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Can I still pass stones down ureter when I have nephrostomy tubs in that kidney? How many days will I have large blood clots and tissue in bag post op

Can I still pass stones down ureter when I have nephrostomy tubs in that kidney? How many days will I have large blood clots and tissue in bag post op

Possibly, depends: Yes a stone could go down ureter with nephrostomy in place..with the tube you are safe from complete obstruction. You did not say how long tube in and plans. Check with your urologist today and get your questions answered. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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How would care for my husband's drainage bag?

How would   care for my husband's drainage bag?

By learning: Most of the hospital will teach the families ostomy stomal care, drainage bag care before discharge to home.. Ask them to help you, and they will train you. ( or visiting nurse or your doctor ) most of the equipment is disposable, do not give infection or get one use gloves, use sterile techniques. ...Read more

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I'm wondering can the Foley catheter connect directly to a leg drainage bag?

I'm wondering can the Foley catheter connect directly to a leg drainage bag?

Yes: Ther are different bags do not try to fit one on the foley is supposed to be as sterile as possible manipulating a new bag on may contaminate it. ...Read more

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Sir i perform my surgery of liver cysy before 2 months all is right but I have drainage bag so for and the bile become 400ml why it is not stop?

Sir i perform my surgery of liver cysy before 2 months all is right but I have drainage bag so for and the bile become 400ml why it is not stop?

Healing Takes Time: Hard to say why you are having a bile leak without knowing the anatomical details about your liver surgery. Be patient and give it some more time, but you may require internal catheter drainage (endoscopic or percutaneous) to help this resolve. Sometimes they have to change/upsize the drains to help direct the flow of bile and to heal the tract. Talk to your surgeon. ...Read more

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What to do if i got slightly sunburnt around my eyes, now the bags under my right eye are swollen and producing discharge.?

What to do if i got slightly sunburnt around my eyes, now the bags under my right eye are swollen and producing discharge.?

One sided swelling : And discharge are unrelated to the mild sunburn. See an eye MD or your primary care dr. For diagnosis & therapy. ...Read more

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I was treated for trich & a UTI about a week ago. 2000 Flagyl and a little bag of amoxicillin. I now have lime green clumpy discharge. What is it?

I was treated for trich & a UTI about a week ago. 2000 Flagyl and a little bag of amoxicillin. I now have lime green clumpy discharge. What is it?

Vaginal discharge: Sounds like lime green clumpy discharge of unknown etiology. All kidding aside, this can only be accurately diagnosed after being seen and possibly cultured. There are several bacteria, including pseudomonas (which is resistant to what you have taken) that can produce secondary overgrowth infections. In order to clear it up it may have to be cultured and examined under a microscope. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes narrowing of the ureter in adults?

What causes narrowing of the ureter in adults?

Multiple causes: There are multiple causes, including inflammation, infection, scarring, and cancer. The ureters can also be compressed by extrinsic masses and structures located outside the ureters. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of ureter tearing ?

What are the signs and symptoms of ureter tearing ?

Multiple: Blood in the urine. Change in urine color. Abdominal pain, fevers. It's quite rare to have that unless you had major trauma or surgery. ...Read more

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Could I get some information on a ureter reconstruction surgery?

Could I get some information on a ureter reconstruction surgery?

Here are some...: First, one needs to know & assure what is the indication for ureteral reconstruction, congenital or acquired causes for ureteral blockage. How to do it depends on the location & extent of ureteral pathology, patient's general health, understanding, etc. Nowadays, this procedure can be done usually very safely by laparoscopic or open... More? Ask your intended urologist for specific details.... ...Read more

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I have pain in my left ureter area from 2 years and i did URS operaion.

I have pain in my left ureter area from 2 years and i did URS operaion.

What is your Q?: Would you please detail when, where, and how you've suffered from the pain in left ureteral area and when you underwent URS operation? Without these specific info, it's hard to address your concern to the point. So, please give us those and we in Healthtap.com are ready to help. Thank you for trusting Healthtap and best wish ... ...Read more

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What is the relation between ureter ston and high level of serum ceriatenin?

What is the relation between ureter ston and high level of serum ceriatenin?

The urethral stone : Can cause back up of urine and decreased functioning of your kidneys with subsequent elevated creatinine. Cut down on salt and protein/ meat intake.Follow up with your kidney dr. Let's hope and pray that your condition is reversible. Take care! ...Read more

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After having a ureteral reimplantations in 1996 i've been having issues is it possible i would have to get the surgery again to fix the same problem?

After having a ureteral reimplantations in 1996 i've been having issues is it possible i would have to get the surgery again to fix the same problem?

Unclear: If you had a surgical procedure as a child and now have symptoms, you should see a doctor to have your symptoms evaluated. There is no way to tell over the internet what you may need. ...Read more

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What is surgical repair of the ureter called?

What is surgical repair of the ureter called?

Ureteroplasty: if surgery confined to ureter between kidney & bladder or or ureteral reimplant if end of damaged ureter is removed & ureter above damaged area reimplanted into the bladder. Sometimes so called "Boari flap" of bladder is used to bridge a gap between end of damaged ureter & bladder &/or Psoas hitch to remove tension from ureter. ...Read more

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How unsafe is it to have ureter stone sized 5mm?

How unsafe is it to have ureter stone sized 5mm?

Yes: Any stone in the ureter is dangerous. It is a surgical emergency if you have a fever. There are drugs your doctor can give you to help pass a 5 mm stone. If you have a fever, uncontrolled vomiting or pain, get help immediately. ...Read more

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