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What is a normal kidney size for a female

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hale
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
9-13 cm: With an ultrasound evaluation, the normal kidney size is 9-13 cm. One kidney may be up to 1.5 CM difference in size from the other and still be in ac ... Read More
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Dr. Vijay Karia
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Kidney and body size: The size of the kidney depends on the body size. A normal adult female kidney will be at least 10 centimeters long

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hsieh
21 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends on height: The appropriate size of your kidney's depend on your height. So the taller you are, the larger your kidneys should be. To give a range for the general ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: It will not increase in size.
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Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience Internal Medicine
No : Kidney size decreases due to scarring and fibrous tissue and is irreversible. If your other kidney is normal than their is not much to worry about as ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Vandersteen
30 years experience 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 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
No: Needs evaluation now.
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Why & how did you get renal & splenic size measurement? By CT or US; for pain, infection, or? All figures may be normal for you, but make sure ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It is most: likely OK and related to technical variations between the scans, but talk to your doc to make sure.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
One can do: Just fine with even a solitary kidney. This should not Prohibit you from having a normal life.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Recovery?: You best resource for the answer to your question is the nephrologist (n) taking care of you. The questions to ask your n are: do you have acute renal ... Read More
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Dr. Maya Vazirani
52 years experience Neonatology
Normal finding: this is a normal finding at that gestation

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