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How Does Thyroids Effect The Liver And Kidneys
Sons urinalysis was negative. Does that mean there isnt any possibilty of liver/kidney/thyroid problems?
No: A urinalysis does not test for thyroid or liver disease. It also does not test for kidney function completely. It gives some indication of infection, hydration and how much protein is in the urine which is an indirect measurement of kidney function at one point in time. Other tests need to be done to look for problems in the areas you asked about. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
I had a serious of blood tests done, kidney function liver thyroids it came back saying my gfr was high on borderline please explain thank you?
Not a problem: GFR is glomerular filtration rate. Having it be slightly high or on the high end of normal is not a problem. If it is low then that means that your kidneys are not functioning normally and that is a problem. ...Read more
What does blood test tells us? There is a groupon deal for blood test...There are two types of test:
liver-, kidney-, and thyroid-health-testing package
and thyroid- and nutrient-testing package
i have never done blood test before is it important to get
Without : Without clinical scenario (clear cut indication) of why you would actually do a blood test, the results can be meaningless. You need to talk to your physician and discuss the need to do a blood test, rather than purchasing it on groupon. ...Read more
Generalized itching five months, no rash, cbc with diffs, liver,kidney,thyroid all normal. What's wrong with me?
Allergy?: Are you using any medicines? Have you changed soap or shampoo recently? Did your doctor check your liver function? There are rare blood disorders that can do this but you said your CBC is normal that is probably not the answer. If it doesn't go away you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Generalized itching five months, no allergies. Cbc, liver,kidney,thyroid all normal, no rash, not taking meds, what could be wrong with me?
Anemia and thyroid test which i understand but also added a liver and kidney blood test. Why would doc order these tests?
Ask your doc: This question needs to be asked of the doctor who ordered the tests. Without specific clinical information, the question is impossible for me to answer. ...Read more
Please help me, my heart cath, lung x-ray, thyroid, liver test & kidney biopsy are all normal but i still have severe edema in my whole body. Why? Why me?
Seek rare causes: Causes of generalized edema that may be missed on first screen include conn's (rarely causes edema), allergy to a rx (some antihypertensives, nsaids), early diabetes (leaky vessels) or scleroderma, esterase deficiency (unusual), mastocytosis, or even poorly-understood effects from diuretics. A nephrology consult in particular may help. Be brave and we'll figure this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes low white bloodcells (3.6)and low platelets (135)? Blood clotting, fasting sugar, thyroid, electrolytes, kidney and liver function are normal.
These are: Lowish but not low enough to do anything but repeat the test. The issue is why were they drawn? Higher WBC counts indicate infection, low counts of one element ( red cell, white cell or platelets) can be a variety of things for each from lack of production to excess destruction, to crowding out by other things. Too much to detail here, repeat the test and call your doctor. ...Read more
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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