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Had an MRI of my lumbar spine in May of 2016 who had showed

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Had an MRI of my lumbar spine in May of 2016 who had showed cysts on both kidneys. Ultrasound showed cysts on both kidneys. The largest was 5cm on the right kidney. Lab work was all normal. Had some microscopic hematuria but that has been present for many years. Repeat ultrasound on 11/04 showed no real change on lt kidney, but many more cysts on right kidney. Difficult to measure because so many. Lab work around 10/4 was was normal. BP mildly elevated. More anxiety or white coat until recently. 140-150/90-96. Am a retired legal nurse consultant. Too much knowledge makes me very frightened. I do have basal and squamous cell skin cancer. Controlled high cholesterol on Lipitor, chronic pain due to skeletal problems. Depression due to pain Otherwise healthy.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Muneeb Ali replied 5 months ago.

Hi,

Im sorry to hear about your symptoms. Can i ask the cysts on your kidneys have they been classified as simple cysts or complex cysts? Secondly what were your last renal function tests like? Any change in them?

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