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Doctor insights on: What Does It Mean To Have A Swollen Ureter

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Swollen eyes after stent ureteral stent placement? It's my 3rd day after getting kidney stones out. Stent out in 2 days.

Swollen eyes after stent ureteral stent placement? It's my 3rd day after getting kidney stones out. Stent out in 2 days.

Ureteral stent: I'm confident that the stent has little to do with "swollen eyes". It is certainly true that stents can cause significant discomfort. I'm sure that you will be happy to get it out. ...Read more

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I'm 17 I have a hypotonic and tortuous ureter. What does that mean?

I'm 17 I have a hypotonic and tortuous ureter. What does that mean?

Ureters..: Ureters are usually straight tubes from your kidneys to your bladder. Tortuous means they are very curvy - kinda like those straws that swirl around. Hypotonic means they don't contract and move the urine down themselves very well. All this can mean the urine may not have the best route from kidney to bladder, and this can lead to urine backing up into the kidneys which can cause problems. ...Read more

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-mild hydronephrosis, right; up to mid-ureter -consider possible partially obstucting lucent ureterolithiasis. What it means?

-mild hydronephrosis, right; up to mid-ureter -consider possible partially obstucting lucent ureterolithiasis. What it means?

Stones: You probably have a stone obstructing your right kidney's urine outflow tract that has caused the tract to become enlarged (hydronephrosis). Lucent just implies that the stone is not visible on xray or ultrasound. A ct scan should still be able to pick it up though. ...Read more

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What does mild caliectasis of kidney mean? And stasis of urine in right proximal ureter?

What does mild caliectasis of kidney mean? And stasis of urine in right proximal ureter?

Dilatation: Caliectasis is a dilatation of the kidneys' urine collecting tubes within the kidney itself. It can reflect some degree of obstruction, infection, or reflux of urine from the bladder to the kidney. Stasis of urine in the upper ureter has a similar list or possible causes. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does mild fullness of left pelvicalyceal system and ectatic left ureter mean?

Can doctors tell me what does mild fullness of left pelvicalyceal system and ectatic left ureter mean?

Kidney: This description is of your kidney and ureteral anatomy. A full explanation, which you deserve, is best given by a urologist who has the x-rays and can review the findings and their meanings with you. ...Read more

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What this means in USG KUB REPORT? IMPRESSION: Mild fullness of the right upper ureter and collecting system of the right kidney.

What this means in USG KUB REPORT? IMPRESSION: Mild fullness of the right upper ureter and collecting system of the right kidney.

KUB: It means the right upper tube draining your kidney is mildly full as is the part above this. I would discuss with the Dr. Who wrote the report as mild fullness is vague. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of ureter cancer. How is it detected, and where usually aches? Does the pain proclaimed due to blockage or by other mean?

What are the symptoms of ureter cancer. How is it detected, and where usually aches? Does the pain proclaimed due to blockage or by other mean?

Bleeding/Obstruction: Tumor in the ureter can cause obstruction of urine flow what will lead to pain. Bleeding in the urine is a common finding. Pain can be located anywhere in the abdomen or even in the back. A CT scan of the abdomen can easily detect the abnormality in the kidney or even in the ureter if the tumor growth is more advanced. ...Read more

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Fundus of Ureter is anteriorly oriented abutting the rectus abdominous muscle and is overlying the dome of the urinary bladder. What does this mean?

Fundus of Ureter is anteriorly oriented abutting the rectus abdominous muscle and is overlying the dome of the urinary bladder. What does this mean?

Normal...: Radiologist just describes the identifiable anatomical orientation of organs on imaging studies; In yours, that is with their normal variation. More? Ask your doctor timely at next visit to her/ him. ...Read more

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Does "prominent appearance of the right renal pelvis and ureter which measures 1cm" from renal ultrasound mean anything?

Does "prominent appearance of the right renal pelvis and ureter which measures 1cm" from renal ultrasound mean anything?

It could: When something blocks the drainage of urine from the kidney to the bladder, the renal pelvis and ureter dilate or blow up like a balloon. There is a range of normal, though, and some people have a bigger renal pelvis than others. If it is just "prominent" it may be normal. The more dilated, the more likely there is a real problem. Depending on your symptoms, it may require more testing. ...Read more

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A CT scan revealed that my right kidney and ureter were very enlarged. No kidney stones were found. What does this mean?

Ureteral obstruction: Causing ureter & kidney to swell. Stone obstruction excluded so blockage cound be at junction of ureter & bladder (uvj obstruction), ureteral sticture congenital or acquired, ovarian vein syndrome (ureter blocked by enlarged ovarian vein). Retroperitoneal fibrosis, mass pressing on ureter (would have been seen on ct). Need 2c urologist & mag 3 nuclear scan to quantitate obstruction & function. ...Read more

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Had Ultrasound. ..Prostatic calcification found. Ureter tube narrow...having frequent urination after drinking water...what's this mean...

Had Ultrasound. ..Prostatic calcification found. Ureter tube narrow...having frequent urination after drinking water...what's this mean...

Frequency: Your urinary frequency could be related to infection or inflammation in the kidney, bladder, prostate or urethra. Associated burning suggests infection. Prostatic calcifications raises the possibility of chronic prostatitis which may not be due to infection. A narrow ureter may cause retrograde problems with the kidney on that side. You need a urologist to properly evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a swollen lymph node?

What does it mean to have a swollen lymph node?

Inflammation.: Lymph nodes are filters for fluid and debris coming from nearby body parts that is collected via lymphatic ducts. They are filled with immune system cells, lymphocytes and react to various processes from minor infections, irritations like rashes, up to serious malignancies. When the node enlarges, the immune system is dealing with one of these processes. Most of the time, it's something minor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when u have swollen areola?

What does it mean when u have swollen areola?

More info: More specifics are needed ime of cycle unilateral or bilateral any trauma are youe pregnant? Etc etc. Please ask again or have a pvt convo ...Read more

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What does it mean when your skin is swollen and in pain?

What does it mean when your skin is swollen and in pain?

Number of things: This can be from any number of issues including allergic reaction, infection, blood clot, dermatitis, and numerous other underlying inflammatory issues. Best course is to see a physician for a physical exam and workup. Hope that helps a little and that it gets better soon! ...Read more

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What does it mean when the outer wall of your vagana is swollen?

What does it mean when the outer wall of your vagana is swollen?

Needs exam: Lumps, bumps, blisters, swelling, ulcers and other skin changes on the genitals require an exam. A doctor would need to see what you are referring to to be able to make an assessment ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vigina is swollen and it doesn't hurt?

What does it mean when your vigina is swollen and it doesn't hurt?

Yeast? Allergy?: It would be unusual for the vaginal area, labia, etc to swell up without also being itchy, painful, or irritated. Possibilities that come to mind include yeast infection, genital herpes, chemical irritation (e.g. from spermicide?), allergic reaction, e.g. to a drug, perfume, or laundry detergent. All these usually would hurt or be irritated, but sometimes not. Get care if it doesn't clear up soon. ...Read more

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What does a swollen esophogous mean? Told by dr. But didn't explain.

What does a swollen esophogous mean? Told by dr. But didn't explain.

Give us more details: Do you have any symptoms of inflammation of the esophagus (esophagitis?). That means you might have acid reflux which can cause esophagitis. But then you will have symptoms of acid burps and it requires endoscopy to make this diagnosis. Did you have an egd test done recently? ...Read more

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I have swollen taste buds but there is no pain. What does this mean?

I have swollen taste buds but there is no pain. What does this mean?

Too little info: Without more information and without seeing your tongue, this question cannot be properly answered. You need to have this looked at by a dentist to get a proper answer. ...Read more

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If my baby's neck is slightly swollen, does that mean he'll get sick soon?

If my baby's neck is slightly swollen, does that mean he'll get sick soon?

Possibly: The main cause of a swollen neck is enlarged lymph nodes. Lymph nodes can be enlarged for several reasons. Lymph nodes are one of the bodies defenses and enlarge in response to exposure to allergens, viral and bacterial infections. Rarely they can be enlarged because of a malignant process. ...Read more

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What it means to have a swollen pancereas?

What it means to have a swollen pancereas?

Swollen pancrease (pancrelipase): Swollen pancreas e is not the issue. What's causing it to swell is. What does your blood work show re. Enzymes etc? Are you abusing alcohol or have signs ultrasound/mri of ca.? But again I need to be straight up with you and tell you my specialty is psychiatry. You need to find out the causation of the disorder. I await my colleagues comments. ...Read more

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I have swollen nerve, blocked vision, what does that means?

I have swollen nerve, blocked vision, what does that means?

Optic neuritis?: You should ask these questions to your ophthalmologist. If you have a swollen optic nerve, you need an extensive medical workup. ...Read more

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The left side of my body is a little swollen. I can feel that there is a difference in each side of my body. What does that mean?

The left side of my body is a little swollen. I can feel that there is a difference in each side of my body. What does that mean?

May be normal: It is not unusual to have asymmetry of sides anywhere in our body. Asymmetry doesn't mean that there is swelling or abnormal deformity. If you still have concerns have an examination by a physician for reassurance. ...Read more

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What does it mean a swollen face?

What does it mean a swollen face?

Facial Swelling: A variety of mild to serious disorders, diseases and conditions can lead to face swelling. Swelling can result from infections, allergies, medications, trauma and malignancy (cancer). ...Read more

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What does one swollen instep mean?

What does one swollen instep mean?

Painful?: Could be part of the plantar fasciitis clinical picture, especially if painful. ...Read more

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What does a swollen testicle mean?

What does a swollen testicle mean?

To see your doctor: It is abnl for your testicle to be swollen. It can even be a urological emergency requiring immediate surgery. This is called a torsion. You also cld have a hernia, hydrocele, infection or even a tumor. ...Read more

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Swollen testicle what does it mean?

Swollen testicle: Can mean anywhere from a benign condition called hydrocele (fluid around the testicle), infection, inflammation and a tumor. ...Read more