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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
BP drop hormones: When your blood pressure drops, your kidneys secrete renin which leads to the production of angiotensin 2, which is a potent vasoconstrictor. This co ... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
38 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: On the hormone and its source. Do not let non physicians give you " hormones" for vicarious reasons.
Dr. Joseph Shen
31 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Many!: Some key regulatory hormones for reabsorption include: aldosterone, which stimulates active sodium reabsorption (and water as a result) antidiuret ... Read More
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Many: Many hormones affect renal function like renin angiotensin, aldosterone , PTH , ADH (vasopressin) and etc.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Rare and benign: myelolipoma of the kidney is a rare and benign lesion usually of adrenal but sometimes found in the kidney. If it enlarges in the kidney it may compre ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
52 years experience Endocrinology
Anti-diuretic: hormone (ADH)
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Ok : There are conditions like syndrome of inappropriate ADH (vasopressin) diabetes insipidus and other hormonal and renal disorders that can cause the bod ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Hormones: Different hormones act on different receptors in the tubules of the kidney resulting in different effects. It is like a lock and key. Each hormone f ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not kidney: Kidney tumors do not produce gynecomastia. The adrenal gland is next to the kidney and very rarely produces female hormones. Gynecomastia is common ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Probably not: Hypokalemic periodic paralysis (HPP) is a rare condition caused by a gene mutation. A kidney cyst would not cause this, but may also be present. I do ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azita Madjidi
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
See an endocrinologi: Kidney rumors are unlikely to cause gynecomastia. Most of gynecomastia patients have normal hormone levels. Some could be related to a particular test ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
It's possible. : Although the hormones made by the kidney are primarily involved in creating blood cells and regulating blood pressure, we know this is a complex organ ... Read More
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