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What Does A Normal Kidney Ultrasound Look Like
5 months earlier in ultrasound my kidneys size were
Rt. 10.3 x 3.8, Lt. 11.2 x 4.2
today it is Rt. 9.7 x 3.7, Lt 9.7 x 3.8
Is this normal pls help?
It is most: likely OK and related to technical variations between the scans, but talk to your doc to make sure. ...Read more
An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more
Yes: The kidney is responsible for excreting waste and maintaining salt and water balance among many other functions.These are performed by special cells with enzymes/proteins within the kidney at an ultrastructural level the function of the kidney may be reduced even if the ultrasound is normal.Ultrasounds are useful to detect size and shape of kidneys and see if the urine flow is blocked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My kidney function was not so good 5 months ago, but still in normal range, now on ultrasound, one kidney is 100mm and other 90mm, is this normal?
Normal size: The renal length varies with height and weight and decreases slowly with age. Right kidney is usually slightly smaller than the Left. Normal size ranges from 9-12 cm (90-120 mm) and the difference in size should not exceed 2 cm. **So the size of the kidneys is normal. Besides size the texture of the kidney(Its "Ecogenicity") is often increased in chronic renal disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 20 week babies ultrasound showed normal sized kidneys however they were very bright. what could this be?
Normal finding: this is a normal finding at that gestation ...Read more
CT showed kidney 13cm in May, Ultrasound showed kidney 15cm in June is it normal for a kidney to change size?
No: likely a testing variabilityGet a more detailed answer ›
I just got my kidney ultrasound done and there's black spots around the kidney is this normal? The right one
CT: You should have Ct with contrast to find the cause so be treated. ...Read more
What do you mean by the result of my ultrasound and "normal sized kidneys with diffuse parenchymal changes bilateral?
Medical renal diseas: Ultrasound exam of kidneys can show dilatation of collecting system or hydronephrosis or medical renal disease involving parenchyma usually with increased echogenicity, brighter than normal. Sounds like possibly some medical problem as opposed to obstructive problem.Medical renal disease correlated with blood tests of function of kidneys. ...Read more
2cm kidney cyst on ultrasound. 25 year old female. Normal labwork. Was told that a cyst is uncommon for such a young age? should i have follow up?
I had a ultrasound of my bladder and kidneys and the report said "Unremarkable Scan" but it said "under-distended bladder" so would they see that ok?
It depends: How under distended the bladder was and what your clinician was looking for. If your doc was looking for things like bladder outlet obstruction, an undistended bladder pretty much rules that out. If they are looking for things like bladder wall thickening, a collapsed bladder might make that impossible to see. But if the bladder is at least partially distended, usually the scan is ok. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been diag w/ ic, when i went to a urolgist about my kidneys, due to an ultrasound tht showed hydronephrosis.Ctscan normal?Inpain
Probably ok, but...: Ic is usually diagnosed by good history, physicals, ua, voiding pattern, voiding chart, etc. And rarely requires renal ultrasound. Once ultrasound shows "something" - hydronephrosis, so ct is done and normal. So, i would ignore the concern about the kidney, but focus on the concern over the bladder and other pelvic organs plus GI systems. So, with these in mind, go to see expert for detailing... ...Read more
Hi, I have had fevers and anemia (94g/l) for 2 years.I have protein+1 in my urine but my acr test was normal and my kidney ultrasound was normal. ?
Problems: Your anemia (a) is due to something. Are you losing blood, is your marrow not making red blood cells, do you have a chronic disease, do you have hemolysis of cells, or do you have a hemoglobinopathy? What does your doc say about your a? Your proteinuria needs to be quantified with a 24 hour urine collection that will also reveal your kidney function. Have your physician get some blood work also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Easy and safe: Ultrasound is very safe and easy, and it can tell you if there is something wrong with your kidney (stone, dilated collecting system, etc). It can also look at the liver, if needed, at the same time. It is an excellent first step to visualize a problem. If you get an answer, you're done, and you don't have to go through a ct, mri, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had an ultrasound today and one of the nodes below my jaw was kidney bean shaped like above is this normal?
Sub-mandibular node: A lymph node below the jaw, what is referred to as a sub-mandibular node, is not an uncommon finding. In a young person with no other nodes to feel, this probably reactive due to inflammation of infection within the mouth and it is most likely tender to touch. If that is the case then the node will shrink as the inflammation/infection resolves. If id does not seek the opinion of your PCP. ...Read more
I had all the symptoms of a kidney stone 2 weeks ago. I took medication and it eventually went away. After two weeks all the symptoms came back. Is this normal? I'm in constant pain and can't even focus on work or school. I got an ultrasound done and it d
Kidney stone??: If you truly had a kidney stone it is supposed to be one of the worst back pains there is and it is usually treated in the ER by putting an IV live in you and pushing in fluids until you pee it out. They try to capture the "sand" analyze it and modify your diet, hoping that you won't make another. If you have one that didn't pass there are techniques to break it up from outside and then there is s ...Read more
Is liver measuring 15.1 CM craniocaudal normal? What is a normal range? Ultrasound report said no acute abnormalities in liver or kidney. Concerns?
I have pain in left side of the abdomen and the back and I did urine tests and kidney ultrasound but everything was normal what should be the problem?
Pain: Did they check your appendix and ovary? How much do you weight and what is your diet like? Consult with us to help solve this issue and see if you need a CT or MRI. In meantime follow "low inflammatory diet" at Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com to see if diet change makes it go away which might help. ...Read more
Normal ursine output and normal urinalysises and normal kidney and bladder ultrasound! can someone still have kidney failure?
Ultrasound showed 2.4x1.3 cm hypoechoic nonvascular region in upper pole cortex of left kidney. Otherwise normal kidney. I'm freaking out. Cancer?
It can be benign: Cysts are common in the kidneys. So ask your doctor to confirm if it is cystic or solid structure. Cysts are benign fluid filled structures whic can be left alone. Solid lesions can be a tumor and may need to be removed. Repeat follow up in 6 months can be reassuring if there is no further increase in size. You may need to seen a Urologist to advice you further ...Read more
I needed a full bladder for an ultrasound. As i was waiting i notice that my kidneys started to ache is that normal when a bladder is completely full?
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
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