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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 diagnosis of rounded appearing isoechoic mass at mid pole on kidney measuring 2.8 cm. What are the chances it is dromedary hump vs renal mas?

I have a diagnosis of rounded appearing isoechoic mass at mid pole on kidney measuring 2.8 cm.  What are the chances it is dromedary hump vs renal mas?

Isoechoic means: That altho "separate" from kidney tissue it's echo "appearance" is that of the kidney itself.thus the "dromedary hump" a NORMAL FOLDING of the edge of the organ.
You're ordering Medical Professional must decide if further testing is indicated!!!
However, it does not sound serious...
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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Can dry humping as a form of masturbation cause kidney infections?

Can dry humping as a form of masturbation cause kidney infections?

No relationship: If you are getting kidney infections, there is another cause and kidney infections are serious, needing your doctor's attention immediately ...Read more

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How u get rid of camel hump on your neck?

How u get rid of camel hump on your neck?

Depends: If it's due to fat deposition, then exercise and weight loss can help. If it's a bone issue, then that's harder to fix as this could be to aging and the spine curvature that comes with it. Good health. ...Read more

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Where do I go for a kidney?

Where do I go for a kidney?

Unclear question: If you need a kidney transplant you should discuss the matter with your doctor for referral to a transplant center. ...Read more

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What lies above our kidney?

What lies above our kidney?

Anatomy: Essentially above the kidney lies the adrenal glands. The adrenal glands are important for specific hormones they produce including those that help with blood pressure and salt handling as well as those that help with our flight response. ...Read more

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What is hole in the kidney?

What is hole in the kidney?

Unclear: Possibly a cyst.
There is no through-and-through hole in the kidney. ...Read more

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Is it possible my kidney "shrank"?

Is it possible my kidney "shrank"?

Yes: Kidneys that are damage lose tissue and are replaced by scar tissue. Those kidneys decrease in size, sometimes significantly. ...Read more

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What is the function of the kidney?

What is the function of the kidney?

Kidney Function: The kidneys make urine and excrete waste which is a sterile ultrafiltrate of blood by passing the blood through tight spiraling tubes in functional units called nephrons. Kidneys also regulate electrolyte balance and acid base through various transporters tubes and mechanisms. The associated adrenal gland has important neuroendocrine functionality including blood pressure control. Read ...Read more

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What causes bad kidney functioning?

What causes bad kidney functioning?

Lots of things: Hypertension, medication, age, trauma, auto immune diseases and many other things. If you are having an issue with your kidneys, then it's time to call your family doctor. ...Read more

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What are the signs of kidney illness?

What are the signs of kidney illness?

The problem here: Is that kidney illness is often (unfortunately) SILENT until a good deal of damage is done.... Kidney infections have many signs and symptoms but they are usually transient and very treatable!
The "good news" is that a very inexpensive...SIMPLE test (URINALYSIS) is often a clue to "silent" kidney disease!
Hope this helps!
DR Z ...Read more

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What foods are good for kidney desease?

What foods are good for kidney desease?

Low protein diet: Although the most expensive nih clinical trial ever, mdrd, demonstrated no benefit from a low protein diet, most nephrologist recommend it as long as malnutrition is not present. Also, a low sodium diet theoretically should be of benefit. If you are overweight weight loss is of benefit. There are no specific foods good for kidneys unfortunately. Consider a diet based on whole foods. ...Read more

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What are the effects of having one kidney?

What are the effects of having one kidney?

Usually nothing bad: A person is almost always able to live a normal life with a single kidney. ...Read more

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How would I know if my kidney has rejected?

How would I know if my kidney has rejected?

Kidney rejecting?: 31F UK Asks: How would I know if my kidney has rejected? ANS: Check with your Dr now if you think it might be. Signs: pain over kidney, decrease in urine flow or stoppage. You may get fever or chills. Check with your team now as they can best advise what to look for. For example, I do not know where the kidney was transplanted to: R or L groin or a different place. Call them now. ...Read more

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What age must a person be to be a kidney doner?

What age must a person be to be a kidney doner?

Unos.org: Living donors should be in good overall physical and mental health and older than 18 years of age. ...Read more

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Could I be excluded from receiving a new kidney?

Could I be excluded from receiving a new kidney?

Yes: If you cannot tolerate a surgery like bad heart condition or cannot tolerate immunosuppression like bad infection condition or cannot be reliable taking your medications like people who have drug or alcohol problems or simply can't afford it since they are likely to reject without reliable meds intakes. Also, if your blood carries lots of antibodies against potential transplant organs. ...Read more

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Why coused my kidney to get biger then the othet?

Many possibilities: Kidney blockage, congenital or acquired will make affected kidney larger, it will result in hydronephrosis. Duplex or double kidneys r normally larger than usual single system kidneys. Some dysplastic kidneys (developed abnormally) are small ; opposite kidney grows more ; is lager, same as childhood pyleonephritis after damage ; scarring to 1 kidney only. A cystic kidney can also enlarge more. ...Read more

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I have bad pans by my kidney, what could that be?

I have bad pans by my kidney, what could that be?

Many causes.: If indeed it is your kidney that is causing the pain, it can be due to infections, stones, tumors of the urinary tract, blood clot, spontaneous bleed, to name a few. First thing is to see your pcp to determine if pain is indeed from the kidney, you may need a referral to see a urologist. ...Read more

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What kind of meds should I be on for a kidney translant?

What kind of meds should I be on for a kidney translant?

Several groups: You can group them into anti-rejection drugs, anti-infective drugs, antihypertensive drugs, diabetic medications, vitamins and iron, possible anticoagulants, antacids stomach, diuretics, drugs to prevent bone loss, etc. It varies with age and other diseases. The list may be long with over 10 different ones. However, the doses and number of medicines usually diminish with time after transplant. ...Read more

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What is the possibility of surviving with a donated kidney?

What is the possibility of surviving with a donated kidney?

Kidney transplant: Survival after a kidney transplant is excellent for most people. The transplant team does extensive tests to make sure a patient is able to tolerate the procedure. The long term outcomes are dependent on compliance with medicines and follow up and the cause of renal failure in the patient. Some types of kidney disease recur in patients after transplant. ...Read more

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My son is 14 months has malrotated kidney. How is this treated?

Kidney malrotation: Kidney malrotation occurs in utero and is picked up by Mri more than by x Rays, usually an incidental finding that kidney may still be functional, If the kidney is not functioning properly consult with your nephrologist or if any procedure is required see the urologist. ...Read more

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What if I was having a kidney issue what would be the symptoms?

What if I was having a kidney issue what would be the symptoms?

Probably not: It is no the Percocet itself but the Acetaminophen that is part of pecocet or the tylenol that is the culprit in liver damage.

Take n acetyl cysteine every day to counter the adverse effects of the acetaminophen. ...Read more