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What is the cause of low attenuation lesion in your kidney?

What is the cause of low attenuation lesion in your kidney?

Several causes: Can be a cyst or several possibilities; best to check with your doctor or see a nephrologist. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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Have possible hemorrhagic cyst on kidney .lesion middle kidney . Having light bleeding . Can this b a sign it's ruptured or what would cause this ?

Have possible hemorrhagic cyst on kidney .lesion middle kidney . Having light bleeding . Can this b a sign it's ruptured or what would cause this ?

Ans: There are many possibilities for the bleeding. First you must be sure it is not vaginal. If not then go to doctor and have a urine dip. Hydrate and see if blood resolves if not further testing is needed ...Read more

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What causes lesions in kidney? I have a few the largest being 23mm.

What causes lesions in kidney? I have a few the largest being 23mm.

Need more info: To answer accurately, need more specifics. Most common kidney lesions are benign cysts. Additional kidney findings include complex cysts, benign tumors such as angiomyolipomas , and cancers. ...Read more

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Is a kidney lesion something to worry about?

Is a kidney lesion something to worry about?

Depends.: Some lesions are benign, some malignant, and many unknown until treatment or a biopsy is performed. Many tumors, cysts, or kidney stones that are benign do not need treatment, and may be observed. Some benign lesions can enlarge in size to later cause problems, and require treatment though they are not cancerous. And malignant lesions should be treated by an experienced urologist. ...Read more

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What does "kidney lesion most likely cyst but cannot definitively say since scan was unenhanced" mean?

What does "kidney lesion most likely cyst but cannot definitively say since scan was unenhanced" mean?

Probably not a worry: A cyst is a fluid or sebum filled nodule encased in a membrane. It can have characteristics which suggest that it is harmless or that it may be cancerous and need further workup. This comment means that it is probably harmless, but they cannot say with 100% certainty what it is exactly without doing another test. I would consult with your doctor to decide if additional testing is truly necessary. ...Read more

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I Was Diagnosed with a hyodense lesion on my right kidney. Is This Serious?

I Was Diagnosed with a hyodense lesion on my right kidney. Is This Serious?

Lesion right kidney: This finding requires further characterization. If this was an ultrasound finding, then the choice is to do no further testing, vs repeat ultrasound in 4-6 months, vs undergo MRI with Gadolinium. This may be a simple cyst. Harmless. It may be a complex cyst, which is uncertain until further characterized by MRI. ...Read more

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What test are needed for a kidney lesion to make sure it isnt cancer.

What test are needed for a kidney lesion to make sure it isnt cancer.

Depends: A radiologist may be able to certify it as benign based on images (benign cysts are extremely common), or may do some dye studies. You have a right to find out from your physician what's the appropriate workup for your mass, and whether biopsy or some other means of getting tissue is in order. ...Read more

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Was told I have a cyst, or a lesion on my right kidney, i been having pains in that area, what should I do?

Was told I have a cyst,  or a lesion on my right kidney, i been having pains in that area, what should I do?

Kidney: A simple cyst on the kidney is of no concern. A lesion could be any abnormal finding, including a cyst. The important distinction would be if the radiologist called it a mass. Discuss details with your doctor. You can get some blood and urine tests as well. Further imaging like a ct scan can also evaluate for stones and ureteral problems. ...Read more

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Wounds is also known as Injuries and wounds. A wound is a condition in which a person has some trauma to part of his body in which the surface of the skin or some other organ has been broken open. Wounds include clean cuts, jagged cuts, avulsions (ripping away) of ...Read more