Urethral Stricture


What is urethra?

Ans: Urethra is a tube that communicates the urinary bladder.....MORE

What is urethral stricture?

Ans: Abnormal narrowing of urethral lumen......MORE

Is urethral stricture curable with medicinal treatment only?

Ans: No.

Is urethral stricture curable?

Ans: Yes, Uttarbasti is proved to be a CURE for urethral stricture.

What is Uttarbasti?

Ans: Uttarbasti is an Ayurvedic procedure......MORE

Is procedure of Uttarbasti painful?

Ans: Minimal or no pain.

Is anesthesia required for the procedure of Uttarbasti?

Ans: No.

Are there any chances of introducing any kind of infection while pushing the medicine in to the urethra?

Ans: Procedure is carried out by an expert, under all aseptic precautions and sterilized medicine is used, so there are no chances of introducing any kind infection in to the urethra.

Who can perform the procedure of Uttarbasti?

Ans: Procedure of Uttarbasti can be performed by an expert and skilled doctor only.

Is hospitalization required for the treatment of Uttarbasti?

Ans: No.

Is rest required after the treatment of Uttarbasti?

Ans: No rest is required and patient can resume work on same day.

How many sittings of Uttarbasti are required?

Ans: More than 70% of patients get satisfactory results in five sittings but some cases may require seven to eleven sittings.

Do the results of Uttarbasti depend on site, size and extent of urethral stricture?

Ans: The results of Uttarbasti are irrespective of site, size and extent of stricture.

How are the results of Uttarbasti assessed?

Ans: Results of Uttarbasti are assessed clinically and by comparison between pre and post treatment investigations like Urethrography and Uroflowmetry.

What are the advantages of Uttarbasti over conventional surgical treatments?

Ans: Advantages of Uttarbasti......MORE

What precautions should be taken after Uttarbasti treatment?

Ans: Precautions to be taken after Uttarbasti......MORE

What are the causes of urethral stricture?

Ans: Causes of urethral stricture are......MORE

Can unsafe sex cause urethral stricture?

Ans: Yes

Can catheterization (use of catheter to evacuate urine) cause urethral stricture?

Ans: Yes

Can trauma to urethra be a cause of urethral stricture?

Ans: Yes

Can circumcision / TURP be a cause of urethral stricture?

Ans: Yes

What are the signs and symptoms of urethral stricture?

Ans: Signs and symptoms of urethral stricture are......MORE

What is urethrography / urethrogram?

Ans: Urethrography is a radiological investigation......MORE

What is urethroscopy & cystoscopy?

Ans: An endoscope is inserted in urethra......MORE

What are the surgical treatments for urethral stricture?

Ans: Surgical treatments for urethral stricture are......MORE

What is urethral dilatation?

Ans: In urethral dilatation thin rods of different......MORE

What is urethrotomy (DVIU / VIU)?

Ans: Urethrotomy (DVIU / VIU) is an endoscopic......MORE

What is urethral stent?

Ans: The stent is inserted into the urethra......MORE

What is urinary diversion?

Ans: Flow of urine is diverted by......MORE

What is urethroplasty?

Ans: Urethroplasty involves opening the urethra surgically......MORE

What is self cath?

Ans: A 14F Nelaton catheter is used for self cath......MORE

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