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Unilateral hydronephrosis: Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Flank pain Abdominal mass Nausea and vomiting Urinary tract infection Fever Painful urination (dysuria) Increased urinary frequency Increased urinary urgency Note: Sometimes unilateral hydronephrosis does not have symptoms. Diagnosis & Tests Unilateral hydronephrosis is usually identified with … Read more

Unilateral hydronephrosis: Treatment

Treatment Treatment and prognosis for unilateral hydronephrosis depend on what is causing the kidney swelling. Treatment may include: A ureteral stent (tube that allows the ureter to drain into the bladder) A nephrostomy tube (allows the blocked urine to drain … Read more