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Causes Of Hydronephrosis
Due to abnormal amount of urine retained by kidney due to swelling of internal renal collecting system consisting of cayces & renal pelvis. Urinary collecting ducts drain into calyces which dreain into pelvis (like a funnel) draining into ureter. Causes mostly blockage, congenital or acquired from stone, fibrous tissue, growth or external pressure of pelvis or lower down, ...Read more
I have a 5mm stone that is stuck in the ureter, just outside the bladder. It has caused mild hydronephrosis and hydro-ureter. I have no pain at all, just a slight "awareness" in my lower back.
1. How swiftly must this be addressed" days?
No rush, may pass: Most 5 mm ureteral stones pass spontaneously. Your symptoms are mild and you have had either a ct or a renal ultrasound & are under care so there is no immediate need for intervention. Urine should be filtered in case stone is passed. Studies can be repeated in 2 weeks, or sooner if symptoms increase, risk of renal damage is minimal. Stone can be removed later as needed.Ureter. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am having a lot of pain caused by hydronephrosis that was dxed yesterday on ct. Waiting on a referal to be finalized for urology. Is it safe to use a heating pad w/ hydronephrosis?
Have hydronephrosis in my right kidney. Have a history of severe hydronephrosis in my r kidney. Dr looked at CT and there is no obstruction causing the hydronephrosis in my r kidney. My dr is sending mw to urology, how concerning is hydronephrosis w/ no
Male/42/w/30yrs multiple renal stones(calcium oxalate)why do my recent nonobstructing stones cause hydronephrosis/10outof10 pain/hematuria& no uti?
What could cause hydronephrosis of 1 kidney without stones or uti, rbcs 0-5 in urinalysis. Hx of GI issues, gastric ulcers, chronic gastritis?
Much scar tissue following surgeries for bladder cancer. I've taken much ibuprofen for a herniated disc. Can this cause hydronephrosis?
No : Ibuprofen does not cause Hydronephrosis which is dilation of the pelvis of the Kidney due to back pressure Most often it is caused by kidney stone but scarring due to other causes such as radiation or rarely surgery can cause Hydronephrosis I hope that helps ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause hydronephrosis ( sp?) I have high bp, potassium and protien in urine and elevated wbc?
Blocklage or reflux: Blockage can be 1) within kidney from stone, polyp, sloughed tissue or tumor 2) in wall of kidney kidney pelvis or ureter congenital or tumor 3) extrinsic from constricting blood vessel, retroperoneal fifrosis or pressure from cyst or tumor. Refluxing urine frombladder can cause hydro. High BP can be from kidney or other cardiovascular causes, wbcs in blood or urine ?Infection.Pot.+ protein?Kidney. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stone obstruction: Which causes mild hydronephrosis can cause pain. U might have flank or abdominal pain following high fluid consuption from intrinsic obstruction due to stretching of kidney pelvis. Pain would lessen or go away with time ; only mild hydronephrosis would be seen on us. Repeat us after fluid load or during pain episode might give more information. Pain may well be due to other causes. ...Read more
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