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Are there any herbs that can get my kidneys better?

Are there any herbs that can get my kidneys better?

No: No herbs have been shown to be able to improve kidney function. ...Read more

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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Can you get two kidneys at the same time?

Can you get two kidneys at the same time?

Yes: This is done in two circumstances from a deceased donor. Small child donors under age 4 in which the kidneys are transplanted together (en bloc). Older adult donors over age 60 who have had diabetes and or hypertension or scarred kidneys with lower than average kidney function. Both kidneys will provide the recipient with a sufficient amount of renal function. ...Read more

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Why coused my kidney to get biger then the othet?

Why coused my kidney to get biger then the othet?

Many possibilities: Kidney blockage, congenital or acquired will make affected kidney larger, it will result in hydronephrosis. Duplex or double kidneys r normally larger than usual single system kidneys. Some dysplastic kidneys (developed abnormally) are small ; opposite kidney grows more ; is lager, same as childhood pyleonephritis after damage ; scarring to 1 kidney only. A cystic kidney can also enlarge more. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to get a new kidney?

How long does it usually take to get a new kidney?

See below: If you do not have a donor, you are waiting to receive a kidney from a deceased donor. Factor like your blood group type and the level of antibodies in your blood among other factors determine your position on a waiting list for receiving kidney transplant . This time is an 'median' of 3 years or longer. ...Read more

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Is there food I can eat to get my kidneys working again?

No: No, but certain diets are less likely to hurt the kidneys. In diabetics with poor sugar control are more likely to have renal progression to dialysis than those with good sugar control. So, i highly recommend adhering to an ada diet. ...Read more

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How do I get placed on the waiting list for a new kidney?

How do I get placed on the waiting list for a new kidney?

Referral: Once your kidney clearance(known as gfr) is below 20 percent, then you can be referred to a transplant unit for evaulation for a new kidney by your nephrologist. ...Read more

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What kind off pain do you get when you have a bad kidney?

What  kind off pain do you get when you have a bad kidney?

None: A "bad kidney" doesn't necessarily generate pain. Sometime patients come in with huge kidney tumors and never had a lck of pain. Sudden kidney blockage (kidney stone) or kidney infections typically give kidney pain. The easiest wast o check out your kidney "health" is with a blood test, urinalysis and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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If someones kidneys are failing can they ever get well again?

Nephrologist: Recovery depends on the cause, duration of the kidney failure. This is best managed by nephrologist. I recommend being evaluated by nephrologist. ...Read more

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How often do you get kidneys checked when taking crest 10... ?

Crestor (rosuvastatin) and kidneys: Your questions says "crest 10", but if you mean "Crestor (rosuvastatin) 10 mg" then the answer is that you don't need to have your kidneys monitored for Crestor (rosuvastatin) or the other cholesterol meds in its class. It is metabolized by the liver. You have baseline liver tests done before your start, then after 4-6 wks, then at 6 months, then yearly. ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat to get the kidneys back to good health?

What are good foods to eat to get the kidneys back to good health?

Renal diets: A low sodium diet is often recommended for kidney patients but, if kidney disease is moderate to severe, additional restrictions may be needed. Your health care provider may be able refer you to a local dietitian for education. Online organizations, such as the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) often provide free information - including recipes. Check out the NKF at www.kidney.org ...Read more