Our kidneys help maintain normal salt and water balance in our body by removing the liquid waste from the blood. In an adult of normal weight (60-65Kg), about 1200ml of blood flows through both kidneys every minute (this is about 20-25% of heart output). Therefore, the normal functioning of the kidneys is critical for maintaining the body’s balance. Patients with kidney disease need quality care, guidance and hope. Medica North Bengal Clinic has a team of the best nephrologist in Siliguri who provide comprehensive nephrology services under one roof and develop an individualized treatment plan, keeping in mind the patient’s diagnosis and lifestyle.

Symptoms of Kidney Disease

  • Puffiness or Oedema on the face and body
  • Foamy Urine
  • Swelling in legs
  • Blood in the Urine (Brown or Coffee colour)
  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Headache
  • Anaemia
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Skin Itching
  • Problem in Urine
  • Weakness
  • Low pain radiating to the pelvis
  • Frequent and excessive urination (especially at night)
  • Physical Weakness
  • Burning Sensation while Urinating

Common Causes

  • Long-standing diabetes
  • Uncontrolled high blood pressure
  • Chronic glomerulonephritis
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Nephritic syndrome
  • Collagen vascular disease / Autoimmune disorders
  • Chronic infection of the kidney, pyelonephritis
  • Polycystic kidney disease
  • Frequent stone formation in the urinary tract
  • Enlarged prostate gland
  • Excessive use of medicines over the years (mainly painkillers)
  • Cancer of the Kidney, Prostate & Bladder, and Cervical Cancer in females

Conditions We Treat

  • Management of acute and Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Glomerular Diseases
  • Management of High Creatinine Level
  • Kidney Biopsies
  • Percutaneous CAPD catheter insertion
  • Acute PD Catheter and Permacath insertion
  • Haemodialysis
  • Haemodiafiltration
  • Plasmapheresis
  • All Kinds of Kidney Problems
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