Top 20 Doctor insights on: What is the difference between a urologist and a nephrologist
Nephrology is the study of the kidney: its structure, its function, and its diseases. The kidney is an incredibly complex organ that participates in a large number of essential bodily functions. Nephrologists are fellowship trained after completing an internal medicine residency, and they are experts in non-surgical treatment of the ...Read more
Both can diagnose: And treat kidney, ureter, bladder and urethral problems. However the urologist, being a surgeon can do surgical procedures in the diseased urologic organs while the nephrologist can't. God bless u! http://www. Davita. Com/kidney-disease/overview/treatment-overview/what-is-a-nephrologist? /e/6884. http://www. Healthcommunities. Com/urinary-system-tests/what-is-a-urologist. Shtml. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some...: Nephrologist is specialized in adjusting & applying drugs in treating any kidney diseases leading to kidney failure, and urologists are dealing with other conditions of urinary tracts like any blockage, tumors, stones, etc. Of kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, urethra, or men's organs. In short, nephrologist is a sub-specialist of internal medicine and urologist, that of surgery. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Staghorn stones: Staghorn calculi are associated with infection. Their composition is mixed calcium ammonia phosphate. These stones look like coral and are stuck in the pelvis of the kidney. Urologist has to manage these surgically most commonly. You need a work up though to determine why these formed and to prevent more. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Urologist: See an experienced female-oriented urologist; be sure you evacuate your bladder after intercourse; be sure you drink a lot and evaluate your bladder frequently; urologist may do bladder ultrasound and post-void residual of urine volume which is important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of doctor should I see for a small angiomyolipoma in my kidney? Not sure if a urologist or a nephrologist is best.
I have over active bladder. All tests have shown nothing. I ve seen gp urologist n nephrologist as well they have not help. What should I do now?
My cytology found a rare urothelial cell fragment and rare granular casts. My urologist and nephrologist say nothing is wrong. Should I still worry?
I have post residue urine of 301.97 (normal range 30 ml). My doctor (nephrologist) wants me to see a urologist? What doe it mean? How serious is this?
At checkup, blood was found in my urine (not visible). Lab re-did test 2 weeks later w/ the same results. Should I see a urologist or a nephrologist?
Where to go urologist or nephrologist? Case for 5.5mm kidney stone non obstructive? Is it big or can pass by drinking water?
Stone in kidney: This size stone may pass on its own if you drink 4-5 liters of fluid per day. Be sure to include at least one quart of lemonade or lemon extract added to water. If you use ReaLemon extract, add 5 teaspoons to each quart of water you drink. This will help. Minimize salt. Minimize animal protein. Push the fluids daily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are cystoscopies normally done every 2yrs? Normal cystoscopy but urologist said that's the frequency. 28yo SLE pt w/hematuria. Referred 2 nephrologist
See nephrologist: Would discuss with your rheumatologist and nephrologist. Most ofter with lupus blood in the urine is due to lupus kidney disease called glomerulonephritist which is treated with your rheumatologist and nephrologist. There are other causes of hematuria including infection, kidney tumors or kidney stones. I assume all of this has been evalauted ...Read more
Microscopic hematuria and back pain, in kidney area. Slightly elevated calcium oxalate level. Urologist or Nephrologist? Which type Dr should I see?
See urologist first:
Let a urologist complete the evaluation for current concern - microhematuria and backache although you may ask the doc initiating the above check-up for you. However, to get the things done right for the obove has not to be difficult if following instructions described in
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10mth constant mod/severe flank/side/abdo pain. Urine sterile-pyuria/blood/protein. Seen nephrologist & urologist & gynaecologist- no diagnosis. Help?
Endometriosis?: Endometriosis can cause pain in the abdomen and pelvis. It seems that you likely had a thorough work up if you saw both a urologist and a nephrologist. Without a physical exam and your complete history it's difficult to diagnose, but pain syndromes should be considered. Maybe get a 2nd opinion from another gynecologist? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I see a nephrologist for "iga nephropathy" but have been having clots in my urine. Should I see a urologist? I have had 6-7 episodes of hematuria in the past 10 months. The first couple I thought were utis and went away on their own within 4 hours. Epi
73 y.O. W/m, left kidney hydronephrosis 3 yrs, large cyst 10 yrs, history kidney stones, lumbar stenosis, bilat leg/back pain - nephrologist or urologist?
Urologist: Urologist is the one. Good luck.Get a more detailed answer ›
Could you give me a list of nephrologists in tulsa that take medicaid and medicare. I can't seem to find any.
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