Answers in 'Nephrology and dialysis'
A while ago i had a kidney infection and whenever i need to use the restroom i have the pains that i had when i had the infection.
Bad kidney pains and late periods every month, why?
Blood & urine test & ultrasound ok.right lower abdominal pain for two weeks,burning&loose frq bowel mvm. Is colon cancer?
Can you take a over the counter diuretic and your a hydrochlorothiazide?
Can I take 5 mg of melatonin, with high blood pressure meds. I take a diuretic and a ace inhibitor?
Can starvation of one day lead to ketones 3+ in urine test? or it will needs long term starvation to lead to this result??
Can a 91 yr old on forosemide and digoxin with heart failure but otherwise body fit be treated with Oblique inguinal incision as elderly patient?
Can taking renetidine for long term impact kidneys or liver functions?
CT KUB reports say that left kidney shows mild thinning of the upper pole cortex may be due to focal nephritis. Should i be worried?
Daily I take warfarin, ditiazem,bisoprolol,ramipril, furosemide for persistent atrial fibrillation. Is it safe to use Voltaren extra strength emulgel.
Discomfort stomach pain, back pain by the spine and lower right side. Have had conistpation for a month, pee smells. ?
Doctor I have nitrates,WBCs and bacteria in my Urine I went to ER and they said it was a UTI and put me on cipro, 4 doses of that later and nothing ha?
Does high urine creatine mean kidney cancer?
Everytime I pee urine is cloudy and UTI test came back negative, could it be yeast infection? I have dry skin and hair as well and stomach aches.
For UTI, if urine test comes back positive, but symptoms already stopped before started taking antibiotics - still important to take antibiotics?
For two days straight I exceeded the recommended sodium intake amount. How bad is this? Really worried.
For a urologist - how long is a urine sample valid for WBC & RBC dipstick and micro exam when refrigerated. No preservatives used, just refrigerated. ?
Got labwork done. All #s were in normal range but anion gap was 9 which the lab considers low. Should I be concerned?
Hello, I finished my macro bid for UTI on Wednesday. I'm currently using ortho evra patches and had intercourse yesterday without using a secondary co?
Hi. My clit is hurting when i wipe or touch it in anyways. Ive been put on meds for a uti. Should i be concerned or can it be linked to a uti?
Had chills and flu like symptoms for two days now. But now I have pretty bad pain in both kidneys. It's worse while lying down.
Hi Doc, so my boyfriend and I had sex & when ever we have sex it burns when I pee. I try to pee a lot to see if it goes away & it does. 2 weeks I go I?
Husbands eyes are slightly yellow. has mild cirrhosis, drinks half gallon a day. bilirubin 2, creatinine .60, sodium normal. what does this mean?
Hii, I'm 23 years old.after marriageI have kidney stone it can delay my periods? This month my periods is late.
Husband has chest hemodialysis catheter and went swimming last night without waterproof bandage over exit site. is this ok?
Had a renal ultrasound and realized afterwards that I was not asked to drink water just hold breath and last one years ago I did. Make a difference?
Hi, Want to know if a tiny qty of sodium bicarbonate is good for kidneys, acidity, heartburn, constipation. Can I take just a lil of it. thanks?
Husband has chest catheter for dialysis. said has some green drainage from exit site for a couple weeks. wont go get it looked it. what should he do?
Is it dangerous to take medicine for an UTI if I'm not sure I have one? I have symptoms but I just need it to go away
Is dark urine with blood in it and achy thighs a symptom of STDs such as Chlamydia or Gonorrhea?
I am experiencing side pain. The following also describes me: Frequent urination. What should I do? And movement
Im 7months pregnant. pus cell is 25-30 hpf. do i have uti?
I'm nursing my 2.5 month old baby and I was just diagnosed with a kidney infection. Can the infection be passed to my baby if it's in my blood?
I was diagnosed for UTI & chlamydia. I was on 7 days cipro, and took azithromycin in the middle. On last day of cipro & still peeing often. What now?
Inguinal hernia or water tablets causing enlerged scrotum in Fit but heart failure 91 yr old?Also Has hardness above pubic area from hip to hip.Ideas
I was diagnosed with a 3 mm ovarian cyst and a uti today. I can't sleep because when I lay down I feel extreme pressure in my lower abdomen. Is this n?
I usually take 40 mg of Lisinopril once per day. I accidentally just took 60 mg. (Extra pill) Will I be okay?
I am experiencing fever (better by: with fluids, rest) (worsened by: dehydration (fluid loss), exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) , f...
I'm 36 years old, was diagnosed with hypocalcemia , hypoparathyroidism and HBP but want to have a baby, do you think I should or should not.
I was told in Feb. that I had a kidney stones, I never passed the stone. Now my hip own the side where the stone was found is hurting. Could the stone?
I stopped taking hydrochlorothiazide because I have lost weight and my bp is normal to low. I'm retaining a lot of water now. Will this go away?
I am experiencing frequent urination, migraines(front), and feverish symptoms. Possible side effects of the plan B pill? Or first week of pregnancy?
I have cloudy urine and lower stomach pain and have been on different uti meds the past three weeks and still having symptoms.
I am experiencing blood or red colored urine. But don't have a uti at the moment?
I am a vegetarian transitioning to Fruitarian however yesterday I ate grilled fish and now my urine smells fishy.
Ive had burning, tingling sensation after urination,followed by discomfort. I am 16 ,i have also had kidney pain.It has been going on for 1-2weeks?
I have hyperparathyroidism....had thyroid cancer in 1987 and had a total thyroidectomy...my parathyroid calcium level is 188. What should I do?
I took an at home uti test. Twice I was negative both times for Leukocyte and bright pink positive for nitrite.... Does this mean I have a uti??
Is tap water in Worcester, MA or in MA safe to drink?Can the residues(metal,rust,dirt..)& chemicals in it cause cancer,kidney problem,&other diseases?
Is drinking enough water to keep urine color clear all the time is the best thing one can do for healthy kidneys.
I got my urinalysis result and found few bacteria. does it mean im positive to uti?
I was just told I have low attenuating lesions on my right kidney what's gona happen now? I'm wondering if that's what's causing my extreme pain in my
I went to the toilet last night and noticed light red blood in the water when I urinated there was no blood in my urine during the day went a while ag?
I have leukocyte estrerase positive in urine report.wbc range is also 0-5 present.what its mean.I have also tiny concretions in kidney ultrasound repo?
I'm on dialysis I have mild PCOS I'm on birth control to help regulate my periods we want to have a baby what can I take to help me ovulate ?
I have had what I believe is a kidney infection for almost a week now. It started with severe lower back pain and pain urinating as well as bloody uri?
I am experiencing nausea, lightheadednes,late menstrual period, frequent urination, reduced appetite, vomiting and severe sensitivity to smells ?
I am haveing leg pain and hip pain and a burning sensation in my vagina and also back pain. Been treated for kidney infection already.
I have to pee immediately after I drink water, I could pee up to 15 + times a day, should I be concerned?
I have Takayasu Vasculitis, a month ago was diagnosed with POTS and today got biopsy results positive small fiber polyneurophy:: axonophthy prognosis?
Im 3 months pregnant, and was on a persciption water pill. Iv stopped taking it and im retaining a lot of water. Is it safe to take a water pill ?
If you have sex with kidney cancer, after ejaculation, will that cancer be spread to the testicles?
I understand Kidney angomyolipoma may require emergncy surg & is very painful if it bleeds suddenly.I travel alot, so how should I prepare to handle the situation if it arises. Should I carry some painkiller with me all the time?
I know sugar in the urine is a symptom of diabetes, but can sugar in the urine be a symptom of kidney cancer?
I'm retaining water in my ankles an I have surgery next week will my doctor still do my surgery?
I was given Macrobid 100 2x::7days for Acute Cystisis w::Hematura. Day 5 very fatigued bad kidney pain, symptoms back. Prescribed Cipro, will this work?
Is 12 hours without water long enough to start feeling any effects of dehydration?
I have a low serum inorganic phosphate 0.73 what does this mean I'm always tried?
Is 25x21 mm size right kidney angiomyolipoma removal a major surgery? What is revovery time?
I have a 5mm cyst in midpole of rt kidney posteriorly and 2.5 mm hypodensity in lower pole as well. Asymptomatic. Is there cause for concern?
Is 5.7 mm kidney stone size big if it is then how to remove or if it is small then also tell?
Kidney and bloating how to get rid of gas and bloating and high blood fats ?
Muscle weakness, dark urine, exhaustion, itching all over body no rash no bites. Normally healthy man. Thyroid and testosterone test came back normal.
My boyfriend Benazepril &I take lisinopril. He ran out of his meds & we are away from home. Can he take my lisinopril until we get home in a few days?
My daughter just took an at home UTI strip test and it came back positive for leukocytes but negative for nitrates. Does this mean she has an infectio?
My Mother is experiencing frequent problems with her bladder. Bladder incontinence, urinary tract infections, etc. She just recently had chemotherapy. Is there a potential risk of developing a more serious kidney infection?
My creatinine result is 46 umol :: L. What does it mean?
My calcium is at 101 (lab norms: 80 to 100) and 2,52 (max: 2,50) Should I worry? I have low magnesium, and the doc gave me vitamine D.I'm 23 Thank you
Obliterated costophrenic angle,pleural effusion,normal blood picture&WBCs count,normal liver & kidney function tests,normal CA 19-9,cause of effusion?
Pressure on lower stomach causing me to pee all the time, uti was negative, and right side pain, constipation, and lots of mucus in throat.
Pain under ribcage::Kidney area in my back right side. Its a constant pain and hurts to breathe deep or move certain ways.advil wont help. What is it?
Renal cortical thickness and echogenicity is maintened bilaterally menas?
Sharp belly button pain below and right side, frequent and painful urination (internal not burning)could this be appendicitis or bladder infection?
Sir my right kidney size is 9.6 cm and 1.1
And left one is 9.5 cm and 1.3 is this a normal case or any problem plzz tell about the treatment
Took 2 fioricet for headache. How long do I have to wait before taking norco for kidney stone pain?
Urine culture came back, protein urine +1, WBC urine 10-15, Bacteria Urine +1. On antibiotic for a UTI. Are these normal results just for a UTI?
UA Automated = 3 RBC's but neg for blood. Hospital lab Ref. range 0 - 1::Hpf All other values norm. Cystoscopy excellent. MRU all clear. Why RBC's?
UA dipstick = 3 RBC but neg for blood. All other values norm. Cystoscopy was excellent. MRU all clear. Why RBC's? Dr. said see you in 5 yrs
What is Rhabdomyolysis?
Why is my urine sticky when I defecate? (I have recently had negative STD test results and have not had unprotected sex since)
What is a t1 htperintense right lower pole renal lesion most likely 1cm complex cyst scanhave repeat 6mths. Kidney cancer runs family Could be cancer?
What is the best thing I can do for my kidneys?
What is the best antibiotic to get rid of urinary tract infections? Macrobid didn't work for me. I've been fighting a uti for a year. It comes & goes
What is t2 hyperintense r::Lower pole renal lesion demonstrates hyperintensity on non fatsaturated t1 image.Post contrast vascular phenomenon MRI Scan?
Why does my urine smell like skunk?
What would one consider in evaluating the post op patient with persistent ileus (4 days) and fever after laparoscopic with hand assist nephrectomy?
What is the meaning if my FBS is 75.55 mg::Dl , Urine 1.030, urine rbc 1-3::Hpf? Am I diabetic? UTI?
What does it mean when urine smells like medicine or acid but I'm not taking any medicine or vitamins?
What does urothelial cells with degenerative changes on urine cytology mean? Crystals present. also mild fullness renal collecting system.
Why does my urine smell Like lemons?