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Kidney Disease Hair Loss Hives
I am getting hives 1-4 times/week, experiencing hair loss and inability to conceive. Could I have an autoimmune disorder?
Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more
Biotin: Is a b vitamin (co-enzyme) necessary for fat and carbohydrate metabolism. Take the recommended amount and your kidneys and liver will thank you. ...Read more
I feel weak from inside and my lower back is getting weaker. Whats the issue . I feel my bones are not strong, also having hair loss . My age is 26?
See a doctor: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Pain in abnormal area, lower back, bloating, hair loss, tired, no energy for about 3 years now but it has become worse in last 12 months?
Can kidney disease or low cortisol levels cause excessive sweating of the face & scalp/head? It happens even in cold weather. Any ideas?
Yes: In some associated way yes you can get these symptoms from low cortisol and kidney dysfunction. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
I dont masturbate much just two times a week but i still feel hollow in my knees, hair loss problem, eyes burns and lower back pain. why ???
Listen, man: I am really sorry that somebody has told you that enjoying your body is the usual cause of the problems that you list. If you have heard this from a "spiritual instructor", that person is a liar. All men have lost hair on the temples at age 23 and your masculine hair loss is genetically programmed. Your eye and low back problems need to be addressed by a competent physician. Man up & be discerning ...Read more
What hormone imbalances can cause excessive face/head sweating? I have underactive thyroid, kidney disease, & low cortisol levels. Can these diseases?
I have lost 25lbs in a month, bad hair loss, fatigue, short term mem loss, stomach pain w mucus stools just started, lower back pain as well help!?
Go to Doctor : You definitely need medical attention , not emergency but urgent ! ...Read more
No: If it was truly caused by graves disease, it should normalize after graves is treated. ...Read more
Yes: Lyme disease is known to cause every possible symptom including hair loss. However, this could also be related to hypothyroidism (which Lyme can cause) and nutrient deficiencies (esp. zinc, very common in Lyme patients) may play a role too. You might also have heavy metal toxicity. Work with a good holistic doc. See http://betterhealthguy.com/kpu ...Read more
Yes,of course!: Hair growth is regulated byhormones in our body. So any hormonal derangments can cause hair loss of varing degrees(usually thinning).Some infections of the scalp skin can cause hair loss(usually patchy). The more severe foms of hair loss are caused by chemotherapy drugs commonly used to treat cancer. ...Read more
Thyroid: Hair change due to low thyroid is treated with thyroid replacement. Rogaine [minoxidil] will contribute very little. Treat whatever thyroid disease is present. Note that there might also be a separate reason for hair change. Age? Menstrual and pregnancy status? Meds and supplements? Birth control? Illness, injuries, fevers in last 6 months? Severe weight change? Family history? Exact details of ty ...Read more
For 57+ F does serum creatinine 1.0 mg/dL along with 5-10% weight loss in 6-12 months, Hb 10.6 & Pt 1.2 L indicate early/mid stage kidney disease ?
RENAL DISEASE??: HELLO~ this show mild platelet reduction and anemia (HB10.2) You should see ur doctor to place on record its from menorrhagia,. or if not, find the cause and treat with iron after further tests. You need a CREATININE CLEARANCE to diagnose kidney disease and creatinine of 1.0 is within normal range. You would need massive wt loss to make Cr rise. thanks ...Read more
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