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Hot Flashes And Kidney Disease
What could be causing me to have hot flashes, weekness and constant headaches. I do have one kidney, I don't know if that helps or not.
Need more info: One healthy kidney is more than enough to keep a person healthy. If you are 19 year-old, you not likely to have the usual reason for hot flashes, menopause, though estrogen deficiency cannot be ruled out. It would be good to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Are there certain medicines or types of meds that cause hot flashes in men? I take meds for bp, prevention of kidney stones, diabetes & depression.
YES, CAN HAPPEN: Some supplements can cause flushing, which could well feel like a "hot flash", and Niacin is a common offender. Several meds are listed also as causing flushing, such as the new ms drug tecfidera. The physicians desk reference will be an all-inclusive source to assist your search and confirm or disconfirm possibilities. Also, discuss with your doctors. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am having kidney and bladder pain also terrible night sweats and hot flashes during the day. I am 34 and still on birth control. I have been taking estroblend but can;t tell its helping...Any info?
3% kidney function chlorthalidone sodium bicarb and calcium is all i take but i am having hot flashes and night sweats wondering why?
Dr says uti/ kidney infection. Very sore, cold/hot flashes. Put on cipro, not helping. Possible stone. Im not even 50?
UTI ;poss. menopause: Menopause is common at age 49. Kidney ultrasound useful ; simple to diagnose kidney stones, although not as reliable as ct scan. Urine culture with sensitivities would indicate whether bacteria causing your infection are sensitive to Cipro or whether a different antibiotic is necessary. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a sore back. I am also having extreme hot flashes and sweating and chills. No fever. Could it be a kidney infection.?
Yes: See your physician & get evaluated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Vague: Kidney failure is notorious for causing very vague nebulous symptoms sometimes like, fatigue, insomnia, nausea, decreased appetite, metallic taste in the mouth, etc. I have a more comprehensive list on my blog at http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/what-are-signs-and-symptoms-of-ckd.Html. ...Read more
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