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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 treatment for MRSA in the kidneys?

Kidneys: Not very clear about your question. How was this MRSA in kidneys diagnosed. Prolonged course of IV antibiotics are needed. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for kidney scarring?

What is the treatment for kidney scarring?

See below: Kidney scarring is a term to describe the appearance of the kidney on microscopic exam, generally on a kidney biopsy, represents dead tissue. This does not cause symptoms. The effort then is towards preserving the live tissue. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What type of treatment for kidney stone?

What type of treatment for kidney stone?

Three Main Kinds: The size of the stone, whether it is symptomatic, infected or located in the ureter help determine if treatment is needed, as well as what approach. Stones in the kidney >2.5 CM usually need surgery through a keyhole incision in the back (pcnl). Smaller stones (but >4 mm) in the kidney may need eswl (sound waves) or a direct look through the ureter (ureteroscopy) with laser break up. Ask your md. ...Read more

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What's another treatment method for kidney failure?

What's another treatment method for kidney failure?

Renal failure: Already present requires proper diet, fluids, medications from nephrologist, if advanced dialysis, ; if young enough possible renal transplant. Specific instructions should be discussed with pcp. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for boarder line kidney disease?

Is there a treatment for boarder line kidney disease?

Drink lots of fluid: And stay away from drugs like ibuprofen and naproxen, etc. Keep your BP under good control, stay away from salty foods. ...Read more

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What is the dangerous and treatment of kidney ptosis?

What is the dangerous and treatment of kidney ptosis?

Repeat the question: Kidneys cannot have ptosis (that is drooping of your eyelid). Check your information and correct it and post your question again. ...Read more

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What is latest and safest treatment for removing kidney stone?

What is latest and safest treatment for removing kidney stone?

Depends: It all depends on size of the stone and location. Your doctor should create a treatment plan accordingly. If stone is large, ultrasound waves are used to destroy the stones. Surgery may also be indicated when appropriate. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for complications from kidney stone?

What is the best treatment for complications from kidney stone?

Depends: Depends on the nature of complication........Hydrnephrosis will need stenting, pyelonephritis will need additinal antibiotic, renal failure will need dialysis/ultrfiltration, pain med, . ...... ...Read more

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Does anyone know the effect of homeopathic treatment for kidney diseases?

Does anyone know the effect of homeopathic treatment for kidney diseases?

Depends on: Pathology, how far the illness has progressed; other chronic illness, such as hypertension, diabetes...And the use of allopathic medications. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a 1 CM kidney stone? This is my first stone.

What is the best treatment for a 1 CM kidney stone? This is my first stone.

Fluids: 24 hour urine collection for a snap shot of what goes on inside the kidney and then therapy can be tailored.
Untill then drink enough water to make about 2.5 liters of urine or untill urine is white in color. ...Read more

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4cm by 3.5 hemangioma found on left kidney is this big and what is the usual treatment?

4cm by 3.5 hemangioma found on left kidney is this big and what is the usual treatment?

Hemangioma: This is a good sized hemangioma. Most often these are left alone, but you can consult with a urologist to get their recommendations for treatment ...Read more

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My kidney function test came back at 59 and gp says it is low. What is the treatment if any?

My kidney function test came back at 59 and gp says it is low. What is the treatment if any?

GFR @ 59 ml. Min: Gfr is a measure of kidney function, but is affected by many factors, especially the pt's state of hydration. Once true renal function is compromised it is usually not recoverable. Do not lose overall renal function: always remain hydrated (uop > 2 quarts/24 hours), avoid/eliminate salt (sodium) from your diet, manage co-morbidities (eg lose weight, keep dm/htn under control). ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are problems with the treatment of renal failure by kidney transplants?

Could you tell me what are problems with the treatment of renal failure by kidney transplants?

Here are some: The best treatment for chronic kidney failure is a kidney transplant, if you can find a matched donor kidney.
Once the kidnay donor is found and and the new kidney is transplanted it requires a lot of care to avoid rejection by the body...So immune suppressive drugs have to be taken by the patient...These are taken for the long term and they have some side effects. ...Read more

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I found out I have a 7cm cyst on my kidney, it' causes a lot of pain? What's the treatment to get rid of it?

I found out I have a 7cm cyst on my kidney, it' causes a lot of pain? What's the treatment to get rid of it?

Kidney cyst: Typically, a cyst on the kidney does not cause pain -- however, this needs to be fully evaluated by ultrasound and a referral to a urologist or nephrologist is recommended. ...Read more

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How does one undertake kidney dialysis done; is it very uncomfortable and do you feel better after a treatment?

How does one undertake kidney dialysis done; is it very uncomfortable and do you feel better after a treatment?

Peritoneal or hemo: There are 2 types of dialysis: hemodialysis & peritoneal. Hemodialysis is generally done at a dialysis center 3x/week & requires "access" into the blood stream, a fistula is preferred, it can also be done thru a large catheter (tube) that is placed in a neck vein. After dialysis, one may feel a bit drained. Peritoneal dialysis is done at home through a catheter inserted into the abdominal cavity. ...Read more

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I have a stone of 6 mm in my right kidney, what type of treatment I need to have and how much time will it take?

Depends: Depending on symptoms it could be either shock treatment or minimally invasive surgery sometimes. Prevention of recurrence is always important. ...Read more

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I have a kidney stone in each kidney of 5.5mm and 8mm. Is best advice to leave them or remove them? If so, which treatment has best outcome?

I have a kidney stone in each kidney of 5.5mm and 8mm. Is best advice to leave them or remove them? If so, which treatment has best outcome?

Depends: It depends on the type of stone, location of the stone, and your symptoms. It would be prudent to consult a urologist for an in-person evaluation.
Wish you good health!
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I been diagnosed with a benign 3.5cm cortical cyst identified in my upper pole of my left kidney. Is this normal? What possible treatment that I can use

See below: As suggested, it is benign, not likely to cause any problems, or cause symptoms. There are no definite recommendations in literature about monitoring this cyst. ...Read more

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I have been told that I may need my kidney out because I have some internal cysts that are over producing renin, is there any other treatment available?

I have been told that I may need my kidney out because I have some internal cysts that are over producing renin, is there any other treatment available?

Renovascular HTN: Renin can cause high blood pressure. Okay to ask your medical team for more information about your case. Take a friend or family with you, ask about artery blockage to your kidney, and if both your kidneys are healthy. Be well. ...Read more

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Can the hospital force your love to a nurseing home if they mess her up and they don't have the treatment for her she have a trac and kidney done fail so she dialysis

Can the hospital force your love to a nurseing home if they mess her up and they don't have the treatment for her she have a trac and kidney done fail so she dialysis

Hello.: Hello. You stated that the hospital does not provide the type of treatment that your loved one needs, so they may not have a choice. If they occupy a bed for someone who they can't realistically treat, if could prevent another patient from getting care. You indicated that your loved one's health problems were caused by the hospital. Avvo. Com also has a legal site to get free input from attorney's you may wish to consult that site. ...Read more

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Symthons & treatment for kidney stones?

Symthons & treatment for kidney stones?

A lot of pain: The symptoms overlap a lot with urinary tract infection since the same area is inflamed. Frequency, and pain. The pain is mainly bladder with extension to the kidney with UTI, and in the kidney with extension to the bladder with stones. Blood in urine (mostly visible) w. stones. Fever/signs of infection with infection. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for floating kidney?

What is the treatment for floating kidney?

Usually nothing: Floating kidney is where the kidney is not attached by supporting tissue and drops into the pelvis. There is surgical treatment called nephropexy but it is usually not recommended in patients who have no symptoms. ...Read more

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My kidney is shrinking. What is the treatment for this?

Depends on cause: If your kidney is shrinking from a lack of blood flow (renal artery stenosis), then restoring blood flow to that kidney may help. If it's shrinking from recurrent infections to that kidney, then antibiotics may be helpful. If the cause is reflux of urine from your bladder back up that kidney, a urologist may be helpful. If neither of those is the case, there is nothing you can do to change it. ...Read more

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Please explain the kidney condition fsgh and advise on treatment?

Please explain the kidney condition fsgh and advise on treatment?

Focal sclerosis: I think you mean fsgs - focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. It is in the category of kidney diseases that present with too much protein in your urine and total body swelling. High blood pressure (BP) is also a major feature. Treatments vary and none are completely effective. Most treatment focuses on keeping BP normal and controlling the swelling as best as it can be. ...Read more

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Both kidneys shrinking 25%, what is the treatment for this?

None: Shrinking kidneys are a sign of scar tissue developing in the kidneys. There is no treatment that reverses the scar. The are treatments to slow the loss of kidney function. It is important to find out what is causing your kidney injury in the first place. General treatments are avoid tobacco, low sodium diet, low protein diet, good BP control, good cholesterol control and avoid obesity. ...Read more

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Does a 10cm kidney cyst require treatment?

Does a 10cm kidney cyst require treatment?

Simple or Complex?: Renal cysts are frequently observed in normal kidney (65-70% of cases). The size of the cyst is less important than character. Cysts can have different character appearances on different diagnostic studies (ultrasound, CT scan, or MRI). Based on what yours looks like, your doctor will either choose to follow it or perform additional imaging as they can also be a sign of more serious disorders. ...Read more

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Is there any update in treatment of kidney scar?

Is there any update in treatment of kidney scar?

Kidney Scars: Kidney scars are in response to injury, often due to infection or kidney stones. The best thing to do is to protect the remaining normal kidney by preventing further injury. ...Read more