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Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction
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
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
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?
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
Here are some ...: Visual obstruction at ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) on imaging studies which is at times seen incidentally, should be correlated with clinical pictures - kidney bloating-related (hydronepohrosis), and dynamic functional study usually with nuclear renal scan before undergoing surgical repair if such kidney is worthwhile to save. More? Ask treating Doc specifically and timely. ...Read more
My stent was removed tuesday..It was placed due to upj obstruction no stones...I still have pain but the pain is in the kidney not lower by in the flank. Is this normal how long should it last?
Still obstructed?: You need further evaluation to determine if your kidney is still obstructed. If not, then your pain is not from the kidney. It is completely normal to have localized colicky upper back pain when you have a symptomatic ureteropelvic junction obstruction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
Hernia tumor adhesio: Most bowel obstructions are postoperative and related to adhesions (scar tissue) or postoperative hernia. Sometimes people with groin hernias or umbilical hernias will have a bowel obstruction and occasioanlly it can be caused by appendicitis or gallstones. Most of the remainder are due to a tumor blocking part of the intestine. Ileus is a nonmechanical obstruction'like picture that can mimic. ...Read more
How do I describe to friends what a rectal obstruction is? I had surgery for it. What causes this?
Confusing question: Some are born with a defect in the migration of the intestine tube down to the outside skin.It is called an imperforate anus.For some it is a very low defect and simply cutting open the skin fixes the problem.Some have a high defect and the intestine tube must be brought down and attached. If you had some other form of defect (hirschsprung's), that name would apply. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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