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Kidney Problems During Pregnancy
Depends on severity: Risks are low if kidney fuction is reasonable & should be discussed with nephrologist & OB dr. Kidney infections/pyelonephritis are associated with pre-term labor so baby comes early & is small & may need nicu care but usually ok. High infant mortality associated with pregnancy for women on dialysis, < if dialysis started after onset of pregnancy.Risk after kidney transplant low if function good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can serious urinating issues become cancer, or kidney problems? I have wet the bed for a long time, since i was young. I am almost 13. I have also had trouble urinating and bowel movement problems during the day. Sometimes i used to urinate during the day
Not cancer: May have bladder & bowel dysfunction & might be worth consulting a pediatric urologist. Entire problem may be due to chronic constipation and could be relieved by a bowel clean-out followed by daily MiraLAX sufficient to induce a soft daily bm. Bedwetting may respond to use of a bedwetting alarm, failing that medication to reduce nightly urine production or medication to increase bladder capacity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kidney stone (KS): If a ks is causing a blockage then a stent or a nephrostomy tube is indicated especially in light of an infection +/- intractable pain. Surgical intervention to "remove" the stone is avoided because of the desire to minimize radiation exposure to the fetus. A non-obstructive ks does not need to be treated. www.peedoc.com @drhtay. ...Read more
NO: Not possible for multiple reasons: it s a major operation and anesthesia could lead to termination of pregnancy. The drugs needed to prevent rejection are given at high levels early in the transplant. These high levels would be dangerous during pregnancy. It is possible, however, to become pregnant once you have a kidney transplant that is well-established. ...Read more
My wife is 29 years she had colon problem and when we made ultrasound investigation she knew she had ectopic left kidney will it affect pregnancy?
Can a UTI during pregnancy be harmful to the fetus even if it never develops to a kidney infection?
Is this carb blocker safe during pregnancy : white kidney bean (phaseolus vulgaris) extract 500mg, anti caking agent (silicon dioxide), hypromellose?
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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