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Doctor insights on: Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction

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What is stricture at the right ureteropelvic junction?

What is stricture at the right ureteropelvic junction?

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

Obstruction (Definition)

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


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Ultasound shows ureteropelvic caliectasis but no sign of whats causing d obstruction.nephro gave antibio & potasium citrate.shud i get 2nd opinion?

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

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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?

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?

Hydronephrosis: Get checked for hydronephrosis from the urtero-pelvic obstruction. May have a congenital stenosis. I have seen 2 cases & can save the kidney if diagnosed early. Consult an urologist for an ultrasound for the kidneys. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are junctional nevi common?

Are junctional nevi common?

Yes: When a mole is biopsied and examined under the microscope, there a many different patterns junctional nevus is a common, benign mole. ...Read more

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Can junctional tachycardia be safely ablated?

Can junctional tachycardia be safely ablated?

Yes: Depending on the source causing junctional tachycardia, cardiac electrophysiologic procedures can safely interrogate the source of the ectopic foci, in safely ablate the pathway causing recurrence utilizing radio frequency, catheter ablation. ...Read more

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Could any expert explain what a junctional rhythm is? Thanks!

Could any expert explain what a junctional rhythm is? Thanks!

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 more

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Junctional nevus with cytologic atypia concern?

Junctional nevus with cytologic atypia concern?

Yes : Depending on the degree of atypia, most surgeons recommend excision with clear margins to reduce the risk of developing skin cancer (melanoma being the most concerning). Certainly excise if moderate to severe atypia. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: obstruction?

What is the definition or description of: obstruction?

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

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Sex helps Bartholin's obstruction?

Sex helps Bartholin's obstruction?

no will make it: Hurt more, it needs to be drained and a wurd catheter can be placed, if it keeps recurring then it needs to be marsupialized please see your gyn. ...Read more

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What is a chronic airways obstruction?

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

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Yes deffinate obstruction what to expect at er?

Need More Info: Regrettably, there are many things in the body that can "obstruct". What specifically are you referring to? ...Read more

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What to do if my grandpa is 93 and has a kidney obstruction?

What to do if my grandpa is 93 and has a kidney obstruction?

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

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Obstruction in left kidney, what to do?

Obstruction in left kidney, what to do?

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

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What can be done about a colon obstruction?

What can be done about a colon obstruction?

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

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Obstruction in left kidney help, what to do?

Obstruction in left kidney help, what to do?

Depends on cause: Obstruction of the kidney can be from many causes. Most commonly is a kidney stone that passes into the ureter, causing blockage of the urine. If stone is ...Read more

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How is an obstruction in left kidney treated?

How is an obstruction in left kidney treated?

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

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How can you tell if a upj obstruction is cancer?

Pl see urologist: Generally a urologist can help with likely a scope and biopsy if needed depending on what they see. ...Read more

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Can a partial obstruction of the intestines come and go?

Can a partial obstruction of the intestines come and go?

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

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Why diuretics hazardous in treat venous&lymph obstruction?

Why diuretics hazardous in treat venous&lymph obstruction?

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

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Occlusion (Definition)

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