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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
53 years experience Urology
Surgery: As you may know there is no medical treatment. Endoscopic endopyelotomy is the least invasive and requires several weeks of stenting( a tube l ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney obstrcution: I have some questions for you. Does he have difficulty in urinating? He he had a renal ultrasound that shows he is obstructed? If he has a proven obst ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Kline
19 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See a urologist: An acute obstruction requires urgent referral to a urologist who can identify the source of the obstruction and effectively treat it. Left alone for ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
26 years experience Urology
Depends on cause: Obstruction of the kidney can be from many causes. Most commonly is a kidney stone that passes into the ureter, causing blockage of the urine. If st ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
26 years experience Urology
Depends on cause: Obstruction of the kidney can be caused by many possibilities such as stones, strictures of the ureter (narrowing of the tube) from prior surgeries or ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Petros Ayele
29 years experience General Practice
Yes it is rare: It is rare, but possible to have both kidney stone among patient who have genetic predisposed for kidney stone.Most patients report to doctor office o ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Did you have pyeloplasty for UPJ obstruction? If yes, at what age? Generally speaking, if UPJ repair is done at young age, say
A male asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
28 years experience Breast Surgery
Win-win: Having the surgery is much less dangerous than not having the surgery, particularly if your obstruction is a complete or nearly complete blockage.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Remove obstruction: May be due to congenital vascular band consult pediatric urologist for further investigation and treatment.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Not unless preterm.: If your urinary tract obstruction did not cause preterm birth, your baby should not be affected.

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