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Which types of kidney diseases are associated with family history?

Which types of kidney diseases are associated with family history?

Examples include: Poly cystic kidney disease and fabry's disease. Also, many heritable illnesses like diabetes and hypertension and high cholesterol could precipitate kidney disease. Also, bad habits running in families e.g. Unhealthy eating habits will cause obesity and increase the risk of kidney disease. ...Read more

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Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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What kinds of eye problems are associated with JRA?

What kinds of eye problems are associated with JRA?

Eye inflammation: JIA/JRA patients are at higher risk for getting autoimmune eye inflammation called uveitis that can lead to blindness if not detected and treated. It is essential that patients get eye screeing (slit lamp exam)from eye doc at least once yearly and up to 2-4 times per year depending on age at JIA diagnosis and if ANA test is positive or neg.Can be silent with no symptoms or can be with pain/redness ...Read more

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What diseases can manifest dysmenorrhea, and what are the other symptoms associated with these diseases?

What diseases can manifest dysmenorrhea, and what are the other symptoms associated with these diseases?

A few: Endometriosis and adenomyosis can cause sever menstrual cramps, as can fibroids and other uterine growths such as a polyp. On rare occasions, uterine cancer. Chronic low level uterine infection can also cause cramping. Other symptoms may be heavy bleeding and a constant pelvic pressure or pain with intercourse. ...Read more

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What kind of brain diseases can develop as complicances of gonorrhoea ? Do these diseases include psychiatric symptoms? Thanks

What kind of brain diseases can develop as complicances of gonorrhoea ? Do these diseases include psychiatric symptoms? Thanks

Gonorrhea (GC): Complications of gonorrhea (gc) include pelvic inflammatory disease and possible infertility in women, and epididymitis in men. Untreated gc can also lead to disseminated infection characterized by arthritis, tenosynovitis, and/or dermatitis which can be life-threatening. If ill enough, the person could become delirious. Syphilis is more known for neuropsychiatric manifestations than gc. ...Read more

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What are examples of diseases associated with the cardiovascular system?

What are examples of diseases associated with the cardiovascular system?

Many: blockages leading to angina, stroke and problems with walking. Aneurysms which can lead to bleeding and death. Blood clots leading to leg swelling and trouble breathing. There are other problems that can develop as well. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with polycystic kidney disease?

What are the symptoms associated with polycystic kidney disease?

Pain: Typically pain in flank area both sides, blood in urine , hypertension, and over time progressive kidney failure. ...Read more

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What kinds of health issues are associated with living with dogs?

What kinds of health issues are associated with living with dogs?

Health issues w dogs: Dogs may pass on: Roundworms, Hookworms, Tapeworms, Trichenella & Giardia. There is potential for dog bites or scratches. Allergic reaction to pet dander is not uncommon. ...Read more

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What diseases are associated with some kind of brain atrophy?

What diseases are associated with some kind of brain atrophy?

Many causes: Atrophy or shrinking of the brain, can be seen with many conditions, including dementias, such as alzheimer's, chronic multiple sclerosis, nutritional and alcohol issues, and sometimes even misleading, as in cases of severe dehydration, which can be reversible. Minor atrophy is invariably associated with aging. ...Read more

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Does the alzheimer's gene correlate with any other types of diseases like cancer?

Does the alzheimer's gene correlate with any other types of diseases like cancer?

No clearcul relation: Several genes cause early onset, familial alzheimer disease that contrasts with usual multifactorial, older age onset of the disorder. If you enter omim in browser, search on alzheimer, you can see descriptions like presenilin-2 that can cause heart problems as well as alzheimer. These alz-predisposing genes are not directly related to cancer but may accelerate aging and general risks for cancer. ...Read more

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What kinds of disorders are associated with enlarged kidneys on a fetal ultrasound?

What kinds of disorders are associated with enlarged kidneys on a fetal ultrasound?

Several.: Trisomy 18/13, polycystic renal disease, multicystic dysplastic kidney disease, renal tumors (mesoblastic nephroma) are all possibilities. Expert mfm advice and serial sonography are required. ...Read more

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What are some common medical conditions associated with high bilirubint?

What are some common medical conditions associated with high bilirubint?

Clinical setting: This depends a lot on the setting. In a newborn, high bilirubin is usually transient, but may indicate hemolytic disease related to maternal antibodies. In young adults, often Gilbert's disease and usually insignificant; in an older adult, it often reflects blockage of bile ducts by stone or tumor. ...Read more

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What kind of problems are associated with having chf?

What kind of problems are associated with having chf?

Chf: Subjective symptoms of fatigue, shortness of breath, chest pain, swelling of the ankles. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with heart cancer?

What are the symptoms associated with heart cancer?

Variable: The commonest cancers in the heart are metastatic cancer and may be asymptomatic for cardiac involvement. Primary cardiac tumors may cause embolic lesions resulting in stroke, blood in urine, hemorrhagic and necrotic lesions in hands and feet, fever and heart failure. ...Read more

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What are some of the risk factors associated with coronary artery disease?

What are some of the risk factors associated with coronary artery disease?

5 major: There are 5 major risk factors for coronary artery disease. They include diabetes, hypertension, elevated cholesterol, cigarettes, and family history of coronary artery disease. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with vascular disease?

What are the symptoms associated with vascular disease?

Two types: Arteries (vessels that flow away from heart to body) and veins (vessels that flow from body to heart) have different symptoms. In artery disease - lack of blood flow to muscles produces loss of ability to use muscles and if acute may produce pain, pallor and loss of pulse. Venous disease presents as varicose veins and progressive swelling of affected area - usually legs. Heart vessels-chest pain. ...Read more

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What types of medicines do they have for memory loss at 59 with family history of dementia?

What types of medicines do they have for memory loss at 59 with family history of dementia?

Two types of: Medications are available: cholinesterase inhibitors such as Aricept and nmda receptor antagonists like namenda (memantine). The first class increases acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter involved in memory. Namenda (memantine) decreases abnormal brain activity allowing clearer thinking. ...Read more

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What kind of cancers are increased in peoples with diabetes?

What kind of cancers are increased in peoples with diabetes?

Many: Hyperinsuinemia seen in type 2 diabetes is suspected to cause increased incidence of the following cancers: pancreatic cancer, colorectal, prostate, endometrial, liver, breast, renal cell cancers, and non-hodgkin’s lymphoma. ...Read more

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What other diseases are associated with celiac disease?

What other diseases are associated with celiac disease?

Celiac Disease: Uncommon but possible: autoimmune disorders, bone disease (osteoporosis, kyphoscoliosis, fractures), certain types of intestinal cancer, low blood count (anemia), low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), infertility or repeated miscarriage, liver disease http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001280/. ...Read more

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What diseases are associated with your perineum?

What diseases are associated with your perineum?

Several: Besides just routine skin infections prostatitis can cause perineal discomfort. So can hemorrhoids and anal fistulas. Patricio c. Gargollo assistant professor, pediatric urology director, pediatric urology robotic and minimally invasive surgery childrens medical center dallas 214-456-0646 www.Childrens.Com. ...Read more

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What risks are associated with kidney transplants?

What risks are associated with kidney transplants?

Rejection Infection: After kidney transplantation, the two primary risks are rejection of the organ and infection related to immune suppression medication. There is an ongoing balance between how much your immune system should be suppressed to prevent rejection, but not to allow too many infections to occur. Immune suppression medications can have many side effects such as diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol. ...Read more

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Which types of kidney diseases are associated with family history?

Examples include: Poly cystic kidney disease and fabry's disease. Also, many heritable illnesses like diabetes and hypertension and high cholesterol could precipitate kidney disease. Also, bad habits running in families e.g. Unhealthy eating habits will cause obesity and increase the risk of kidney disease. ...Read more

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Had 2 abnormal labs, GDR was51, lymphs was 18.4.. Significant family history for late onset leukemia, father and kidney disease, twin sister. What nex?

Lab results: The GFR of 51 is an estimated value. The normal range for GFR is 60 to 120. After age 60, a person's GFR will slowly decline. Your estimated GFR of 51 may simply be an aging change. It may reflect very mild disease, alternatively. A urine sample to check for cells and protein will help. What kind of kidney disease exists in twin sister? ...Read more

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18 yrs, girl no diabetes, or high bp, no family history of ckd. symptoms of kidney disease like nausea, too much peeing. is it likely that I have ckd?

18 yrs, girl no diabetes, or high bp, no family history of ckd.  symptoms of kidney disease like nausea, too much peeing. is it likely that I have ckd?

CKD not likely: Hi. No, CKD very unlikely, but so easy to test for. Up at night peeing? Nausea? I'd bet more on a high blood sugar! See your doctor sooner than later. Most type 1 diabetes DOESN'T have a family history (although there are striking exceptions to that generalization). Good luck! ...Read more

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If my family has a history of kidney disease and kidney transplants, should I be concerned with lower back pain?

If my family has a history of kidney disease and kidney transplants, should I be concerned with lower back pain?

May not be connected: Many types of chronic kidney disease (that would lead to kidney failure + the need for a txp) do not cause pain, including hypertension, diabetes, + glomerulonephritis. Others, such as polycystic kidney disease (they became enlarged and filled with cysts - giant blisters) + kidney stones may indeed cause pain. Persistent pain should always be evaluated by an md - disclose the family history. ...Read more

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My heart feels like it is going to beat right out of my chest. I a minute, it will skip 5 to 6 times. I can't get an accurate pu family history: diabetes, heart disease, bleed out stokes, kidney disease, bi-polar, dirks disease

My heart feels like it is going to beat right out of my chest. I a minute, it will skip 5 to 6 times. I can't get an accurate pu family history: diabetes, heart disease, bleed out stokes, kidney disease, bi-polar, dirks disease

Palpitations : Palpitations (irregular heart beats) can be caused by multiple conditions. It is important that you have an ekg and be evaluated. Electrolyte disturbances in our blood (sodium, potassium), medications, thyroid condition or even underlying heart disease can cause palpitations. Sometimes the easiest thing is to have your local firefighters run a rhythm strip for you, and they will advise if you need to go to the hospital. If you feel lightheaded, faint, have any chest pain or symptoms, then you need to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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Could kidney disease run in my family?

Could kidney disease run in my family?

Yes: There are certain kidney disease that run in families that you should be aware about. Some disease such as IgA nephropathy, adult cystic kidney disease and lupus run in families and can cause significant renal impairment. ...Read more

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How is the best way to look after a family member who has chronic kidney disease stage 5?

How is the best way to look after a family member who has chronic kidney disease stage 5?

Diet modification: Ckd stage v is very advanced form of kidney disease and many dietary restrictions along with medications are needed to delay need for dialysis. Limit diets high in potassium, phosphorus, limit excessive fluid intake and see nephrologist at least every month. ...Read more

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A family member had kidney disease and lost movement of their legs. why does this happen?

A family member had kidney disease and lost movement of their legs. why does this happen?

Kidney disease: The primary reason for the kidney disease itself the reason for the leg weakness also. Leg weakness could be from a different cause is a possibility also. ...Read more

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Does any kind of kidney disease cause a sore back?

Yes: Kidney pain is usually experienced in the back. The pain can also cause you to move uncomfortably, which can lead to further back spasms. You must address all kidney disease. Pain from kidneys is not a good thing.Kidney pain is usually on one side, but the pain can be referred to the mid-line. Most back pain is not kidney related. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of mpgn type 2(kidney disease)?

What are the symptoms of mpgn type 2(kidney disease)?

See below: Mpgn is short for membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis.This is a pattern of kidney injury seen on kidney biopsy.High blood pressure, swelling of legs all whole body and loss of kidney function with more symptoms like anorexia, nausea depending on stage of kidney function loss. ...Read more

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Will I eventually lose my eyesight or develop kidney disease as a result of having type 1?

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Will I eventually lose my eyesight or develop kidney disease as a result of having type 1?

Not necessarily: Retinal and kidney damage are not totally preventable, however, progression thereof is at least minimized with aggressive management of diabetes. ...Read more

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What kind of cooking oil is best for people with kidney disease? I use canola but im guessing it's not the best choice lol

What kind of cooking oil is best for people with kidney disease? I use canola but im guessing it's not the best choice lol

Olive, coconut and..: Olive oil is healthy for cooking at low temperature but is not healthy when exposed to high heat. For higher heat i recommend coconut oil, which has many health benefits and does well at high temperatures. Hi-oleic safflower oil is also good for high temperatures. See http://integrativemed.Kumc.Edu/school-of-medicine/integrative-medicine/health-topics/healthy-cooking-oils.Html for a good article. ...Read more

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Please answer! what kind of of kidney disease requires strong painkillers that the person who use them be unconscious?

Please answer! what kind of of kidney disease requires strong painkillers that the person who use them be unconscious?

Medication overdose: Kidney stones can cause very, very severe pain & require strong pain medications. However, pain itself does not induce unconsciousness, that would be caused from drug overdose. Either too much was prescribed or taken or patient is very sensitive to what would have been normal dose for others. ...Read more

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Can any kind of kidney disease or kidney failure cause a sore back?

Can any kind of kidney disease or kidney failure cause a sore back?

Maybe: Any condition of inflammation of the kidney or ureters (emptying system for urine) might cause pain in the flank (back area). Usually, kidney pain will be to one side just under the ribs (costovertebral angle). If associated with changes in color or clarity of urine, blood in urine, then kidney more likely. If in the middle, then back more suspect. Your pcp should be able to xray and determine. ...Read more

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What kind of physician specializes in the treatment of kidney disease?

What kind of physician specializes in the treatment of kidney disease?

Me:): A kidney specialist is called a Nephrologist. Typically after you finish medical school and three years of internal medicine residency you need to undergo 2-3 years of additional training in kidney disease. ...Read more

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Is nephrocalcinosis a type of kidney disease?

Is nephrocalcinosis a type of kidney disease?

No: Nephrocalcinosis means calcium has deposited in the kidney. This condition can occur from disease or damage or even some drugs. Treatment involves identifying the underlying problem. Sometimes it can resolve; other cases are permanent. ...Read more

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Last january my gluclose was 93 now 4 months later 109 is that kind of jump normal or with my stage 3 kidney disease it is? seems like a fast jump

Last january my gluclose was 93 now 4 months later 109 is that kind of jump normal or with my stage 3 kidney disease it is? seems like a fast jump

Blood glucose: If diabetes is in question, a HbA1c will you give you a better estimate for your average blood sugar over last few weeks. 2 isolated blood glucose values are of limited value and I do not have enough to see a trend. ...Read more

Family History (Definition)

A family history consists of information about disorders suffered by the relatives of a patient. The history can help the patient identify diseases that he or she may be susceptible to, and help the patient to ...Read more


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