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what does mild caliectasis of kidney mean? and stasis of urine in right proximal ureter?

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Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 47 years experience
Dilatation: Caliectasis is a dilatation of the kidneys' urine collecting tubes within the kidney itself. It can reflect some degree of obstruction, infection, or reflux of urine from the bladder to the kidney. Stasis of urine in the upper ureter has a similar list or possible causes.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

I didn't have a proper check up wid a doctor for kidney.. I jaz take my.Husbands med for xprncing dficulties in urine is it ok to take d med?

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Dr. Andrew McCullough
Urology 43 years experience
STOP TAKING HUZ MEDS: Bad move! you might be harming yourself. It is never a good idea to take someone elses medications. Go get a proper checkup.
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A 31-year-old male asked:

How does the kidney normally concentrate urine?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Kidney function: The kidney concentrates urine by regulating the amount of fluid circulating through it. It either absorbs water or lets it pass through depending on the circulating volume of blood or plasma going through it. It also excretes waste products. The process is quite complicated.

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