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Ketosis Passing Blood Clots And Kidney Cancer
Is soreness and small blood clots to be expected after passing a kidney stone? How long? Regular activity okay after 3 days?
Ketosis describes a state of increased ketone bodies in the blood stream. Ketone bodies are generated from the breakdown of lipids (fat) when there are low levels of blood sugar or cells are not able to absorb the blood sugar present, as in diabetic ketoacidosis. Some diets which limit carbohydrates cause low blood sugar and may also result in ketosis. Ketone bodies disrupt the acidity of blood and when dangerously elevated can overwhelm the buffering ability of the body and ...Read more
Need work up ASAP: Passing blood with urine can indicate many possible diagnosis. In situation of gross hematutia with pain (as in your case) , common differential diagnosis would be kidney stone, uti, renal cyst rapture, kidney & urinary bladder tumors and cystitis. Iga nephropathy and other gns cause hematuria but pain is less common . You need us, x-ray and labs to diagnose and treat this. See a doctor asap. ...Read more
Husband had kidney transplant 10 yrs ago. He is 66 yrs old. Fri he started passing blood clots in his urine. What could be going on?
Can I still pass stones down ureter when I have nephrostomy tubs in that kidney? How many days will I have large blood clots and tissue in bag post op
I went 2 doc yesterday I have a kidney infection.This makes my 7th one in past 5 yrs. But this 1 is diff. Am pass blood clots now should I be recheck?
I have had kidney cancer and just got a call from the lab that my blood platlets are high in the range of 514 could this mean the cancer is back?
No: There are different cea markers for different cancer that your oncologist will monitor you.Platelet increase does not mean that your cancer is back, some viral can cause PLT increase. Call your doctor and inquire about this. I am sure your oncologist will explain to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Hypernephroma has become an outdated term for cancerous change of filtrating tubules of kidneys and has bee replaced by renal cell carcinoma; literally, it denotes "overgrowth of kidney cells". Its risk factors are tobacco smoking, long-term OTC pain killer use, etc. In few cases, genetic factor is blamed. More? Contact www.healthtap.com/dr-Lin ...Read more
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