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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Friedman
60 years experience in 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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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in 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 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience in 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 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience in 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Polselli
14 years experience in Radiology
No: No, many will not. Ct with kidney stone protocol is much more sensitive. Rarely, certain stones are not seen even with a ct.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Kidney Stones: Are you having pain or problems with the kidney stone? Some can be found on ct scan and will never cause a problem but if you have pain, then i would ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Oxalate stones: Are often the result of crohn's disease related to the lack of absorption of bile salts in the diseased ileum. You shouldn't have hydronephrosis if th ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
21 years experience in Radiology
No: Very few do. Best assessment for kidney stones is a stone protocol ct scan, followed by renal ultrasound. Read more here: http://www.Conciergeradio ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Urine culture: you should have urine culture and be treated with antibiotic if urine culture is positive and for kidney stone if CT revealed obstruction stone should ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Urinal in bathroom: I assume you mean a urethral stone or maybe something else but a urinal is not an anatomic structure. Stones come in all sizes and may spontaneously p ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
See Urology: If symptomatic need to se urology ; may need intervention depending upon the location. If recurrent to see a nephrologist for special testing and trea ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
26 years experience in Urology
Yes: Multiple 3 mm calculi are stones. Calculi = stone. They are small and you may be able to pass them without intervention (except some medication for ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
28 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Won't Pass: The stone is too big to pass. It may never bother you if it stays in the lower pole. If it moves it will obstruct and will require an intervention. ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Vandersteen
30 years experience in Pediatric Urology
No such thing: Kidney stones are never normal. Thus, there is no normal stone size. Your stones are large and place you at significant risk particularly if you hav ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Needs followup: An enlarged adrenal gland, or small nodules in the adrenal gland can be seen fairly commonly on ct scans of the abdomen. Most small nodules are benig ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Rayson
28 years experience in Pathology
Kidney stone: You obviously have bilateral kidney stones these can be removed with sonication or sometimes surgically they should be removed and analyze for the che ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience in Cardiology
Punctuate : It means a tiny spot of calcium build up
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience in General Practice
Cystitis.: Gross hematuria probably as a result of cystitis caused by the bladder outlet narrowing or stenosis and not because of the kidney stone. By drinking m ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
20 years experience in Radiology
that depends: If they are not causing symptoms, probably nothing should be done at this time. If they are very large or causing obstruction, a urologist should be c ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some…: Minimal hydronephrosis could be just a radiologist's subjective impression, but may not be related with a 5-mm non-obstructing stone. However, the ke ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Exactly what you say: The ultrasound is what it is, the clinical significance must be determined by the treating physician with multiple associated factors to be taken into ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Multiple kidney cyst: The vast majority of renal cysts and benign simple cysts which are a symptomatic and causes no problems. It is not the same as polycystic kidney disea ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience in Urology
Yes: As long as the stone can be seen well enough to be targeted. This is the treatment of choice.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience in Radiology
Possible: But not commonly seen.

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