Does it hurt to get a renal ultrasound done?

Ultrasound. It is absolutely pain free. Involves no radiation, and the sound waves used to scan cannot be felt by anymeans. It will not adversely affect your kidney or sorrounding tissues.

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I have had discomfort in my lower right back, just above the hip, for some months. I had a renal ultrasound done and it came clear. Now, I have hot/cold sensation. Whatshould I do?

Back pain. You may have sacroiliac joint dysfunction or a problem with your lumbar spine radiating to your leg. A good history taking and physical exam is a must. Referral to physical therapy or imaging depending on the findings can be the next step. Read more...
Lower back pain. Is usually due to muscle strain or arthritis. Follow up with your dr for reassurance. Kidney pain is generally located midback just where the ribs end. Take care! Read more...
Probably arthritis. Low back discomfort/pain is invariably due to back sprain/arthritis rarely due to kidneys. This is verified by normal by normal ultrasound. Apply heat , take some anti-inflammatory pills , if it persists see your md. Read more...

Why do I have blood in my urine? I had a renal ultrasound done, & bladder everything is ok. What can cause blood in urine?

See answer. Microscopic hematuria: very common in general population affecting ~2-5% overall with higher incidence in older adults. Usually clinically insignificant. Visible blood: more likely to have identifiable and/or significant cause. Many causes: too numerous to list. Testing (blood, imaging, and cystoscopy) done to rule out significant causes: uti, renal disease, stones, bladder and kidney cancer. Read more...
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 more...