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A 20-year-old female asked:

Is there such thing as a ultrasound for kidney? i have microscopic hematuria. urine 500++

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
Yes: Ultrasound of the kidney is relatively quick, painless, and uses no ionizing radiation, so it is often the first imaging study performed to evaluate the kidneys. It may identify a potential cause of the hematuria. If it doesn't, further tests may need to be done.

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Last updated Jun 21, 2014

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