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Is hydroureter in a fetus a problem?

Is hydroureter in a fetus a problem?

Yes: That would indicate some type obstruction in the fetal excretory system that may require intrauterine treatment. ...Read more

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What are ovarian cystadenomas and hydronephrosis/hydroureter?

What are ovarian cystadenomas and hydronephrosis/hydroureter?

Cystadenomas : Ovarian cystadenomas are usually very large cystic tumors arising from the ovaries. As a result of their size and origin, they can cause direct compression on the nearby ureter. The compression leads to dilation of the ureter and is called hydroureter / hydronephrosis. www.peedoc.com @drhtay. ...Read more

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Im 20 CtScan showed 3mm calculus in urinary bladder minimal right hydroureter possibility of recently passed ureteral calulus should be considered ?

Im 20 CtScan showed 3mm calculus in urinary bladder minimal right hydroureter possibility of recently passed ureteral calulus should be considered ?

Sounds like you: passed a stone from kidney to bladder. Strain your urine so your doctor can send it for stone analysis. If this is your first episode, you probably don't need any further testing, unless it becomes a recurrent problem. Avoid dehydration and intake of excess calcium. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been diagnosed with right renal calculi with moderate hydronephrosis and proximal hydroureter?

What to do if I have been diagnosed with right renal calculi with moderate hydronephrosis and proximal hydroureter?

See urologist: Should see urologist. Hydronephrosis and hydroureter can be related to calculus in ureter causing some degree of obstruction. Or there may be obstruction secondary to other causes with stone formation because of stasis in collecting system. ...Read more

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Im 20 CtScan showed 3mm calculus in urinary bladder minimal right hydroureter possibility recently passed ureteral calulus what does this mean ?

Im 20 CtScan showed 3mm calculus in urinary bladder minimal right hydroureter possibility  recently passed ureteral calulus what does this mean ?

Passed kidney stone: If the CT showed a stone in the bladder and some mild hydroureter, it shows that there is some mild swelling of the kidney tube. Since most stones in the urinary tract pass from the kidney to the bladder through the ureter, the swelling likely indicates that a stone caused some degree of blockage before getting to the bladder. You may want to see a urologist to get your stone risks evaluated ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for left sided proximal ureteral calculus 1 CM in size with hydronephrosis and mild hydroureter?

What is the best treatment for left sided proximal ureteral calculus 1 CM in size with hydronephrosis and mild hydroureter?

See answer: For a 1 cm proximal ureteral calculus, both ureteroscopy with holmium:yag laser lithotripsy and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (eswl) are acceptable treatment options. The potential advantages of eswl: non-invasive, less morbidity, and lesser anesthesia and analgesic requirement. Disadvantages of eswl: less successful (~70-80%) vs ureteroscopy (~80-90%) and higher retreatment rate. ...Read more

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How can I tell which type of kidney stone I suffer from? Diagnosed renal colic, medium hydroureter, 0.45mm stone at distal ureter; treated with Xatral

How can I tell which type of kidney stone I suffer from? Diagnosed renal colic, medium hydroureter, 0.45mm stone at distal ureter; treated with Xatral

Catch it: strain your urine and catch the stone. Take the stone to a urologist for analysis. He will send it to a special lab and get the results in a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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Is hydrocele in a fetus a problem?

Is hydrocele in a fetus a problem?

Usually not: Will probably be present at birth. Most infant hydroceles resolve spontaneously during first year of life. May need treatment if they enlarge hugely or become tense, tender or red. ...Read more

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If a little bit of chromsome comes off, does that cause problem for fetus later in life?

If a little bit of chromsome comes off, does that cause problem for fetus later in life?

YES!: The concept of "a little bit" of chromosome is faulty to begin with; even microscopic chromosomal deletions can have profound health effects (or even be lethal). Depends on what proteins that chromosome was coding for and how large the deletion is. Sounds like you could benefit from comprehensive genetic couneling. ...Read more

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Can a fetus have extra fluid behind the neck and still be okay and have no disorders or problems?

Can a fetus have extra fluid behind the neck and still be okay and have no disorders or problems?

Yes: while this can be considered an abnormal finding on ultrasound, there are many things to take into consideration. The significance depends on the fetal heart and chromosomes. A simple maternal blood test can check for fetal DNA and be reassuring in many cases. While there are possibly associated abnormalities, you need more information before making any judgements! Best of luck to you. ...Read more