Request a Quote
x
English Arabic French Russian

Zimbabwe Citizen’s Fight Against Nocturia Takes a Turn for the Better

Mohamed Ghumra had places to be and people to see. The 58-year-old businessman from the capital city of Zimbabwe was a go-getter. At age 46, Mohamed began feeling intense pain in the right abdominal section, “I felt a dragging pain on the right side which can be quite distracting by the end of the day.” To add to the pain, Mohamed felt the need for frequent urination at night.  “I would get up at least 7-9 times a night. I used to find this very tiring as I had to go to work the next day.” Little did Mohamed know, but he was suffering from a commonly misunderstood condition called Nocturia.


During the course of 2 years, Mohamed saw multiple GPs and several specialists about the bladder, “my first GP did a whole lot of x-rays, a CT scan, and multiple blood tests”. However, after multiple tests and two unsuccessful Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP), he wasn’t any closer to finding the root cause of his health problems. “They gave me tablets to stop the bladder from working so frequently but these made my emptying worse and they gave me a dry mouth as well, so I had to stop taking them.” His only solace to the ongoing medical challenge was a daily dose of Imovane which helped him sleep peacefully at night.


His condition, unfortunately, took a turn for the worse, after an unsuccessful Cystoscopy procedure, “three days after my Cystoscopy procedure I felt a severe burning in my bladder”. His situation got significantly worse after that, “on one night I noticed blood coming out of my genitals, and things haven’t been the same since.” Since his options back home were almost completely exhausted, he decided to take a different approach and look for alternatives internationally. At this point, he approached Vaidam and spoke to our Patient Relations Team to provide him top 10 urology hospitals in India. With his early apprehensions in mind, he was pleasantly surprised with what lay ahead.

 

Upon receiving Mohamed’s request, the Vaidam patient relations team quickly went to work, by helping him decide the best treatment possible. Given the patient’s condition and history, this was going to a challenging task. After much consideration, Mohamed finally decided to get treated by Dr. Narmada Prasad Gupta of Medanta Hospital. The doctor in question had extensive experience in Urology and a track record of handling tough cases related to Urological complications.

 

 

Mohamed arrived with his family in New Delhi on 25 January 2018, and was immediately taken to the hospital for further tests. “I was initially very apprehensive while arriving in India.” “I was asking myself – I hope I don’t get cheated, and whether the treatment in India would actually work.” Throughout the trip, Vaidam’s patient relations team was in constant touch with Mohamed, reassuring him on his physical wellbeing and overall health.

 

 

Eight days after the treatment, Mohamed walked out of Medanta feeling better and content with his overall health. “I know the treatment will take time and perhaps multiple checkups, however, speaking to Dr. Gupta, I feel confident of my recovery. He is the best urologist in India. When asked about how he felt about Vaidam’s role in his coming to India and getting the proper treatment, he says, “I would rate the service 110%, my patient representative was constantly with me throughout the journey. I don’t think I would’ve done it without the help I received.”


Twelve days after arriving in India, Mohamed and his family returned to their home in Harare, Zimbabwe. However, their departure is with a promise - “We will be back for sure, however, the next time our stay will be longer. We would also like to enjoy the touristic pleasures of the country and of course the shopping that my wife missed during this trip.”

Share Articles

You May Also Like to Read

Artemis Hospital uses the 'Neuro-Navigation Technology' to Successfully Remove a 6 cm Brain Tumour

Read more

Artemis Hospital performs the Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Therapy to Cure Long Term Multiple Sclerosis

Read more

Shehu Lau Hamza Couldn't be More Thankful as He Finally Recovered from His Spinal Pain in India

Read more

Doctors at Medanta - the Medcity Successfully Construct and Use a 3D Spinal Implant to Save a 32-year-old

Read more

India's First ICC 2016 by Medanta Aims to Improve Coronary Artery Disease Management

Read more

Need Help?

Just let us know. We will be happy to assist you


After submitting the form, check your email for instructions to share patient information and medical reports.

 

 

 

About Vaidam

Patients from 60+ countries have trusted Vaidam

 

Why Vaidam

 

NABH Certified Healthcare Discovery Platform

Vaidam is NABH certified healthcare discovery platform that will connect you to top-notch medical experts, hospitals, wellness options, and trusted travel partners in India to help identify and make the right healthcare choices.

Researched & Personalized Treatment Plan - Under One Roof

You can search for the best hospitals in India to treat cancer and ailments of the heart, bones or kidney, read about them, view photographs of the facilities at the hospitals and the places at which the hospitals are located, and check the cost of treatment.

Quality Treatment Within Your Budget

As soon as you post an enquiry, the patient relation team will collect details from you, share them with the doctors and hospitals on Vaidam's panel, and get a personalized treatment plan. We research to get quality treatment within your budget.

Treatment to Travel

Vaidam concierge assists patients, to get medical Visa to travel to India, the best airline fares and arrangements for your stay. Our concierge also helps you with daily travel, language, and food concerns. Vaidam does everything to be your perfect host in India. All of Vaidam’s services are free of cost to patients.

Pan-India Reach

If you are looking for medical care in New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad or Ahmedabad, Vaidam Health has a network in each of those cities.

 
Vaidam News

 

Vaidam Health gets the prestigious NABH accreditation

Vaidam Health gets the prestigious NABH accreditation

Read more


Vaidam Media - Medical Travel Today

Vaidam Health Coverage by Medical Travel Today - The Authoritative Newsletter for Medical Tourism

Read more


Vaidam Health YourStory News

Vaidam Health gets covered by 'Your Story', India's Leading Online Magazine

Read more


View More Updates


 

 

 

Note: Vaidam Health does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. The services and information offered on www.vaidam.com are intended solely for informational purposes and cannot replace the professional consultation or treatment by a physician. Vaidam Health discourages copying, cloning of its webpages and its content and it will follow the legal procedures to protect its intellectual property

 

Browse the website in:   English     Français   Русский     العَرَبِية

 

 

Thank you. We will contact you soon.

x