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

Test showed mild hydronephrosis in both kidneys, mildly dilated left ureter on the lower end with a stone. Can this be treated without surgery?

My name is hardyal ,i am 31 y old,male. my right and left kidney measures 98*42 mm and 91*43 mm res.the corticomedullary differentiation is maintained. no calculus seen.The lower poles of both kidneys are joined by fibrous band. mild hydronephrosis is seen in both the kidneys.and my left ureter is mildly dilated to its lower end having a stone of about 5.2 mm.i want to know can these problems be treated without surgery?
Asked On : Fri, 21 Sep 2012
Answers:  2 Views:  119
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Medical Topics
  User's Response
Hi, many thanks for the query!
You need to do- RFT, Urine (R/M).
5.2 mm stone is small enough to pass out with medicines but if it is impacted then needs to be removed by Surgery.
Get an IVU (Intra-Venous Urography) done.
Till then take antispasmodics, pain killers, diuretics with your Urologist's opinion.
Drink plenty of water so that at least 2 litres of urine is voided in 24 hrs.
Wish you a good health.
Take care.
Answered: Tue, 16 Jul 2013
I find this answer helpful
General & Family Physician Dr. Anand Babu M's  Response
Welcome to HealthcareMagicForum

Hi..hardyal.. There are four stages in the hydronephrosis, only for 3 and 4th stage surgery is the treatment of choice.. the 1st and 2nd stage will be managed conservatively.. Also the blood urea, serum creatinine, routine blood test, are assessed after that, they will decide for surgery...

Take care..
Answered: Fri, 21 Sep 2012
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