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Blood Sugar (Definition)

The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more


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Do kidney stones raise blood sugar?

Do kidney stones raise blood sugar?

It can: Yes it can. Any stress to the body can cause your stress hormones to increase which can raise your glucose level. Also with stones, you are susceptible to bladder infections which can also increase your sugar levels.It is best to talk to your doc! ...Read more

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Why am I frequently voiding? Not a lot of water intake, blood sugar is 117, and urinalysis was all negative. Slight pain in left hip/ pelvic area. Could this be kidney stones?

Why am I frequently voiding? Not a lot of water intake, blood sugar is 117, and urinalysis was all negative. Slight pain in left hip/ pelvic area. Could this be kidney stones?

Need more info: Was the blood sugar you reported, fasting? If yes, it is in the pre-diabetic range. You should get an A1c test. It is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to consult a doctor in person. ...Read more

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Can kidney stones cause your pulse or blood pressure to raise ?

Can kidney stones cause your pulse or blood pressure to raise ?

Indirectly.: The pain caused by obstruction of the urinary system by stones can cause the blood pressure and heart rate to rise. This can also occur if there is an associated infection. In the absence of symptoms like pain, we don't commonly associate stones with cardiovascular signs. That being said, there is evidence that obesity, high-fat diet, & sodium are risk factors for both hypertension and stones. ...Read more

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Is it okey to donate blood while having a kidney stone??

Is it okey to donate blood while having a kidney stone??

If asymptomatic: A kidney stone is not a contraindication to blood donation, provided you are asymptomatic. I admire your sense of civic duty to consider donating blood. It would be prudent to disclose all of your health issues to the nurse or doctor at the blood donor station. 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. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have a kidney stone and throwin up blood. Should i go to the er?

I have a kidney stone and throwin up blood. Should i go to the er?

Yes (2): Having a kidney stone and vomiting means you are having difficulty staying hydrated. Hydration is necessary to help the stone pass. Vomiting blood is worrisome in itself. Go to the er asap. ...Read more

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Can kidney stones be expelled in small pieces with urine? Can they also casue blood in the urine?

Can kidney stones be expelled in small pieces with urine? Can they also casue blood in the urine?

Kidney stones: What you describe are likely pieces of clotted blood and fibrin. It is common while it would be extremely unlikely to pass any actual "tissue" with a kidney stone episode. ...Read more

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I have traces of blood in my urine , was tested for kidney stones and nothing ! what could it be ?

I have traces of blood in my urine , was tested for kidney stones and nothing ! what could it be ?

Micro-hematuria : The workout for microhematuria includes upper tract imaging such a ct scan as well as cystourethroscopy. Urine culture and urine cytology should also be performed. ...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


Kidney Stone (Definition)

Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more