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Is alcohol or soda bad for the kidneys?

Is alcohol or soda bad for the kidneys?

Harm to kidneys...: Harm to kidneys is of lower degree than harm to brain, liver and stomach from alcohol. ...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's the effect of alcohol on the kidneys and lungs?

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What's the effect of alcohol on the kidneys and lungs?

Alcohol kidney lung: Massive amount can overwhelm kidney and liver capacity to eliminate alcohol and toxic levels can kill. Kidneys otherwise filter much faster (to be simple) but main organs that suffer are brain liver heart and vascular system. Cirrhosis can occur 15-20y later, hypertension can be consequence of alcoholism, heart muscle can lose power to contract properly and enlarge then fail, arrythmia then occur. ...Read more

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What does alcohol do to the kidney I have kidney failure

What does alcohol do to the kidney I have kidney failure

Alcohol in ESRD: You should check with the dietician and your nephrologist at your dialysis center before you have any alcohol (a). If you have a, check the potassium, sodium and phosphorus levels found in the beverage you are consuming. You also need to include the liquid content of the beverage you are ingesting into your daily allowable fluid intake. A is metabolized in the liver and make sure it is healthy. ...Read more

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What if I only have one kidney am I able to still drink alcohol?

What if I only have one kidney am I able to still drink alcohol?

Ask your oncologist: Even though ovarian cancers are not caused by hormones, I would still ask your oncologist. ...Read more

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Can he take alcohol moderately after 2 yrs of kidney transplant?

Can he take alcohol moderately after 2 yrs of kidney transplant?

kidney transplant: You have to define moderation in your question. Alcohol affects the liver, medications you take for your transplant are metabolized by the liver and excessive alcohol can damage your liver. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the effects of alcohol on the kidneys and lungs?

Can you please describe the effects of alcohol on the kidneys and lungs?

Not too much effect: Alcohol rarely affects the kidneys. Lungs are not directly influenced although folks can get drunk and choke on their food or vomitus which can lead to serious lung injury ...Read more

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Does the beer benefit the kidneys? How? And does it benefit without alcohol?

Does the beer benefit the kidneys? How? And does it benefit without alcohol?

Here are some ...: Beer has no benefit to kidneys at all, but it's supplying water + alcohol makes kidney to excrete more urine and fill bladder faster so one has to urinate more often with clearing urine. These deceive its drinkers feeling its being helpful to the kidneys, but in fact hurting overall health in time. More on water drinking? Go to http://formefirst.com/waterdrink.html. ...Read more

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Is drinking alcohol hard on the kidneys?

Is drinking alcohol hard on the kidneys?

Usually not: Only if you drink so much that you become dehydrated, or if you drink antifreeze, wood alcholol, running alcohol, or home-made alcohol that was sitting in a container impregnated with lead. ...Read more

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Will alcohol and smoking affect my kidneys?

Will alcohol and smoking affect my kidneys?

Yes: Tobacco causes vascular, blood vessel, disease all over body i.e. Heart, brain, legs, and kidneys, etc. Excess alcohol hurts the overall circulatory system and liver, both affect kidneys. You get heart & liver failure from heavy use. While moderation in alcohol does not have well documented risk it does not have any benefits for heart or others. How to define moderation? Better quit both. ...Read more

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How does alcohol effect a person's kidneys if he has diabetes?

How does alcohol effect a person's kidneys if he has diabetes?

Okay in moderation: It is important to know that alcohol has no proven cardiovascular benefits. The french study that shows benefit with daily 2 oz of wine was biased by the fact that persons using wine, not beer, were better off financially i.e. Took meds, saw docs, had insurance. Note, neither grape juice, used in wine, and other alcohols have no benefit for heart. Remember, the french benefit from selling wine. ...Read more

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How does alcohol actually affect a person's kidneys who has diabetes?

How does alcohol actually affect a person's kidneys who has diabetes?

Via filtration: The role of alcohol has dual properties to someone who has diabetes. Ironically alcohol alone has a lowering effect on blood glucose since its largely metabolized by the liver. It can halt production of glucose by the liver. On the other hand the increased carb load that is associated with e. G beer contribute to increased blood glucose which gets filter by the kidneys. ...Read more

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I'm a possible kidney donor, can I drink any alcohol at all, what to do?

I'm a possible kidney donor, can I drink any alcohol at all, what to do?

Alcohol and kidney: The answer to your question is "yes". If you are healthy enough to donate a kidney, there are no special precautions you need to take before you donate it. ...Read more

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I consume alcohol in large quantity and now am havin kidney pain what it could be?

I consume alcohol in large quantity and now am havin kidney pain what it could be?

Alcohol intoxication: U need looked at and thoroughly examined by your pcp to rule out any damage. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol with one good kidney?

Can I drink alcohol with one good kidney?

Yes.: Alcohol does not rely on your kidney for excretion and does not generally harm the kidney. You should be wary of many other medications including all the non steroidal anti inflammatory medications. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol with only one kidney?

Yes/no: Kidney function is not altered by alcohol and vice a versa. So moderate amount of alcohol drinking is acceptable but drink lots of water with it in order to avoid dehydration(which Alcohol can cause as it is a diuretic and makes you urinate more than normal). So drinking water with alcohol and after wards for 12 hours will provide the extra protection to your remaining kidney. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get kidney problems from alcohol abuse?

Probably: Alcohol intake has been associated with an increased risk of kidney disease. However, this does not necessarily imply causality. Store liquor in moderate amounts is usually ok. However, stay away from moonshine/corn alcohol, which is known to cause lead nephropathy. ...Read more

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Can I safely consume alcohol if i currently have a kidney stone?

Can I safely consume alcohol if i currently have a kidney stone?

A moderate amt is ok: Too much alcohol dehydrates the body and increases purines which lead to uric acid crystals and stone formation ...Read more