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What is urinary bladder sand sedimentation? Cystitis?

What is urinary bladder sand sedimentation? Cystitis?

Here are some ...: Some sandy sedimentation may appear, especially after being exposed air for 15-30 minutes through oxidation while urine is more alkaline with pH of >6.5, usually reflecting what you might have consumed. Besides changing its cloudiness, its odor will also alter to be more odorous. But, these changes is normal and harmless as long as complete urinalysis from properly collected urine specimen is okay ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Kub (Definition)

KUB stands for kidney, ureter, and bladder. It is plain radiograph originally looking for calcifications or stones in kidneys , ureters, and bladder. It is also useful for detecting some bowel abnormalities such as bowel obstruction,free air in abdomen, enlargement of spleen , ...Read more


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Voiding cystourethrogram (vcug) pain?

Voiding cystourethrogram (vcug) pain?

Uncomfortable: Passage of catheter is not very pleasant. Radiologist can use Lidocaine anesthetic gel. Voiding during and first void after study may sting a little. Essentially not painful. Request addition of antibiotic like gentamicin to the xray contrast fluid used to reduce risk of introducimg a uti. ...Read more

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Blood in urine reoccuing UTI CT scan 3mm kidney stone bladder ultra sound scan shows bladder not emptying proper what could this be?

Blood in urine reoccuing UTI CT scan 3mm kidney stone bladder ultra sound scan shows bladder not emptying proper what could this be?

Cystitis.: Gross hematuria probably as a result of cystitis caused by the bladder outlet narrowing or stenosis and not because of the kidney stone. By drinking more water like 8 cups a day you can pass the kidney stone. For the cystitis you need urine culture . Until the culture result comes back you can be put on an antibiotic such as cipro (ciprofloxacin) to stop the gross hematuria. ...Read more

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What's pneumaturia cystoscopy?

What's pneumaturia cystoscopy?

Air in urine: Pneumaturia is air passage in the urine. This is common after catheterization or cystoscopy. This can also be caused by severe bladder infections or possibly a connection between the bladder and intestine. ...Read more

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5.7mm stone in my urinary bladder?

5.7mm stone in my urinary bladder?

Here are some ...: A 5.7-mm bladder stone may not be easy or possible to pass out of your urethra. Tou may give 1-2 weeks of time to try; if hurting in passing it or never passed, proceed with procedural removal. So, removing it with procedures would be more realistic and practical. Ask Doc timely for details. ...Read more

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Post void incontinence, ultrasound bladder,kidney and prostate normal, after voiding showed bladder empty normal, awaiting uroflowmetry resul,concern?

Post void incontinence, ultrasound bladder,kidney and prostate normal, after voiding showed bladder empty normal, awaiting uroflowmetry resul,concern?

Here are some ...: For postvoid incontinence, I assumed you have so-called postvoid dribbling after you ripped in the penis into underwaer, which is indeed very annoying. You may try correctly milking the entirely urethra after each voiding by wiping the urethra x 3-4 times from the area behind scrotum toward the end of penis until "dryness" before zipping in the penis. Do this first. Due to 400-letter limit, end .. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain. Gential pain. Blood in urine. Tested negative kidney stones appendisitis.uti negitive. Bedwetting moderate.

Pelvic pain. Gential pain. Blood in urine. Tested negative kidney stones appendisitis.uti negitive. Bedwetting moderate.

Here are some ...: Depsite 31, any documented blood in urine - visible or invisible - should be evaluated with imaging studies for kidneys / ureters & cystoscopy for bladder & urethra, especially at NO UTI. Peliv & genital pains and bedwetting may be related but not with blood in urine except having severe bladder stone or bladder tumor. So, follow with a Uro-doc to plan how to assess & care for your concerns. ...Read more

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Wat is a voiding cystourethrogram (vcug)?

Wat is a voiding cystourethrogram (vcug)?

My take ...: VCUG is a special X-Ray exam to visual if one has bladder-to-ureter / kidney reflux (backflow) or urethral stricture while voiding. For details of its current or evolving indication, techniques, alternatives, etc. over the past 2-3 decades, ask the radiologist timely. ...Read more

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Male/42/w/30yrs multiple renal stones(calcium oxalate)why do my recent nonobstructing stones cause hydronephrosis/10outof10 pain/hematuria& no uti?

Male/42/w/30yrs multiple renal  stones(calcium oxalate)why do my recent nonobstructing stones cause hydronephrosis/10outof10 pain/hematuria& no uti?

Oxalate stones: Are often the result of crohn's disease related to the lack of absorption of bile salts in the diseased ileum. You shouldn't have hydronephrosis if there is no obstruction but certainly they can cause lots of pain and hematuria. Hope you are improving. ...Read more

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Do all kidney stones show up on kub kidney xray?

Do all kidney stones show up on kub kidney xray?

No: No, many will not. Ct with kidney stone protocol is much more sensitive. Rarely, certain stones are not seen even with a ct. ...Read more

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Whats retrograde urethrogram with voiding cystourethrogram?

Whats retrograde urethrogram with voiding cystourethrogram?

Urethrogram 2 ways: Urethra filled by retrograde instillation of x-ray contrast, in males, through a foley catheter inflated just inside urethral opening or with a special retrograde urethrogram device attached to a syringe filling urethra and bladder until bladder full & patient voids. Or in both sexes bladder filled via a catheter which is then removed & urethra then filled from below by syringe.Best urethral pics. ...Read more

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Frequent weeing microsophic blood urine no UTI bloids fine culture fine small kidney stone ultra sound bladder fine not emptying fully?

Frequent weeing microsophic blood urine no UTI bloids fine culture fine small kidney stone ultra sound bladder fine not emptying fully?

Stones: are possibly affecting bladder emptying. If there are large enough stones to limit bladder emptying, it needs to be addressed by a urologist. There are other causes of urinary retention as well which can be discussed with a urologist. ...Read more

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Would a urination test show infection in kidney or kidney stones?

Would a urination test show infection in kidney or kidney stones?

Yes and no: Urinalysis can show infection if it contains white blood cells and/or bacteria. It cannot show stones, although it can show crystals or red blood cells. If these are present and you have flank, back, or groin pain, it means that you might have stones. Consult your doctor with your test results. ...Read more

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Kidney pain, chills, fever. Had urine culture. Result: bacterial infection. But, where is infection? Bladder? Kidney? Bacterial UTI?

Kidney pain, chills, fever. Had urine culture. Result: bacterial infection. But, where is infection? Bladder? Kidney? Bacterial UTI?

Kidney I bet: Probably ascended from the bladder. Ask your physician about whether there is anything you can do to prevent future infections, or whether there may be an underlying problem putting you at risk. ...Read more

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What's urinary retention?

What's urinary retention?

Inability to urinate: Or inability to fully empty bladder. Urine is retained. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Urinary (Definition)

Any subject, be it anatomy, physiology, or object pertaining to urine. For example: urinary tract (anatomy), urinary catheter (object), ...Read more