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What is hidronefrosis?

What is hidronefrosis?

Hydronephrosis: It is the enlargment and dilatation of the kidney usually secondary to an obstruction. If it is not treated, it can lead to permanent kidney damage. ...Read more

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My baby has 5 month old, and he needs a surgery because his hidronefrosis ( 5 level) and poor kidney funtionality. Does he need to wait to do surgery?

My baby has 5 month old, and he needs a surgery because his hidronefrosis ( 5 level) and poor kidney funtionality. Does he need to wait to do surgery?

Probably: In adults, hydronephrosis (swelling of the kidney due to obstruction of urinary outlet) in the setting of poor kidney function should get treated sooner rather than later in order to have the best chance at preserving kidney function. In children, with both hydronephrosis and ongoing kidney injury, surgical management becomes more urgent. ...Read more

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How the hidroneprosis is cure?

How the hidroneprosis is cure?

???? your question: Hydronephrosis is back pressure on the kidney due to obstruction. This can have many causes. A stone, a stricture, a tumor, uric acid, infection, and many other things can cause hydronephrosis. If you have this, work with your pcp, urologist, interventional radiologist and others to appropriately treat this condition. You need to save all the kidney function you can. ...Read more

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What is the hidronephrosis process ?

What is the hidronephrosis process ?

Means blockage: Hydronephrosis is a medical term that means enlarged kidney that results from blockage to the urinary stream. It may affect one kidney or both. Most common causes are a kidney stone, prostate enlargement, lazy bladder ( due to diabetes). When it happens it is a medical emergency and patients should seek medical help as this may affect kidney function and sometimes lead to kidney failure. ...Read more

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Does someone who has hidronephrosis can take anticeptic pills?

Yes: I think you mean contraceptive pills. It is ok to do so as long as you don't have hypertension or advanced kidney failure. ...Read more

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Does someone who has hidronephrosis can take pills to prevent pregnancy?

Does someone who has hidronephrosis can take pills to prevent pregnancy?

See below: Hydronephrosis may have left you with a reduced kidney function, which may affect your pregnancy. The doctor can help you understand the risks of taking contraceptive pills vs the hazards if any of a pregnancy with reduced kidney function. It all depends on the extent of loss of kidney function. ...Read more

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7.4mm kidney stone causing mild hydroneprosis in right kidney?It can cause damage to kidney?

7.4mm kidney stone causing mild hydroneprosis in right kidney?It can cause damage to kidney?

Yes: You already have mild enlargement of the kidney - that is what hydronephroiss is. Over a long period of time, a blocking stone can lead to infections and decrease in kidney function. It is best to talk with a good urologist as to what the best plan is for your individual case - whether the stone needs to be removed, or if they are comfortable just following it over time. ...Read more

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43 yo male. 7mm 370UH stone in left VUJ. Moved from PUJ to VUJ in 12 days. Pain only in day 1. No fever. Miild Hidronephrosis. Wait longer or surgery?

43 yo male. 7mm 370UH stone in left VUJ. Moved from PUJ to VUJ in 12 days. Pain only in day 1. No fever. Miild Hidronephrosis. Wait longer or surgery?

Expulsive therapy: Stones larger than 5 mm are hard to pass, but your stone has already moved almost into bladder without major kidney blockage. Since it's been 12 days, see a urologist for possible per cutaneous removal, but medical treatment with an alpha blocker might help it pass into bladder without surgery. ...Read more