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Hyperdense cyst in kidney

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Anytime: Kidney cyst can already be present at birth, develop in childhood or as an adult. A simple kidney cyst is very common, in fact present in up to 1 in e... Read More

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
None: Usually no symptoms at all. Incidental finding in ultrasound. When they are very large may feel some discomfort in the flank area.
Dr. James Lin
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Most, no...: Kidney cysts are common and more 50% of humans have cyst(s) after age 50, but may happen to the younger; most of them are symptom-free and harmless al... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Surveillance: Complex kidney cyst should be followed by serial ultrasounds.Most of the cysts remain unchanged, however some may either increase or decrease in size... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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No,...: Oftentimes, your described cyst with septations is an incidental finding and causes no discomfort and risk to you. Such cyst will stay with you foreve... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 28 years experience
Renal cyst : What wa stage cyst size, was in mm or cms. Either way a small cyst. Most of these don't cause issue.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hazem Eltahawy
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Likely benign: While likely benign it is best to consult with your doctor to make sure it is not part of a more complex mass and to establish follow up imaging and r... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Kline
Nephrology and Dialysis 19 years experience
No.: Simple cysts are common and at your age 1 or 2 found in your kidneys are not worrisome. A simple cyst is not cancerous but if injury to that cyst lead... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
? size, ? location: Can possibly removed by robot assisted surgery if robot available & surgeon is robot trained. Might be candidate for hand assisted laparoscopic surger... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Tsai
Urology 30 years experience
Kidney cyst: It is very rare for a kidney cyst to rupture. The only cysts that can rupture of those who have large cysts from Adult Polycystic Kidney disease. Wh... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Kidney Cyst: It is best to ask your doctor to contact the radiologist who read the study to explain his reading. He may even speak directly to you so that you may... Read More

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