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What Is A Normal Kidney Size For A Female
9-13 cm: With an ultrasound evaluation, the normal kidney size is 9-13 cm. One kidney may be up to 1.5 CM difference in size from the other and still be in acceptable range. Kidney sizes in females may be some smaller than in males but evenso a kidney smaller than 9 CM is abnormally small. Also a kidney larger than 13 CM is generally considered abnormal. ...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
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
See below: You can have one congenitally small kidney and have a normal function .Other causes sometimes associated with hypertension are narrowing of the blood vessel to the smaller kidney or a chronic blockage resulting in kidney shrinkage. Blood tests can help decide if the kidney function is normal, stable or deterirating. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 dialysis done. Kidney stopped functioning. Createnine reduced to 12 frm 17 after first dialysis. Kidney size normal. Is there any chance of revival?
Recovery?: You best resource for the answer to your question is the nephrologist (n) taking care of you. The questions to ask your n are: do you have acute renal failure? Does your n expect your kidney function to return? If you had acute renal failure, due to drugs that affected the kidney or due to low bp, recovery may be possible. Your n can and should give more information about your prognosis. Good luck. ...Read more
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 ›