Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Health Q&A
6.1mm kidney stone

Hi, My wife just got usg and and pelvis reports. In the reports it is mentioned as " a non-obstructive 6.1mm sized right renal interpolar calculus seen". I guess it is a stone in right kidney. Kindly correct me if I'm wrong. In this case what should I do? Should I consult a urologist? Can it be cleared with medication or does it need surgery? Please advice. Thank you.

Appendix with Urine infection

After the third attempt of abnormal pain in right side lower abdomen....my ultrasound reports are saying that i have an infection in urine with 7 mm appendix.....

I want to donate a kidney,

Is there a problem to live with one kidney , I want to donate one to my brother, are there any changes in body after that , I also have sickle cell trait

4.9mm stone in kidney

Impression: U/S FEATURES S/O RIGHT MILD HYDROURETERONEPHROSDIS DUE TO DISTAL URETERIC CALCULUS (4.9mm)

Diabetes and Urination

Excessive urine, Frequent thirst and hunger , tiredness , mouth gets try, swelling of leg numbness of feet

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Doctors
Dr. Prashant C Dheerendra - Nephrologist
Dr. Prashant C Dheerendra Nephrologist (DM - Nephrology, MD - Medicine, MBBS) 12 years experience Dharma Kidney Care
220 recommendations Jayanagar 5 Block, Bangalore INR 500
Dr. Gokulnath - Nephrologist
Dr. Gokulnath Nephrologist (MBBS, MD, DM - Nephrology, DNB - Nephrology, FRCP) 23 years experience Apollo Hospital
32 recommendations Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore INR 700
Dr. Arvind C - Nephrologist
Dr. Arvind C Nephrologist (MBBS, DNB - General Medicine, Diploma in Nephrology) 20 years experience The Bangalore Hospital
268 recommendations Basavanagudi, Bangalore INR 600
Dr. Vidyashankar P - Nephrologist
Dr. Vidyashankar P Nephrologist (MBBS, DCH, DNB - Pediatrics, DM - Nephrology) 10 years experience Nephro-Uro Speciality Clinic
12 recommendations Jayanagar 4 Block, Bangalore INR 400
Dr. Dilip Rangarajan - Nephrologist
Dr. Dilip Rangarajan Nephrologist (MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DNB - Nephrology) 37 years experience Nu Hospitals
125 recommendations Banashankari 2nd Stage, Bangalore INR 600