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proximal ureteric calculi

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tillett
22 years experience Urology
Urologist: Unfortunately, there is no easy "cure" for a 7 mm proximal ureteral stone. You have a small, but not zero, chance to pass this on your own, but even ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: You may not know if the stone blocks the ureter. It would be prudent to consult a urologist to see if it would be feasible to remove the stones endosc ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Dilatation: Caliectasis is a dilatation of the kidneys' urine collecting tubes within the kidney itself. It can reflect some degree of obstruction, infection, or ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
See urologist: Should see urologist. Hydronephrosis and hydroureter can be related to calculus in ureter causing some degree of obstruction. Or there may be obstruct ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Now Cranberry Juice: Drink lots of cranberry juice and water, and hot it will pass. If not, see a Urologist for a determination of how to remove this stone.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
No: There is nothing you can injest that will dissollve a ureteral stone. A 7mm stone is not likely to pass spontaneously all the way to the bladder. Sho ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Boardman
25 years experience General Surgery
Findings: Findings on radiographic studies sometimes can be misleading. Usually there are findings that are benign and mean nothing more than there is something ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Multiple causes: There are multiple causes, including inflammation, infection, scarring, and cancer. The ureters can also be compressed by extrinsic masses and struct ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Silverman
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Type of kidney stone: Staghorn calculi (that fill the shape of the renal calyces) are usually struvite and opaque.
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A male asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
25 years experience Pathology
Unknown.: Does it have to do with carrots?

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