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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Friedman
61 years experience Radiology
Usually definitive.: Ultrasound shows the renal outlines, partly because they are surrounded by fat. Calcific densities are shown by us as highly reflective abnormalities ... Read More
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Dr. James Madison
20 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Stones are opaque: On ultrasound the most common types of kidney stones (calcium oxalate) appear white and as such are easily seen. Note there are other types (uric acid ... Read More
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Sono-opaque & shadow: Kidney stones on ultrasound appear like distict, discrete white areas which cast a sonographic shadow. Involve no radiation and thus preferred or mand ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Some may not: Some kidney stones may not show on ultrasound .If the stones are less than 3mm the ultrasound exam may not be able to detect in some cases cat scan i ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes, depends on seve: If the blockage is complete & urine backs up into the kidneys, you can get a condition called hydronephrosis. This can be detected on ultrasound d ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Ultrasound: Ultrasound is notoriously inaccurate for diagnosing renal and especially ureteral stones. Would recommend you see a urologist and get a stone protoco ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: As limited by resolution. Meaning a stone of and eighth of an inch may be difficult to see especially on ultrasound.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
26 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: Sometimes you would need a different test to pick up stones.
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A female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Possible: You might have passed it if you did not restrain the urine , then bleeding will stop. drink plenty of fluids Call your urologist , bleeding may be d ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
If a kidney: stone is tiny or doesn't have a high enough calcium content, or if it is obscured on xray due to superimposed bowel contents or other structures, it i ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Course is highly...: Variable. With persistent symptoms and known stones it is time to make a plan with your urologist.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
Rarely.: Virtually all stones can be visualized by ct scanning, except for the very rare indinavir stone. Prior to the widespread use of ct, stones that do not ... Read More
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