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A 26-year-old female asked:

What could cause hydronephrosis of 1 kidney without stones or uti, rbcs 0-5 in urinalysis. hx of gi issues, gastric ulcers, chronic gastritis?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
You: could very well have a "stricture" of the ureter leading from that kidney and emptying in your bladder. Peritoneal fibrosis is another condition which can cause obstructive uropathy..(Overuse of certain pain medications have been implicated) Hope this helps! Dr Z

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Last updated Jan 2, 2016

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