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Right Hydroureteronephrosis Due To Calculus In Vu Junction
My scan result shows 3.4mm calyceal calculus in the middle calyx of right kidney...what to do doctor..
I have been diagnosed with mild calyceal dilation in right kidney suggesting hydronephosis, a 4mm calculus at ureter bladder junction. Is this serious?
Hi, I have a Kidney stone of 8 mm in right uretreric calculus at VU junction. It is possible to pass through urine..Pl suggest.
Possible but hard: 8mm is a good size stone first make sure it is not blocking the kidney next you could passed it but very painful find out if they can crush it with a machine or grab it with a basket ...Read more
I suffering from kidney pain, due to 9mm stone in the right vesicouretric junction, is it possible to pass through medicines.
Probably not...: If the stone is at that site longer than 2 weeks, it would be very unlikely to pass a 9-mm stone by its own, except you had Hx of passing that size of stone from right side. So, watch it with care but accept intervention to remove it timely. Best wish... ...Read more
My friend suffering from right kidney hydronephrosis-ii with dilated ureter, 10mm calculus almond shape in upper ureter , can it expel without surgery?
No, not likely: Stones greater than 5-6mm in the upper ureter are unlikely to pass without some sort of surgical intervention, be it extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy or laser lithotripsy with ureteroscopy +/- stent placement. A urologist can recommend the proper treatment to get your friend stone free and feeling better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
OBSTRUCTIVE HYDROURETERONEPHROSIS ON RIGHT SECONDARY TO A DISTAL URETERAL STONE(7mm). Kidney is inflamed. What are my options?
Im 20 CtScan showed 3mm calculus in urinary bladder minimal right hydroureter possibility of recently passed ureteral calulus should be considered ?
I have a calculus of size 8*4 mm in the left pelvic ureter, about 2.5 cm from the UV junction. is it possible to pass through urine?
Probably: As Urologist, we say 5 mm stones on the move will likely pass. 8mm will probably need help. Your Urologist may want to try Flomax (tamsulosin) for a week or so which relaxes the muscles. If the stone does not pass in 3-4 weeks... Best for cystoscopic removal... Laser, stone basket ETC. ...Read more
Treatment for non obstructing 2.25 CM kidney stone in upper pole of right kidney ? Could the stone be causing abdominal & upper leg pain? Headache?
Probably not: A non-obstructing stone may cause blood in the urine but should not be causing pain especially headache or thigh pain. Theoretically a large kidney stone that is not obstructing might cause some pain. Generally that would be back pain or flank pain rather than abdominal pain. I recommend you discuss with your physician the radiology report generated by the radiologist. ...Read more
Im 20 CtScan showed 3mm calculus in urinary bladder minimal right hydroureter possibility recently passed ureteral calulus what does this mean ?
Passed kidney stone: If the CT showed a stone in the bladder and some mild hydroureter, it shows that there is some mild swelling of the kidney tube. Since most stones in the urinary tract pass from the kidney to the bladder through the ureter, the swelling likely indicates that a stone caused some degree of blockage before getting to the bladder. You may want to see a urologist to get your stone risks evaluated ...Read more
Was recently hospitalized w/kidney stone which is now in the distal left ureter (per CT scan). Would kidney stone produce excessive gas and bloating?
Likely: stones this size spontaneously pass about 80% of the time ...Read more
Mid pole calculus is noted in my right kidney measuring 8.7 mm and mild hydronephrosis with extra renal pelvis is seen in the both kidneys.
See professionals...: See an well-experienced urologist to decide if it's necessary to intervene; if needed, at what price? For your condition, a professional needs to share the balancing thought on the need and possibility of care before committing its removal, which usually can be done through the penis with fine scope and laser. For detail, check with experts. Best wish ... ...Read more
My usg kub report-moderate hydronephrosis, dilated upper part of uretor, however cause of obstruction couldn't be visualized uuj is clear. Explain?
See urologist...: For the depicted clinical profile, it's reasonable to review and compare the different sets of films from ivp or ct.Ivp to see what has been sequential change so to decide what to do next. If hurting now but with the picture as described in usg..., cystoscopy, retrograde pyelogram (special x-ray) with or without ureteroscopy are needed to verify why. Best wish ... Always. ...Read more
Recent cat scan showed prominence of the right renal pelvis without urethral dilates or calculus suggests an incomplete upj obstruction. ?
Several causes: Prominence of renal pelvis can be caused by stasis in capacious renal pelvis, extrarenal pelvis congenital normal variation, and sometimes ureteropelvic obstruction.Usually a nuclear renal scan with Tc99m DTPA or MAG3 can be used to differentiate stasis from true or significant obstruction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recent cat showed prominence of the right renal pelvis without urethral dilatation or calculus suggests an incomplete upj obstruction what does this m?
It means incomplete: obstruction where the pelvis of the kidney turns into the ureter. which is high up in the urinary tract. I would follow up with a urologist ...Read more
I have bilateral hydronephrosis with 4mm stone @ left VUJ [email protected] upper ureter. Is it possible to do ESWL to break the stones w/out doing RPG n stent?
Depends on symptoms: 4mm stone should pass on its own. 10mm stone would likely break up with eswl, but primary stent placement might be required if severe right sided flank pain present. Metabolic stone evaluation necessary in view of bilateral stones. Probably have seen a urologist as ur aware of hydronephrosis & stone pathology. Certainly discuss with him/her. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My creatinine level is 1.53 and GFR is 37. I have a 3 mm obstructing distal right ureteral calculus. Moderate to severe hydronephrosis. Is this normal?
No: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, neither a GFR of 37, nor a ureteral calculus, nor hydronephrosis are normal. You ought to be under the care of a urologist. ...Read more
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