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When Do You Order Vcug And Renal Ultrasound After 1st Uti
32 yr old female diabetic high bp, doc wants renal ultrasound after urine test showed a micro of 10. What does that mean? No pain, itch or UTI symp.
The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a ...Read more
Yes: Current recommendations for the work up of a UTI for young children up to 2 years includes a renal ultrasound as well as a vcug. Other factors may influence this decision: fever with uti, gender (boys of any age require work up), recurrent uti's, urination problems, growth problems, high blood pressure and family history of kidney problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
6y/o has spells with symptoms of UTI positive urine dips but cultures neg vcug and ultra sound normal what can cause symptoms on & off for 2 years?
Multifactorial: It appears that you have been fully investigated. Given your statement, one has to think of other causes than bacterial infection. The individuals with tendency to allergy, generally food, animals, spices, and hives can manifest allergic cystitis. Keep a careful note of these things. ...Read more
20yo male urinating often e.G 1-3 hrs - no history of utis. Renal system ultrasound results on paper claim 'no abnormality'. What could problem be?
Urinary frequency: Renal us only helpful in diagnosing cause of frequency if bladder thickened. Problem could be: small bladder, excess fluid intake, caffeine or orange juice irritating bladder lining, overactive bladder, std, anxiety, interstitial cystitis, prostatitis, bladder or urethral abnormality or polyp. Unlikely significant if he doesn't have to urinate many times thru the night. Otherwise consult urologist. ...Read more
Are illuginal genti femoral illohygastric cutenaneous nerves all ruled out with a peripheral work up I have chronic pelvic pain in genital and bladder after a uncomplicated vaginal delivery 1 year ago I've had a cystocopy renal ultrasound and tests for st
That : That is a difficult diagnosis to make. I assume you are seeing a specialist for this. The best thing may be to see a pain management physician, as this is their area of expertise. They can often perform "blocking injections" to see if the pain is relieved, which can help make the diagnosis. If this works, then they can perform radiofrequency ablation to kill the nerves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do I have blood in my urine? I had a renal ultrasound done, & bladder everything is ok. What can cause blood in urine?
Hemautria : Blood can come from anywhere from the glomerulus to the urethra. 1st step is to repeat your urine when not on your period clean catch and if still has blood then you need to see a kidney doc for work up. This can be a frustrating experience for all. Blood work history physical and often biopsy may be needed. You need to see a kidney doc and discuss options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Using sound waves : Renal us uses sound waves to pass through the tissues to make black and white images of the kidney tissue and urinary bladder. It is painless and uses no dye. It takes about 20 minutes to perform and is interpretted by a licsenced doctor called a radiologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kidney health: Usually a kidney sonogram will show if there is an obstruction to the kidney flow, will tell if kidney disease is a chronic one and will show cysts, masses and kidney stones if present. Sometimes it may show congenital anomalies of the urinary tract. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more
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