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Can gonorrhea contribute to kidney failure in men?

Can gonorrhea contribute to kidney failure in men?

Possible, Not Top 4: Top 4 complications from gonorrhea [gc]: sterility, infectious arthritis, diseased heart valves, meningitis. Gc can spread into your blood and cause septic shock, which can lead to kidney failure & other systemwide problems. Thankfully this doesn't happen often. Also, remember if you get gc, you can get other std's like hiv. Be safe and smart. Use condoms. No love without the glove. ...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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Can kidney disease and failure be prevented in any way?

Can kidney disease and failure be prevented in any way?

Control Diseases: Kidney disease is caused primarily from diabetes and high blood pressure. If you control these disease, it is unlikely you will develop renal problems. ...Read more

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Can bladder infection in men cause erectile dysfunction ?

Can bladder infection in men cause erectile dysfunction ?

Here are some ...: Both are not directly linked but may be interacted. Cystitis may generate significant mental and physical discomforts to perform sex. Occasionally, the underlying cause for cystitis such as nerve damage may affect sex function as well. So, how both coexist and interact should be professionally assessed before assuming what they are... ...Read more

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Can my prostate lead to urinary problems?

Can my prostate lead to urinary problems?

Yes: Over the years the prostate grows bigger therefore slowing down urination and making it uncomfortable. If left unattended, kidney failure could take place in advanced cases. ...Read more

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Does gonorhoea result to kidney failure?

Does gonorhoea result to kidney failure?

No: Unless untreated ; septicemia occurs causing renal infection which untreated can cause failure. ...Read more

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What causes ED in men in their twenties? Can it be reversed?

What causes ED in men in their twenties? Can it be reversed?

Stress, etc., &often: The most common cause in someone without serious health issues is psychologic. Stress is a huge factor, as is the nature of your intimate relationships. However some other causes can be from medications such as many blood pressure meds, diabetes, alcohol, and circulation problems. Low testosterone is less likely in a young person. Find the cause and improvement is likely! ...Read more

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Can hypotension lead to sexual dysfunction in a younger female?

Can hypotension lead to sexual dysfunction in a younger female?

Not likely!: Most low blood pressure readings are asymptomatic. Drs and nurses sometimes are suprised a a low but healthy reading and will voice that to the patient, who may become concerned. I have never heard of "hypotension" as a cause, per se. Many electrolyte problems can do this. Are you on a diuretic? Other drugs treating BP issues can cause sexual dysfunction. ...Read more

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Can i get high liver enzymes due to prostatitis or scar tissue in the urinary tract due to past STD trauma?

Can i get high liver enzymes due to prostatitis or scar tissue in the urinary tract due to past STD trauma?

No: Look for another cause of elevated liver enzymes. Your physician might retest you after 2 weeks off alcohol and all meds, or go directly to screen for hepatitis b, hepatitis c, wilson's, hemochromatosis, and autoimmune hepatitis. You may just have the liver enzyme elevation that will benefit from getting into great physical shape. God luck. ...Read more

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Can they detect kidney disease, or kidney failure in a urine test?

Can they detect kidney disease, or kidney failure in a urine test?

Possible: U can detect abnormalities in urine test and measure the amount of creatinine you are filtering in 24 hours, but the test to diagnose and stage kidney disease are usually done in the blood since that is easier. Here is a comprehensive article: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/03/how-do-physicians-check-your-kidneys.Html. ...Read more

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Hello doctors, can untreated hypertension in young age lead to erectile dysfunction ?

Hello doctors, can untreated hypertension in young age lead to erectile dysfunction ?

HTN & ED.: Hypertension can lead to erectile dysfunction. Unfortunately, medications to treat hypertension can also lead to ED. You need to strategize well and perhaps,find some non-medical means to lower your blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can cancer drugs cause a kidney to become atrophic and damage the other?

Can cancer drugs cause a kidney to become atrophic and damage the other?

Yes: Certain cancer drugs are known to be toxic to the kidneys, which is why your kidney function is closely monitored on them. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism affect fertility in men and can it also affect the offspring of such fathers?

Can hypothyroidism affect fertility in men and can it also affect the offspring of such fathers?

Yes: Hypothyroidism can lower fertility in both men and women. The good news is that it returns to whatever their "normal" was with appropriate replacement w/brand name t4. ...Read more

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Ra leads to a chronic kidney disease, how to prevent that since even medication affects negatively the kidneys?

Ra leads to a chronic kidney disease, how to prevent that since even medication affects negatively the kidneys?

Several ways: Kidney disease in rheumatoid arthritis can be caused by some medications, amyloid deposits and vascular changes. Take care not to take higher than the recommended dose of non-steroidal inflammatory drugs such as Ibuprofen and naproxen, and never take two kinds of nsaids together. Disease modifying and disease altering drugs can prevent complications as well as control of blood pressure, diabetes. ...Read more

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Does diabetes insipidus and vasopressin deficiency lead to sexual problems in males?

Does diabetes insipidus and vasopressin deficiency lead to sexual problems in males?

Hormones: Diabetes insipidus and vasopressin deficiency should not lead to sexual problems. Please discuss this with the doctor who diagnosed DI and vasopressin. ...Read more

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Kidney Failure (Definition)

A condition in which your kidneys suddenly stop working normally. Since your kidneys remove waste products and help balance water and salt and other minerals (electrolytes) in your blood, when your kidneys stop working, waste products, fluids, and electrolytes build up in your body. This can cause problems ...Read more


Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more