Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
192 Doctors are Online

Pregnant, drop of blood comes out after urinating. Ultrasound shows mild dilatation of pelvocalyceal system in right kidney. Meaning ?

i am 27 weeks pregnant, and had a history of UTI during my first trimester, and now, the problem i have is when after i urinate,a drop of blood comes next. I thought i was having some vaginal bleeding , but when my OB doctor checked on me, the blood was not from my cervix . I did KUB ultrasound and they found out that i am having a mild dilatation of pelvocalyceal system in my right kidney. but not demonstrable stone was seen. There is also a fullness of the right ureter . they found out also that there is urinary bladder sediments. and urinary retention of 21%. what does this means. thank you!
Asked On : Fri, 15 Feb 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  78
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
Pathologist and Microbiologist 's  Response
hi there, blood in urine indicates injury or infection any where along the urinary tract starting from the kidney to the urethra. As your pelvicalycial system is dilated along with right ureter fullness it indicates obstruction at the level of ureter most probably due to stone or stricture.Some amount of urinary retention is acceptable in the 2nd trimester as the uterus is pressing on the bladder and hinders in complete evacuation. The dilatation of the ureter and the pelvicalyx should be taken care of . As you are 27 weeks pregnant, you may take the advise of a urologist whether it can be taken care of now or you need to wait. Usually 2nd trimester is a good time for any surgical intervention if requried but at your stage the attending urologist will be the best judge along with your obstretician. Take care.
Answered: Fri, 15 Feb 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor