Here are the Blogs in the Kidney
In the previous blog we discussed how the severe pain from a kidney stone attack is the body's way of telling us that our kidney is blocked. This causes one to seek help before the kidney suffers any permanent damage, which can happen when a kidney becomes obstructed.
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Posted on 08/15/2016 10:42 AM by Kari Slusser
One patient explained his agony this way, "It was so bad, I was afraid I was going to live!"
Often described as "the worst pain in my life", the severe pain from kidney stones, called renal or ureteral colic, occurs when a stone passes from the kidney into the ureter. The ureter is the thin tube, ...Read More...
Posted on 07/12/2016 11:28 AM by kari slusser
Blood in the urine needs to be taken very seriously.
Sometimes blood in the urine signifies cancer, other times its "normal", and then there are times when blood in the urine can lead to retention. If you are not sure, please see us or your primary physician for evaluation.
A drop of blood in ...Read More...
Posted on 03/15/2016 12:53 PM by Kari Slusser
Most tumors, or masses, of the kidney are discovered incidentally. This means that most patients do not have any pain, blood in the urine, or other symptoms that lead to the diagnosis. In this day and age when CTs, MRIs, and ultrasounds are common, the kidneys are often imaged while a non-related ...Read More...
Posted on 02/09/2016 2:29 PM by Kari Slusser