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What Kidney Problem cause Weight Loss and Blood in Urine (Micro) Even if No Loss of Appetite or nausea or vomiting and Less Urine? and Heavy Bloating?

What Kidney Problem cause Weight Loss and Blood in Urine (Micro) Even if No Loss of Appetite or nausea or vomiting and Less Urine? and Heavy Bloating?

Still need check-up: Your provided profile is still not enough to deduce right diagnosis - still like a puzzle. However, reaching a conclusion for your weight loss can be done by follow instructions & steps described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. About microhematuria, go to http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. More on life reality? To Facts of Life - 1, 2, & 3 on the left of HOME of www.ForMeFirst.com. ...Read more

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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Can lack of sleep cause nausea, loss of appetite and tachycardia?

Can lack of sleep cause nausea, loss of appetite and tachycardia?

Absolutely. All 3: Although far from the only cause of nausea, loss of appetite and tachycardia, lack of sleep can definitely cause these symptoms. This is thought to be due, in part, to the abnormal release of certain stress hormones and disruption of normal brain chemistry. Sleep deprivation can also elevate blood pressure and cause abnormal weight gain over the long term. Loss of appetite common early on. ...Read more

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Do gallstones cause nausea and loss of appetite?

Do gallstones cause nausea and loss of appetite?

Yes: Gallstones may cause cholecyctitis, which is an inflammation of the gallbladder. Because of this inflammation someone can experience nausea, pain in the right upper abdomen, and even pain radiation the the shoulder blade or middle back. If you suspect you may have stones it is important the be evaluated by a doctor. Gallstones may block ducts and cause serious issues such as pancreatitis. ...Read more

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Can fatigue, weight loss and loss of appetite be symptoms also of chronic sinusitis?

Can fatigue, weight loss and loss of appetite be symptoms also of chronic sinusitis?

Yes: Chronic rhinosinusitis can definitely lead to systemic symptoms other than nasal problems such as fatigue, poor sleep, decreased libido, and irritability. Appetite may be affected in several ways. Chronic disease may definitely affect quality of life. ...Read more

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My father has fluid in the brain. whole body infection kidney failure and delerious also loss of appetite. he has type 2 diabetes hypertension ?

My father has fluid in the brain. whole body infection kidney failure and delerious also loss of appetite. he has type 2 diabetes  hypertension ?

What is the Question: We do not see a question here.Apparently your father is very sick and I am sure he is in a Hospital being treated by a group of Doctors.I hope with proper treatment which he is receiving he recovers.He must be on antibiotics,Dialysis,IV Fluids and other supportive care probably in ICU ...Read more

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Could inflammatory bowel disease cause weight loss and loss of appetite?

Could inflammatory bowel disease cause weight loss and loss of appetite?

Yes: but you would most likely also have other symptoms such as abdominal cramping and diarrhea, bloody stools, etc. Not just weight loss and loss of appetite. Please see your doctor for evaluation and treatment of your symptoms! ...Read more

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Are lighter urine and increase in energy and appetite levels signs of recovery from liver disease?

Are lighter urine and increase in energy and appetite levels signs of recovery from liver disease?

May be: Jaundice (yellow pigment) in the skin accompanied by dark urine, light color of stool are classical signs of liver problem. These signs become less obvious as the liver function improves, so the lighter urine and increased appetite suggests recovery; however, it is best to check liver function studies to assess what is going on. ...Read more

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Can heartburn and stomach acid problems cause a loss of appetite and 30lbs of unintentional weight loss in 4 months?

Can heartburn and stomach acid problems cause a loss of appetite and 30lbs of unintentional weight loss in 4 months?

Abnormal : There is something else going on if you have lost 30 pounds without meaning to in 4 months. Heartburn to the point of preventing you from eating is serious enough to warrant close evaluation by a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Can loss of height be due to loss of energy resiliency in the disc spaces. Or loss of water, high blood sugar, loss muscle spasticity after psych meds?

Can loss of height be due to loss of energy resiliency in the disc spaces. Or loss of water, high blood sugar, loss muscle spasticity after psych meds?

Unlikely: All the things you suggest as causes are a) unlikely to be the cause of loss of height, and b) extremely unlikely to be caused by psych meds. ...Read more

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Are rapid weight loss and blood in my urine signs of bladder cancer?

Are rapid weight loss and blood in my urine signs of bladder cancer?

Signs of big problem: Rapid, unintentional weight loss is a sign of a significant illness (cancer or thyroid diseases are possibilities). Bloody urine is another sign of a significant problem (cancer or kidney diseases are possibilities). A person with both symptoms should be at the doctor's office getting a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Can having kidney infections cause loss of weight?

Can having kidney infections cause loss of weight?

Kidney infections: Any chronic illness can cause metabolic changes that might lead to weight loss. I would be more concerned about why you're having recurring infections of the "kidneys". Are you sure they were not blader inffections? Recurring infections involving the kidneys should always be evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more

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Is jaundice in renal failure patients and indication of liver failure as well?

Is jaundice in renal failure patients and indication of liver failure as well?

Many causes: Many potential causes of jaundice but not renal failure alone and haudice does not equate to liver failure causes and be meds, viral, infection, gallstones , etc extensive lab and ultrasound or cat scan would be needed to determine cause. ...Read more

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What causes loss of appetite in patients with lupus?

What causes loss of appetite in patients with lupus?

Multifactorial: A good number of people with lupus have gastrointestinal symptoms, both from the illness itself and the medications that are used to treat the illness. People also can have decreased motility of the esophagus, peritonitis (which can cause nauseas and loss of appetite) and peptic ulcer disease which can be exasperated by some of the meds used. All of these things can contribute to low appetite. ...Read more

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Effects of weight losage in kidney disease?

Effects of weight losage in kidney disease?

Good: In general the healthier you are the less stress on your kidneys and your body in general. ...Read more

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Can diabetes cause renal failure and what are the symptoms of kidney failure?

Can diabetes cause renal failure and what are the symptoms of kidney failure?

Definitely: Diabetes is the number cause of renal fialure by far. So controlling your diabetes would mean avoiding renal failure. Individuals with chronic renal failure tend to have no generalized symptoms. However as the renal failure progresses, a person can feel sluggish, fatigue, nause, vomiting and lose of appetite. ...Read more

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Can anorexia cause development of edema and right-heart failure?

Can anorexia cause development of edema and right-heart failure?

Anorexia nervosa can: Anorexia nervosa is a potentially lethal psychiatric condition that can lead to heart failure - absolutely! prompt medical and psychiatric evaluation is warranted. ...Read more

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Excessive passing of gas, constipation and weight loss. Are these symtoms of diabetes?

Excessive passing of gas, constipation and weight loss. Are these symtoms of diabetes?

No: If new....can be related to colon related issue.....wt loss is not a good sign.....colonic malignant tumor need to be ruled out ASAP. ...Read more

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Kidney Failure (Definition)

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Appetite Changes (Definition)

Appetite changes = increased or decreased desire to eat ...Read more