Usg Kub

USG KUB, also called ultrasound KUB or renal ultrasound, is a diagnostic test that uses sound waves to produce images of the kidneys, ureters, and bladder. It is usually done in patients having kidney and bladder problems. Renal ultrasound helps to show an injury present in the kidney, kidney stones, cysts, and also the size of the kidneys.

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How to manage the pain and burning in my right lower abdomen?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain and burning sensation in my right lower abdomen. I had an appendicular operation four years back, but after a year of operation, the pain and burning sensation started. I do not have pain while sitting or sleeping, but the pain starts with some physical movement, and it re...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The history and reports have been reviewed (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have a stone obstructing your right kidney and causing pain. Stone is a disease and needs to be treated. Otherwise, you will have another one in the future. I will pres...  Read Full »

Why do I get pain in the penile shaft even on touching?

Query: Hello doctor, Over the last two to three months, I have noticed that it is painful when I get an erection. The pain is in a specific area below the head of the penis on the shaft. I did blood and urine tests to check my general health. Kidney and liver function was fine, but there was micro hemog...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is inflammation, and that can cause pain and blood in the urine. This inflammation can be from products like shower gel or soap. Other causes can be sexually transmitted infections, which include gonococcal, chlamydial, or even fungal infections. Or you can cha...  Read Full »

What does polyuria without pain or blood in urine indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 49-year-old female. I am recently experiencing polyuria. I have to urinate almost every 30 minutes very urgently, and I void nearly 240 ml each time without any pain or blood in the urine. I just had a routine urinalysis with microscopic examination. All results were normal e...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Increased urine frequency is abnormal. The frequency of urinating should be every two hours (up to eight times in 24 hours), and the amount of urine should be about 400-500 ml each time. The causes for this problem can be many. If this problem happened recently, it mi...  Read Full »

Kindly tell me ways to overcome pain while urinating.

Query: Hi doctor, I am not sure exactly when I started having a split stream urination problem, but I really worried about it recently. I mean, it never really used to bother me besides the occasional mess and I used to think it was more a result of tight underwear or something. My urine basically splits...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivekanandan G

Andrologist, Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Splaying of urinary stream does not always mean a problem, but is important to rule out significant urinary tract pathology like urethral stricture, bladder neck dyssynergia, etc. As an initial evaluation, you can get an ultrasound KUB (kidney, ureters and urinary bladder...  Read Full »

What is the reason for urine infection in baby?

Query: Hello doctor, My 16-month-old son had a urine infection when he is three months old. We got him tested with vcug for urine reflux, but it is clear. He is fed with formula milk until now. He used to get only 2-4 pus cells in urine but the culture was positive always. In the seventh month after using...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Bilateral reflux disease can present to variable degrees and cause recurrent UTI (urinary tract infection), fever, sepsis, and renal scarring. This can lead to kidney failure. The good thing is your son VCUG (vooiding cystourethography) at three months of age was normal. ...  Read Full »

How do nephrolithiasis and soft tissue calcification vary?

Query: Hi doctor, The findings of my 12 year old daughter's x-ray showed a cluster of 3 mm density overlying the right kidney, which may represent soft tissue calcification versus nephrolithiasis. I would like to get a clear understanding of the difference between soft tissue calcification and nephrolithi...  Read Full »


Dr. Krishna Somani

Nephrologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Nephrolithiasis means kidney stones¬†and soft tissue calcification means any part of renal parenchyma gets high deposits of calcium and show up in x-ray. I want to know the reason for x-ray done. Is she having pain in the flank or burning sensation in urine or fever or vo...  Read Full »

I have slow urinating problem with diabetes. Please suggest medication to help both.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a slow urinating problem and I am taking the following medications: Telma H (OD), Glycomet GP (BD), Atorlip 10 (OD), Urimax 0.4 mg (OD), and Vitamin A to Z (OD), and Human Mixtard Insulin 20 units (OD). I have my health check-up done. Please prescribe suitable diabetic and kidn...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Prostate enlargement can cause an obstruction and slow urine. After the age of 50 prostate starts to grow to variable sizes. Although size does not matter but the shape of the prostate can cause obstruction. Medications can shrink the prostate up to 30% and cause impr...  Read Full »

I get blood in sperm during ejaculation without pain. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have blood in sperm after ejaculation for about three days and there is a very little to no burning sensation. I have no sexual relations over a year. I feel fine and consume alcohol every day. I am obese with high blood pressure and cholesterol. My urine is very concentrated becaus...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Blood in ejaculation mostly refers to inflammation of the prostate, seminal vesicles, or ejaculatory ducts which represents the tract and the way semen pass through. This inflammation can be caused by infection or sometimes without infection. I need to ask a few que...  Read Full »

How to treat prostate enlargement and difficulty urinating?

Query: Sleep disorder, anxiety, panic disorder, difficulty urinating, high blood pressure, and prostrate enlargement. One week experiencing sleep disorder. Two weeks - difficulty urinating.   Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi and thank you very much for consulting with us In my consultation I will address the prostate enlargement and difficulty in passing urine Prostate enlargement is common after the age of 50 years and it can cause symptoms of difficulty in passing urine. Investigations like ultrasound kub and pros...  Read Full »

Can kidney stones cause blood in urine?

Query: My father is diabetic and have kidney stones. Recently he saw blood in his urine after walk(exercise) what's the reason behind it???  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Urologist

Answer: Hi thank you for consulting me Kidney stones can have different presentations it also can cause blood in urine after exercise and stones should be evaluated properly and treatment Your father have diabetes and might have other medical issues so proper evaluation before intervention is required I ...  Read Full »

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