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Can Alcohol Cause Kidney Pain
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
Sometimes I have a really sharp kidney area pain especially after little amount of alcohol it always causes vomits what is it?
Kidney pain?: Sounds more like gastro-intestinal or hepatic. Best to check with your primary care doc. For full evaluation. ...Read more
Alcohol intoxication: U need looked at and thoroughly examined by your pcp to rule out any damage. ...Read more
I have had intermittent right kidney pain for a month and pain in my kidney area when I urinate. If I drink alcohol the next day makes the pain more?
Kidney pain: You may have a kidney stone and may need imaging like ultrasound or CT for diagnosis. Small stones are usually treated with hydration and pain medication and pass on their own, but that has not happened. Larger stones at times need intervention when symptomatic. Alcohol increases urine flow, so increases the pain, Stones can obstruct/cause infections. See a doctor /urgent car within 48-72 hours ...Read more
Not usually: Excessive alcohol consumption can adversely affect every organ in the body, even the skin. Remarkably, the kidneys are not affected by alcohol. That being said, if you have reduced kidney function, you should be careful. Often, alcoholics do not consume enough fluids in general and dehydration can damage kidneys. The medical specialist involved with kidneys is a nephrologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm male 52 v gd cholesterol, diet, bmi, nonsmoker lo alcohol w average BP 150/105. No family history, kidneys ok lots of exercise. Underlying cause?
Essential: The most common type of hypertension is primary essential hypertension which tends to run in families. Secondary causes of hypertension are rarer and include kidney causes and glandular disturbances. Your md will guide you if he/she feels further testing is advisable. I'm sure some antihypertensive medication will be prescribed to lower your BP to around 120/80. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can contrast dye injections cause a person to have a higher than expected blood alcohol content due to the temporary reduction in kidney function?
I take 80 mg baclofen daily, don't drink alcohol, smoke or take illicit drugs and kidneys are normal, could problems be caused by stress?
Vague: Please be specific. What exactly is it that you are concerned about? ...Read more
I was in intensive care with kidney failure 48 days was it kidney stones that caused it or was the extent of alcohol use or both?
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