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Renal Parenchymal Calcification
My husband have a renal parenchymal calcification left what?is the meaning of this and what is the medication
Nephrocalcinosis: Technical term for thus condition is Nephrocalcinosis. There are several conditions possible. Most of the time needs follow up by kidney specialist and may not cause any long term damage to kidney. Best to see a kidney specialist. ...Read more
It could suggest : Congenital kidney conditions such as medullary sponge kidney or could be from conditions that cause elevated calcium level like huperparathyroidism . Google online about nephrocalcinosis/ calcium deposit in the kidney parenchyma or substance vs nephrolithiasis / kidney stone. ...Read more
In my ultrasound the result says I have a renal parenchymal calcification left what does it mean. Please explain. Thank you?
See below: Renal refers to kidneys; parenchyma is the organ's functioning tissue rather than the ducts & other spaces in the collecting system; calcification suggests a calcium deposit; nephrocalcinosis is another term that includes all 3 concepts. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/nephrocalcinosis lists many conditions that can be associated w/ this finding. Discuss with pcp or nephrologist. ...Read more
How bad is having mild bilateral renal parenchymal disease more so in the right what symptoms should I watch that is dangerous. Thank u?
Vague: Kidney disease is notorious for causing very vague nebulous symptoms sometimes like, fatigue, insomnia, nausea, decreased appetite, metallic taste in the mouth, etc. Unless someone looks at the blood test results, it might be hard to pin these non-specific symptoms on to kidney failure. I have a more comprehensive list here http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/what-are-signs-and-symptoms-o. ...Read more
My reports say I have bilateral grade 2 renal parenchymal disease im 23 years old othrwise healthy, what might have caused that,did smone poisnd me ?
CKD 2, not poisoned: Stage 2 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) means your kidney filtration rate is between 60 and 90 (greater than 90 is the goal). The lab tests done are an "estimate" and you should see a kidney specialist for a full evaluation before you start worrying. The kidney specialist can do a work up to determine your actual filtration level, and if abnormal, help you determine the cause. ...Read more
Ultrasound term: The phrase you stated is commonly seen on kidney ultrasound reports. This indicates only that a chronic process has been going on. You need to see a nephrologist who will do a detailed history, physical, and laboratory exam. Once a diagnosis is attained, your question regarding prognosis (cure) can be addressed. ...Read more
See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
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