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... will correct itself quickly with daily replacement, the iron and B12 will take a month or more, but gradually improve. The relationship of these issues with one kidney atrophied is unclear, and they may not even be related. I would ask for antibody testing to test for celiac disease caused by gluten intolerance. ... (1 replies)
... I've a hx of kidney atrophy (L side), and since May, 2012, started developing moderate-severe iron deficiency anemia, and, more recently, low potassium. At the moment, my ferritin is 4 ---barely measurable. My H&H is also low. My potassium (serum) is 3.0. Sx include extreme fatigue, muscle spasms, heart palpitations, cloudy and frequent urination -- to name the most obvious... (1 replies)
... I've had kidney stones since high school (2001-2004), had my first one when I was 15. I'm wheelchair bound from a genetic disease called spinal muscular atrophy. I can't exercise or move around. I found out today that I have a 2cm stone in my left kidney (all previous stones were calcium) that is threatening to shut down my kidney, so my urologist wants me to have... (5 replies)

... showed that I have a dilated left ureter with some scarring to the left kidney, and a right kidney with severe atrophy. The mass seen on the ultrasound appears to be the left ureter. ... (0 replies)
... dneys can stay in forever. Scarring is common affter so many stones. Renal function can actually improve. I do have chronic hydrohephrosis and can not have my kidney removed. It sucks but you can live with it. I am running on out of battery but will right more soon. ... (1 replies)
... Hi, I have had Crohn's disease for 27 years and kidney stones are a complication sometimes of that disease. I also have iron deficient anemia and I am taking iron infusions for it now. ... (1 replies)
... Did it mention the percent function of the left kidney. (7 replies)
... renal atrophy and chronic pyelonephritis. ... (7 replies)
... just what does her other kidney look like as far as any cystic development? ... (5 replies)
... Hello, Just wondered if anyone had heard of this happening. My Grandmother is 67 yrs old. We found out today from a ultrasound that she only has one kidney now working. She has never had any problems. ... (5 replies)
... It really is quite amazing at just how quickly muscle will start to break down and atrophy from disuse. ... (6 replies)
Kidney atophy??
Oct 17, 2005
... well if u have previous history of recurrent renal infections then it can be a cause of localised mild scarring of your kidney and hence mild atrophy. i dont think it will cause any failure or any kidney malfunction. ... (4 replies)
Kidney atophy??
Oct 16, 2005
... Thanks for the reply. Hmmm..all the report said was apparent atrophy of the upper pole of the left kidney. Nothing else. I don't have any problems with the kidney but when I was little I had horrible recurrent kidney infections. Could that have caused the atrophy? ... (4 replies)
Kidney atophy??
Oct 15, 2005
... Adrenal gland is situated over the upper pole of kidney. I am not sure if the report says atrophy is of kidney or adrenal. However, if you are not having any problem then mild atrophy of a small part dont cause any serious health complications. ... (4 replies)
Kidney atophy??
Oct 10, 2005
... ays later and the doc said my ultrasound came back "normal". I wanted to see for myself so I asked for a copy of the report. It read that there was some apparent atrophy of the upper pole of the left kidney! What is this and why did my doctor not mention it? ... (4 replies)
Kidney ultrasound
Oct 18, 2001
... right kidney is slightly decreased in size and measures 9.2cm3.5by5.0cm and left kidney is larger and measures 12.1by5.6by5. ... (0 replies)
... wks ago I went to the ER for sever pain from my lower back and abdomen area on my right side. I was diagnosed with severe atrophy and scarring of the right kidney with cortical thinning and there is a dilated right ureter which is dilated to the level of the UV junction. ... (0 replies)
... meone can give me some sort of idea of what I am dealing with. I had an MRI showing that I have numerous small benign cysts in both Kidneys. I also have Renal atrophy inappropraite for my age. I have had numerous kidney stones, blood in urine and A CT that states I am suspicious for Medullary sponge in 2008. ... (0 replies)
... How did yout procedure go. I had this recently and they had to stop the test with 5 minutes to go because I just HAD to urinate. If I had known what the test was like I would have bought some spare pants and maybe a pad and then I could probably just have held on, but I wasn't willing to risk wetting myself and then having to walk through the waiting room, through centre town... (9 replies)
... work and this make you want to go pee but you need to hold it. I had a blocked upj as well and my doc used laser surgery to open it up, but ended up getting the kidney removed as it had very little function and started to atrophy. ... (9 replies)


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