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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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I have a chronic kidney disease and am in a lot of pain, what should I do?

I have a chronic kidney disease and am in a lot of pain, what should I do?

Determine Cause: Pain associated with chronic kidney disease is addressed by first identifying the cause of the pain and then addressing the cause specifically. ...Read more

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Why would someone with kidney failure make a lot of water?

Why would someone with kidney failure make a lot of water?

Kidney failure: You may produce diluted urine in larger quantities but you are not excreting the waste products that you need to get rid of ...Read more

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Does drinking a lot of water prevents kidney failure?

Does drinking a lot of water prevents kidney failure?

No it doesn't: Drinking lots of water, within reason, is plain healthy. Keeps kidneys flushed, reduces risk of kidney stones ; insures satisfactory hydration of entire body. Water intake often has to be reduced in some people with kidney failure ; those on dialysis because failed kidneys may not be able to filter suffuciently. ...Read more

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Frequent urination, taking Azo but urine won't turn orange after day 2 dosage, drinking a lot of water, could it be kidney failure?

Frequent urination, taking Azo but urine won't turn orange after day 2 dosage, drinking a lot of water, could it be kidney failure?

No: Kidney failure leads to less urination, not more frequent urination. It sounds like this might be a urinary tract infection. See your doc for further testing. -- (attending comment) the other concern would be if you had developed diabetes, most commonly diabetes mellitus. I would agree with seeing your doctor for further testing. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with kidney stones. Worried I have kidney failure: fatigue, lots foamy pale urine, and bilateral pain after 800mg ibu liquigels. I never heard back from blood test. Was i misdiagnosed?

I was diagnosed with kidney stones. Worried I have kidney failure: fatigue, lots foamy pale urine, and bilateral pain after 800mg ibu liquigels. I never heard back from blood test. Was i misdiagnosed?

Call your doctor now: Your symptoms are concerning. You might have a kidney infection which is common with kidney stones. Kidney infections can be serious. At the very least you should go to urgent care tonight. ...Read more

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Nausea and vomiting mostly in morning,sleep a lot,can't eat much,only drink pedialyte,very weak,every muscle aches. kidney failure? still urinating.

Nausea and vomiting mostly in morning,sleep a lot,can't eat much,only drink pedialyte,very weak,every muscle aches. kidney failure? still urinating.

Possibly: The symptoms of nausea/vomiting, loss of appetite, and fatigue are common in patients with renal failure. Without knowing the full medical history it is difficult to given a full differential diagnosis. Many patients do still make urine when they have early renal failure. Recommend seeing your PCP for blood chemistry and urinalysis. ...Read more

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Is okra a wise choice for people with kidney failure?

Is okra a wise choice for people with kidney failure?

Renal failure diet: I have looked many places and have concluded that okra is a high potassium food. Because potassium can accumulate when your kidneys are not working well and thjs can cause major problems, any food that contains a whole lot of potassium should be completely avoided or taken in very small quantities. Talk with your doctor and dietician about the best foods for you under your current circumstances. ...Read more

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Why do people with kidney failure start shaking and having a fever & vomiting all of a sudden?

Why do people with kidney failure start shaking and having a fever & vomiting all of a sudden?

Renal failure: The shaking can be due to infection - failing kidneys make you more susceptible to infection. It can also be due to your blood salts being abnormal. This weblink is a good one to find out about the symptoms of renal failure: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/168915-kidney-disease-symptoms-pains/. Reading this should give you a better understanding of what happens when kidneys fail. ...Read more

Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Kidney Failure (Definition)

The kidneys do several tasks. Dialysis is necessary when one or more of the following occur, that can't be remedied or palliated with medications: 1. Insufficient clearance of daily toxins in food and metabolic waste 2. Insufficient clearance of excess water 3. Dangerous electrolyte imbalance, ...Read more


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Esrd (Definition)

End stage renal disease (ESRD, or sometimes called chronic kidney disease), describes any condition where there is a progressive ...Read more