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Multiple Kidney Stones In Both Kidneys
The same: Most likely you have both kidney infected because the sources of the infection is the blood? ...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
Also find cause: Metabolic causes of kidney stones need to be ruled out ; managed accordingly. Drink lots of water 8 - 10 glasses/day and minimize salt intake. Medication such as hydrochlorthiazide may be indicated if urinary calcium output is higher than normal (hypercalcuria), increase urinary citric acid if low, or Allopurinol if you have uric acid stones (often associated with diet). ...Read more
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
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
Male/42/w/30yrs multiple renal stones(calcium oxalate)why do my recent nonobstructing stones cause hydronephrosis/10outof10 pain/hematuria& no uti?
24mm+ stones in both kidneys. Can they cause pain in both flanks and in abdominal area when still in kidneys? Also passed 20 stones in 4 days.
Here are some...: Analyzing the onset, duration, interval, degree, evolution, & resolution of pain and the sequence of events + the findings of timely physical exam will usually comes to a reliable conclusion of if the pain results from renal stones. Clinically, you are luckily able to pass so many in 4 days, but if really from kidneys or bladder. Managing renal stones can be staged as present and future care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: You already have mild enlargement of the kidney - that is what hydronephroiss is. Over a long period of time, a blocking stone can lead to infections and decrease in kidney function. It is best to talk with a good urologist as to what the best plan is for your individual case - whether the stone needs to be removed, or if they are comfortable just following it over time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ct of abdomen- granular high attenuation material in both kidneys. Multiple stones in each kidney. Uniform attenuation in liver. What does this mean?
Hard to be sure...: The description "granular high attenuation in kidneys" is not descriptive enough to know what the radiologist definitely meant. They should have put their interpretation of this finding in the impression. It may be related to the kidney stones they mention. Make sure you clarify with your doc. The phrase "uniform attenuation in the liver" is another way of saying nothing abnormal seen in liver. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kidney function: There are congenital disorders like poly cystic kidney , medullary cystic disease. These conditions are characterized by cysts in both kidneys.It is rare to have multiple cysts in only one kidney disease.However it can occur very rarely. Check your bp, kidney function, see a nephrologist. ...Read more
Good question: I assume you mean "cystitis" and pelvocaliectasis otherwise known as hydronephrosis. Typically cystitis itself would not, however if cystitis causes urinary obstruction by for example predisposing one to kidney stones, or causes urethral irritation and thickening, I suppose it could be possible. This would need to occur chronically. I hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more
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