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my kidneys are getting smaller and have cysts on them

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
35 years experience General Surgery
No: Highly unlikely- it may be that some stones are passing, and you don't visualize them passing yet.
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Dr. Darren Mack
12 years experience Urology
No: Non-obstructing stones or a small cyst will not cause pain in the kidney. Kidney pain typically results from distention of the renal capsule when the ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Salmonella treatment: The antibiotic susceptibility of Salmonella (and many other bacteria) varies widely from one part of the world to others. You'll need to check with yo ... Read More
Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Quinolone/macrilide : You could try antibiotics from the quinolone or macrolide family as these are nit likely to induce hemolysis in your brother. Where can you get them? ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Cyst kidney: Cyst are hypoechogenic and not hyper
Dr. Daniel Azabache
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Cyst is black on US: Small benign cysts on kidneys do not show echogenicity on ultrasonography but if we increased the gain in the machine, the cysts will show echogenicit ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
The lower pole: Is the lower portion of the affected kidney. An isolated cyst, if small and no renal compromise is identified is typically just an incidental finding ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Cysts liver kidney: Common and apparently you had a test that shows them .
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
29 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Nephrologist: Small sized kidneys means kidneys appear smaller on ultrasound images. This must be evaluated in relation to the body size, age and renal function. O ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wigneswaran
26 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Cystic Disease: Typically small sized kidneys can be congenital(born like that), or in many instances as your kidney function gets worse the kidney scars and get smal ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nelly Cohen
27 years experience Internal Medicine
No relation: There is no known correlation between food and renal cysts.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Bucci
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Cysts: since you know you have them, I assume you have had an ultrasound or CT scan. Yes they could have gotten bigger or even multiplied. Repeat scanning is ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Kidney pain: Its really to say what's causing your pain with having the opportunity to performed a physical exam. Kidney pain is usually caused by distension of th ... Read More
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