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5 yrs ago had extensive endometriosis removed from pelvic & stomach area. For 2 i've had all the symptoms of kidney stones without them connection?

5 yrs ago had extensive endometriosis removed from pelvic & stomach area. For 2  i've had all the symptoms of kidney stones without them connection?

Endometriosis: Endometriosis can cause scar tissue to form before or result from surgery. If you had extensive surgery, it may have caused some adhesions that may partially or completely block the tube leading from your kidney to your bladder. You may need to have a special procedure to make sure there isn't an obstruction. ...Read more

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Kidney (Definition)

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


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UTI symptoms, pain in my right pelvic area. Ultrasound from GYN: kidney stone at junction of ureter and reflux in kidneys. Cant see Uro for 1 mo. Bad?

UTI symptoms, pain in my right pelvic area. Ultrasound from GYN: kidney stone at junction of ureter and reflux in kidneys. Cant see Uro for 1 mo. Bad?

Bad to the "stone": The pain is the kidney stone getting stuck and unstuck like a ball valve at the narrow juncture of the ureter entry into the bladder. The infected urine is "backing up" into the kidney and requires continuous antibiotics until you can get to the Urologist who has ways to either retrieve surgically the stone through the bladder or breaking it up with lithotripsy- so no "romancing the stone" . ...Read more

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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?

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

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20wk u/s showed fetus has dilated pelvis in kidney. Should i be worried?

20wk u/s showed fetus has dilated pelvis in kidney. Should i be worried?

Dilated Pelvis: Prenatally it is not uncommon to see these things on ultrasound and certainly they need to be followed during the subsequent weeks. But often they resolve and can be minor things. Following by ultrasound is very important and will give the answers you are looking for. ...Read more

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Right kidney extrarenal pelvis means what?

Extra renal pelvis : The pelvis of the kidney is middle where everything centers. As urine is made by filtering blood this area collects urine then leads out through ureters to bladder. You have a more extensive area that resides in part outside the parameters of the kidney. Sometimes the appearance of this may be the result of obstruction. In general the concern is a larger pelvis means urine is stagnant. ...Read more

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Iks probably congenital upj at the right kidney with pelvic caliectas, what to do?

Iks probably congenital upj at the right kidney with pelvic caliectas, what to do?

Find a Urologist: With a congenital UPJ obstruction, your child is likely to need surgery. You should find an experienced Pediatric Urologist who can talk through surgical options. Some of the nearby academic centers in Baltimore may have Urologists with robotic (minimally invasive) surgery experience. It is also important that your baby have urine and blood tests to see if the kidney function has been affected. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What could happen to a person if kidney stones become lodged in the pelvic region of the kidney?

What could happen to a person if kidney stones become lodged in the pelvic region of the kidney?

Here is some...: Anatomical configuration of renal pelvis and the size of stone decide the varying pattern of stone-related symptoms ranging from no symptom to excruciating unbearable pain depending on the degree of blockage from acting as a ball valve. So, consult urologist for individual, situational stone-related symptoms and management. ...Read more

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Would pelvic congestion syndrome affect kidney function?

Would pelvic congestion syndrome affect kidney function?

No: Pelvic congestion syndrome is a waste basket term for pelvic pain /discomfort which is chronic.Kidney function should not be affected by this syndrome. ...Read more