Forest Hills, NY
A 18-year-old female asked:
home treatments for hydronephrosis with no pain at 11 weeks pregnant?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Need more info: Is hydronephrosis (hn) new since onset of pregnancy? How severe is the hn? Hn during pregnancy is quite common due to combination of estrogen effect & enlarged urerus which can obstruct ureters. Settles down on its own after pregnancy, most cases. Symptomatic hn during pregnancy requires intervention, by a urologist or an interventionist, to decompress obstructed kidney/s. Discuss with your OB dr.
Pediatric Urology 31 years experience
No treatment: No treatment needed. Hydronephrosis of pregnancy is common and requires no treatment in the absence of symptoms. As with most urinary tract disorders, maintaining a dilute urine by good water drinking will decrease risks of infection and stones.
Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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