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Does Kidney Disease Cause Bleeding Inside Your Body
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
What effects can losing a kidney have on the body-can it cause fatigue, or affect the immune system?
Single kidney: Loss of one kidney should have no effect on bodily functions. You can live a normal life with one kidney. The one exception would be of you had faling kidneys. In that situation every bit of healthy kidney tissue is needed to maintain kidney functions, so loss of an entire kidney could have a significant consequence. Fatigue and even immune dysfunction could occur with more severe kidney failure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1.When fibroids are causing constipation, does it mean that they are pressing on the intern organs ? 2. Can they cause damage to the kidneys or liver?
1. Yes 2. No.: The pelvis is packed with organs all fighting for elbow room -- an enlarged uterus blocks rectal evacuation. It could also cause urinary frequency and urgency; or even issues with sex. If they're that big, you may be headed for hysterectomy. The kidneys and liver are tucked way up high and out of the pelvis -- no worries there. Take a stool softener to maintain a stool that curls and bends. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the symptoms of your liver shutting down does end stage liver disease cause pain in your spleen?
Cirrhosis: Causes high portal pressure and causes pressure on spleen and can cause pain, yes. In addition, it can cause varices in the esophagus which can bleed, fluid in the belly, jaundice, confusion, liver flap or shake, increased blood vessels in chest and abdomen (spiders and caput) rapid breathing, and finally will cause kidney to fail and its associated symptoms. ...Read more
What does it mean if your body develops antibodies to Lyme disease And blood work shows my body fighting infection ??
Can bv get into your blood and cause a blood infection? Also how much does your white cell blood count go up? Can bv affect badly parts of your body?
What happens if someone got alzheimer;s disease, does it cause your brain not functioning or does it kill the brain cells?
Yes.: The brain cells die causing neurofibrillary tangles with amyloid deposits that completely destroy the architecture of the brain and destroys the communicating system between the brain and the rest of the body hence they are confused, forgetful and agitated because everything is always new to them. In the latter stages, they can't feed themselves, lose function of bladder and bowel. ...Read more
Can Endometriosis affect kidneys? Been told no by GP due to peritoneum barrier but if it can get into lungs etc surely it can affect urinary system?
Here are some...: Theoretically, yes, but in reality, endometriosis to kidneys is a Dx after ruling out all others so I would advise to look into reality, i.e., the common events first, not extreme rarity. How to help correctly solve the health-related concern? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html and http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. ...Read more
Why does liver damage increase the permeability of the blood-brain barrier? Is it hyperammonemia due to liver damage?...or something else?
Is the prostate & organ or part of your nervous system like the eyeballs? If its swollen can it ever go bk 2 normal ?
Not really: No, the prostate isn't much like the eyeball. If the prostate gets enlarged, it's usually for different reasons that if the eyeball does--for example if the eyeball is injured. But most young men don't worry about their prostate being enlarged unless someone told them it is. If it is, the reason should be found out, and treated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes it: will as it contains digestive enzymes. This would be a surgical emergency. ...Read more
Maybe: Liver disease can causing itching (pruritis), which may or may not be the sensation you are describing. ...Read more
The answer is no: While there is mounting evidence for an association with periodontal disease and inflammation of coronary vessels (atherosclerotic heart disease, the most common form of heart disease), there is actually no evidence that it causes this form of heart disease. Too many people confuse association with cause. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
What disease might cause the body to quit producing vitamin b resulting in blood clots on the lungs?
Can a UTI cause kidney cancer? If a bladder infection spreads to your kidneys, can it cause cancer there?
Why sickle cell anemeia / multiple myeloma cause diabetes insipidus ? Is it because it may obstruct the blood flow to the kidneys and damage them?
Basically right: Even sickle cell trait ruins much of the concentrating ability of the kidneys by adulthood. Myeloma is more likely to damage and obstruct the tubules themselves. Both produce a kidney lesion that prevents the urine from becoming concentrated, rather than a pituitary diabetes insipidus. ...Read more
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