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Right Flank Mass Hematuria
Hematuria is the presence of blood in the urine. When you can see the blood, it's called gross hematuria. When the blood can only be seen under a microscope it is known as microscopic hematuria. Hematuria can be caused by kidney stones, kidney infections, urinary tract infections, an enlarged prostate, cancer, certain medications, and ...Read more
I have 20 WBC bacteria OCC severe flank pain & was passing oxalate crystals and blood in urine. Ultrasound found a mass but CT scan didnt. What is it?
Scenario #1: multiple kiney stones in both kidneys. Severe left flank pain. Antibiotics / pain mgmt x 14 days. Tomany stones to pass. Hematuria +. Tx?
Recent dx: aps, fac v leiden. Prob with flank pn, micro hematuria/wbc. diangosis 2012 lphs. Pain increase, BP 132/118 in last 6 wks. Should i seek 2nd opin?
I'm not an expert...: It sounds like you have been diagnosed with two possible sources of 'thrombophilia, ' the tendency for blood to clot, forming deep vein thromboses or pulmonary emboli. It occurs to me that your blood pressure needs to come down into a safer range, to keep you away from danger of kidney damageor stroke. Talk with your doctor, but by all means, get another opinion if questions remain. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it possible to have a kidney stone with only mild pain? Flank.back pain 1 mth off and on, microscopic hematuria, slight rise in calcium oxalte.
Here are some...: Most of kidney stones would not cause pain until moving to cause irritation or obstruction. Seeing calcium oxalate crystals is common and usually not indicative of kidney stones. Analysis of the characters of the pain usually will deduce what might be the cause of pain. To get things done correctly, follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
What is next? Microscopic hematuria. KUB clear, kidney ultrasound clear, urine tests clear, cystoscope clear. Pain in flank. Dr says return 6 months.
Had a kidney u/s for rt flank pain was neg a month ago. Now I have microscopic hematuria, going to see a urologist. Chances of bladder tumor?
Microhematuria: I can't give you chances, but I can tell you that one of the reasons for Microhematuria is bladder cancer. But infection is also a reason, stones in the urinary system are a reason (they may not be seen on ultrasound), and there are other reasons. So rather than worry yourself sick, eat a few of those great walnuts grown around there, and wait and see what is going on. ...Read more
Mild pain, flank, moderate pain upper buttock, about one month, left side. Dark spot in hip area on xray. microscopic hematuria. What's going on?
Here are some...: Your presented pictures need a comprehensive general evaluation, followed with specific focus on hematuria for which please follow the instructions in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html and assessment for the real clinical significance of the dark spot in hip area on x-ray. Together, the most possible conclusion could be reached for reasonable Rx, care, & counseling. ...Read more
Adolescent. Lower right chronic flank pain for 3 years. Hematuria daily. History of kidney stones. Clean scans minus an ovarian cyst.
Get checked,,,: There could be several reasons for this. It could be from many bouts of infection or it could be from stones or it can be a defect in the ureter-bladder valve causing chronic reflux. It's best to go to your doctor and get more tests like an intravenous pyelogram to scan the urinary tract and a urinalysis to check the urine due to the blood and stones. Best of luck. ...Read more
83 yr female. Right ureter blockage. Only symptom was hematuria, no protein. Now slight right flank pain and nausea. What might be blocking?
Kidney stone: Most ureter blockages are from kidney stones. Other things like tumors can do it, but they are more rare. ...Read more