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Autoimmune Disease Kidney Stones
I have an auto immune disease not sure which one. I have had none stop kidney stones. Is there a certain one I need to be tested for?
You should get the stone analyzed to know the type of stones you have and consult a urologist. Autoimmunity is unrelated to stones.
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In auto immune disease the enemy is from with in . As name implies "auto" is self and "immune " is immune system . One 's own immune system for unknown reason turns against self and destroys or damages tissues or cells . List of auto immune disease are many and growing . End result is destruction of of tissues such as thyroid , pancreas or cells such as white ...Read more
Possibly: If you have Bright's disease then it is best you see you Nephrologist or get a referral from you Primary care physician ...Read more
I had 5 times kidney stones in my lifetime, I have risk of getting acute and chronic kidney diseases in future?My age is 20.
Yes: Kidney stones cause kidney damage in two ways, one by increasing the risk of urinary tract infections and two, by blocking the flow of urine and causing pressure back-up and damage. It is important to find out the make up of the stones, such as uric acid stones, calcium stones, etc. Treatment to prevent recurrent stones will depend on the underlying reason for stones, including hydration. ...Read more
What are some reasons that your spleen would be enlarged? I have celiacs disease and just recently had a kidney stone would that cause spleen issue
So I have hashomito disease, gout, rhy arthritise, fibromigia, gurd, glycoma, kidney stones, diabetic, ashama, sleep apena, non alachola fatty liv.
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No, ....: To find and establish a connection of a disease with others is essential in medical care with a mind of prevention, but not easy. In the case of kidney stone with le, I have exhausted my recollection of studies, articles, professional meeting and discussion over my 45-yr study and practice in urology, but I have never come across such concern that you raised. So, i would say "no." for now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My paternal grandma died of kidney disease. Is that hereditary? My dad has kidney stones and now i do.
Kidney disease: Most kidney disease and kidney failure comes from longstanding, poorly controlled high blood pressure and/or diabetes. Both of these diseases and chronic kidney disease can run in families. Nowaadays, it is rare for kidney stones by themselves to cause kidney failure. Regardless, it is a good reminder to carefully control high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney stones and kidney disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does a person who tends to get kidney stones have 'kidney disease?" Seems like my Urologist told me I have it. What steps 2 take to be healthy?
Not really: "Kidney disease" usually means actual long-term damage to the filters or tubules. Kidney stones can cause tubular damage if the kidneys get infected as a result. Your best move is to drink plenty of water, enough so your urine is never dark but always near-clear. Specific stone compositions have specific regimens that may help. ...Read more
I have Crohn's disease but I've been having a really sharp pain on the right side of my lower left abdomen. Could this be related to kidney stones?
No: but theoretically taking thyroid replacement can increase urinary excretion of calcium- but this is just theoretical. ...Read more
Is there a specific classification of "disease" for a person that has chronic kidney stones? (i develop an average of 30+ yearly sizes 2mm to 10mm.)
Kidney stones: Those who form stones could have a metabolic disorder allowing the to form. A full workup with either a urologist or a nephrologist could determine if there is underlying disease as the cause. ...Read more
I have a very narrow distal ureter and 30 years of chronic kidney stone disease. Recently I've been told I need a ureteral reconstruction is this safe?
Kidney disease: You need to see the urologist who placed the stent to get further information as soon as possible. If your kidney function was normal before the procedure, you have acute kidney disease which needs to be evaluated. If the urologist finds nothing wrong, go to a nephrologist to see if you have some kidney disease not related to your kidney stone or stent placement. See these doctors quickly. ...Read more
I have stage three kidney disease. Have been passing small black masses the size of kidney stones but cannot be analyzed. Dr. Has no clue. Any ideas?
The small black masses could be clots, fungal balls, tumors, tissue from the urinary system. I suspect that stone analysis did not look at these other possibliities.
Suggest submitting them to pathology for evaluation with a history and specific question. ...Read more
Do kidney stones have any connection with the development of kidney disease? I am a guy in my mid-twenties and I have kidney stones. I've passed two over the past couple years, and after further analysis by my urologist, i'm told that I have 8 more waitin
Yes: It can definitely cause anemia in what we call anemia of inflammation. It is also known as anemia of chronic disease. The kidneys secrete an important hormone called erythopoetin which helps with the production of red blood cells. For this reason, you have anemia of chronic disease. You should definitely have iron studies drawn and see if you are a candidate for medication. ...Read more
I have had kidney stones for a month, been to the ER 4 times. Have had a fever, vomiting etc. Von whilibrands diseases, patela replacement, full hystrorectomy
Kidney : Kidney stones can be quite painful as you know, if associated with infection they can be lethal due to sepsis. You need to see a urologist asap. He may place a stent to divert urine around the obstructing stone. You may need to be treated with antibiotics and possibly hospitalized. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do they test for renal disease?I have positive anas and protein in urine.Pain in kidneys and trouble peeping sometimes.Also have kidney stones.
Kidney disease: Kidney disease is indicated by protein in urine, blood in urine, abnormal renal ultrasound, abnormal CT scan of kidneys, elevated serum creatinine, and kidney pain. Only one of these may be present. Or two. Or three. Or more. Requires interpretation in context. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
The immune system developed to tell our own, normal cells (self) from foreign and abnormal cells (non-self). This lets the immune system eliminate viruses, bacteria, fungi and cancer cells from our body without harming normal cells. Sometimes the immune system fails to tell self from non-self and it attacks normal cells, for example in ...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
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