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Was told the distilled cow urine helps to reduce kidney problems and improves kidney functioning, how true is this?

Was told the distilled cow urine helps to reduce kidney problems and improves kidney functioning, how true is this?

Cow urine and kidney: Cow urine has no place, by scientific data, in the treatment of chronic kidney disease (ckd).Much . Usually, a miraculous cure in small number of patients is not as credible as large studies involving hundreds of patients who are cured. These have not been done. For the effective treatment of ckd, cow urine is better to be looked at rather than be ingested. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Urine dipstick test showed PH 6. All other negative. Is 6 good or bad? Am I dying of kidney problems? Pls help. I checked it at home

Urine dipstick test showed PH 6. All other negative. Is 6 good or bad? Am I dying of kidney problems? Pls help. I checked it at home

Urine pH 6 is normal: PH 6 is very mildly acid & almost certainly good. Phs of between 5 & * are normal. PH 5 is more acid & is most common pH. PH 7 is neutral, i.e. neither acidic nor alkaline & same pH as water. PH 8 is slightly alkaline, & in most cases normal. Thus U R not dying of kidney problems. Hope this puts a smile on your face! ...Read more

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Hi when i take a pee noticed that my urine is foamy and it take time for the bubbles to disappear. Do I have kidney problems?

Hi when i take a pee noticed that my urine is foamy and it take time for the bubbles to disappear. Do  I have kidney problems?

Usually not...: Foamy urine appears in the patients with diabetic kidney disease(diabetic nephropathy), inherent kidney(nephrotic syndrome), or drugs such as televancin . Otherwise, occasional occurrence is ok as long as urinalysis is normal, there is no uti, and kidney function is good as tested. But, detailing? Ask your doctor. Best... ...Read more

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Can meloxicam be used for kidney problems example blood in the urine all the time cause looked it up & it said used to treat atheritis?

Can meloxicam be used for kidney problems example blood in the urine all the time cause looked it up & it said used to treat atheritis?

Can be used 4 stones: Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids), which can be used to treat arthritis as you say, and can also be used to control pain due to kidney stones, which can present with symptoms like blood in urine and flank pain. But nsaids including Meloxicam can damage your kidneys and even cause kidney failure, and so be careful. ...Read more

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Can a failing gallbladder cause protein in urine or kidney problems?

Can a failing gallbladder cause protein in urine or kidney problems?

Should not: Gall bladder collects bile produced by the liver and excretes it via the gall duct and into the duodenum. Not connected with the kidney although lies close to the right kidney. ...Read more

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Side pain and foamy urine as the only symptoms. (No fever) Does this mean i have kidney problems?

Not necessarily: Foamy urine can be caused by forceful urination, dehydration or some other rare and more serious conditions. Make sure that you are drinking 60-80 oz of water daily and avoid alcohol and caffeine. Urinate when you first feel the urge, don't wait until your bladder is over full. If the pain and foamy urine continue see a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Occ epithelial occ mucus rare WBC rare RBC trace leukocytes. Is this ok for urine?! i've been having small signs of kidney problems?

Occ epithelial occ mucus rare WBC rare RBC trace leukocytes. Is this ok for urine?! i've been having small signs of kidney problems?

Yes, unless: You have symptoms, these values seem ok. Ask you doctor if your blood tests include kidney function, such as bun, creatinine, and gfr, just to make sure. ...Read more

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Are kidney problems hereditary? My dad had kidney failure due to a urine infection..And his other kidney was not functioning since childhood.

Are kidney problems hereditary? My dad had kidney failure due to a urine infection..And his other kidney was not functioning since childhood.

Some, unlikely dad's: Polycystic renal disease is hereditary, adult type is autosomal dominant so there is 50% chance of each child of parent with PKD inheriting it. Pediatric type PKD is recessive & usually fatal at or soon after birth. Bladder reflux which can cause kidney disease can also be heritary. Kidney duplication sometimes assoc. W kidney disease can be inherited. Dad's kidney problem unlikely heritable. ...Read more

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Kidney problems (small blood in urine) can cause absence of having a period ?

Kidney problems (small blood in urine) can cause absence of having a period
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Probably not ...: Blood in urine (visible - gross hematuri or invisible - microhematuria) alone is not related with no period. To manage either or both, see Uro-doc or Gyn-doc timely. ...Read more

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Would a CT without contrast of the abdomen and a urine culture rule out any kidney problems?

Would a CT without contrast of the abdomen and a urine culture rule out any kidney problems?

See answer: Ct of the abdomen without contrast will identify abnormal calcifications and hydronephrosis but will not evaluate completely the collecting system and the functioning renal parenchyma - intravenous contrast is necessary for these purposes. ...Read more

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Overactive bladder worsening & peeing 20 times a day & urine is clear despite low water intake. Should i be worried about kidney problems?

Overactive bladder worsening & peeing 20 times a day & urine is clear despite low water intake. Should i be worried about kidney problems?

No, as long as ...: Voiding, as often as you're, is usually nothing to do with your kidney as long as you have strong continuous urine flow with no overwork on the bladder. So, frequent voiding per se poses no risk to kidneys and your kidneys should work just fine. ...Read more

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I have bad leg pain, slight fever, pain in back could that be a sign of starting of kidney problems, had urine tested doc says start of UTI ?

I have bad leg pain, slight fever, pain in back could that be a sign of starting of kidney problems, had urine tested doc says start of UTI ?

No: leg pain not related to uti if pain in low back no relation to UTI any difficulty urinationg do a ureine culture to confirm why start of UTI it is UTI yes or no ...Read more

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Can you still have kidney problems if the KUB xray and the ultrasound all look good? Pain in flank. Comes and goes. Mild to moderate. urine test iffy

Yes: One needs to treat the patient, not the tests. If you have concern about the chronic pain, you should consider further evaluation. I would be happy to consult. ...Read more

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My brother has a transplant kidney and now has mrsa in his urine . How bad is this ??

My brother has a transplant kidney and now has mrsa in his urine . How bad is this ??

Depends: It all depends on his symptoms and overall work-up. It can be anywhere from a contaminant to a serious blood borne infection. MRSA is not commonly found in the urine otherwise. ...Read more

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Is there a link between kidney problems and developing astigmatism in a 4 year old?

Astigmatism & Kidney: As a direct cause not common since astigmatism is due to a football shaped cornea. Kidney disease could be incidentally associated with astigmatism.Theoretically, kidney infection can cause high fever and that in children has anecdotaly been associated with astigmatism.Clinically not common. ...Read more

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I had HUS when I was a little over a year old. I recently have started developing some worrying symptoms of kidney problems, is there a link?

I had HUS when I was a little over a year old. I recently have started developing some worrying symptoms of kidney problems, is there a link?

H/O of HUS: Could be. HUS can recur. Please follow up with doc/ nephrologist within 24 hours as the effects can be serious , need CBC, CMP, U/A http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemolytic-uremic-syndrome/basics/prevention/con-20029487 ...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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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