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A 61-year-old female asked:

kidney fluid filled cyst stage 2 on ct could this be the reason for abd burning and continual uri since january will be having cystoscopy 2 weeks ?

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Dr. Robert Donato
Urology 25 years experience
Kidney Cysts: Renal cysts are benign and common. 50% of people over 50 have at least one.There can be subtle changes that need to be monitored. The bosniak system predicts the chance cancer can occur. Class 2 cysts have no enhancement on ct. Small calcifications or septa(tissue dividing the cyst) are found. Cancer is uncommon as is pain. Cysts do not cause utis, as they don't communicate with the urine stream.

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Last updated Jan 23, 2014

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