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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Haratz
42 years experience Internal Medicine
At birth,not heredit: The former is a congenital but not hereditary disease involving usually one kidney forming a mass of cysts without functioning kidney tissue. Found w ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not enough info: It sounds like he is a little short stature, or low height, but there's a lot of things that can do that. There is a little discrepancy between the ki ... Read More
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Dr. Hrair-George Mesrobian
43 years experience Pediatric Urology
See below: He definitely does not have renal dysplasia. For a 13 year old the length of both kidneys are below average, however if he is small, these sizes may b ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Every 6-12months: Even if other kidney is normal and has normal kidney functions, it is better to be under the care of nephrologist or at least family physician every 6 ... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Infrequently: Other kidney is normal + likely has compensatory hypertrophy, meaning that overall kidney function is probably normal. Dysplastic kidney was non-fucti ... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Infrequently: Prognosis for normal health + life span is excellent. Solitary remaining kidney will provided more function than you need as has undergone so called c ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Dysplasia is not : Cancer yet, so it would not spread to other body parts. Your doctor will need to look for other causes of low back pain.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
Dysplasia and pain: Dysplasia is generally painless. A kidney stone can and will radiate pain into the groin. Pain after or during urination is usually associated with ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Pregnancy test?: Vasectomies fail, do a home pregnancy test. If negative then you can look at other causes, but rule out pregnancy first. Best wishes.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
That is not reason: You need to start with a pregnancy test , if you haven't done one.In view of symptoms of back pain,I would urge you to also seek medical attention ,so ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Dry kidney: Dry kidneys are a sign of dehydration
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Okay: Its illegal in the United States so I can't help you
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: If you need a kidney transplant you should discuss the matter with your doctor for referral to a transplant center.
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