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Mild hydroureteronephrosis All you need to know


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


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.


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.

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

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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