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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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Suffering from a disease in my scrotum there are 100 rice shape lumps &spreadingvery itchy, skin colour when pull i turns white about 8 years ago.Help!

Suffering from a disease in my scrotum there are 100 rice shape lumps &spreadingvery itchy, skin colour when pull i turns white about 8 years ago.Help!

Genital warts?: The description you gave seems like genital warts. These warts could be infectious due to certain viruses, recommend to have physical examination and have workup for any stds. If it is purely warts , then topical application of tcas or podofyllin will be helpful, or laser removal. Before that needs physical examination by physician. ...Read more

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Hello, I am 28 years old and have red ring itchy skin disease. I was given floconazole but it reoccurs as i stop medication?

Hello, I am 28 years old and have red ring itchy skin disease. I was given floconazole but it reoccurs as i stop medication?

Rash: There are certain organisms that are resistant to certain medications. It would be good to know what you had prescribed. I would consult back with the provider that saw you and then explore other medication to treat skin problem. ...Read more

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Both 17. When I am having sex with my gf before her period (3-4 days) my penis gets itchy, skin dries. 5-7 days to heal. Disease or her pH changes?

Both 17. When I am having sex with my gf before her period (3-4 days) my penis gets itchy, skin dries. 5-7 days to heal. Disease or her pH changes?

Use condom: It would be prudent to use a condom all the time, every time. Pregnancy is known to occur from sex on any and all days of the cycle. ...Read more

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I have ibs, fatigue, sores in the corner of my mouth, and very itchy skin. Should I get checked for celiac disease?

I have ibs, fatigue, sores in the corner of my mouth, and very itchy skin. Should I get checked for celiac disease?

Can check lab tests: A person who has signs of celiac disease, or is very worried she may have it, can see her primary care doctor or her GI specialist to get a lab test ordered. If the test is positive for celiac disease, she can go on a gluten-free diet. If the test is negative, but she still wants to try a gluten-free diet anyway, she can do a 1-2 month trial off all gluten and watch what happens. ...Read more

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I've had this itchy skin disorder or bites for months and it wont go away, help?

May be a parasite: An infestation called scabies can cause intense itching and small bites, or lines to appear. Usually starts in hands, feet, and can spread. One possibility. ...Read more

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How can I relieve severe itchy skin.?

Sarna lotion: Drink water, use moisturizers such as sarna for sensitive skin, apply aveeno (oatmeal) bath oil when in the shower on your wash cloth, and use witch hazel for relief. If you are still out of control see a doctor since it may mean you have anxiety. ...Read more

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What can I use to relieve my itchy skin?

Dryness: First be sure the skin is not irritated by harsh products. Use a good moisturizing cream after bathing. If persists get evaluated for medical problems that cause itch. ...Read more

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Kidney Diseases (Definition)

Kidney diseases include hereditary problems such as polycystic kidney disease, structural abnormalities, infections, cancer, and damage to kidneys due to other medical conditions ...Read more


Previous Kidney Disease (Definition)

Polycystic kidney disease is a kidney disorder passed down through families in which multiple cysts form on the kidneys, causing ...Read more