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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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Is there a connection between kidney function and body odor?

Is there a connection between kidney function and body odor?

Yes it is: When your kidnes are not functioning properly there is build up of chemicals in the body and can give bad odor.The common causes of bad odor are diet and hormone level and alcohol. ...Read more

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Could there be a correlation between kidney function and body odor?

Can be with azotemia: No correlation between body odor & norm, ally functioning kidneys. But serious kidney disease, as in end stage kideny disease or failing kidneys subjecs are unable to process or eliminate certain toxins such as urea. This gives them an unpleasant odor. ...Read more

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Is there any link between liver disease and low erection ?

Is there any link between liver disease and low erection ?

Can be: liver disease can change the metaboism of hormones and lead to more female like hormones in males and cause erectile issues. Discuss this with your doctor, there might be things that you can try ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between kidney failure and diarrhea?

Is there a correlation between kidney failure and diarrhea?

Can be there: In severe diarrhea, there is dehydration which can cause acute kidney injury or renal failure. Generally correctable with hydration by IV or mouth. There is also another uncommon condition known as hus ( hemolytic uremic syndrome). Needs more aggressive treatment. Your doctors should be able to help. ...Read more

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Is there any relation between heart and bone diseases?

Is there any relation between heart and bone diseases?

Genetic associations: To name some: there are lysosomal storage disease and hurler's syndrome which can affect both heart and bones. Patients with turner's syndrome are born with bone dysplasia and quite often cardiac defects. Tuberous sclerosis may affect heart and bones also. ...Read more

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Is there any connection between chlorinated hydrocarbons and liver disease?

Is there any connection between chlorinated hydrocarbons and liver disease?

Yes.: Halogenated hydrocarbons, of which chlorinated hydrocarbons are one type, may cause hepatic and/or renal tubular necrosis one to two days after ingestion. These types of injuries been described after poisoning with halogenated hydrocarbons, especially carbon tetrachloride. ...Read more

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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

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Is there any relationship between thyroid and gastric?

Is there any relationship between thyroid and gastric?

Thyroid deficiency: Or excess can affect every organ, process and function in your body. Since i don't know what you mean by "gastric", i can't tell you if it's caused or affected by your thyroid. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between hypothyroidism/Hashimoto's disease and kidney stones?

Is there a correlation between hypothyroidism/Hashimoto's disease and kidney stones?

No: but theoretically taking thyroid replacement can increase urinary excretion of calcium- but this is just theoretical. ...Read more

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Is there any connection between ovarian cysts and kidney stones?

Is there any connection between ovarian cysts and kidney stones?

No: None, but there are associated congenital kidney malformations that are often associated with certain types of ovarian cysts. ...Read more

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Is there any correlation between nail color and one's health?

Is there any correlation between nail color and one's health?

Yes!: Indeed, nail appearance can indicate a person's general health. Dark spots in the nails and adjacent cuticles should be evaluated by a dermatologist for malignancy. Other nail abnormalities (ridges, pitting) can be associated with a variety of medical conditions and should also be evaluated by a dermatologist, particularly if you have other symptoms indicative of disease. ...Read more

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Could there be a correlation between kidney function and body odor?

Can be with azotemia: No correlation between body odor & norm, ally functioning kidneys. But serious kidney disease, as in end stage kideny disease or failing kidneys subjecs are unable to process or eliminate certain toxins such as urea. This gives them an unpleasant odor. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between kidney function and body odor?

Yes it is: When your kidnes are not functioning properly there is build up of chemicals in the body and can give bad odor.The common causes of bad odor are diet and hormone level and alcohol. ...Read more

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Can poor kidney function cause weird body odor?

Can poor kidney function cause weird body odor?

Yes, this can happen: At significantly low levels of kidney function. In addition, food and medication can also lead to abnormal odors. ...Read more

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Is thyroid or kidney s causing my body odor?

Is thyroid or kidney s causing my body odor?

Usually not, but ...: Body odor ( or bromihidrosis) is predominantly a functional disorder of excessive secretion of apocrine or/and eccrine glands of skin, especially apocrine glands in axillla, genital areas, and breasts. So, check that out first before considering rare conditions related with thyroid or kidney disorders by working closely with Doc timely. For the time being, regular cleansing and drying the areas. ...Read more

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Frequent urination for two weeks. No pain burning odor or odd color. Recently had a kidney function test & a urine test & the dr didn't say anything?

Frequent urination for two weeks. No pain burning odor or odd color. Recently had a kidney function test & a urine test & the dr didn't say anything?

Diabetes? Infection?: Please tell the doctor your symptoms are persisting. These are pretty classic symptoms of a problem that can be addressed. ...Read more

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High microalbumin and microalbumin/creatinine lab results with good b.P. And kidney function. Why high?

High microablumin: Your microalbumin/creatinine being high signifies that you have proteinuria. See a nephrologist to have a 24 hour urine collection for creatinine clearance and protein to see how much protein you have in your urine for 24 hours and to see what your kidney function is. Blood work will be needed as well to diagnose the cause of your proteinuria. Go to a nephrologist to answer your question. ...Read more

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How long can you live with only 4% kidney function?

How long can you live with only 4% kidney function?

Days: A creatinine clearance less than 10ml/min is consistent with end stage renal failure. Patients at this level are physically ill and need to start dialysis or will succumb to the accumulation of uremic toxins or electrolyte abnormalities. ...Read more

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What are kidney function tests?

What are kidney function tests?

Several labs: To assess kidney function, the BUN and creatinine levels will be checked. They can be compared to the levels in the urine too. A better measure is called the GFR or glomerular filtration rate. A urinalysis to look for protein, blood, concentration ability, and so on is also helpful. ...Read more

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Can penicillin affect kidney function?

Can penicillin affect kidney function?

Yes but rare: Penicillin is mostly metabolized/breakdown by the liver and the by-product is then excreted to the outside world via the kidneys in the urine. Typically this does not affect kidney functions, but in the rare cases when penicillin causes interstitial nephritis, renal function is affected. So, if you are not taking any else and now has kidney trouble with penicillin, get it checked. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the normal kidney function tests?

What are the normal kidney function tests?

Creatinine level: Blood tests to assess kidney function like serum creatinine and a normal ua. ...Read more

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What happens to kidney function in diabetes?

KIDNEY FUNCTION: Has atendency to deteriorate with aging, diabetes just makes it happen a lot sooner, and at a rate much quicker than aging alone. The kidneys are very vascular organs that depend on high blood flow not only to do their job but also to keep good flow of oxygen through themselves. As blood vesels deteriorate, so does blood flow, triggering a cascade of changes leading to renal failure. ...Read more

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Can kidney function recover once dialysis is started?

Can kidney function recover once dialysis is started?

It depends: Depends on the reason the patie t needed to be started on dialysis. Acute renal failure potentially can be recovered from, in which case dialysis is supportive. Chronic renal failure does not improve with dialysis. ...Read more

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Does kidney function make you energy fluctuate, if so, how?

Sure can: Kidney function is a pretty broad term, but excess fatigue can be a symptom that kidney funcioning is not well, along with symptoms such as high blood pressure. Poor kidney functioning can also create some toxicity if severe enough. If one has renal difficulties and experiencces significant changes in mental state or energy levels, it is something to consult your nephrologist about. ...Read more

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Can your GFR level also mean your percentage of kidney function?

Can your GFR level also mean your percentage of kidney function?

Close: They are not the same, but close. Since a normal gfr-glomerular filtration rate-is about 100ml/minute, the % term is often used. So a GFR of 30 cc/min is about 30% of normal kidney function. As one ages, the GFR naturally decreases, so it becomes less accurate. But for common use they are about the same. ...Read more

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A person with kidney function of 25%. Can she live without dialysis?

A person with kidney function of 25%. Can she live without dialysis?

Probably can: Your nephrologist is the best person to guide you. If you are well and do not have any serious symptoms, you can be managed medically which will include low protein diet and good management of your bp(keeping it as low as it is safe. What is your blood creatinine level like? ...Read more

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What. Is lowest kidney function can get before dialysis is required?

What. Is lowest kidney function can get before dialysis is required?

GFR 10: This differs for everyone but in a relatively narrow range. Some patients with cardiac disease benefit from dialysis at higher GFR (low creatinine), african americans seem to tolerate higher creatinine without symptoms. In general convert the creatinine to egfr (online calculator) and expect dialysis at egfr less than 15 ml/min. ...Read more

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Does a restricted ureter have an effect on long-term kidney function?

Possibly: It depends on the degree of restriction.It takes only 10% of one kidney to maintain adequate kidney function, but its never a good idea to lose a kidney if you dont have to. ...Read more

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Body Odor (Definition)

What is the definition or description of: Body odor? ANS: hard go describe but you know it ...Read more