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What is fatty kidney, (after having svere back pain, I had been diagnosed having fatty kidney). Cause, treatment, prevention, prognoses?

What is fatty kidney, (after having svere back pain, I had been diagnosed having fatty kidney). Cause, treatment, prevention, prognoses?

Need Clarification: Fatty kidney or fatty liver?
Fatty liver is very common and is due to being overweight, or drinking too much alcohol, can end up in liver failure.
There is no medical term such as "fatty kidney". Maybe your doctor tried to put some other issues in lay term.
Please talk to your doctor. ...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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What is the cause of a fatty area found on one kidney?

What is the cause of a fatty area found on one kidney?

Fatty area on kidney: Fat. May be normal. Hopefully we will soon be able to read these for you. Or you can send picture. ...Read more

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What is fatty liver and what causes it. What is the sideeffects. My side on left an my stomach is fat back pain have kidney problem hurt all the time.

What is fatty liver and what causes it. What is the sideeffects. My side on left an my stomach is fat back pain have kidney problem hurt all the time.

Hello.: Hello. I don’t know what the cause of your fatty liver is. However, a major cause of fatty liver is drinking too much alcohol. Alcohol use combined with poor diet, obesity, abnormally high iron levels and hepatitis c can increase the chances of getting fatty liver. There are also people who have fatty livers who don’t have an illness and who don’t drink. Some people can develop a fatty liver off drinking really heavily for a weekend, and the fat decreases when they stop drinking. In your case, it would be best to get specific input from your doctor as s/he can put this in the context of your total health picture. Take care. ...Read more

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Could a fatty liver from being obese that is borderline enlarged cause muscles and ribs to be sore in the kidney area I have lost 52 lbs?

Doubt, but others...: Causes include musculoskeletal pain and kidney pain. Musculoskeletal is by far the most common. If not better with ibuprofen, may need an ultrasound. Remember no Ibuprofen on empty stomach, after meals only. ...Read more

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Could fatty liver that is borderline enlarged cause chest wall pain or rib pain? I am aching in my right kidney area and sore when you push. No UTI or kidney problems

Could fatty liver that is borderline enlarged cause chest wall pain or rib pain? I am aching in my right kidney area and sore when you push. No UTI or kidney problems

No: Fatty liver does not usually cause enlargement -- if your liver is enlarged you need to be evaluated for other cause such as subacute alcoholic hepatitis or others -- and the pain in the right flank may also be caused by other musculoskeletal problem. ...Read more

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I have two bulging disc in lower back which has caused the core muscles to open therefore I have a fat tummy from under my breast what belt would help?

I have two bulging disc in lower back which has caused the core muscles to open therefore I have a fat tummy from under my breast what belt would help?

See below: Bulging discs do not cause your core muscles to bulge and a fat tummy. The amount of bulging is not possible to affect the abdominal contents. See a doctor who specializes in rehabilitation and they can help you strengthen those core muscles and help you get rid of that fat tummy. ...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 causes kidney pain?

Renal capsule: Kidney pain is caused classically because of distension or stretching of the renal capsule. This happens with blockages (stones) and infection most commonly. A kidney stone not causing blockage or simple cystitis (uti without kidney involvement) does not typically cause pain. The pain is mediated via the vagus nerve which explains the associated nausea, sweating, etc. ...Read more

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What causes dry kidneys?

What causes dry kidneys?

Dry kidneys cause: Been doing kidney disease for 55 years. Never heard of dried kidneys. Kentucky term? I would ask the Dr who told you that what he means. ...Read more

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What causes sponge kidney?

What causes sponge kidney?

MSK: Medullary Sponge Kidney (MSK) is a congenital disorder caused by malformation of collecting ducts into both small and large cysts. However, the actual cause of the disease remains unknown. ...Read more

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What cause kidneys to enlarged?

Possibilities: Bilateral hydronephrosis, acute nephritis, bilateral renal cysts, diabetes mellitus, leukemia, lymphoma, amyloidosis, bilateral renal vein thrombosis, etc. ...Read more

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What causes kidneys to enlarge?

What causes kidneys to enlarge?

Many reasons: An enlarged kidney can be caused by many reasons. One sided enlargement may be related to an anatomic issue blocking the ureter like a kidney stone, or even a mass. When both kidneys are enlarged this can occur related to blockage caused by kidney stones, or an enlarged prostate, diseases such as diabetes or polycystic kidney disease, inflammatory diseases etc. There are many reasons. ...Read more

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What things cause kidney damage?

What things cause kidney damage?

Many possible causes: Medical conditions such as diabetes, long-standing hypertension, glomerulonephritis--i.e. inflammation of the filtering units of the kidneys often leads to kidney damage. Certain medications (e.g. anti-inflammatory meds, certain antibiotics (aminoglycosides), certain chemicals, prolonged obstruction of urine flow and prolonged dehydration or poor blood flow can cause kidney damage as well. ...Read more

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What causes a cyst on the kidney?

What causes a cyst on the kidney?

Don't know: There are hereditary forms of rare cystic disease called polycystic kidneys then there are incidental simple cysts that we don't know exact root cause. Known to bear with age. ...Read more

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What can cause an enlarged kidney?

What can cause an enlarged kidney?

Several things:: Blockage of the ureter (e.g. Stones, tumors, valves) can lead to accumulation of fluid in the urinary space, leading to the most common form of enlargement called hydronephrosis. Severe urine reflux from the bladder can cause this as well. The organ itself can be enlarged in inflammation, such as a kidney infection; infiltration by cancer; or if there is a large or multiple kidney cysts. ...Read more

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What causes kidneys to be enlarged?

What causes kidneys to be enlarged?

Diabetes most common: But other conditions like cystic kidney diseases can occur. The majority of kidney diseases cause your kidneys to shrink. ...Read more

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What could cause an enlarged kidney?

Diabetes, PKD etc: Diabetes, PKD, and any situation where the other kidney is not working and therefore the one which is working becomes larger to take the extra work. ...Read more