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Should i worry about bladder thickness ?

last year I had a nephrectomy for kidney cancer . since then I have follow up ct scans today the results show bladder thickening the PCP is contacting urologist that did surgery.SHOULD I worry. so far no return call.
Thu, 5 May 2011
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Hi, thanks for query.Important things is to look for how the bladder is functioning.It is better to get evaluated by urologist.Simple wall thickening happens in many cases like some obstruction to urine flow,infection etc.He might do endoscopy to see for this.Any way do not worry as you are regular follow up things should be fine.bye.
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