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Bad Breath Kidney Disease
Can happen: Thyroid disease has many symptoms and while bad breath can occur in hypothyroid disease, don't think just because you have bad breathe, this means you have thyroid disease. There would be many other symptoms. The most common cause of bad breath is poor oral hygiene. Work with your dentist first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Urine breath: Patients who are uremic and not on dialysis try to excrete their increase blood urea nitrogen through their lungs. That is what causes their breath to smell similar to urine. Have that person see a nephrologist to assess the state his kidney function. His breath is a sign of advanced kidney disease. ...Read more
Yes: The diet/medications that we use for people with stage 3 ckd can cause constipation. Use of metamucil or its generic equivalent is generally all that's needed to overcome this. However, this can worsen as the kidney disease progresses. Since the colon is responsible for up to 60% of potassium excretion in patients with advanced kidney disease, you need to work closely with your doc to avoid this. ...Read more
History of kidney stones, heavy pain in right flank, really bad diarrhea. Kidney stones again? Doctor?
Get workup-prevent.: Kidney stones CAN be prevented. Need testing of 24 hour urine collection for: pH, creatinine, calcium, oxalate, cystine, uric acid, phosphate, volume, protein, sodium, etc. Also renal ultrasound. Bad diarrhea cause may guide cause of kidney stone. Drink enough fluids to produce at least 2 and a half liter urine per day. A good nephrologist can guide so as to not have stones in the future. ...Read more
Yes: In addition to a correlation of periodontal disease and heart disease, decayed teeth that result in dental infections that go untreated can cause heart problems. There can be a spread of infection via fascial planes to the mediastinum, resulting in heart problems and death. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
12 years chronic bad breath, 4 main odors- fecal, sulphuric, rotten and rancid. Recurring sinus and sumtimes chest infections. Very bad! need advice?
Get treated: Adequately for your sinusitis, post nasal drip and bronchitis which contribute to your bad breath. Acid reflux may cause it too. Take care ! http://health.Yahoo.Net/experts/dayinhealth/7-fresh-tips-prevent-bad-breath http://health.Howstuffworks.Com/wellness/hygiene-tips/6-tips-to-cure-bad-breath.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic kidney disease (st 3) constantly in bathroom but no uti symptoms.
Is that normal for kidney disease?
Sharp chest and rib pain, sometimes abdabdominal. Family history of heart desease. Shortness of breath like i can't take a full deep breath. Help?
Cause: The symptoms will feel the same but the cause could be quite different. When the heart is not getting enough blood, it relaxes poorly after each heart beat. This can cause shortness of breath. In advanced stages, blocked heart arteries cause heart damage, pumping dysfunction, and heart failure. Valve disease can cause relaxation problems and heart damage as well despite normal circulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very bad chest pain on my left side . Shortness of breath dizzy family history of heart disease and cancer?
Call 911: This may be serious. Don't delay getting emergency help. If it not cardiac - that is great. But don't take the risk. Get seen. ...Read more
Left side chest pain.no shortness of breath or breathing problems.no cough or other symptoms.burps came too much.smoker bt quit it.is dis lung cancer?
Unlikely,due to your: age.Does any movement make it worse?this would suggest a musculoskeletal origin.Pleuritic chest pain is worse with deep breaths and caused by lung irritation/pneumonia.There are many structures in the chest that can cause pain.A careful history,physical exam,and x-Rays may b required to discover the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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