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Anti Liver Kidney Microsome Antibody
Have a UTI on antibiotic and now pain in lower abdomen is constant, can't sleep, leg pain, chest pain, lower back pain, and headache. Help?
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
There are specialized treatments that can reduce the anti-A antibody that can make this possible. Is it dangerous for the person who receive kidney?
Unclear: I think I can see what you're asking in regard to IgA and transplant medicine. However, I'd like to make sure. If you're worried about IgA nephropathy and a possible recurrence after a transplantation, unfortunately it occurs fairly regularly, typically 2-3 years after transplantation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
History of renal stones. UTI this month (E. coli) took 3 courses of antibodies to clear. Day 2 off antibodies - my right kidney hurts. Concerned?
Pyelonephritis: Kidney stones may retain the microorganisms producing infection, making it very difficult to eradicate them without removing the stones. You may be having pain due to the stones producing obstructive symptoms or you may have recurrent infection in the kidney or other problems. Sounds like you should go back and see your doctor. Wish you are better soon. ...Read more
Treatment with infliximab might interfere with future transplant drugs ? Or leads to important change in antibodies: hard to get a kidney transplant?
Can you tell if strep infection was from a certain time for kidney disease, NG, say that antibodies in the blood say that disease was 5 years previou?
Confusing question: Infections with group A streptococcus, the main cause of strep throats and certain skin infections, can lead to a kidney problem called glomerulonephritis. Post-strep GN usually is apparent within a few weeks after a strep infection, but sometimes can cause kidney damage that isn't diagnosed until years later. This is uncommon. At 5 years, probably something else explpains the kidney problem. ...Read more
Cysts in either of these organs tend to persist,
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Complicated question: Liver and kidney are two major metabolic morgans in the body. Simply speaking, they are the factories to generate the products that the body can use and eliminate the side products that body will not use or too much. Once they fail to function normally, fluid with those material cannot be eliminated, fluid will accumulate inside the body. ...Read more
Pills fo kidney: yes there are many but need to know what is wrong to help. ...Read more
Okay for most...: Liver cyst occurs in some 5% of general population and usually is inborn benign cyst less than 3 cm, which requires no active care, but a certain degree of clinical assessment with history and follow-up imaging studies like US or CT or MRI as clinically deemed necessary. The information on How to Handle Sickness in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html would help understand what to do now & on ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Either can be: Kidney infections are pyelonephritis, kidney abscess or pyonephrosis(pus in kidney) all are potentially serious & potentially life threatening if left untreated. Similarly liver infections, hepatitis, liver abscesses or infected obstructed bile ducts can all be very serious. ...Read more
Transplant: No. The only way to prevent a transplanted kidney from being rejected is anti-rejection medications. The body has a tendency to make antibodies to foreign objects inside it. Thats how we fight off bacteria and viruses. Its the same way with a transplanted organ. Thats why we use medications to suppress the immune system so the body does not reject a transplanted kidney. ...Read more
Yes: Some medications may take longer to be cleared from your body, and doses and intervals may be different for you compared to other people. ...Read more
Is it possible to have labs for liver & kidneys completely normal but still have something wrong with the liver?
Yes: Liver function tests are often elevated in acute or chronic liver disease, but in advanced liver disease when much of the healthy liver tissue is destroyed, these levels can become misleadingly normal or even low. If you have concerns about liver disease, discuss them with your doctor. There are many lab and radiologic studies that can help identify and characterize liver disease. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes.: Yes. And you can still be fertile with kidney and liver problems. Use common sense, however, and don't over-exert yourself. Enjoy! ...Read more
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