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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
Yes: Duplicated kidney/ureter is the most common renal abnormality, occurring in approximately 1% of the population. There are many variations (complete, p ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reginald Gohh
31 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Radiology studies: A number of radiology modalities such as an ultrasound, intravenous urography (dye in injected through a vein which is then filmed as it exits the kid ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
NSAIDs & kidney: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen are metabolized by the kidney. People with any abnormality in their kidney or with a hi ... Read More
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Dr. Sunnie Skiles
34 years experience Pediatrics
Duplex kidney: I do not know of any problems of conservative treatment on Nurofen for pain or fever in a baby with duplex kidney. When you speak with your urologist, ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
53 years experience Neonatology
Seen in 0.7%: embrayologic duplication occurs when two seperate ureteric buds arise from single wolfian duct the lower pole migrates superiorly so 2 poles drai ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Nephrologist: A kidney specialist.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
Duplex kidney: This is a normal variation of the urinary tract and does not induce the production of stones unless there is an obstruction associated with it.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manohar Ahuja
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
NO: No, but if in doubt please, consult the doctor who prescribed it!
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
20 years experience Urology
2 ureters: A duplex kidney means the tube draining your kidney into your bladder splits into 2 tubes. Sometimes, it's no big deal and sometimes one of the tubes ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Normal variant: Duplex kidney means your kidney drains via 2 ureters (tubes connecting kidney to bladder) but a single kidney, usually a little larger than a non-dupl ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Duplex renal pelvis: Probably normal variant and inherited. Others in family with same problem? What meds did you take while pregnant?

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