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What causes a cyst on kidney and is it dangeeous?

What causes a cyst on kidney and is it dangeeous?

Inborn...: Cysts of kidneys are inborn and occur in many. In fact, some 50% of people have cysts in kidneys after age 50, but they are usually harmless so requiring no active care. More? Ask urologist. More? Contact www.HealthTap.com/dr-Lin withRQPWJC to login; I can help. ...Read more

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Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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What causes a cyst on the kidney?

Don't know: There are hereditary forms of rare cystic disease called polycystic kidneys then there are incidental simple cysts that we don't know exact root cause. Known to bear with age. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about cysts on kidneys, what are the causes?

Can you tell me more about cysts on kidneys, what are the causes?

Here are...: They're an inborn kidney disorder but gradually displaying along the course of life similar to developing clinical diabetic condition along different time of life. Uasually, they're harmless but may grow in their diameter with widely variable pace. ...Read more

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Can cysts on kidneys be mistaken for adrenal tumours, and cause multiple systemic problems

Can cysts on kidneys be mistaken for adrenal tumours, and cause multiple systemic problems

Likely not.: Radiologists are well trained to distinguish kidney from adrenal cysts on imaging films.Most cysts are benign however if they are many with walls or septa inside, they may cause back pain, get infected, elevate bp. They usually don't cause systemic problems.Take care and god bless u! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/kidney-cyst-causes-symptoms-treatments. ...Read more

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What food should I avoid to shrink the small renal cyst in my left kidney?

What  food should I avoid to shrink the small renal cyst in my left kidney?

Renal Cyst: Small kidney cyst requires no intervention. No dietary restrictions unless lab data indicates otherwise. ...Read more

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I have renal cyst. And my daughter was playin with me and kept kickin.My back. Now that kidney is really hurting. Whats goin on?

I have renal cyst. And my daughter was playin with me and kept kickin.My back. Now that kidney is really hurting. Whats goin on?

Could be the cyst: Your kidney cyst may not be the reason why you have pain. Reasons can range from muscular to bleeding in the cyst to kidney trauma ( usually happens with blood in the urine) if your pain persists seek medical advice and imaging please. ...Read more

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I have a complex endophytic left renal cyst. medial cortex just under the ureter opening. how are my chances of keeping most of my kidney?

I have a complex endophytic left renal cyst. medial cortex just under the ureter opening. how are my chances of keeping most of my kidney?

You can keep it: even if for a solid mass they usually try to save as much kidney as possible. so for a cystic lesion, it is safer to save more kidney. so unless they are concern about malignancy they usually save the kidney. ...Read more

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Large exophytic R renal cyst 12.9x9.8x10.7 kidney 11.5 vert. Span. Note says mild fullness R renal pelvis, no true hydronephrosis? Meaning??

Large exophytic R renal cyst 12.9x9.8x10.7 kidney 11.5 vert. Span. Note says mild fullness R renal pelvis, no true hydronephrosis? Meaning??

See below: Simple cysts are of no consequence unless there is pain involved. Your cyst is larger than usual, but if you do not have pain I would not worry. Mild fulness of R renal pelvis is just a radiographic finding, I would not worry as it has no real significance as long as there is no hydronephrosis. ...Read more

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What does: Septated upper pole right renal cyst. Right kidney contains multi septated cyst, 4.5cm in size. May contain punctate calcification. - mean?

What does: Septated upper pole right renal cyst. Right kidney contains multi septated cyst, 4.5cm in size. May contain punctate calcification. - mean?

A single cyst: The cyst you have is not a simple cyst but a septate cyst ,that means the cyst space inside is divided into multiple small spaces from by of bands of tissue. Calcification in the cysts is common from concretions from long standing fluid inside the cysts. But as the cyst if 4.5 cm, just be it monitored with help of US once in every yr-2 yrs to r/o cancer development.Look for pain,blood in urine ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with polycystic ovaries both tru ultasound and small simple renal cyst left. Im having hot flushes now. Is ths from ovary or kidney?

I was diagnosed with polycystic ovaries both tru ultasound and small simple renal cyst left. Im having hot flushes now. Is ths from ovary or kidney?

Ovary: Unsure why. I would recommend making sure you have the correct diagnosis. You should make sure you are not going into early menopause before doing anything else. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more