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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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Just had a ct scan done with contrast it showed left adrenal adenoma 1.7 cm. small renal hypodensities left kidney. 1cmcomplex cyst left kidney should I be worried?

Just had a ct scan done with contrast it showed left adrenal adenoma 1.7 cm. small renal hypodensities left kidney. 1cmcomplex cyst left kidney should I be worried?

Likely no, but..: What you report are largely seen incidental findings but a few loose ends here should be addressed to make sure there is nothing more insidious ie.. how complex exactly is that left renal cyst? also, an adrenal adenoma cannot be definitely diagnosis on a contrast enhanced scan unless a very specific protocol was followed. Feel free to schedule a consult and we can review your CT and the details. ...Read more

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Is soda bad for kidneys?

Is soda bad for kidneys?

Maybe bad,never good: Sodas have a high acid content can make it easier for kidney stones to form. If you are drinking little water, eating lots of acidic foods, drinking soda on top of that can cause kidney stone formation, which can lead to pain and obstruction of the kidneys. Drinking soda (esp. Regular, but even diet) is never good for you. Limit consumption if possible. Moderation and balance are key! ...Read more

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Were do I go for a kidney?

Were do I go for a kidney?

Unclear question: If you need a kidney transplant you should discuss the matter with your doctor for referral to a transplant center. ...Read more

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Is hookah bad for kidneys?

Is hookah bad for kidneys?

Like ciggarettes: Hookah pipes do not filter out nicotine or other 'poisons' in tobacco. Thus can contribute to areriosclerosis which can laed to reduced kiney blood flow ; cause renal hypertension. Nicotine tends to cause arerial blood spasm causing temporary reduction in kidney blood flow. Hookah smaoke remains in body longer than ciggarette smoke. ...Read more

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What lies above our kidney?

What lies above our kidney?

Anatomy: Essentially above the kidney lies the adrenal glands. The adrenal glands are important for specific hormones they produce including those that help with blood pressure and salt handling as well as those that help with our flight response. ...Read more

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What is hole in the kidney?

What is hole in the kidney?

Unclear: Possibly a cyst. There is no through-and-through hole in the kidney. ...Read more

Dr. Murthy Andavolu
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Adenoma (Definition)

Adenoma is a term for a harmless tumor of gland tissue, including glands found in the intestines, kidney, ...Read more