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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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Do people with kidney stones have a lot of pain?

Kidney stone pain: Many women pts report that kidney stone pain is far worse that having a baby/child labor pain....If that gives you an idea.... ...Read more

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Do people with renal trauma have a lot of pain?

Do people with renal trauma have a lot of pain?

Varies: Depends on extent of injury. A high grade injury with large hematoma stretching the capsule will typically cause a lot of flank/ back pain, but an inordinate amount of worsening pain should be investigated by your doc for worsening of injury, infection, or missed injury. ...Read more

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Do people with sepsis have a lot of pain?

Do people with sepsis have a lot of pain?

Depends: Sometimes yes, sometimes no. It varies a lot. Sometimes people with sepsis have altered mental status which can impair the ability to feel pain. Most internal organs dont have receptors for pain, so any infection in this organs will be pain free. ...Read more

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Do people with pancreatitis have a lot of pain?

Yes: Pancreatitis, acute of chronic usually causes abdominal pain that may seem to extend to the back. ...Read more

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Do people with sever's disease have a lot of pain?

Do people with sever's disease have a lot of pain?

1: Severs disease is really not a 'disease' at all. It simply refers to growth plate pain that occurs in the heel of a child. It can occur in children usually from age 8-13 and who are active in sports. Treatment includes silicone heel cups, icing, antiinflammatory pain medication and often reducing the sports activity. Once the child matures the pain is less likely to occur. ...Read more

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Do people with dyslipidemia have a lot of pain?

Do people with dyslipidemia have a lot of pain?

Dyslipidemia: Dyslipidemia (usually very high cholesterol levels) does not cause pain until you have your heart attack (chest pain) or blockage of an artery in a limb (peripheral vascular disease). Another kind of dyslipidemia involves very high triglycerides (> 1000 mg/dl); this can cause acute pancreatitis, a very painful inflammation of the pancreas causing severe abdominal pain radiating to the back. ...Read more

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Do people with sarcoidosis have a lot of pain?

Do people with sarcoidosis have a lot of pain?

Possibly: In my experience, the pain my patients complain of most often is chest pain. I really can't explain why. Their cardiac workups are always negative. Nothing seems to help it either. ...Read more

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Do people with gastroparesis have a lot of pain?

Do people with gastroparesis have a lot of pain?

Sxs of gastroparesis: Regardless of cause, gastroparesis (delayed gastric emptying) presents with heartburn, chronic or intermittent nausea, vomiting (of old food), bloating, early satiety (fill up quickly), or abdominal pain postprandially (after eating). In mild cases, symptoms subside when the gut is empty but return when again full. One sees increased symptoms after a large solid meal vs a liquid one. Get checked. ...Read more

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Do people with graves' disease have a lot of pain?

Do people with graves' disease have a lot of pain?

No: Graves disease is associated with anxiety irritability difficulty sleeping fatigue a rapid or irregular heartbeat fine tremor of your hands or fingers an increase in perspiration or warm, moist skin sensitivity to heat weight loss, despite normal eating habits. ...Read more

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Do people with priapism have a lot of pain?

Do people with priapism have a lot of pain?

Priapism: Not extreme pain but yes will have pain. The intercourse is painfull, and even when not having intercourse will still have pain. ...Read more

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Do people with hydrocephalus have a lot of pain?

Do people with hydrocephalus have a lot of pain?

Usually not: Chronic hydrocephalus is typically painless, but people who develop it very rapidly will sometimes complain of headache before exhibiting the more typical symptoms of lethargy and confusion. ...Read more

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Do people with renal vein thrombosis have a lot of pain?

RVT: The presentation of renal vein thrombosis (rvt) is variable, and patients may be asymptomatic. When rvt occurs as a result of malignancy, the signs of the renal malignancy (eg, bloody urine, weight loss) predominate. The more common chronic form of rvt is generally has no symptoms. The less frequent acute form usually occurs in younger patients, with flank pain and visible blood in the urine, wh. ...Read more

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Do people with prostatectomy have a lot of pain?

Do people with prostatectomy have a lot of pain?

Not usually: Pain is not typically a prominent feature of prostatectomy (assuming you mean radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer). Pain may be slightly less with minimally invasive (robotic) approach vs. Traditional open surgery, but perhaps discomfort is a better term in either case. Significant pain may be a potential cause for concern. ...Read more

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Do people with wilson disease have a lot of pain?

No: Movement disorder--deterioration of cognition--hepatitis---joint pain is not very significant--but they get a variety of symptom--ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Do people with blood loss have a lot of pain?

Blood loss symptoms: People with blood loss do not have pain just on account of the blood loss. Blood loss can be rapid and acute or slow and chronic. The effects of blood loss are to lower your blood pressure, increase your heart rate, and make you feel dizzy. It does not cause pain. But the same event that caused the blood loss (like a gun shot or trauma) may cause damage to other tissues which causes pain. ...Read more

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Do people with pulpitis have a lot of pain?

Yes: Pulpitis is extremely painfull. If the disease is not treated the pain will subside eventually. This means the root canal nerve died. Not that infection is cured. You will still need a root canal treatment otherwise you can loose your tooth. ...Read more

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