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What Is Hidronefrosis
My newborn baby ( 5 month)has an 5 level hidronefrosis, and a poor funtionality kidney 39%, what should I do? Is there a posibility to save the kidney
Severehydronephrosis: Immediate surgery by a pediatric nephrologist can. Save the kidney. ...Read more
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
???? 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
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
I had hydronephrosis due to stone.i passed stone 20 days ago.US scan10 days ago told all r normal.Us scan today tells no stone but hydroneprosis. how?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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