A 28-year-old female asked:
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can hydronephrosis and kidney infection caused by a kidney stone blockage of the ureter cause hypotension?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
IF there is: Obstruction this is a high risk situation for development of infection. A serious infection could cause low blood pressure. The other possibility is low blood pressure related to pain medication for the stone.
Answered on Mar 14, 2013
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Yes must be a reason: Speak to your urologist , wants to save that kidney , some times risks out weight the benefits Your doctor will be happy to explain to you.
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It may: It has gone most of he way, but could be stuck where the drainage tube crosses the pelvic brim.
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