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What Does It Mean When Kidney Scarring
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
Can the kidney scarring that comes with fsgs be lazered? And would this help the disease if the scarring is reduced?
7 mos old had fever 104, WBC 25000, normal urinalysis but positive urine culture. Is this likely a kidney infection? Did this cause kidney scarring?
Maybe: The pediatrician seeing this 7 m.O. Baby knows best. Depending on the organism cultured and the manner in which the culture was obtained, this may be pyelonephritis, but could also be systemic infection with bacteria in the blood creating urinary tract infection secondarily. The nature of the organism, duration of the infection and the manner in which it was treated will determine damages. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic infection: The presence of chronic infection in kidneys, ureters and stones may create serious irritations of these truck urges. This chronic illness is often missed in women and create scarring. One needs to receive prompt and effective treatment for this problem from a trained urologist and infectious disease doctor. ...Read more
Had stint placed in kidney, i rhink.Urethra. Had illeostomy 40+ years ago. Stint is to stretch scar tissue. How important is it to change every 2 mos?
I have been told my daughter who is 9 has scars on her kidneys. What causes this? Related to her urine infections?
Variable causes: When urinary tract infections climb up to the kidney they can injure and scar the sensitive tissue.Once injured, these can scar and this will show up on a variety of kidney studies.There are also separate infectious, metabolic and genetic conditions that can produce kidney scaring. ...Read more
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