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Can kidney stones mess up your period?

Can kidney stones mess up your period?

Possibly: A kidney stone per se will not affect the timing or nature of your period, but certainly the pain, anxiety, stress, and treatment(s) associated with passing a kidney stone could have an adverse effect on your period. ...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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Does kidney stones affect your bowel movements?

Does kidney stones affect your bowel movements?

Maybe: Not directly but if you're taking pain medicine for your stone, this can constipate you. ...Read more

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Does your liver enzymes go up with a kidney stone?

Does your liver enzymes go up with  a kidney stone?

Not typically: If the kidney stone is associated with a urinary tract infection, especially if severe this can make the liver enzymes go up, as can a number of medicines, but the stone itself does not typically do so. ...Read more

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Does urine retention back up to kidney?

Does urine retention back up to kidney?

The answer is yes.: Yes! one of the main complication of chronic urinary retention is kidney damage. If urine backs up into the kidneys, permanent kidney damage can lead to reduced kidney function and chronic kidney disease. ...Read more

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Kidney infection does it always show up in bloodwork?

Kidney infection does it always show up in bloodwork?

No: Kidney infections are diagnosed from a urine analysis and symptoms. The urine culture should be positive for bactia. The blood work is sometimes helpful suggesting that an infection is present. The urine usually has white blood cells present and the dipstick is positive for nitrites. Patient complaints are flank pain, fever, nausea, vomiting, burning with urinatin. ...Read more

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How does Crohn's disease affect your bowels?

How does Crohn's disease affect your bowels?

Blockage: Crohn's causes a segmental inflammation usually of the small bowel which can lead to obstruction, diarrhea, and significant discomfort and inflammation. If you have this condition you must be under the guidance of a GI specialist as there is effective therapy for this condition which can otherwise be uncomfortable and sometimes very dangerous. ...Read more

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Does gallbladder disease make you nauseas often?

Does gallbladder disease make you nauseas often?

Yes it can: Gallbladder disease, which usually means stones or sludge can make you nauseous and is often associated with pain on the right upper abdomen. The discomfort is often episodic and associated with meals and particularly fatty foods although some people experience a chronic nausea. An ultrasound is the standard test for diagnosing this problem. Your primary can order this test for you. ...Read more

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How does inflammatory bowel disease interfere with your digestion?

How does inflammatory bowel disease interfere with your digestion?

IBD and digestion: As the name says, inflammatory bowel disease. This group of diseases produces inflammation of the lining in the gastrointestinal tract. Therefore, the process of digestion and absorption p of nutritents is affected when the lining of the bowel is iflammed. ...Read more

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Can Crohn's disease make u throw up or sick to your stomach?

Can Crohn's disease make u throw up or sick to your stomach?

Yes: Certainly sick to your stomach. More common symptoms are abdominal pain and diarrhea, especially (but not always) with blood and/or mucus. There are many, many other causes of nausea and vomiting, however, even in patients who have confirmed crohn's, so we often have to carefully sort out symptoms before blaming crohn's. ...Read more

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Does kidney stones stpos bowel movement?

Does kidney stones stpos bowel movement?

No, it shouldn't: Kidney stones shouldn't directly stop a bowel movement. Kidney stones are however very painful and one may be afraid to force down during a bowel movement for fear of more pain.Also pain medications, such as narcotics can cause constipation. Kidney stones itself have no direct relationship with the bowel.They can pass only via the urine-not stool.Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How does chronic kidney disease affect the renal system and organs?

How does chronic kidney disease affect the renal system and organs?

Renal equals kidney: The kidney is the basic engine of the renal system. It is what processes the wastes and corrects the chemicals in the body. The remainder of the renal or genitourinary system is the plumbing that allows the liquid wastes of the body to be eliminated. ...Read more

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Why does my pelvic inflammatory disease keep returning?

Why does my pelvic inflammatory disease keep returning?

Recurrent PID: Assuming the diagnosis is correct, recurrent PID can be due to inappropriate treatment or re-infection. There maybe other reasons. More information and testing maybe required to determine the specific reason in your case. ...Read more

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Does chronic appendicitis always mess with your bathroom bowlment like diarrheal & constipation ?

Does chronic  appendicitis always mess with your bathroom bowlment like diarrheal & constipation ?

Appendicitis: If you are symptomatic from appendicitis you should be seen by a competant surgeon and undergo appropriate testing which may include CT scan and CBC, etc. This is seldom a chronic condition, and although it may affect your colonic function secondarily this needs careful and acute evaluation. Do not fool with this yourself. It could become very severe very quickly and life-threatening. ...Read more

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Does full blood test pick up sexually transmitted disease's? Or what ones does it pick up?

Does full blood test pick up sexually transmitted disease's? Or what ones does it pick up?

Several: There are thousands of different blood tests & sexually transmitted include hiv, hepatitis b, syphilis, & hepatitis b (i think). Gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas, chancroid, lymphogranulosis venereum, herpes, hpv, candida, and molluscum contagiosum, etc. Are detected by cultures of genital tissues. This might not be all inclusive or exact, but you get idea. Crabs are directly visualize. ...Read more

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Will the medication for herpes mess up your kidneys or anything interval organs?

Will the medication for herpes mess up your kidneys or anything interval organs?

Probably not: If your kidneys are normal at the present time taking these medications will not harm it. Some people have taken them for years. ...Read more

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Do kidney stones stop bowel movements?

Do kidney stones stop bowel movements?

Not per se.: However, the pain medications given for symptomatic stone disease can be constipating. ...Read more

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How does kidney disease affect theother organs?

How does kidney disease affect theother organs?

Kidney disease: If you gave kidney disease you are more likely yo have hypertension or cardiac problems ...Read more

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Does your vagina hurt with kidney stones?

Does your vagina hurt with kidney stones?

Can occur: Pain from obstruction in the lower ureter may seem to be coming from the labia (vaginal folds). ...Read more

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How long after contracting gonorrhea does pelvic inflammatory disease usually show up if it does?

How long after contracting gonorrhea does pelvic inflammatory disease usually show up if it does?

PID latency: It usually takes several weeks to months to develop pid. It is more likely after several episodes of gonorrhea. ...Read more

Previous Kidney Disease (Definition)

Polycystic kidney disease is a kidney disorder passed down through families in which multiple cysts form on the kidneys, causing ...Read more


Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more