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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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What are the effects of chronic kidney disease on your skin?

What are the effects of chronic kidney disease on your skin?

Eczema: Most of my patients have eczema because kidney disease affects the immune system. You can have a scleroderma like disease also. Itching occurs also.

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What are the effects of chronic kidney disease on your skin?

What are the effects of chronic kidney disease on your skin?

Skin: One of the common effects of kidney disease on the skin is chronic pruritus or itch.

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What can I do about dark skin from kidney diseases how can I get rid off?

What can I do about dark skin from kidney diseases how can I get rid off?

It's difficult 2 get: Rid of. God bless u! http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1094846-overview.

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End stage kidney disease (pkd). Recurrent infections since apr, 12. Been on levoflox 500 since then. Noticed redness of skin in the leg. Is the drug safe?

End stage kidney disease (pkd). Recurrent infections since apr, 12. Been on levoflox 500 since then. Noticed redness of skin in the leg. Is the drug safe?

PKD and levofloxacin: Levofloxacin is a good medication, though can have tendon side effects. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Levo are especially good for PKD associated infections. Redness of leg skin may reflect some edema -- is there evidence of rash on trunk or arms?

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Excessive sweating of the face and head. I have underactive thyroid and kidney disease. What could cause this sweating only on my face and head?

Excessive sweating of the face and head. I have underactive thyroid and kidney disease. What could cause this sweating only on my face and head?

Hormone excess?: Face and head sweating is more common in women that are taking hormones. It can be from excess sympathetic tone or from volume changes being monitored by internal pressure receptors as might be your case with renal disease. Check hormone levels and consult with your nephrologist or endocrinologist. This link may help but is complicated http://jap. Physiology. Org/content/100/5/1692.Long.

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What hormone imbalances can cause excessive face/head sweating? I have underactive thyroid, kidney disease, & low cortisol levels. Can these diseases?

What hormone imbalances can cause excessive face/head sweating? I have underactive thyroid, kidney disease, & low cortisol levels. Can these diseases?

Any of them: Sweating from overactie thyroid. It could also be from hormonal changes with estrogen or testosterone, and with kidney disease you could have an imbalance of those.

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Ana320 homogeneous, sed rate 5, CRP 5, skin rash from sun, hx. 1996 of ana80, CMV igg58, EBV igg>90, liver and kidney cysts, mild splenomegaly?

Ana320 homogeneous, sed rate 5, CRP 5, skin rash from sun, hx. 1996 of ana80, CMV igg58, EBV igg>90, liver and kidney cysts, mild splenomegaly?

No simple answer: A postive ANA is not a true marker of disease. Your photosensitivity may be a sign for Discoid lupus. I would suggest seeing a Rheumatologist fresh, and let them perform a full history and physical and not just test. The probability of a severe disease with normal ESR and CRP is lower. They are nonspecific but can be increased in most rheumatological disease. See a good MD, a full exam and history

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16 days of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) sulfa800mg / trimeth160mg. 44 age male 150lbs. Incredible abdominal, kidney pain. Skin red rash. What can I do/take to counter?

See your doctor: Your symptoms may represent an allergic reaction to the sulfa component of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). This allergic reaction may also affect the kidney and cause kidney injury and hence, it is important that you see your doctor soon. I am also unclear as to why you would be taking Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for such a prolonged period of time.

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I've been feeling like a rash on my leg and now it spread to my lower back, it is under the skin and very uncomfortable when I touch it. I can't see it?

I've been feeling like a rash on my leg and now it spread to my lower back, it is under the skin and very uncomfortable when I touch it. I can't see it?

See Dermatologist: It is nearly impossible to make a diagnosis of a skin eruption without looking at the area. Seek help of a dermatologist in your area.

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I have a skin irritation or a rash on my back that is spreading. Is there a cream or ointment I should use? The rash started on my upper back and spread to my lower back

I have a skin irritation or a rash on my back that is spreading. Is there a cream or ointment I should use? The rash started on my upper back and spread to my lower back

This: This is very challenging to answer without a clinical examination so I would recommend you see a dermatologist. It could be many possibilities, including tinea versicolor (common on the back), eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, folliculitis, fungal infection, or other possibilities. Read more about these conditions at the link below. I hope that helps a little!

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I have a patch of skin pain on my lower back. I have no rash but recently had the flu. I also have fibromyalgia. I feel like my back is on fire!!! ?

I have a patch of skin pain on my lower back. I have no rash but recently had the flu. I also have fibromyalgia. I feel like my back is on fire!!! ?

Could be shingles: (: Even though herpes zoster/shingles is uncommon in younger people your age, it can happen. The pain comes first; then the blistering rash can occur a few days later. The burning nature of your pain raises suspicion for this. See your doctor ASAP; anti-viral medications may be useful to shorten the course/reduce your symptoms. Best wishes:)

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I have pains in my hips, lower back & abdomen in am not pregnant my skin is also very sensitive and tender and can be very itchy with no rash?

I have pains in my hips, lower back & abdomen in am not pregnant my skin is also very sensitive and tender and can be very itchy with no rash?

Pain: Vague symptoms. Hard to determine the diagnosis without physical examination. Pain can be due to an underlying musculoskeletal problem or a somatic manifestation of a psychiatric problem such as depression/fibromyalgia. Abdominal pain can be due to a lot of things. Have yourself checked by a physician. Best wishes.

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Could kidney failure or disease sometimes ppresent with a rash on yr upperr abdomen in a straight line but only on the sides?

Could kidney failure or disease sometimes ppresent with a rash on yr upperr abdomen in a straight line but only on the sides?

Probably not: If that is the only thing you notice, then it would not likely be a sign of kidney failure or disease. Your doctor can do simple blood and urine tests to see how your kidneys are functioning.

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Why does von willebrand disease cause skin rashes?

Why does von willebrand disease cause skin rashes?

Bleeding problem: Von willebrand is a bleeding disorder that can cause bruising or a petechiael rash. This rash has small red dots.

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