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show me where the kidneys are located

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
X rays : Usually xrays pass thru kidney tissue; so you don't get to see its shadow on the xrays. Ct however can pick them up.

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Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes,: if something major occured in between(e.g. kidney obstruction/hydronephrosis) or if there is an acute infection/inflammation. If you have been clinic ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Seeing mild dilation of ureters / renal pelvis, called pelvo-caliectasis, but at what stage of pregnancy? Only one side is involved and being mild sug ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wigneswaran
25 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Definition: Essentially the fetus right kidney is shown to be slightly dilated which can happen when urine is not exiting the kidney in a normal fashion. The term ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Several factors.: 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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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
26 years experience Urology
Function, scars, obs: Renal scans can be very helpful to give differential kidney function. They can give us information about renal scars from previous infections and hel ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: It just looks at the bladder.
A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Basic anatomy: They are located deep behind the intestines (retroperitoneal). From the back, they are blanketed by multiple layers of muscle. See http://education.Y ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Likely Not: Alcohol acts as a diuretic so it is possible that your labs could look like you are dehydrated. In addition, if you drink regularly you can develop m ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Cyst kidney: Cyst are hypoechogenic and not hyper

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