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Doctor insights on: Heterogeneous Fullness Of The Left Kidney Place Biopsy

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I medium size mass & 3 smaller in liver & 1 medium size mass on left kidney what benign conditions ? Biopsies will be done next week dr says not cyst

I medium size mass & 3 smaller in liver & 1 medium size mass on left kidney what benign conditions  ? Biopsies will be done next week dr says not cyst

Liver mass: The best thing to do is to wait for the biopsy. to provide you a possible diagnosis one needs to know more about mass, like is it solid, is it echogenic? was the imaging done with contrast, so on and so forth. ...Read more

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Biopsy (Definition)

Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more


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Is it necessary for me to have an embolism for a 2.5cm angiomyolipoma that a biopsy just resulted in ( left kidney) ?

Is it necessary for me to have an embolism for a 2.5cm angiomyolipoma that a biopsy just resulted in ( left kidney) ?

Symptoms?: If getting symptoms, e.g. Pain, bleeding, altered kidney function, then may need this common, benign abnormality treated. If shown to be benign, and none of the above, then simply observation/monitoring may be fine. Check with your doc. ...Read more

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Small lobulated heterogeneously enhancing isodense mass at upper pole of left kidney measuring 2.8x2.4 cm. Please help?

Small lobulated heterogeneously enhancing isodense mass at upper pole of left kidney measuring 2.8x2.4 cm. Please help?

Ask your doctor...: More info on your general health profile will help decision-making. Clinically, nowadays, you have 3 reasonable options to follow including: 1, if young and healthy, do laparoscopic partial nephrectomy; 2. if reluctant, do biopsy to decide benignancy or malignancy - if malignant, operate as that in 1.; if benign, watch and see; 3.consider radio-frequency or cryo ablation. More? Ask... Or See me... ...Read more

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My husband had cat scan done last week they found a 2x1.8 CM heterogenous in attenuation on left kidney suspicious for neoplasm can this be cance?

My husband had cat scan done last week they found a 2x1.8 CM heterogenous in attenuation  on left kidney suspicious for neoplasm  can this be cance?

Concern: You are asking a serious and life altering question that will require expertise (biopsy?), kindness, follow-up and coordinated Medical Care. This must be done through your physician and the team of physicians required for your husband's case. Wishing you strength as the answers come. ...Read more

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My usg says " pelvicalyceal fullness in left kidney/'. what does it mean?

My usg says " pelvicalyceal fullness in left kidney/'. what does it mean?

Here are some...: Without clinical symptoms and history, fairly speaking, a professional could not deduce a clinically relevant diagnosis from the one-time finding of pelvicalyceal fullness in left kidney, although possible mild long-term functional "obstruction at the upper part of ureter needs to be considered. So, ask and discuss this finding with your doctor so to reach reasonable possible explanation. Best... ...Read more

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My child right kidney function 98%, left function 2%.How could it can possible full funtion of left kidney?

My child right kidney function 98%, left function 2%.How could it can possible full funtion of left kidney?

See below: It is possible your baby has a congenital defect in the left kidney, or ref lux. Normally both have equal function. It is likely the right kidney is contributing to all of total expected function, and your doctor will be able to determine that. This needs to be closely monitered and any possibility of reversibility.Most children are fine with one functioning kidney. ...Read more

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I have gone through lft. My total protein level is 8.1 and sgpt is 40. In usg shows left kidney has minimal fullness of pelvicalyceal system. Need adv

I have gone through lft. My total protein level is 8.1 and sgpt is 40. In usg shows left kidney has minimal fullness of pelvicalyceal system. Need adv

Multiple: Sgpt of 40 appears to be normal by our lab cut offs. Total protein of 8.1 is normal or minimally elevated, so your liver seems ok by these tests. Left kidney minimal fullness - that by itself doesn't tell me what the problem is and where it is located. ...Read more

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I feel pain my left kidney Dr . says that it's normal but not own place it's down and urine vain seaze many times, ever urine bladder not empty.

I feel pain my left kidney Dr . says that it's normal but not own place it's down and urine vain seaze many times, ever urine bladder not empty.

Second opinion: If you cannot completely empty your bladder, and have pain, you need to be checked again, see someone else, if you are not satisfied with the answer again, or just see some one else now for a second opinion. If you are going to the bathroom all the time you might have a bladder infection instead. If you have fever over 101 degrees F or vomiting you are very sick and need to go to an ER. ...Read more

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Will I need a biopsy when both left right and isthmus thyroid lobes are found heterogeneous?

Nodules: Hi. No, not from how you describe it. We fine needle biopsy nodules to see if they're cancer. Diffuse heterogeneity in the gland is often seen in Hashimoto's (which can be diagnosed with thyroid autoantibodies; needle biopsy not indicated. Talk with your doctor. He/she will recommend next step(s). Good luck! ...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