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Doctor insights on: Pelviectasis Causes

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Is hydronephrosis/pelviectasis a sign of down's syndrome?

Is hydronephrosis/pelviectasis a sign of down's syndrome?

Not at all: There is a very slightly increased risk of Down syndrome when prenatal hydronephrosis is diagnosed at maternal-fetal ultrasound during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Ultrasound found mild pelviectasis. How is this treated?

Ultrasound found mild pelviectasis. How is this treated?

There may: Be no treatment necessary. It may be a transient appearance, may be normal for you, or may be due to mild obstruction. Some further testing might be necessary to determine what's next. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my child has had an ultrasound and the report said that they found pelviectasis?

What do you suggest if my child has had an ultrasound and the report said that they found pelviectasis?

It means: There is dilatation of the renal pelvis and collecting system. This part of the kidney collects the urine and empties into the ureter. Dilatation could mean that there is an obstruction of the outflow, or it may be a sign of vesicoureteral reflux. Speak with your doctor about what it means in your child's case. ...Read more

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My daughter has had an ultrasound and the report said that they found pelviectasis. What can be done?

My daughter has had an ultrasound and the report said that they found pelviectasis. What can be done?

Pelviectasis -: Pelviectasis is mild dilatation of the area where the ureter meets the kidney. It can be associated with an obstructed uropathy. Pelviectasis found in children under 1 yr of age (usually during UTI work-up), has a significant rate of spontaneous resolution - which means nothing will need to be done - just monitor. If there is an obstructed uropathy then urologic surgery may be needed. ...Read more

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I was told I have bilateral renal Pelviectasis but not "mild". I've had this for several years so what are the chances of stones vs cancer. I've alread?

I was told I have bilateral renal Pelviectasis but not "mild". I've had this for several years so what are the chances of stones vs cancer. I've alread?

None: It means dilation of renal pelvis, a common urological finding on male babies by ultrasound, most resolve without bad effects, sometimes it can suggest things but not cancer some downs syndrome kids have this too, it could be from stones but u/s will show this, most not. Won't affect life unless you smoke than your a at risk for all kinds of cancers like anyone ...Read more

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My ultrasound shows my son has an enlarged kidney known as fetal pelviectasis. Is this lethal?

My ultrasound shows my son has an enlarged kidney known as fetal pelviectasis. Is this lethal?

Doubt it: The advances in fetal monitoring have given rise to new issues that were never evident before. One is the relatively common finding of dilated renal pelvi which will often go away within a few weeks of birth when the system matures more. Persistence or actual enlargement of kidneys over time can mean a blockage in the system. This will be evident on other studies and an US obtained after birth. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my ultrasound shows my son has an enlarged kidney known as fetal pelviectasis can my son die?

What do you suggest if my ultrasound shows my son has an enlarged kidney known as fetal pelviectasis can my son die?

Doubt it: The advances in fetal monitoring have given rise to new issues that were never evident before. One is the relatively common finding of dilated renal pelvi which will often go away within a few weeks of birth when the system matures more. Persistence or actual enlargement of kidneys over time can mean a blockage in the system. This will be evident on other studies and an US obtained after birth. ...Read more

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Upper quadrant pain. Spleen borderline size 12.1cm, mild bilateral pelviectasis of kidneys. Minimal R-side hydronephrosis. Peripelvic cyst. Normal?

Upper quadrant pain. Spleen borderline size 12.1cm, mild bilateral pelviectasis of kidneys. Minimal R-side hydronephrosis. Peripelvic cyst. Normal?

Probably: Pelviectasis is a general term used to describe dilation of the renal pelvis, or collecting system of the kidney and, generally, is clinically insignificant.
Hydronephrosis also refers to dilation of the renal pelvis, But has the added connotation that the pathology was caused by an obstructive process, such as a kidney stone or in your case the peripelvic cyst of Rt kidney. Unremarkable finding. ...Read more

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What cause bp?

What cause bp?

BP definition.: The blood pressure is the resistance to blood flow through the body. The higher number is the resistance when the heart pumps, and the lower number is the resistance when the heart relaxes and fills. High BP can lead to problems with the heart, kidneys, eyes, blood vessels and brain. 95% of the time, there's no one specific cause perhaps other than genetics. ...Read more

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Cause of headche?

Depends: It greatly depends on the type of headache you have, location, quality, associated symptoms, etc, etc. ...Read more

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What cause dyspenia?

What cause dyspenia?

Short of breath: Dyspnea can be caused by anything that prevents taking a full, effective breath. Causes include obesity, illness, neuromuscular disorders such as ms, smoking, etc. ...Read more

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What causes nightmare?

What causes nightmare?

WorkingInternalFears: During sleep, our minds/brains work to both integrate awake experiences into memory &, as part of this, make sense of many issues, correctly or incorrectly, the best we can. Fears, anger & sadness, emotions we typically have the most difficulty with, are commonly repressed while awake; allows function & interaction with others. However, while dreaming, issues are worked on & sometimes remembered. ...Read more

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What could cause spasms?

What could cause spasms?

Many things: There are many causes of muscle spasms including muscle injury, electrolyte imbalance, spinal cord injury/disease and brain injury. There are a number of disorders of the brain that can cause spasticity as well. There are many other causes as well. ...Read more

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What could be the cause?

Cause of what?: If you can please tell us what problem you want us to give you an educated guess about, we can try to help. Be well. ...Read more

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What causes shocking pains

What causes shocking pains

Nerve irritation: Usually "electric shock" type pains have a component of nerve irritation involved. ...Read more

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What causes my back pains?

What causes my back pains?

Many things: Herniated disk, strained/spasming muscles, kidney issues, lack of mobility, trauma etc. If you truly want an answer I would seek help of your local MD or chiropractor to have it looked at. No worries

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What causes a wound to weep?

Part of healing: When there is injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. The swelling occurs under the skin layers and then can leak out of an open wound. The fluid contains water, protein, electrolytes and cells that give it color. This is a natural process and aids in healing. As it heals, the drainage will decrease. Keep it covered. ...Read more

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What is utheritis and cause?

What is utheritis and cause?

Urethritis: I hope you meant urethritis. Urethritis is the inflammation of the urethra - a tube that drains the bladder outside. The main portion of the urethra in males lies within the penis. An inflammation of the urethra is urethritis. The most common cause of urethritis is infection such as std. ...Read more