait and watch. Acidity problem may benefit from frequent small meals and bland diet will help her. Ensure that she includes plenty of fruits and vegetables in her diet.
You can consult a good general physician first who may advice a few more tests to be done and advice you further based on the results. In the meantime please continue the medications prescribed for her.
I am not aware of the specialists residing in Hyderabad and regarding the health care policy you will have to consult your PRO. Sorry I am not able to help you in this regard.


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