Hydronephrosis

Hydronephrosis

Hydronephrosis is the swelling of a kidney due to a build-up of urine. It happens when urine cannot drain out from the kidney to the bladder from a blockage or obstruction. Hydronephrosis can occur in one or both kidneys. The main function of the urinary tract is to remove wastes and fluid from the body. [Read More…]

Managing Your Hydronephrosis

What Is Hydronephrosis? Hydronephrosis is the dilation or swelling of kidneys because of a blockage that stops urine from flowing out of the body. Hydronephrosis can be cured, depending on the cause. Complications include urinary infections, high blood pressure, kidney failure, and dehydration. What Causes Hydronephrosis? The cause is a blockage of any part of [Read More…]