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I have Bright's disease, chronic kidney stones, and a mass on my kidney. Can they be connected?

I have Bright's disease, chronic kidney stones, and a mass on my kidney. Can they be connected?

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

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 are the consequences of having one kidney shrinkage and this condition makes someone prone to unavoidable diseases in the future?

What are the consequences of having one kidney shrinkage and this condition makes someone prone to unavoidable diseases in the future?

Check out this link.: Follow up regularly with ur pcp or nephrologist. Take care! https://www.Kidney.Org/atoz/content/onekidney.Cfm. ...Read more

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Does low back hint a kidney problem or disease?

Does low back hint a kidney problem or disease?

Maybe.: Most kidney disease - with the exception of kidney stones and infection are pretty silent. Most LBP is just that - painful muscles and joints of the back. The pain more often associated with kidney is located just under the rib cage in the back - the costovertebral angle. ...Read more

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Do's and don'ts if I have mild diffuse parenchymal disease kidney?

Do's and don'ts if I have mild diffuse parenchymal disease kidney?

Kidney: Regular check up adequate water avoid motrin, lithium or meds that can damage kidneys. ...Read more

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Good things to do if I have mild diffuse parenchymal disease kidney?

Kidney disease?: Your diagnosis of mild diffuse paenchymal disease (p) was made by a radiologist (r) looking at your renal ultrasound (u). The r's finding of p is a subjective one based on the r's interpretation of the u. You need to go to a nephrologist to have your urine collected for 24 hours to assess your kidney function, along with blood work. Then, can you have an objective idea of your kidneys' function. ...Read more

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Help doctors! what're two diseases that a person can get from their kidneys?

Help doctors! what're two diseases that a person can get from their kidneys?

See below: Not sure what exactly is your qs. There are many disease which can affect the kidneys, some of them are called glomerulonephritis eg IgA nephropathy, [ most common nephropathy in the world] , diabetic nephropathy, fsgs etc. Others are pyelonephritis, ie infection in the kidneys. Kidney stones, kidney tumors etc. ...Read more

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What could make u feel so rundown that u would actually nod off at your desk several times daily? I have kidney and liver disease.

What could make u feel so rundown that u would actually nod off at your desk several times daily?  I have kidney and liver disease.

Either: Either of those chronic disease states can cause chronic fatigue. In addition, a common cause of daytime sleepiness would be sleep apnea; you can try discussing this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Does fabry disease affect the kidneys?

Yes: Fabry disease is called cardiocerebrorenal syndrome because it affects the vessels of the heart, brain, and kidneys most often. ...Read more

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How long can a person live with a diseases liver and kidney?

How long can a person live with a diseases liver and kidney?

Survival depends: Survival from any disease is difficult to predict. Important factors include the disease, patient age, baseline health status, and quality of medical care. Some patients can live for many years with liver and kidney disease. However, chronic liver disease (cirrhosis) is terminal and will lead to death. Use internet to calculate meld score - the closer you get to score 40, the higher risk of death. ...Read more