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Ultrasound showed kidney stone. Taking noculi syrup. Suggest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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Doctor:Good Afternoon
User:good afternoon
Doctor:Happy New Year to you too
User:hello doctor i have a kidney stone operated 4 months back
User:after ultrasond it was found one month back there is 5 mm stone
Doctor:Was this Ultrasound before the operation
User:accordingly lacilactone was asked to be taken with noculi syrup
User:one month after operation ultrasound was donme
User:normal CT scan was done before operation and there was case of mild inflamation in kidney
User:this was there from my birth i belive as 20 years back during my appendix operation too mild hapatomology was there
User:i mean mild swelling in kidney
User:now recently CT scan with contrast was done
User:this showed no stone was there
User:but there is a semicentimeter mesentric lymphnode which is reactive
User:this is my concern
Doctor:Mesenteric lymph nodes are seen as incidental finding for many people who do not have any symptoms
User:normal CT scan before and all ultrasounds earlier did not mention this anywhere
Doctor:So is your doctor concerned is important?
User:my doctor is not available now
Doctor:Do not worry about the mesenteric lymph node
User:mesenteric lymph node-reactive is showing sympton of cancer by search in google
User:that is why is immediately wanted to disucss
User:is there any concern ??
Doctor:Do not depend on google for such things
Doctor:It really cause you worry and most of the time it is no reason to worry at all
User:k as this was mentioned in bold in CT scan report as reactive so i wanted to know why this was in bold
Doctor:It is a way to report and let the treating doctor know
Doctor:There are different reasons for reactive Mesenteric nodes
User:my reporting doctor will come back after a month
User:so i wanted to know in between that if this was a concern or not
User:so it is confirmed from your side that mesenteric lymph node-reactive is no reason for concern am i right ??
Doctor:TB, Infection in the gut, food allergy etc can also be the causes
User:but does this need any medication or this can be ignored ??
Doctor:I cannot comment on this completely without knowing you completely, it needs to be investigated further
User:what is the type of investigation required for this ??
User:i had done urine culture and the report is negative
Doctor:The size, number of the nodes, other health status are to be checked
User:for that purpose what is the test required ??
Doctor:CBC, Mantoux
User:k but surely this is not related ot cancer worries is that confirmed ??
Doctor:I cannot definitely say but I can reassure you that there a lot of things that needs to be ruled out
Doctor:before we say it is cancerous
Doctor:IF you google it out, you would just be terrified about the plethora of information avaialable for free and confusing
Doctor:finally taking away your mental peace
User:thnks sir are you a specialist ??
Doctor:I am a General Physician
Doctor:Do you have any further queries
Doctor:Did you follow my suggestions?
User:since i had kidney issues i was going as per the tests given by my urologist so it is safe for me to wait for him to come back without getting concerned am i right ??
Doctor:Mesenteric lymph nodes can be dealt by GI Surgeon
Doctor:General Surgeon too
User:thanks sir one more final question i dont know if it is right to ask can i get your contact number in case i need to contact you in future ?
Doctor:So if my words do not allay your anxiety
Doctor:you can definitely approach one of them
Doctor:Ok, we cannot reveal our personal details, but surely you can speak to me whenever you want
Doctor:Place 'Get a Call from Doctor' request
User:sure sir thanks a lot from all your help and guidance
User:bye and thank you again
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