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Doctor insights on: Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney

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Is surgical removal of a multicystic dysplastic kidney a cure?

Is surgical removal of a multicystic dysplastic kidney a cure?

Probably yes: I assume the other kidney is normal and if so removing the diseased kidney reduces your chances of having infection, hypertension and malignant trasformation. You can live a normal life with no restrictions with one kidney. ...Read more

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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


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What is a dysplastic kidney in a baby? How did the baby get it?

What is a dysplastic kidney in a baby?  How did the baby get it?

Improperly developed: Multicystic dysplastic kidney is a malformed one of congenital origin, usually nonfunctioning. ...Read more

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What investigation should b done in 1 yr baby girl of having congenital dysplastic kidney? N at what age? How it can b treat?

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What investigation should b done in 1 yr baby girl of having congenital dysplastic kidney? N at what age? How it can b treat?

See below: Congenital dysplastic/multicystic kidney is either nonfunctuional or has a minimal function. This is not a treatable condition and affected kidney is often resected at later age. ...Read more

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I was born with multicystic kidney and my question is can I have children and would there be risk factors?

I was born with multicystic kidney and my question is can I have children and would there be risk factors?

Kids probably OK: Multicystic dysplastic kidney is usually sporadic-- meaning it doesn't run in families. There are rare genetic causes, so if these do run in your family you should speak with a geneticist about testing. But in most cases, there is no extra risk of passing this along to your kids. Multicystic kidneys are usually diagnosed well before birth through ultrasound. ...Read more

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Is soda bad for kidneys?

Is soda bad for kidneys?

Maybe bad,never good: Sodas have a high acid content can make it easier for kidney stones to form. If you are drinking little water, eating lots of acidic foods, drinking soda on top of that can cause kidney stone formation, which can lead to pain and obstruction of the kidneys. Drinking soda (esp. Regular, but even diet) is never good for you. Limit consumption if possible. Moderation and balance are key! ...Read more

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