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What to do if I have no gall bladder, . Would that cause my kidney problems. Should I be on a special diet.?

What to do if I have no gall bladder, . Would that cause my kidney problems. Should I be on a special diet.?

No relation: Between gallbladder surgery and kidney disease. Your diet should be directed by your doctor who knows the significance or severity of your kidney issues. ...Read more

Diet Pills (Definition)

Anorectic agents generally known as diet pills are medications which decrease or inhibit appetite and aid in the reduction of food intake, therefore aiding weightmloss. Most currently FDA-approved appetite medications are dispensed by prescription due to potential side effects and contraindications. Diet pills alone are seldom successful in deriving long-term weight reduction. They should only be taken under the direct supervision of a physician specifically trained in their use as a part of a multi-modal treatment program including diet, exercise, ...Read more


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Will having 6 eggs (4 yolks) per day cause kidney problems? I workout. 6 days per week vigorous. I do have a 3000 calorie. Well balanced. Diet

Will having 6 eggs (4 yolks) per day cause kidney problems? I workout. 6 days per week vigorous. I do have a 3000 calorie. Well balanced. Diet

NO: I know of no evidence that eating a lot of eggs will cause kidney problems. In someone who already has kidney failure a low-protein diet is advisable to prevent progression of the disease, but high protein should not cause problems in someone with healthy kidneys. However, I strongly advise that you (and everyone) eat only organic eggs; otherwise it is likely from chickens fed gmo corn &/or soy. ...Read more

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I've been been using diet pills for almost 5 years and havibg problems with my kidneys recently chronic infections could I be at risk of kidney damage?

I've been been using diet pills for almost 5 years and havibg problems with my kidneys recently chronic infections could I be at risk of kidney damage?

Yes: Unfortunately, that is a possibility - so don't wait - stop the pills! Also work w/ your Dr on recovery of the most liver health possible and learn how to live safely. Healthy eating and exercise may not work fast - but it's healthy! Be careful and you'll be more attractive by far - smart is the new skinny! ...Read more

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What should be the diet plan for someone with kidney problems?

What should be the diet plan for someone with kidney problems?

Recommend: Not covering this in 400 characters or less. Working with a nutritionist would be of much more benefit to you. ...Read more

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Kidney problems from high protein diet?

Kidney problems from high protein diet?

Yes: High protein diet in a healthy person sould not matter much, although I still would not recommend it. In people with kidney problems, meat intake should be limited to 0.8 g per kg body weight per day. Overall, a well balanced diet with emphasis on plant-based foods is much healthier than high meat intake. Eat water-filled foods, not fat-filled foods! ...Read more

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What diet is for kidney problems?

What diet is for kidney problems?

Depends on problem: Diet restriction depends on the problem. Chronic kidney disease- usually sodium, potassium, and some protein restriction; possibly phosphorus restriction. Stone disease usually increased water intake. Always check with your doctor and may be nephrologist before making any changes in the diet. ...Read more

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Can cheap perfume cause kidney problems?

Can cheap perfume cause kidney problems?

Unlikely: It probably depends on what potentially harmful ingredient is in the perfume but it is not a common cause of kidney failure. ...Read more

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Does excess calcium cause kidney problems?

Does excess calcium cause kidney problems?

It is possible: It is possible. One of the mechanisms may be kidney stones or calcium deposit in the kidneys. ...Read more

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Can kidney problems cause elevation of lipase?

Sort of: Renal failure can result in mild elevations of amylase and lipase, but by then renal failure is a serious enough issue and elevated lipase is a side issue. ...Read more

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Does E. coli cause kidney problems? How do you treat?

Does E. coli cause kidney problems? How do you treat?

E. coli: Only if it causes a kidney infection (pyelonephritis) to cause kidney damage. ...Read more

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Do kidney problems cause brown spots on your body?

Usually not: There is a condition called neurofibromatosis associated with cafe au lait spots. These spots are large, more than 1 cm in diameter, flat, painless, numbering more than 5 on the body. Patients can develop blockages of the kidney arteries. This causes severe hypertension. If you have kidney failure you can develop nodularis prurigo, severe itchy lumps that darken after time. ...Read more

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Can face swelling and sentivity be caused by kidney problems?

Can face swelling and sentivity be caused by kidney problems?

Facial swelling: Is possible since fluid accumulation and build up is one of the signs of kidney dysfunction. Se e your physician to evaluate your renal function. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about stress and scan dye caused kidney problems?

Can you tell me about stress and scan dye caused kidney problems?

Scan Dye Can: Scan dyes used for contrast can cause kidney damage called stress induced nephropathy
it is more common in patients who already suffer from some kidney dysfunction like elevated creatinine level
but most of time kidney function returns to normal within couple of weeks but in some patients with kidney disease it can be permanent and can lead to end stage kidney failure, and rarely death. ...Read more

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Can drinking coffee if your a young teen cause any kidney problems?

Probablably OK: Both in moderation & provided does not interfere with sleep or make teen "hyper", & they don't also drink energy drinks or mountain due (high in caffeine) also coke or pepsi (non caffeine free). Large amounts of caffeine should be avoided. However unlikely to cause kidney problems. They may urinate more frequently, but this is not a kidney problem. ...Read more

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Just curious, can allergy to some food products (or allergy at all) cause kidney problems?

Just curious, can allergy to some food products (or allergy at all) cause kidney problems?

No: No report on kidney damages from food allergies, to the best of my knowledge, has ever been reported. ...Read more

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Can a gallbladder cause sever kidney problems, to the point where you're in so much pain that you can not walk?

Can a gallbladder cause sever kidney problems, to the point where you're in so much pain that you can not walk?

Right upper abdomen: Your liver is on your right side below the ribs. The gallbladder is tucked under the liver. Right side abdominal pain, above the belly button is usually where it hurts with a bad gallbladder. The pain can be severe. If it lasts more than an hour or if you are vomiting get to your doctor. ...Read more

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Could hydrocodone cause liver and kidney problems?

Could hydrocodone cause liver and kidney problems?

Yes to liver problem: Hydrocodone when in combination with tylenol (acetaminophen) can be injurious to liver. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is the culprit in this regard and the guidelines are that the ingested tylenol (acetaminophen) quantity should not exceed 4 gm/day. I am not aware of any known tylenol (acetaminophen) injuries to the kidneys. ...Read more

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Does diabetes cause kidney problems?

Does diabetes cause kidney problems?

Diabetic nephropathy: Diabetes causing high blood sugar can damage kidneys because sugar is filtered by kidney glomeruli. High blood sugar damages the filters so that larger molecules such as protein, which normall are retained, escape through the filters causing proteinuria or albuninuria which damages kidneys firther.Kidney damage causes hypertension whichs adds to damage. Early diagnosis & treatment can slow disease. ...Read more

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Can glutathione IV cause kidney problems?

Can glutathione IV cause kidney problems?

Not likely: Glutathione is produced naturally by the liver and I'm not aware of any toxicity problems with it. It is sometimes actually given to patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis. Any other questions can be answered by your pharmacist who has more access to this information. ...Read more

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Could not drinking enough cause kidney problems?

Could not drinking enough cause kidney problems?

Yes it can: Most common problem is development of kidney stones due to hyper-concentration of urine ; crystallisation of urinary salts. Also increase risk f urinary infections which could ascend from bladder, cause pyelonephritis ; damage kidneys. ...Read more

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Can taking glutathione IV cause kidney problems?

Can taking glutathione IV cause kidney problems?

In fact: Glutathione IV is GIVEN in patients with kidney failure to supposedly help "tired blood" (anemia) There are no scientifically based medical studies showing the effectiveness of supplementing this chemical which is produced in large quantities in normal LIVER.
MY OPINION ONLY
Hope it helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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Daily 3times masturbate can cause kidney problems and nervous problem?

No kidney problems: For now, you may be able to keep up this pace, but you may wear yourself out physically or mentally after a while! Climax only empties the prostate gland and has no effect on the kidneys. It should also have a calming effect on your mood, not contribute to a nervous problem. ...Read more

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Can dermal fillers like Boltero (hydr acid) cause kidney problems?

Unlikely: The amounts injected should be no problem with kidneys. However, if you have renal dysfunction, ask your MD.
https://www. Xbrain. Co.uk/hyaluronic-acid-side-effect-if-misused ...Read more

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Could any kidney problems cause pain in leg? If so...which problems would that be?

Could any kidney problems cause pain in leg? If so...which problems would that be?

No: Kidney problems don't tend to cause leg pain. However, while walking you may increase pain indirectly from the stress of moving. Such as someone with flank pain (pain on the side left or right of ones abdomen) from a kidney infection having more side pain from the movement of walking up or down (or jumping). In summery, at rest leg pain is not likely from any kidney issue. ...Read more

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How to determine an pain from unhealed abscess or a year old adrenal mass is caused by kidney problems?

How to determine an pain from unhealed abscess or a year old adrenal mass is caused by kidney problems?

There is no: Way to determine that without having a medical evaluation -- but adrenal masses rarely cause pain. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How can kidney problems cause elevated lipase? Tests to differentiate between pancreas cause vs. Kidney? I have both panc and kidney type symp.

How can kidney problems cause elevated lipase? Tests to differentiate between pancreas cause vs. Kidney? I have both panc and kidney type symp.

Lipase elevations: Can come from different causes, two of which are pancreas and kidney problems. Usually, very high lipase levels along with elevated amylase levels are seen in acute pancreatitis, whereas lipase elevations in kidney diseases are not that high. Pancreatitis can show on ct scan, and kidney problems, can elevate BUN and creatinine levels. Ask your dr about specific advice. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...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