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What Does Xray Of Kidneys Look Like
Yes: Especially if there is calcification in the stool ball. It will appear bright white on Xray, just like a kidney stone. Hope this helps! ...Read more
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
X rays : Usually xrays pass thru kidney tissue; so you don't get to see its shadow on the xrays. Ct however can pick them up. ...Read more
Radiologist?: About one adult in four has a simple cyst of the kidney. If the radiologist is able to reassure you and your physician that it is benign, do not be concerned. If not, your physician knows how to work it up or refer you to a colleague who does. Stay proactive & good luck. ...Read more
If I take my x Ray without dye will they be able to see any kidney issues or stones? Or is the dye needed ?
IVP w/ contrast: Depending on what u r looking for, the "dye" (called iodinated contrast) can significantly improve the chances of finding it. While about 15% of kidney stones can b seen w/o contrast, that leaves about 7 out of 8 stones that can't be seen. The "dye" outlines the collecting ducts of the kidney (and the kidney itself); also, "X-ray tomograms" (not CT, but with plain films) can reduce need 4 contrast ...Read more
Had an X-ray tuesday and friday. Showed my kidney stone did not move at all not even an inch from where it was in my kidney. Is that normal?
X ray says "possible calcifications over the mid and lower left kidney." My dr didn't mention. What does this mean? What could it mean in future?
I just found out via xray there is a 2mm stone in my r kidney. Nothing can be done now, but once it moves out of the kidney will it pass on its own?
Yes: Most likely it will pass.Get a more detailed answer ›
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