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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

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

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 dont 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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Can scabies and allergic reaction cause extreme itching especially at night because of possible kidney problems and/ or  not drinking enough liquids?

Can scabies and allergic reaction cause extreme itching especially at night because of possible kidney problems and/ or  not drinking enough liquids?

Scabies cause itch: Scabies alone can cause severe itching with and without kidney problems or not drinking enough water. Scabies are mites that burrow under the skin and lay eggs and give off other materials that cause an allergic reaction and severe itching. The itching can continue for weeks or even longer after treatment to kill the scabies mites is completed. ...Read more

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If you have kidney problems and drink too much water what can happen?

If you have kidney problems and drink too much water what can happen?

Water kidney problem: If you have severe chronic kidney disease and you drink too much water, fluid retention may occur due to the diseased kidneys not excreting enough water. Loop diuretics may then be needed to help eliminate the excess water. ...Read more

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Can a person with kidney problems drink tea?

Can a person with kidney problems drink tea?

Yes: Should probably avoid excessive tea drinking because there were some old reports about possible association of kidney stones i british troops stationed in india in days of the british empire. Probably had more to do with heat and inadequate hydration. Couple of cups or glasses/day in presence of kidney problems should be perfectly safe. Unless subject is fluid restricted for azotemia or dialysis. ...Read more

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Is drinking very little water when you have kidney problems safe?

Depends: In some advanced kidney disease less water may be necessary. In earlier forms of kidney disease more water may be best. You should followup with your physician for this question to determine which is right for you. ...Read more

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Lower dull back pain on both sides. No other syptoms. Scared of kidney problems. What can this be and what can i do to stop it? I been drinking water

Lower dull back pain on both sides. No other syptoms. Scared of kidney problems. What can this be and what can i do to stop it? I been drinking water

Low back pain: on both sides of back is almost NEVER from Kidneys. U have low back pain, which almost everyone gets , if u live long enough. Look up low back exercises, do them twice daily,take an aleve (naproxen) if needed, and in 6-12 was, 90% chance it will resolve...until it comes back ...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 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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Kidney Problems (Definition)

Kidney problems are clinical findings that are likely due to kidney issues and include mid-back pain on one side, pain with urination, decreased urination, bubbly ...Read more