The Capstone Clinic


Urology at The Capstone Clinic

The urinary tract is the system that creates, stores, and removes urine from the body. At The Capstone Clinic, our team of doctors help diagnose and treat diseases involving the kidneys, the ureters, the adrenal glands, the bladder and the urethra. In men, urologists also treat conditions of the testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate and penis. With our multispeciality set-up, we look at the holistic management of conditions such as urinary tract infection and prostate enlargement including the surgical management of conditions such as bladder cancer, prostate cancer, kidney stones and stress incontinence. Our urologists work in tandem with the team of doctors from across departments like Diabetology, Nephrology, Radiology, Gynaecology etc. to help provide our patients get the best and most effective treatment.

What is Urology?

The reproductive and urinary tracts are closely linked, and disorders of one often affect the other. Thus a major spectrum of the conditions managed by urologists is under the domain of genito-urinary disorders. Urology is the medical specialisation that focuses on surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary-tract system and the male reproductive organs.

The following are an indicative list of conditions that can be diagnosed and treated at The Capstone Clinic :

In men,

  • Erectile dusfunction
  • Infertility
  • Prostate gland enlargement
  • Painful Bladder Syndrome
  • Kidney stones
  • Prostatitis, which is inflammation of the prostate gland
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Varicoceles, or enlarged veins in the scrotum

In women,

  • Dropping of the bladder into the vagina - Bladder Prolapse
  • Cancers of the bladder, kidneys, and adrenal glands
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Kidney stones
  • Overactive bladder
  • UTIs
  • Urinary incontinence

In children,

  • Bed-wetting
  • Problems with the urinary tract structure and blockages
Signs and Symptoms

Looking out for the below signs and symptoms can help preempt diseases:

  • Blood in your urine
  • Frequent or urgent need to urinate
  • Pain in your lower back, pelvis, or sides
  • Pain or burning during urination
  • Trouble urinating
  • Urine leakage
  • Migraines.
Diagnosis

Our urologists along with the team of in-house specialists can obtain diagnostic tests including urine cultures, imagining tests, biopsies etc. to help determine the disease and also treat it.

Prevention

Our doctors have shared some tips to help improve overall urological health

  • Stay hydrated
  • Consume antioxidants like cranberry juice to help prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Reduce and limit salt and caffeine intake
  • Stay within a healthy weight range
  • Opt for a smoke-free lifestyle
  • Exercise.
  • Limit fluid intake in the night-time hours