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Mild hydroureteronephrosis All you need to know

About


Hydroureteronephrosis grade 1 a.k.a. mild hydronephrosis is a medical condition where the kidney swells up due to improper drainage of urine from the kidneys to the bladder.
Mild hydronephrosis affects an estimated 1% of the neonate population, annually worldwide. [3]
- Requires a medical diagnosis
- Treatable by a medical professional
- Short to Medium term: the ailment can take weeks to months to get subside properly
- Lab tests or imaging often required


This isnt a disease but basically is a consequence of some ulterior ailment. Its generally caused by a urinary tract blockage, and in some cases, it may lead to an infection in the urinary tract and other severe conditions.
Ages affected - Between 0 and 4: Predominant; Between 4 and 35: Less often; 35 and above: Rare


Symptoms


Requires a medical diagnosis
Symptoms include lower abdominal pain, urinary complications, dizziness, fever, vomiting, etc.


People may experience -
Pain areas - lower abdomen, back
Urinary complications - pain while urinating, incomplete urination,
incapacity to suppress urge to urinate, etc.
Also common - fever, dizziness, vomiting, etc.


Treatment


Self - care:
Often doctors choose the watchful waiting method, as this condition often subsides by itself in a few weeks. If that doesnt work, it is advised to consult a urologist or surgeon immediately.


Medications:
Doctors usually prescribe antibiotic therapy to decrease the chances of infections in the urinary tract. If the condition becomes severe, surgery becomes necessary.


Specialists:
Urologists and surgeons at mfine are the people you should look forward to talking to if you are suffering from mild hydroureteronephrosis. Talk to us at www.mfine.co .

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