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Suffering from UTI infection, dehydration. Ultrasound report states about kidney. What is it about, how to cure this?

HI, My mother has been suffering from UTI infection and the reason was dehydration.
She has been keep visiting doctors but still not well. Today she got ultrasound and in report the following mentioned :
dilated calyces rs. kidney.

What is the reason and treatment for this. Please advice

Thanks in advance for your advise.
Asked On : Fri, 19 Apr 2013
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Hello Good evening,
Frequent UTI is common in females due to various anatomical and physiological reasons.
Since you have not mentioned age of your mother, So it is little bit difficult to reach exact reason but in USG(ultrasound) there is dilation in calyx, so probably there is an obstruction in urinary tract either it is in ureter or urinary bladder or urethra.
Obstruction can be of any type like minor ureteric stone or scaring or stricture in the ureter or urethra, dehydration is a add on reason to these.

So please ask mother to do followings:

proper hydration.
do not hold urine for long due to any reason.
take antibiotics as prescribed by physician
urologist opinion.
ultrasound KUB
X-ray KUB
plan for invasive cystoscopy if needed.
Answered: Wed, 19 Jun 2013
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