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If someone has a left pelvic kidney are there serious problems that may come in the future? And is there anyway of fixing that kidney?
Fix only if injury: Pelvic kidneys(ectopic) is more mobile (lacks normal attachment) than normally located kidneys. Usually pelvic kidney is smaller. The collecting system and ureter can kink causing hydronephrosis or dilated collecting system. This can increase incidence of stones and infection. Blunt trauma to the pelvis can damage kidney. If in contact sports, need protective wear. Many people have no problems. ...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
I have a pelvic kidney. Nobody seems to been able to give me any insight in the past few years, however I was wondering how this could affect pregnanc?
Pelvic kidney & preg: It is relevant to know if the pelvic kidney functions normally, if it gets infected easily, or if its ureter refluxes or has strictures. UTI is more common in any pregnancy. The aforementioned often escalate infection risk. Also, a growing uterus can compress a low or pelvic kidney, which may reduce its function and raise BP. When pregnant, recline on your side w pelvic kidney UP. This helps. ...Read more
Lower right pelvic pain for 8 months spreading to entire pelvic area, not appendix, have pelvic kidney ruled out UTI many times no $ for surgery?
Female, 34, 1.5cm stone L kidney and small one in right. Pain after urinating (3 mo) in pelvic & kidney area lower abd. Normal or is it something else?
Well : Can be stone or infection or cyst or all these. Consult primary care doctor or urologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
I have a tipped uterus and a right pelvic kidney (normal function)that resulted from sex. I'm still in pain. Cure? Will I have a complicated pregnancy
Doctor: I think you need to speak with a physician and talk to them about your congenital abnormalities and their possible relationship to your pain, as well as possible implications for pregnancy. Sometimes women have pelvic kidney also can have uterine abnormalities other than just tip of uterus, that can affect pregnancy. See a doctor for consultation re possible complications of pregnancy. ...Read more
Daughter has a pelvic kidney 1mo old diagnosed in utero what are the odds that her uterus and Fallopian tubes didn't develop properly or at all? Help
Get a complete study: I am assuming that your daughter had the pelvic kidney diagnosed by prenatal ultrasound. This is an anomaly of the genitourinary system - not the reproductive system. You may see associated uterine anomalies but most often the pelvic kidney is isolated. I suggest you complete the ultrasound after she is born and look for a uterus and ovaries. This will answer your question. ...Read more
Penile discharge, intense abdomina pains, liver, kidney, pelvic pain, change in stool w blood and diarhea. Pain ranges from sharp to mild for 2 months?
When I sneeze I get a sharp stabbing pain on the left side of my pelvic/uterus/kidney? Area. I am not pregnant this has been going on for a few months
Probably muscular: Transient sharp, localized, non progressive pain associated with sneezing is most likely of muscle or ligament origin. If it is increasing then you should see a physiciam ...Read more
Have had lower pelvic and back pain on rt side for over 6 months. E.R. Checked & is not kidneys & referred to female dr.. Should i worry? Pain worse.
Yes: You need to get checked as you were adviced or revisit er if you have new or worsening symptoms. ...Read more
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