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33 1 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
what is meant by gross dilatation of pelvicalyceal system noted in the left kidney? Right kidney measured 12.3cm, Left kidney measured 12,7cm, Renal outline are normal, Perinipheric space are normal. bladder is normal in outline No evidience of intraluminial pathology seen. Post void resude -Nil.
9 2 Tue, 29 Sep 2015
What does it mean when my ultrasound says I have a questionable bilateral extrarenal pelvis sees verus mild hydronephrosis bilaterally? The impressions says slight prominence of the collecting systems bilaterally left greater than right. What does this mean?
8 1 Mon, 28 Sep 2015
My blood workup showed by Creatine to be 2.71. Last year it was 1.12. Just completed a urine cleanse and more blood work and they just called me stating my kidneys are working at 30%. I don t know the type but what stage would I most likely be at. I m scared I won t see my grandchildren grow up,...
15 1 Mon, 28 Sep 2015
my husband has had five way by pass surgery, several heart attacks, and diabetes, high blood pressure and now is in stage5 renal failure, how eminent is dialysis, one doctor talking about putting box in arm now, He also has a new area in heart not receiving proper circulation, the heart doctor...
4 1 Fri, 25 Sep 2015
Good evening my name is Jessie, I went to dialysis t oday and durning treatment I started having a very sharp pain on my right side. It even hurt to take a deep breath. Is this something that need medical attention now or will it go away soon. My appendix have been remove. Thank You Jessie
25 1 Thu, 24 Sep 2015
I have multiple kidney stones in each kidney and just found out i have an ovarian cysts on my right side. When i sit down the pain in my lower abdomen is excrutiating, it feels like sever cramping and it causes the chills as well. What could this mean?
14 1 Thu, 24 Sep 2015
My brother has kidney stones 1.4cm, 9mm, and smaller on other kidney and a stent placed today, He vomited after procedure and is uncomfortable to say the least. He is scheduled to leave on a cruise in two days. should he go and should he go into public swimming pools? Thanks YYYY@YYYY
8 1 Thu, 24 Sep 2015
hi doc,i jaz want to ask want r the common side effect of blood transfusion??i under go blood transfusion last saturday,,and i felt a tingle sensation on my feet and my back it didnt stop until the transfusion finish....wat is dat??im a dialysis patient
21 1 Thu, 24 Sep 2015
tab Fabuget 40 mg is prescribed for what purpose? and how long one should take these tabs? I was prescribed Zyloric 100 for Uric Acid problem and now this tab is replaced by Fabuget 40 mg. Is this tab is for uric Acid? Kindly reply. My E mail ID is: YYYY@YYYY
20 1 Thu, 24 Sep 2015
Hi doctor, My father was hospitalised last month(29th April 2014) due to increase in is uric acid it was 13.9 mg/dL & creatine was 2.1 mg/dL. At the time of discharge after 10 days uric acid was 11.9 mg/dL & creatine 2.6 mg/dL. On 24th may 2014 we have carried out test of uric acid which came...
16 1 Thu, 24 Sep 2015
In layman s language what is meant by: both kidneys are normal. at least 2 hyperechoic foci posterior acoustic shadowing are seen in the interpolar region of the left kidney adjacent to an anechoic structure with the largest measuring 0.51mm? what should i do?
11 1 Wed, 23 Sep 2015
my mum has end stage renal failure i dont have her exact test results but she has been in hospital 3 times this years with severe confusion and now she is going into a resthome, she is under conservitive care .....want to know does this mean she does not have long to live?
6 1 Wed, 23 Sep 2015
I am donating my left kidney to my mom friday and im wondering about the staples. Does the artery ever heal back together? As in does the tissue come back together or will it forever be held by staples? Can the staples come undone? Thank You for taking the time to answer my humble question.
10 1 Tue, 22 Sep 2015
I under took a procedure to remove a kidney stone recently and now I have what I have been able to link with penile thrombosis but I am unsure as the doctor had to use a numbing agent and hit the kidney stone multiple times (it was 3 cm from exiting the penis) and I was experiencing some...
17 1 Tue, 22 Sep 2015
I went to the ER 5 days ago because I was not urinating and has severe sweeping of feet and ankles. I have a catather in. Kidney fiction was tested and is normal. No infections. I m waiting to see a urologist but I have white cotton like substance soming out of the cathetet and small blood clots...
8 1 Mon, 21 Sep 2015
Bilateral renal parenchymal disease right kidney is 65mm and left is 80mm in length. both kidneys show increased parenchymal echotexture with ill-defined CM demarcation and smooth outline A 21*22mm cyst is seen at mid pole of left kidney. My question is, this is an ultrasound report patients age...
8 1 Mon, 21 Sep 2015
i had a kidney removal and now have my stomach farly hard from underr the rib to the pelvic area. My dr had a xray done and my bowels are full. my dr put me on restoralax but it doesn.t seem to be doing much good do you have any ideas what could try or do
7 1 Mon, 21 Sep 2015
hello doctor, I am a 31 years old femail. i have a VUJ calculus of 7mm size in left kidney with moderate dilatation of ureter and pelvicaliceal system. I was recommended flush therapy by getting admitted for a day in a hospital. can you please tell me the actual procedure for this flush therapy?
17 1 Mon, 21 Sep 2015
Right upper ureter 5.5mm stone. stent placed 3wks ago. Can this stone pass on its own or should I have eswl done? Affraid of side effects or damage such as high blood pressure or diabetes. I am 57 and both run in my family. Can the stent be removed and try to pass on my own?
10 1 Mon, 21 Sep 2015
hi, i have alot of pain in my kidney area and when I sit or drive the car I am in alot of pain. The only relief I can get is to stand up and walk around and then the pain is gone, once I sit back down it starts again. I ve had a history of kidney stones...please reply
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