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Can kidney cysts cause adrenal insufficiency?

Can kidney cysts cause adrenal insufficiency?

No: The adrenal glands, sitting on top of each kidney, are typically preserved in cystic kidney diseases. However that does not exclude screening for ai if clinical features are present such as unexplained hypotension, salt craving or worsening headaches. ...Read more

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Dr. David Geffner
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Addison's Disease (Definition)

Chronic adrenal insufficiency. You may consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/addisons-disease/home/ovc-20155636 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 ...Read more


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Was told my craigslist scan saw what appears to be dentigerous cyst. Can this cause adrenal insufficiency? What's my next step?

Was told my craigslist scan saw what appears to be dentigerous cyst. Can this cause adrenal insufficiency? What's my next step?

No relations : Dentigerous cysts involve cystic formation around an impacted or un erupted teeth and had no effect on the kidney functions.. ...Read more

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Can you get adrenal insufficiency with any kidney disease?

Can you get adrenal insufficiency with any kidney disease?

No: The adrenal glands sit above the kidneys. Adrenal insufficiency is not typically associated with kidney disease because the kidney doesn't influence cortisol production in a significant way. However, if a patient is on steroids for immunosuppression related to kidney disease then adrenal insufficiency may be a concern when steroids are weaned. This is well known and monitored closely by doctors. ...Read more

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I have a uti, severe flank&lower back pain, nausea, cramping, x5days, onantibiotic. Getting worse.Could it be a kidney stone.I have adrenal insufficiency?

I have a uti, severe flank&lower back pain, nausea, cramping, x5days, onantibiotic. Getting worse.Could it be a kidney stone.I have adrenal insufficiency?

Discuss with MD: There very well could be a stone, but more importantly we would want to make sure the antibiotic is appropriate if you are not getting better, and if fever or chills develop you will need to be evaluated even sooner. ...Read more

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Can cysts on kidneys be mistaken for adrenal tumours, and cause multiple systemic problems

Can cysts on kidneys be mistaken for adrenal tumours, and cause multiple systemic problems

Likely not.: Radiologists are well trained to distinguish kidney from adrenal cysts on imaging films.Most cysts are benign however if they are many with walls or septa inside, they may cause back pain, get infected, elevate bp. They usually don't cause systemic problems.Take care and god bless u! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/kidney-cyst-causes-symptoms-treatments. ...Read more

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Can Lyme disease cause adrenal insufficiency?

Can Lyme disease cause adrenal insufficiency?

Lyme disease: There is much speculation, primarily in the lay press about "adrenal exhaustion" due to lyme disease. This seems to be purely theoretical and not based on any firm scientific evidence. The problem is that there is much we do not understand about lyme disease, and it has been the speculative cause of many unexplained illnesses. Stick to "proven" facts, and adrenal insufficiency is not. ...Read more

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Can adrenal insufficiency cause memory and cognitive problems?

Can adrenal insufficiency cause memory and cognitive problems?

Yes, in stress.: Adrenal insufficiency can cause memory loss, especially in stressful situations, as well as confusion, absentmindedness. There is poor resistance to stress, great difficulty to functioning well in stressful situations, or even to react to them, becoming paralyzed. Stress is experienced as being unfair, too much. ...Read more

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Can adrenal insufficiency cause personality and cognitive changes?

Can adrenal insufficiency cause personality and cognitive changes?

yes: Need to see an endocrinologist who specializes in adrenal pathology. Not all endocrinologist feel comfortable with adrenal problems. Depending where you live, you can find a very good endocrinologist here on healthtap. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...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