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Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction
Urinary tract: Ureteropelvic is at the area where your ureter crosses your pelvic bone. The junction is a few centimeters from the bladders. The stricture means the tube is pinched. ...Read more
Anything that creates a blockage of the intestinal tract. You may think of the intestinal tract (stomach, small bowel, large bowel) as somewhat akin to a garden hose. If you kink the garden hose, or twist it, or block it inside, you have created an "obstruction". Most obstructions are a results of previous surgery and most of these ...Read more
Ultasound shows ureteropelvic caliectasis but no sign of whats causing d obstruction.nephro gave antibio & potasium citrate.shud i get 2nd opinion?
Are you still having: Are you still having symptoms? It sounds as if they are trying all approaches - treating for an infection as well as a kidney stone, though there is no hard evidence for either. Are you sure there is an obstruction? Caliectasis may be old. Perhaps talking to a Urologist could help, but I would need to know more about the symptoms and history. Consider using HealthTap Prime: look up my name if so. ...Read more
30 y right flank pain chronic known to have irretable bowel syndrome only ist from IBS or pelvouretric junction obstruction (+ve family hx)what to do?
Junctional rhythm: The "AV junction" is a connection that the electrical signal passes through from the top of the heart to the bottom. It acts as a back-up pacemaker when the hearts normal pacemaker stops working. Thus, a Junctional rhythm is a back-up rhythm that keeps your heart beating. It's typically slower than normal and less responsive to activity. Many times an artificial pacemaker is required. See PCP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blockage: Anything that creates a blockage of the intestinal tract. You may think of the intestinal tract (stomach, small bowel, large bowel) as somewhat akin to a garden hose. If you kink the garden hose, or twist it, or block it inside, you have created an "obstruction". Most obstructions are a results of previous surgery and most of these resolve with non-operative management. ...Read more
2 types: Maybe more but one is chronic obstructive that you see in emphysema (COPD) and another type is rare but is where a physical obstruction such as a tumor is blocking the airway. Most chronic obstr is due to genetic or smoking related or other environmental factors that break down good lung tissue and replace it with scar tissue. ...Read more
Kidney obstrcution: I have some questions for you. Does he have difficulty in urinating? He he had a renal ultrasound that shows he is obstructed? If he has a proven obstruction, he needs to see a urologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
See a urologist: An acute obstruction requires urgent referral to a urologist who can identify the source of the obstruction and effectively treat it. Left alone for too long, a urinary tract obstruction can lead to permanent loss of kidney function. Don't let this wait too long to be treated. ...Read more
Surgery ussually: Colon obstruction can be caused by benign conditions(diverticulitis, volvulus or twisting, constipation, inflamatory bowel didease) or cancer. Sometimes medications or minor procedures can help( atleast temporarily) , surgery is usually required for majority of causes, especially when cancer is associated. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Obstruction of the kidney can be caused by many possibilities such as stones, strictures of the ureter (narrowing of the tube) from prior surgeries or radiation, cancerous causes that block the ureter, or ureteropelvic junction obstruction (born with kink or narrowing) in junction between kidney and the ureter. The treatment depends on the cause. ...Read more
Yes: Adhesions, generally from prior surgery, can result in partial or complete small bowel obstruction. Partial obstructions resolve with hospitalization for intravenous fluids and not eating for a few days. This can recur. If repeated hospitalizations for partial obstructions, may need surgery. If a complete intestinal obstruction develops, then surgery is likely a necessity. ...Read more
Edema: I assume you are talking about "edema" or fluid build up in your legs? Diuretics work by making you urinate excess water, which may treat venous insufficiency transiently but is not the best long term treatment. Generally, elevating your legs while at rest and using compression wraps on your lower extremities helps more so than diuretics. ...Read more