MBBS, MCh - Urology
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Dr. Sampath Kumar Pothuganti is a Urologist in Patamata, Vijayawada and has an experience of 8 years in this field. Dr. Sampath Kumar Pothuganti practices at Wellmed Speciality Clinic in Patamata, Vijayawada. He completed MBBS from Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad in 2005 and MCh - Urology from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry in 2014. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI),Minimally Invasive Urology,Pediatric Urology,Reconstructive Urology and Transurethral Resection of The Prostate (TURP) etc.
Dr Sampath is good understanding responsive person, he has a very clear knowledge about treatment,able find the clear root cause and treats patient in a well manner. I am completely satisfied with his medication and treatment.
I consulted doctor through Practo Online consultation for my father in law who was suffering from UTI and prostate enlargement. Doctor very patiently explained about the illness and possible treatment options available. He was very helpful.
I got to talk to him on the phone, He asked me about my reports and after checking them he called me over the phone and gave a good explanation on my condition.I liked his friendly approach and his way of giving insights on all aspects of the situation.Thanks Doc
very nice consultant doctor and good approach to elaborate the issue and advise also precaution to take in future for restrict the disease.
Q: Who is a urologist?
A: A urologist is a medical specialist who deals with the disorders of the male and female urinary system as well as the male reproductive tract. Urologists provide treatment to different parts of the urinary tract, including kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra, and adrenal glands. They also treat diseases related to the penis, prostate, seminal vesicles, epididymis, and testes.
Q: What diseases can urologists treat?
A: Some of the conditions that the urologists can treat are: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) Kidney stones Incontinence Bladder prolapse Painful bladder syndrome Bladder, prostate, testicular and kidney cancer Male infertility Cryptorchidism (undescended testes) Erectile dysfunction (ED) Enlarged prostate gland
Q: What is the difference between an urologist and a nephrologist?
A: While urologists diagnose and treat conditions of the urinary tract along with those of the male reproductive system, nephrologists specialise in the treatment of kidney diseases. Also, a urologist can perform surgery, but a nephrologist is not qualified to do it.
Q: When should I visit a urologist?
A: You should visit a urologist if you experience: Repeated or urgent urge to urinate Blood in the urine Lower back or pelvic pain Painful urination that burns Difficulty in urination Leakage of urine Dribbling, weak urine stream A reduced sexual desire A lump in the testis Difficulty in maintaining an erection
Q: Can a urologist treat diseases of the female reproductive system?
A: A urologist can treat urological disorders of the female reproductive system such as bladder prolapse, UTIs, or leakage in urine during pregnancy. They may also work along with a gynaecologist to treat conditions such as pelvic pain in women. Moreover, a urologist can specialise in a type of urology known as female urology that focuses on diseases of the reproductive and urinary tract of women.