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do diuretics cause kidney damage

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
24 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Many possible causes: Medical conditions such as diabetes, long-standing hypertension, glomerulonephritis--i.e. inflammation of the filtering units of the kidneys often lea ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Friedman
38 years experience Transplant Surgery
Not reported: Msm, methylsulfonylmethane is an inert product sold as a dietary supplement. There are no known medical uses and the fda has not approved it for any a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No it does not: No Cialis does not cause kidney damage.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin White
32 years experience Family Medicine
No: Unless you have kidney failure. The body will excrete the rest.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Low risk: Aspirin has a rare chance of causing kidney damage; you are likely thinking of the other nsaids, like Ibuprofen or naproxen, that have been associated ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Really no: A preposterous overdose of vitamin c can give you oxalate nephropathy. Vitamin d toxicity can give you nephrocalcinosis. But there's a huge safety ra ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
37 years experience Urology
If obstructive: Kidney stones can cause renal damage based on obstruction. A small stone residing in the kidney does not injure the kidney. But, if the stone enlarge ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Piotr Obara
13 years experience Radiology
Only if prolonged: Hydronephrosis can cause temporary decrease in function of the kidney due back pressure. However, in the long term there should not be any significant ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Possible...: All life events are a one-way street of accumulation, modification, and continuation from inception to eternity. So. good/adequate personal & prof ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, yes: Kidny dysfunction can cause elevated blood pressure and uncontroled blood pressure can damage the kidneys.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manav Singla
22 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: I have never seen or read about this being a problem. I guess theoretically if you were one who gets very 'dried out' with antihistamines it might be ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reginald Gohh
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Should not: Ingestion of large amounts of protein (for example protein supplements) should not have any deleterious effects on kidney function if you have normal ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No it does not: No Prednisone does not cause kidney damage.Long term use of Prednisone with moderate to high doses of Prednisone can cause elevation of blood pressure ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Renal failure: Your question cannot be answered in 400 characters. Please go to this link to answer your question: http://www.Medicinenet.Com/kidney_failure/page ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes but: The level of dehydration necessary to cause kidney failure relates to the diminished blood flow through the kidney.If it drops the blood pressure low ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: You already have mild enlargement of the kidney - that is what hydronephroiss is. Over a long period of time, a blocking stone can lead to infections ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Broad question: Damage to liver by alcohol, hepatitis infections/drugs can affect kidney function. Certain disease like lupus, sarcoidosis, cystic disease , Wilson di ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: If dehydration is severe enough, the blood flow to the kidney decreases and the nutrition brought by the blood to the kidney cells can be too poor to ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Kline
18 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: Practically speaking, no.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Prostaglandins: Nsaids inhibit prostaglandins, the bad ones that cause inflammation but also the good ones that help make your stomach coating and help maintain good ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: No.
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