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Xray Differential Diagnosis Kidney Stone
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
I had an ultrasound done and it showed a 6-7mm kidney stone. The X-ray showed clear. What one is right?
Stones : A small kidney stones detected by ultrasound can sometimes be missed in plain x-rays. You should go with the ultrasound results. they are small and in your case asymptomatic in many cases they pass on their own hydrate yourself well and read about diet that decreases future stone formation .. ...Read more
Told there as a kidney stone that has shown up on xry that measures 2mm. Can a kidney stone acurately be measured via xray?
Yes: Especially if there is calcification in the stool ball. It will appear bright white on Xray, just like a kidney stone. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Is it possible for a kidney stone to be stuck in the lower portion of the ureter without inflicting any pain? Mine appears stuck(xray), w/ no symptoms?
My doctor seen a 2mm kidney stone in a xray on 3/7/12 and I still haven't passed it. Is this normal?
Had an X-ray tuesday and friday. Showed my kidney stone did not move at all not even an inch from where it was in my kidney. Is that normal?
Kub X-ray showed no stone I am still having severe pain at night on my left side could it still be a kidney stone?
CT showed 4mm kidney stone 8 days ago. X-ray today showed nothing. I don't think it has passed, but not much pain. Should I get another CT?
CT showing stone: CT scan images are far more precise than plain KUB xray. CT scan will pick up smaller images and will pick up non-calcium containing stones. KUB will reveal only calcium stones and size and position and angles matter for visibility. Getting another CT is not compelling. Drink 4-5 liters per day. Include lemon extract 5 tblspn ReaLemon per day. 4 mm will pass. ...Read more
Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more
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