Dr. Casey Ng

Urology
f, NY
19 years experience male

Locations

Office

f

Address

f
Directions

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Urology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

32 Answers
0 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
Yes, but.....: Yes. If it's big enough, it could stay in the bladder, but a stone that size is unlikely to pass through the ureter into the bladder.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
Possible causes...: There are many possible causes, but it sounds most consistent with a urinary tract infection. You can start by visiting your health care provider, su... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
Not usually: Azo is not a typical medicine for kidney stone pain. It is usually used for bladder pain.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
here you go: Each kidney weighs anywhere between 1/4 to 1/3 of a pound. They are located in the upper back, just below the diaphragm, in the retroperitoneum.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
Yes, but.....: Yes, but it depends on the location of the stone.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
No: In general most tea contain oxalate, one of the most power stone forming compound found in our daily diet.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
good news: It means that the density of the prostate is the same throughout the entire gland. It usually means there are no suspicious areas.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
Yes, but.....: Some kidney stone pain will occur under the rib cage, but kidney stones more often will cause upper back pain. Right sided pain in the front of the b... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
varies: Anywhere between 1/4 to 1/3 of a pound.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
about: It is a little larger than 1/8 of an inch.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
No: No, unless a patient has an abnormal connection between the kidney, ureter or bladder with the rectum. (ie: fistula).
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
Cr: The most common blood test to evaluate kidney function is called creatinine. It is usually abbreviated as cr.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
No: Tight underwear is not known to be a risk factor for testicular cancer.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
bleeding: If you are referring to bleeding, assuming you are not on any blood thinning medications, it could be anywhere up to around 2 weeks.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
Still possible: It is difficult to determine what is "pre-cum" vs. Actual ejaculate. Even if it is "pre-cum, " viable sperm can still be present. As a result, it is... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
Yes, but.....: Yes, but not that many 6mm stones can pass on their own.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
hmmmm...: It is unusual to describe anything on the kidney as polyps, unless they are located within the renal pelvis, on the urothelial lining. Without further... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
Hmmmm...: Anal pain is not a typical symptom of prostate cancer nowadays. If you are concerned about prostate cancer, you should see your primary care physicia... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
Normal: Your ferritin level is normal. The normal range is 12-150 ng/ml. (1 ng/ml = 1ug/l).
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
Probably ok: There are many different causes for chest pain. Some are serious, like heart attack, aortic dissection, pulmonary embolism... Some are not so seriou... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
conflicting data: There is conflicting data on the effects of zinc on prostate.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
Yes, but.....: Yes, I have seen patients pass stone that is 9mm in diameter. However, many 6mm stones do not pass on their own. The likelihood of passing stone gre... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
Yes: A symptomatic kidney stone can cause nausea and vomiting. If it is severe, please go to the nearest emergency room to be evaluated and treated.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
3 layers: Zona glomerulosa, zona fasciculata and zona reticularis.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
Not necessarily: Depending on the stage and grade of kidney cancer, some patients may require ct scan of lungs. For many patients, yearly chest x-ray for the first 5 ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
Hmmmm...: Smoking is unlikely to damage the tumor cells and is probably not going to help you recover from testicular cancer. Furthermore, it will worsen your ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
Yes: Yes, I have seen many 3mm stones pass on their own. However, I have also seen and operated on patients who can't pass 3 mm stones.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
Sorry: Unfortunately no. Eating oatmeal, maintaining a diet low in fat and salt, regular exercise and keeping a balance lifestyle will help reduce future da... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
No definitive data: There is no definitive data on how fast can grade 3 kidney cancer grow.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
it depends...: Nodules around the kidney could either be solid masses or cysts. Further imaging studies, like a ct scan, would be needed to fully investigate what t... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
yes: Yes, it is common to have bleeding after prostate surgery. The key thing to do is to drink plenty of water to prevent the blood from clotting. If yo... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Nganswered
19 years experience
good news: It means that the density of the prostate is the same throughout the entire gland. It usually means there are no suspicious areas.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

2
Recommendations
19
Thank you notes
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ng is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ng is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, NY
Graduated 2004MD
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less