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I have pain in my kidneys when I lay down. The pain of kinda dull and difficult. It's the anything I can do at home, without being seen?

I have pain in my kidneys when I lay down.  The pain of kinda dull and difficult.  It's the anything I can do at home, without being seen?

Back pain: This symptom doesn't sound like a kidney problem, but seems more likely to be a musculoskeletal discomfort. Is there discomfort with motions of your spinal area? Is there limitation of bending forward or backward? Of course it's best to have your physician examine you in order to pinpoint the problem and prescribe treatment. ...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 is the best way to cleanse your kidney?

What is the best way to cleanse your kidney?

See below: Just eat a normal healthy diet and drink about 2 litres of fluid daily - fluids should be mostly water. ...Read more

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Do people stay home for a few weeks after going through a kidney donation?

Do people stay home for a few weeks after going through a kidney donation?

Usually: Most living kidney donors stay in the hospital for 2 days. They need to be able to eat and drink without difficulty and post-op pain needs to be under good control with oral pain meds. As to how fast one can go back to work depends on how uneventful your surgery was and what kind of work you do. On average, most of the living donors I see need 3-6 wks before returning to work. ...Read more

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Kidney stone attack - how to deal with it at home?

Kidney stone attack - how to deal with it at home?

Several things: Have your physician confirm the diagnosis. You should drink a lot of water. Your physician will prescribe pain medication and may also prescribe a medication like Flomax which may help the stone pass. Go to the hospital if you have fever, cannot tolerate the pain, or if you are vomiting and cannot drink. Stain your urine - you may use disposable coffee filters and save the stone. ...Read more

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Can one kidney fulfill a diabetics blood cleansing needs?

Can one kidney fulfill a diabetics blood cleansing needs?

Yes: For some amount of time - or forever - depends if you have or dont or wont have diabetic nephropathy. ...Read more

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Urine dipstick test showed PH 6. All other negative. Is 6 good or bad? Am I dying of kidney problems? Pls help. I checked it at home

Urine dipstick test showed PH 6. All other negative. Is 6 good or bad? Am I dying of kidney problems? Pls help. I checked it at home

Urine pH 6 is normal: PH 6 is very mildly acid & almost certainly good. Phs of between 5 & * are normal. PH 5 is more acid & is most common pH. PH 7 is neutral, i.e. neither acidic nor alkaline & same pH as water. PH 8 is slightly alkaline, & in most cases normal. Thus U R not dying of kidney problems. Hope this puts a smile on your face! ...Read more

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I am a male 22y that wants to cleanse my liver and kidney, what over-the-counter meds can I take to get this done?

Why do you want do: It does not make any sence.There is no therapy, no need and whole question does not make any sence. If you are in good health, eat proprly, get regular exercise, regular chech ups dont smoke and do not drink excessively, all that will keep you liver and kidney healthy and clean. ...Read more

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Any home remedies for kidney stone?

Any home remedies for kidney stone?

Here are some ...: Making existing stones disappear or preventing stone recurrence has always excited the patients with urinary stones, but there has been no constant reliable remedies for these goals, but keeping urine diluted to impossibly form stone crystals in kidneys and decreasing oral consumption of salt, red meats, & dairy products by >50% could make a difference in reducing stone recurrence. More? Ask Doc.. ...Read more

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What is da best and most intense way to cleanse the liver kidneys & blood. what are the benefits of increasing liver bile production.whats da purpose?

What is da best and most intense way to cleanse the liver kidneys & blood. what  are the benefits of increasing liver bile production.whats da purpose?

NONE! NONE! NONE!: Don't waste your time, money, or health--liver "detoxing" is snake oil! if you indeed have a liver disease, see a specialist who can help design appropriate treatment for you. Please read the many other healthtap answers that dissuade use of "detox" or "cleanse" products. ...Read more

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Certain I have kidney infec feel quite ill have had a non stop fever for 36 hours cnt get to docs til mon what can I do at home to make me feel better?

Certain I have kidney infec feel quite ill have had a non stop fever for 36 hours cnt get to docs til mon what can I do at home to make me feel better?

Infection: If you really have infection unless you get antibiotics, you are at risk of getting worse. You really have to go to your doctor. Go to urgent care of go to the er for treatment please do. ...Read more

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