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I am diagnose with tiny 2.6 mm echogenic concretion in right kidney midpole region, tiny 2mm echogenic concretion in left kidney lower pole region, p?

I am diagnose with tiny 2.6 mm echogenic concretion in right kidney midpole region, tiny 2mm echogenic concretion in left kidney lower pole region, p?

Likely kidney stones: The findings you describe are commonly seen with kidney stones. Occasionally, the same findings can be from a calcium in a vessel or within the tissue of the kidney. As long as they stay where they are, you shouldn't worry. You could have your urine tested to see if there is a reason why you have stones. If you get onset of severe pain radiation along your side, tell you doctor about stones. ...Read more

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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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I have Tiny concretions Right kidney lower pole and left Renal pelvis. What are its effects?

I have Tiny concretions Right kidney lower pole and left Renal pelvis. What are its effects?

Usually nothing!: They may represent PRIOR infection or tiny stones. They have no significance unless they are small stones in which case they could block (obstruct) the kidney involved. Knowing they are there is the important thing. Your Primary Care Provider will determine if a consultation with a UROLOGIST is necessary

Hope this helps

Dr Z ...Read more

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I got a 7mm stone, non obstructing in my left lower kidney pole. No pain or sx. What actions shall I take?

I got a 7mm stone, non obstructing in my left lower kidney pole. No pain or sx. What actions shall I take?

See urologist or: Wait and do nothing, drink aot of water and real lemonaide to help dissolve it if it is a calcium oxylate stone, , less salt and red meat, if ever hear a clink in toilet, get the stone for lab anylisis to see what kind it is for proper treatment, may be able to lithotripsy it[dissolve by radiowaves ] see urologist for more. ...Read more

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Kidney stone in lower pole of 10.5 mm?

Kidney stone in lower pole of 10.5 mm?

Won't Pass: The stone is too big to pass. It may never bother you if it stays in the lower pole. If it moves it will obstruct and will require an intervention. Try and find out why you make stones since uric acid stones can shrink in an alkaline environment. Also, if the stone is calcium decreasing urinary calcium may prevent the stone from enlarging. See a urologist, lithotripsy may be of benefit. ...Read more

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Is ureteroscopy safe for 3mm kidney stone in lower pole for me? How much chances are there of complications? How soon will I be able to sail?

Is ureteroscopy safe for 3mm kidney stone in lower pole for me? How much chances are there of complications? How soon will I be able to sail?

Renal stone: I am unsure why you would need a ureteroscopy for a non-obstructing lower pole stone? A 3 mm stone in the lower pole of the kidney, would need an eswl treatment at best. I would consider another opinion. ...Read more

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3 stones. One is 2.3 mm, Right kidney. Left kidney has 2, Lower pole 1.6cm stone and Upper nonobstructing stone measuring 7.6 cm, any advice?

3 stones. One is 2.3 mm, Right kidney. Left kidney has 2, Lower pole 1.6cm stone and Upper nonobstructing stone measuring 7.6 cm, any advice?

Urologist: You could try a combination of Magnesium, B-multivitamin and vitamin D3. That can help prevent further stones, but you probably need to see a urologist about the larger stones. ...Read more

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Few 3 mm and 4 mm kidney stone in lower pole of kidney, pain hematuria for a month. Show on ultrasound not CT. Treatment options?

Few 3 mm and 4 mm kidney stone in lower pole of kidney, pain hematuria for a month. Show on ultrasound not CT. Treatment options?

Stone: If a stone is seen on ultrasound but not on ct it is then difficult to treat as 99% of stones are visualized on ct. ...Read more

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I have bilateral kidney stones in lower pole of kidneys showed on ultrasound but not CT scan and blood in urine pain why? What know will happen?

SOME TIME YOU MISS: Although cat scan is very useful test to diagnose kidney stones, but it can miss some stones, like crixivan/indinavir stones.
You have stones and depending on the size and location, most stones will pass down through the ureters in to the bladder and than out through the urethera.
Some time these stones do not pass and have to be treated with lithotripsy or surgery to deal with it. ...Read more

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Does himalaya cystone help to remove kidney stones? I have lower pole 7.5mm kidney stone. Could it be possible to pass?

Does himalaya cystone help to remove kidney stones? I have lower pole 7.5mm kidney stone. Could it be possible to pass?

No: The only short term study of effects of the herb cystone on kidney stones showed that it had no effect. A 7.5 mm lower pole stone has an almost zero% chance of passing. The best option for this stone is percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a 10 mm kidney stone in the lower pole of the right kidney. Will it cause damage to kidney if left alone? Was 4 mm last year. Bleeding in uri

I have a 10 mm kidney stone in the lower pole of the right kidney. Will it cause damage to kidney if left alone? Was 4 mm last year. Bleeding in uri

Kidney stones: Ask your doctor is you have any signs of hydronephrosis. Hydornephrosis is caused by obstruction. If you have this I'd suggest you get this stone taken care of. If you don't have any signs of hydronephrosis there probably isn't any danger waiting a little longer to have this removed. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in lower side is it from kidney?

Pain in lower side is it from kidney?

Maybe...: Back or side pain on either side can be from the kidneys. Pain in front on either side is usually from the bowels. Pain in the lower center of the abdomen is usually from the bladder or uterus. ...Read more

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My lower left side of my back has been hurting every day for the past week, is it a kidney problem?

My lower left side of my back has been hurting every day for the past week, is it a kidney problem?

Back pain: It might be, but it could also be a problem with the muscles in your back. You need to see your doctor to have your urine tested to check for kidney infection or kidney stones and have your back looked at to check for a muscle problem. ...Read more

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Right side kidney or I think lower right side of my back I notice there is no pain but some discomfort any suggestions? Thanks in advance

Right side kidney or I think lower right side of my back I notice there is no pain but some discomfort any suggestions? Thanks in advance

Muscle pain likely: If there is no appreciable pain and just discomfort and there are no urinary symptoms like blood in urine, pain during urination or frequency and there is no radiation of pain to groin area than it is not related to your kidney and it may just me a muscle spasm etc causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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Hi I also have lower pain on the right side back, it feels like somthing is sqeezing inside, not sure what it is, could it be my kidney? Thank you!

Hi I also have lower pain on the right side back, it feels like somthing is sqeezing inside, not sure what it is, could it be my kidney? Thank you!

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Are 3 mm calcifications in lower poles of kidney, bad?

Kidney Stones: 3 mm is small enough for you to pass on your own, but they will cause you pain if and when you pass them. Have your doctor conduct a 24 hour urine collection for "stone risk profile" to see why you have kidney stones. ...Read more

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Have left pain on my lower back I think its my kidneys?

Have left pain on my lower back I think its my kidneys?

Kidney? Other cause: See your physician to check it out. Have your urine checked, there is usually some microscopic blood if you have a kidney stone. Pain could be musculoskeletal if pain increases or is reproduced by twisting, flexing or extending your spine. Have someone tap over the back of your lower ribs, will be tender if u have kidney pain. ...Read more

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What's a lower pole cyst in the kidney? And how does it get treated?

What's a lower pole cyst in the kidney? And how does it get treated?

The lower pole: Is the lower portion of the affected kidney. An isolated cyst, if small and no renal compromise is identified is typically just an incidental finding during a scan (ct or ultrasound) for something else and just needs to be periodically observed, but not treated. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you hurting in your lower back near your kidneys?

Possibilities: The kidneys are off to the left and right of the upper portion of low back. Pain can be from a kidney issue like a stone (intense cramping pain). Pain can also be from a disk problem or spinal degeneration ("arthritis"). Trauma and strains can do it. Less common causes include infections and tumors. If it is severe or persists, see your primary doctor. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my right lower back around my kidney I want to know what is it?

I have a pain in my right lower back around my kidney I want to know what is it?

Not sure: "my back hurts, I think its my kidney"....9 of10 times the pain is not from your kidney and more likely to be from a musculature/skeletal origin. Your doctor can examine you, obtain more details, possibly perform an an x-ray so he or she can better address your concern. ...Read more

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Major pain round my lower back only on one side though around my kidney area. What shall I do?

Major pain round my lower back only on one side though around my kidney area. What shall I do?

Evaluation: See your doctor. The possibilities include kidney infection, stones, muscle spasm etc. Without further testing the cause cannot be determined. ...Read more

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Hi! I am currently having some mild discomfort on my right side of my lower back, not sure if it's my kidney?

Here are some. ..: If what you have felt doesn't fade and disappear in 5-7 days, you need a timely professional attention, evaluation, and care/counseling. Before seeing Doc, collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, evolution, & progress of the symptoms over time to Doc for analysis + physical exam + possible tests as needed so to deduce possible causes for proposing reasonable Rx/care/counseling... ...Read more

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Been waiting couple days for gallbladder/ kidney test results Have a excuiating pain in lower left back Is this a symthom?

Here are some. ..: If your tests for gallbladder and kidneys were done for your acute left backache, the results of tests especially for kidneys should be available in hours, not days, at least in the US. Of course, numerous conditions may cause the reported pain, but the combo of analyzing the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of the pain & its related Sx over time + physicals will help to. . ...Read more

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Went to E.R> and was told Kidney's functioning normally. Still feel pain in lower back and on lower sides. What could this be?

Went to E.R> and was told Kidney's functioning normally. Still feel pain in lower back and on lower sides. What could this be?

Nerve impingement: Can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle weakness and pain in one arm, finger numbness, etc. Prevention treatment is always recommended. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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Everyday when after waking up I got an annoying pain in the right or sometimes left side of my lower back. Right where the kidneys are.

Everyday when after waking up I got an annoying pain in the right or sometimes left side of my lower back. Right where the kidneys are.

Muscle tightness: Your symptoms could be due to muscle spasm from the postion in which you sleep. Could also be a kidney or bladder issue. That might change the color or odor of yournurine. A mattress that is too soft or hard could be the culprit. Do not sleep on your stomach. ...Read more

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I have pain in my right lower back, around where I think my kidney is. It feels like a musle spasm because when I get up or turn it pulls hurting?

? Kidney stone: Right lower back is the right place for kidney pain. Kidney stones give pain when we move, and they are known to cause pain with jarring movement. It may be just muscle strain as well. If you don't have fever, then you can try taking pain pills and drinking good amount of fluids, that might help. If pain persists more than a week, then I would suggest you to see a pcp for work up. ...Read more

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I just started today feeling pain in my lower back (kidney area) that wraps around to the side and sometimes the front. It's constant what should I do?

I just started today feeling pain in my lower back (kidney area) that wraps around to the side and sometimes the front. It's constant what should I do?

Low back pain: The kidneys are a lot higher in the back than most would think. If you put your finger in the pit of your stomach and draw a line around back on both sides, that's the normal position of the kidneys. If your pain is in that area, then it could be your kidneys, if it is lower and very likely could be muscular. Either way if it persists or increases in frequency duration severity have it checked out. ...Read more

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Why kidney stones formed mostly in lower calyces?

Why kidney stones formed mostly in lower calyces?

Gravity: Kidney stones are denser than urine & thus settle downwards from affects of gravity. ...Read more