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What Does It Mean To Have A Swollen Ureter
I have 4mm stone on same side with scarring & narrow tubes with swollen kidney it's been 2 weeks no stone still pain no fever? Scaring is in the ureter
Swollen eyes after stent ureteral stent placement? It's my 3rd day after getting kidney stones out. Stent out in 2 days.
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
-mild hydronephrosis, right; up to mid-ureter -consider possible partially obstucting lucent ureterolithiasis. What it means?
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
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
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
Fundus of Ureter is anteriorly oriented abutting the rectus abdominous muscle and is overlying the dome of the urinary bladder. What does this mean?
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
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
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
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
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
See doctor: It means its time to see a doctor if it bothers you. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
I'm a virgin but my partner and I have been very intimate for about 3 months. My stomachs swollen and hard however, what does that mean?
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
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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