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A 37-year-old member asked:

causes of hydronephrosis?

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Dr. Alok Agrawal
Nephrology and Dialysis 34 years experience
Several: Blockage in the ureter, bladder neck or urethra. This can be internal, external or within the walls of these organs.There are several causes.
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Severe bladder reflux can also cause hydronephrosis.
Feb 15, 2013

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A 22-year-old member asked:

How the hidroneprosis is cure?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 43 years experience
???? your question: Hydronephrosis is back pressure on the kidney due to obstruction. This can have many causes. A stone, a stricture, a tumor, uric acid, infection, and many other things can cause hydronephrosis. If you have this, work with your pcp, urologist, interventional radiologist and others to appropriately treat this condition. You need to save all the kidney function you can.
A 30-year-old member asked:

What is unilateral hydronephrosis?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Retained urine: Results in kidney swelling, most commonly due to obstruction between the kidney pelvis (urine funnel) and ureter which drains urine into bladder (uretero-pelvis junction obstruction), less commonly due to obstruction at bladder end of ureter or bladder reflux, in both cases ureter will will also be swollen. Unilateral means that hydronephrosis is only present on one side.
A 46-year-old member asked:

Can cycloset syrup be used on patients with hydronephrosis?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No contraindication: Should affect or be affected by hydronephrosis.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Can hydronephrosis cause pylonephritis?

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Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
Nephrology and Dialysis 31 years experience
Related: If a kidney is obstructed, it can dilate (hydronephrosis). The blockage causes the urine flow to decrease, making infection possible (pyelonephritis). This is a common risk with obstructing kidney stones.
A 42-year-old member asked:

What is right hydronephrosis and proximal hydroureter? What causes these?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Hydornephrosis: Something is blocking the urine getting from your kidney to your bladder on the right. kidney stone. REcent surgery?

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