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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends on......: What you mean by dangerous! a stag horn is a large stone. It blocks part of the kidney or all of it depending on its size. If infection develops, it i ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Silverman
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Type of kidney stone: Staghorn calculi (that fill the shape of the renal calyces) are usually struvite and opaque.
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Staghorn shape: A staghorn calculus is a large kidney stone shaped like a stag's horn and fills the inside of the kidney. This needs to be managed by a urologist. Wil ... Read More
Dr. Sugandh Shetty
46 years experience Urology
Large kidney stone: Some stones form over a long period of time and take the shape of renal pelvis, like the horns of a stag. Re4quires treatment. Should see a urologist.
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A female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Kidney stones: on both sides
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Renal Calculi: Kidney stones in both kidneys.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ask Ur urologist: Stones that size could pass into the ureters & cause obstructive tho they r small enough to pass but painfully, they seem 2 b borderline 2 me. Ultraso ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Single vs plural: A kidney calculus is a single stone in the kidney. Calculi would refer to more than one stone. This may also be called nephrolithiasis. It can be diag ... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
53 years experience Urology
Surgical removal: Is the only treatment.All the calcifications must be removed otherwise recurrence occurs.Have you had this for many years?You are 65.This disease occu ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
CT scan is best: Kidney ultrasound is not the best modality for diagnosis of staghorn calculus. It is very good in diagnosing hydronephrosis. Most cost effective way, ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Stones : Staghorn calculi refers to large kidney stones filling up a significant portion of the renal collecting system. Hydronephrosis refers to a dilation o ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Minimal swelling: Swelling of major urine ducts between collecting tubules and kidney pelvis, which 'funnel' draining all urine from kidney into the ureter. Mild fullne ... Read More
A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Loflin
35 years experience Urgent Care
Gallstones: You have multiple gallstones. Your gallbladder is swollen but not inflamed. The duct from your gallbladder is not obstructed. You should see your p ... Read More
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