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11 1 5 days ago
I was in the hospital in May, first with a hysterectomy that had complication of a thermal injury to my bladder. I went home next day with a catheter. Five days later in the ER with peritonitis. Also found was a kidney stone on CT size2-3mm. It s in lower pole and I wonder if it will move. I...
14 1 5 days ago
Ultra Sound Findings: There is increased echogenicity around the renal pyramids bilaterally which can be seen with nephrocalcinosis and a CT KUB is recommended. No hydronephrosis. There are two echogenic lessions within the left kidney with shadowing. Likely to represent calculi. What does this mean
4 0 6 days ago
Hello Dr .my 9months old baby Boy has moderate left sided hydronephrosis .(1.3cm) we did dtpa scan at the age of 3 month .recently he had two episodes of severe loose stool , one was antamoeba histolitica infection and had treated with antibiotic .now the urine cultures shown that plenty of ecoli...
4 0 6 days ago
I have had back issues for years. I undergone two back surgeries on my L1-L6 area. I have had epidurscopy w/epidural injections, epidural lysis of adhhesions X3, and radio nuclear ablation procedures. All have only had temporary affect. My last visit to a pain clinic they suggested sending me to...
7 1 6 days ago
Hai i am 32 yrs old i have been suffering from kidney stones for the last 12 yrs however they pass out . They couldn t go beyond 11mm they pass out i am having alkalizer regularly . I regularly go for kidney tests once every 6 months everything is under safe lavels Should i be worry
8 1 6 days ago
CT Scan shows a 12 mm cyst in the lower pole of the left Kidney also a 1.6 cm hypodense mass in the left adrenal gland as well a prominent extrarenal right renal pelvis is present. I have sarcoidosis in my lymph glands and my lungs . Are these cysts a concern or should I put it down to my...
3 0 6 days ago
hi doc...im suffering from CRF n ON peritoneal dialysis for last 3 years....taking metoprolol , amlovas n clonidipine for BP management....now with in last 20 days i got 6 episodes of cluster headache....cn i take sumatriptan for dat as it is contraindicated in CRF..IF NOT THEN what drug shud i...
4 1 6 days ago
My husband has had kidney stones recently. We think he passed them about 6 days ago. Today he had bright red blood doming from his penis and running down his leg. He denied any pain. He was not urinating when he started bleeding. We called the doctor and they said just rest. Not sure what is...
5 1 6 days ago
Hi, I often binge drink at weekends (not in the week) and lately I am experiencing pain around my kidney area for many days after. I am a bit worried I may be doing damage, it does get better with time, I have been drinking like this for about 20 years now, do you think it s time to slow down.?
4 0 Mon, 15 Dec 2014
HI, Hi I am Anees Gujjar. I am 25 years old. I am having calcium oxalate stones in my left kidney. Now I am suffering from high pain in my penis and around it. When I think about my girl friend, masturbation occurs with leakage of white thin fluid in large quantity along with irritation in and...
4 0 Mon, 15 Dec 2014
My father has been diagnosed with stage 4 kidney failure. He has been very sick the last two weeks with abdominal pain. He has chosen not to do anything...including dialysis. How can we keep him comfortable if this is what he is going through at this time? He won t go to the hospital and he won t...
4 0 Mon, 15 Dec 2014
I have low dominal discomfort, I won t say it s pain I can tell something it s right. I had kidney stones at the beginning of this year and it feels like the same type of discomfort. I also have some nausea, before I urinate and have been going more frequently.
6 1 Mon, 15 Dec 2014
Hi, my dad has chronic kidney disease and has had this for a long time now, he is 60 and has had many scans on his kidneys over the years but the recent one showed he has cysts and enlarged kidneys, could this be poly cystic kidneys or has this developed because of his chronic kidney disease? We...
9 1 Fri, 12 Dec 2014
I am a 54 yr old feamale with mildly high blood pressure 140-150 over 95- 100 even with medication sometimes I do have 2 renal cyst in my right and would like to know if I should really be concerned with my kidneys , there is kidney disease in my family.
8 1 Fri, 12 Dec 2014
87 year old dad diagnosed with over 90% kidney failure. He cannot walk due to spinal issues and asked if the dialysis would enable him to possibly get on his feet with walker again. When told no by drs, he chose not to do dialysis; he has hospice now but I am begging him to take the liquid...
4 0 Fri, 12 Dec 2014
Hi I am a 27yr old Female suffering from bladder and kidney reflux aswell as severe kidney problems .I have been going through this disease for 6 years now. It started off as severe continual kidney infections which I was hospitalised for each time and doctors could not explain why I was...
3 0 Fri, 12 Dec 2014
Hello hope you are doing good at your end.My dad has problem with prostate from last 7 years.They live in Bangladesh.He got very bad situations that we took him to the hospital named comfort.They have done biopsy and gave high pain killer injeciting and kidney got failure instant.Now Cretinine is...
3 0 Thu, 11 Dec 2014
I have been diagnosed with CKD stage 3b, and also advised that I had two cysts on one kidney, and an internal septated cyst on the other kidney. Should a biopsy be performed. My clinicians seem unworried, but I use the VA for treatment, and my confidence is lacking
6 1 Thu, 11 Dec 2014
I have ESRD (5 years) and am on dialysis. Recently I was that my left kidney is abnormally large and has a hyperdense mass. I m experiencing sporadic pain and a lot of pressure on the left side. The mass is palpable and you can see the difference from my left side and my right side. I have been...
3 0 Wed, 10 Dec 2014
I JUST HAD A CAT SCAN ,iT SHOWED THAT I HAVE A 10MM KIDNEY STONE,SITTING AT THE BOTTOM OF LEFT KIDNEY BLOCKING THE URETER, VERY BAD PAIN.WILL NOT SEE MY UROLOGIST UNTIL DEC.11TH.TAKING CIPRO FOR A URINE INFECTION. AND PAIN PILLS.THIS IS NOT GOOD RIGHT? Email YYYY@YYYY .
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