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Is there any relationship between thyroid diseases and photo-sensitivity?

Is there any relationship between thyroid diseases and photo-sensitivity?

Possibly: Photophobia could occur as one of a constellation of symptoms in a person with thyroid ophthalmopathy (i.e. Graves Disease). ...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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I have kidney and thyroid disease, I am so sleepy durning the day but I can't sleep at night.Is there any thing I can do to help me.

I have kidney and thyroid disease, I am so sleepy durning the day but I can't sleep at night.Is there any thing I can do to help me.

Daytime sleepiness: You have a sleep disorder. You can request an evaluation by a sleep disorder clinic in order to see why you cannot sleep well. You may have sleep apnea or some other treatable disorder. See your doctor about this. ...Read more

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What is the difference between kidney disease and chronic kidney problems?

What is the difference between kidney disease and chronic kidney problems?

Not one infection: Usually one kidney infection does not cause decrease in function of kidneys. Bilateral disease of kidneys usually on chronic basis causes reduction in renal function. Chronic kidney disease can be related to infection, hypertension, congenital cystic disease, certain medications, diabetes, glomerulonephritis etc. Usually detailed history, examination , and perhaps testing may narrow cause. ...Read more

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If a female is diagnose with kidney problems and has to do dialysis does that person also get checked for any other disease?

If a female is diagnose with kidney problems and has to do dialysis does that person also get checked for any other disease?

Diagnosis First: The cause of the renal failure needs to be determined. For example, hypertension. This will lead the physician to evaluate other organs i.e. Heart, eyes for damage. ...Read more

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What specific blood/urinalysis levels are significant to kidney problems of diagnosis but untreated lupus patient. Symptoms? Failure or disease? Difference?

What specific blood/urinalysis levels are significant to kidney problems of diagnosis but untreated lupus patient. Symptoms?  Failure or disease? Difference?

See answer : Blood tests for bun, creatinine, and GFR are used to determine if you have chronic kidney disease (ckd) and what stage (1 thru 5) based on GFR result. Urinalysis helpful to detect microscopic blood and protein both of which are common with kidney disease with degree of each related to type and severity of kidney disease. If significant protein (>1+), then 24-hr urine collection done to quantitate. ...Read more

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Are celiac disease, thyroid disease, and pcos related? I have all three. Am i at risk for future health problems?

Are celiac disease, thyroid disease, and pcos related? I have all three. Am i at risk for future health problems?

Some connection: Celiac and (autoimmune) thyroid disease are more likely to happen together then each is likely in the general population. PCOS is typically a metabolic condition, meaning it usually has to do with weight and insulin resistance. ...Read more

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How do you get kidney problems at a young age? 17...

How do you get kidney problems at a young age? 17...

Long list: Sadly age doesnt protect against kidney disease, just the causes are different. Adults DM and HTN are most common and in younger adults, primary glomerular disease, reflux, abnormal urogenital tract, to name a few. Seek care with a pediatric Nephrologist. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more


Dr. George Klauber
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Kidney Problems (Definition)

Kidney problems are clinical findings that are likely due to kidney issues and include mid-back pain on one side, pain with urination, decreased urination, bubbly ...Read more