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Abscess In Kidney
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
No: They will not consider you as a donor with any acute infectious process ...Read more
Post partum developed ecoli in blood and had kidney abscess 4 months later had scan after pain on same side showed 8mm cyst could this cause the pain?
Here are some...: According to what you reported, you deserve a congratulation for recovering from upper urinary tract infection with kidney abscess. As to finding a 8-mm cyst in kidney, it most likely represents an incidental finding with no clinical significance, namely, not causing symptoms. For more individual specific details, ask your treating doctor timely. ...Read more
I had a ultra sound today and it should a 8mm cyst on my right kidney. I have pain on my right side which prompted me to go for a scan it was done by a sonographer. 4 months ago I had a kidney abscess 2cm on my right kidney following ecoli in my blood pos
Here is as answered.: According to what you reported, you deserve a congratulation for recovering from upper urinary tract infection with kidney abscess. As to finding a 8-mm cyst in kidney, it most likely represents an incidental finding with no clinical significance, namely, not causing symptoms. For more individual specific details, ask your treating doctor timely. ...Read more
I am s/p bladder ca, diabetic, high bp, ckd, history of kidney abscess. With current issue of "ring" around kidney seen in Lasix (furosemide) ultrasound. What now?
I had a kidney infection and also had an abscess on my left kidney, because of that I was on heavy drugs in the hospital, would that delay my period?
I have a kidney abscess and have been taking antibiotics through a PICC line. Can the antibiotics effect my nexplanon and cycle.
How to determine an pain from unhealed abscess or a year old adrenal mass is caused by kidney problems?
There is no: Way to determine that without having a medical evaluation -- but adrenal masses rarely cause pain. See your doctor. ...Read more
Doubtful: Highly unlikely.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: No, a dentist can determine the cause of the infection and discuss your treatment options. See one asap as untreated infections can spread and lead to serious complications including death. Does carpeting in your house fix a leak in your roof? ...Read more
Can a t-spine MRI differentiate among incidental findings of kidney cyst, abscess, and tumor? Or would each of these simply show as radio-opaque area
Pyelonephritis treated with 4 rounds of ciprofloxacin. 2 weeks later I still have swelling around my kidney (on ultrasound) and mild pain. I have no other symptoms, urine, CRP and kidney function are okay. Is this normal recovery or is it an abscess?
In the past four months, I've had kidney stones, strep throat with a peritonsillar abscess, two colds and a flu-like virus. Do I just have bad luck?
Yes and No: Any time your body is stressed, certain hormones are released by your body to help you deal with the acute situation. While these are essential to help you during the acute event, they also slightly reduce your immune system, making you more prone to pick up something else. Listen to your body, and get plenty of extra rest, nutritious food, put stressors on the back burner and you will recover! ...Read more
Numbness in legs after pre sacral abscess 6 years ago. Bladder disfunction. Could abscess cause spine damage. Do have sore lower back too.
Why would my dr. Give me duloxetine for neck and lower back pain I was getting oxycodone and lyrica (pregabalin) but stopped seeing dr. After I got a abscess in my neck from shots he was giving me
Cymbalta (duloxetine): Duloxetine is a good medicine for pain, anxiety, depression and nerve style pain. Just because your were on oxycodone doesn't mean you need to be back on it. Lyrica (pregabalin) on the other hand might be needed and you might want to ask your doctor about restarting that. If you need opiate pain medicines and your doctor will not rx it, you should seek a pain management referral. ...Read more
Just finished surgery for perianal abscess. Now has lower back pain and tender abdomen. Are these inflammation related to abscess?
My boyfriend was hospitalized in March for a peri rectal abscess and had a WBC count +21000. Now is has been having severe lower back pain that sometimes radiates down his left leg. Could these be related? He had an xray that didn't show anything and he's
I've had upper and lower back pain for a week, weakness in legs, numbness in arm + abscess on back and dizzy when I sit up, should I see my GP again??
Swelling on my lower back its bigger then a softball seen 4 doctors and they have done xrays and checked for limpoma and a abcess. In chronic pain plz?
I have swelling on my lower back near my spinal cord right next to my butt crack its hurting really bad. Its not an limpoma or abcess no 1 will help me?
I have a greenish yellowish discharge!! I also have a boil in my lower back in a repeat site as well as getting over a sinus infection! Help? .
1)assuming discharge is from the genital then it can be from an STD such as trichomona, specially it is a foul smelling discharge
2) recurrent boils can be from staphylococcus aureus specially if is resistant to methicillin (MRSA) or colonized with MRSA
3) there are people who have a defect in producing immunoglobulin to fight infections thus reccurrent infections. See a doc for evaluation ...Read more
Kidney Function: The kidneys make urine and excrete waste which is a sterile ultrafiltrate of blood by passing the blood through tight spiraling tubes in functional units called nephrons. Kidneys also regulate electrolyte balance and acid base through various transporters tubes and mechanisms. The associated adrenal gland has important neuroendocrine functionality including blood pressure control. Read ...Read more
Let me explain: An abscess (latin: abscessus) is a collection of pus (dead neutrophils) that has accumulated in a cavity formed by the tissue in which the pus resides due to an infectious process (usually caused by bacteria or parasites) or other foreign materials (e.g., splinters, bullet wounds, or injecting needles). It is a defensive reaction of the tissue to prevent the spread of infectious materials to other. ...Read more
The problem here:
Is that kidney illness is often (unfortunately) SILENT until a good deal of damage is done....Kidney infections have many signs and symptoms but they are usually transient and very treatable!
The "good news" is that a very inexpensive...SIMPLE test (URINALYSIS) is often a clue to "silent" kidney disease!
Hope this helps!
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Low protein diet: Although the most expensive nih clinical trial ever, mdrd, demonstrated no benefit from a low protein diet, most nephrologist recommend it as long as malnutrition is not present. Also a low sodium diet theoretically should be of benefit. If you are overweight weight loss is of benefit. There are no specific foods good for kidneys unfortunately. Consider a diet based on whole foods. ...Read more