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Cyst In Liver And Kidney
Kidney problems: Not usually. However gallbladder sludge can lead to pancreatitis which can cause acute kidney injury. Also cysts in the liver can also be associated with cysts in the kidneys, so if there is anything abnormal with the kidney function, an ultrasound of the kidneys may be helpful. ...Read more
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
More info?: Why do you think its your liver or gallbladder? Have you been seen? If it is you can try to avoid the food "triggers" such as high fat or fried foods. Sometimes this with exercise and weight loss is enough to avoid attacks. Most people eventually need surgery to remove the gallbladder. Its a very common surgery. ...Read more
Is kidney infection dangerous, esp. Kidney stone in the ureter, low platelet count and hypotension, resulting in bloated kidney and kidney infection?
Yes: Nobody can diagnose or treat you except your physician, but what you describe is both all-too-common and poses an immediate threat to health and life. ...Read more
My ultrasound results are mild fatty infiltration of the liver, a stable angiomyolipoma in the left kidney and a small polyp in the gallbladder.
Multi problem girl: OK improve you nutrition eat well balanced diet , don't drink you will damage further if you take care of yourself possible to revert neglect may lead to cirrhosis . GB polyp need observation if is less than 2 cm , considered pre-malignant may need removal . L kidney one benign need observation only regular MD Ck ups , OK not that bad right ! ...Read more
Could but always: Yes tumors on the liver or kidneys can cause abnormal lab values but not always. ...Read more
Can renal cysts cause pain and discomfort?
I have a septated cyst along with calyceal diverticulum with calculi in the right kidney
Sometimes: Kidney cysts rarely cause pain unless they are large or if infected which is not common.Depends also on the location of the cyst &what organ it is pressing on.25% of people at age 40 &50%at 50 have cysts.The calyceal diverticulum with stone sometimes requires intervention but only by a urologist with experience in laparoscopic &/or ureteroscopic procedures(depending in location in the kidney) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In my u/s of abdomen. mild liver enlargement with inflammatory changes. Cholecystitis. Cystitis. In both kidney small calcui seen?
Here are some ...: You should ask your treating Doc for this Q since he/she has your detailed clinical information so to better deduce the practical correlation with the findings from abdominal US. Note: Before acting, one has to consider the balance between medical necessity (from patient's and doctor's perspective) and professional possibility so to make right decision and take right action. ...Read more
had an ultrasound of the liver, gallbladder, kidney and pancreas
there was echogenicity of the liver and the pancreas was not well seen?
Yes: Kidney stones induce pain by causing obstruction. Even if the stone is small and but still in the kidney, it can still obstruct the flow of urine out the kidney and cause significant flank pain. The pain can also be intermittent as the stone moves around and shifts within the kidney. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was recently hospitalized w/kidney stone which is now in the distal left ureter (per CT scan). Would kidney stone produce excessive gas and bloating?
Can an upper and lower abdominal and pelvic CT find tumors in the kidneys, liver, and pancreas? Or any of those?
My liver size is 15.5cm ... also small cysts in liver... having ADPKD.. any problem with my liver ?
Can pain in liver area be due to some other factor? Ultrasound of liver, spleen, and pancreas are ok.
Often when a person: experiences pain in the right upper quadrant/RUQ of the abdomen one is tempted to say it is liver pain...the liver is the largest organ in that part of the body. Pain in the RUQ can come from the skin/muscles of the abdominal wall (shingles, muscle strain), inflammation of abdom lining (peritonitis), organs (add gall bladder, colon, kidney) or "referred" from lung, ribs ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Benign findings : Gallbladder sludge can be seen with rapid weight loss, prolonged fasting, really sick patients with low/absent oral intake or use of tpn.Certain drugs (i.e. Ceftriaxone) can also cause it.The clinical course of sludge varies - often going away if the causative agent is eliminated. Asymptomatic patients require no therapy. If symptomatic or complications arise cholecystectomy may be indicated. ...Read more
I have kidney stones, a cyst and a mass in the wall of my left kidney all are in same kidney what are my options?
I have fatty infiltration of the liver substance the pancreas appers unremarkable and the liver gallb;adder and biliary appears normal.?
Many possible causes: "fatty liver" can be seen in many situations such as obesity, alcohol use, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, problems with high triglycerides. However, it can eventually lead to problem called nash and ultimately to cirrhosis of the liver if not treated. Treatment usually involves identifying the reason for the problem and treating accordingly. ...Read more
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
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