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Can a kidney stone turn to sludge on its own when being passed?

Can a kidney stone turn to sludge on its own when being passed?

Not likely: Usual kidney stones are like stones and do not break apart on their own. However small stones can and do pass through urine. ...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 a gallbladder sludge and cyst in liver cause kidney problems?

Can a gallbladder sludge and cyst in liver cause kidney problems?

Kidney problems: Not usually. However gallbladder sludge can lead to pancreatitis which can cause acute kidney injury. Also cysts in the liver can also be associated with cysts in the kidneys, so if there is anything abnormal with the kidney function, an ultrasound of the kidneys may be helpful. ...Read more

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My egfr is 72ml and creatinine is 1.38mg. Urine test and USG-KUB is normal showing sludge/debris in both kidneys with early calculi. Anything to worry?

My egfr is 72ml and creatinine is 1.38mg. Urine test and USG-KUB is normal showing sludge/debris in both kidneys with early calculi. Anything to worry?

Ask your doctors...: A;though sGFR may be at its low end, it is still worthwhile to do nothing but wait and see as long as being asymptomatic. Of course, keep eyes on your clinical profile with repeating another set of blood tests for renal function in 2-3 months; that is reasonable. To do things right for good medical care, follow instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish to health ...Read more

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Can gallbladder sludge and cyst on liver affect kidney because my lower back is hurting and starting to go towards front stomach?

Can gallbladder sludge and cyst on liver affect kidney because my lower back is hurting and starting to go towards front stomach?

Referred pain: Gallbladder pain often radiates to the back and sometimes into the shoulder blade area. This pain is likely from your gallbladder problems and not related to your kidneys at all. Have the gallbladder removed and this pain should go away. ...Read more

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What are the sign or symptoms of a dry kidney?

What are the sign or symptoms of a dry kidney?

Clarify: Dry kidney - there is no such term called dry kidney. Please clarify the term. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of the kidney going bad?

What are the common symptoms of the kidney going bad?

Nausea, vomiting: Usually no symptoms until the kidney function is 10-15 from a normal of 80. The symptoms at that time are symptoms of Flu with nausea, vomiting and decrease apetite. Also decreasing urine and swelling of legs. So symptoms are very vague. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of having a kidney problem?

What are some of the symptoms of having a kidney problem?

Variable: In many instances, patients do not have clearly identifiable symptoms until the kidney function is severely impaired (persistent nausea, loss of appetite, diffuse itching, insomnia, depression, or altered mental status). ...Read more

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What if I was having a kidney issue what would be the symptoms?

What if I was having a kidney issue what would be the symptoms?

Probably not: It is no the Percocet itself but the Acetaminophen that is part of pecocet or the tylenol that is the culprit in liver damage.

Take n acetyl cysteine every day to counter the adverse effects of the acetaminophen. ...Read more

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Hi may I ask if what is the symptoms if you have a kidney trouble?

Hi may I ask if what is the symptoms if you have a kidney trouble?

Depends: There is a large variety of kidney diseases with different symptoms and some with no symptoms till advanced stage of disease. Please consult this site for more information.
http://www. Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/understanding-kidney-disease-basic-information#1
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms if my body starts rejecting the new kidney?

What are some of the symptoms if my body starts rejecting the new kidney?

Local pain may occur: However the symptoms are those for kidney failure e.g. Swelling, decreased urine output, and high blood pressure. Rejection is much less likely if all transplant meds are taken with no skipping. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if I was having a kidney issue what would be the symptoms?

Could you tell me if I was having a kidney issue what would be the symptoms?

None until BAD: Most patients with kidney disease have no symptoms until their renal function is very low (15% or less). At that point the poisons that the kidney typically clears can cause "uremia" in some patients. Typical symptoms are nausea, vomiting, anorexia (lack of desire to eat), metallic taste of food, tremor, mental fogginess, loss of sense of humor, fatigue and weakness. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of kidney pain?

What are the symptoms of kidney pain?

Pain in the back: Usually kidney pain is intense, one sided, located in the back. The pain can radiate into the groin. Pain can be associated with fevers, chills, difficulty urinating. If you try to jump up and down and you experience pain on one side of your back you may have a kidney infection. When in doubt, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of kidney poisoning?

What are symptoms of kidney poisoning?

It depends.: This depends on what you mean by poisoning. If you mean renal failure, this has symptoms like high BUN and creatinine (azotemia), hematuria, proteinuria, and dehydration or edema depending on the type of renal failure. If prerenal (beforethe kidney), bun/cr ratio is >20:1, renal <10-15:1, and postrenal has a high BUN of 150 if advanced. Causes like sle, strep., etc. Have unique signs (eg c3c). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for kidney weakness?

What are the symptoms for kidney weakness?

Nebulous term: Kidney weakness is a nebulous term. You may be referring to some type of renal insufficiency or renal disease. The kidneys can funciton poorly due to many kinds of insult or illness. Urinary stream has nothing to do with "kidney weakness". That is a function of bladder contraction, prostate size and many others. Kidney function is a measure of blood and urine testing. ...Read more

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What is kidney lobulation? Are there symptoms accompanied with this?

No cause for concern: In utero the kidneys are lobulated. In some people this lobulation continues after birth and into adulthood.

This is a benign condition that does not cause symptoms. The only issue is that the lobulation can be misinterpreted on an imaging study as a mass or lesion or that the pre existing lobulations could "hide" or mask a new lesion that has developed.

I see lobulated kidneys daily, no worries. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a kidney tumor?

What are the symptoms of a kidney tumor?

Kidney tumors: Rarely produce symptopoms when small, and usually are found when blood is detected in a urine analysis or as a finding on an abdominal ct done for another reason. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for kidney rejection?

What are the symptoms for kidney rejection?

Kidney rejection: I guess you are talking about rejection of a transplanted kidney. The symptoms can be variable and may range from totally "no symptom" to severe pain in the area of transplant with fever and blood in urine. If you are a kidney transplant recipient and suspecting a rejection, see your transplant nephrologist ASAP. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a bruise kidney?

What are symptoms of a bruise kidney?

Flank pain: Usual complaint is of flank pain initially.
Also there may be blood in the urine, but this may be a small amt and would only be detected on microscopic exam.

Best to see your DR, have exam, and labs done. ...Read more

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What are the presenting symptoms of kidney scarring?

What are the presenting symptoms of kidney scarring?

See below: Kidney scarring is a term to describe the appearance of the kidney on microscopic exam, generally on a kidney biopsy, represents dead tisssue. This does not cause symptoms. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of kidney stones?

What are symptoms of kidney stones?

Pain: Small kidney stones can cause an achy feeling in your back or actually no symptoms. However when the kidney stones enlarge, they can cause blood in the urine, excruriating pain and possibly infections. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of kidney stones?

What are symptoms of kidney stones?

Stones in kidney: May exist with no symptoms, may produce flank ache or more pain below lower rib, may generate pain down the flank to groin, may irritate bladder and urethra. May produce visible blood in urine, may produce only microscopic blood. If infection coexists, then fever and more anterior flank pain. Occasionally najusea and vomiting. Stone movement is very painful. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of kidney stones?

What are the symptoms of kidney stones?

Pain: The pain would present depending on size of stone and location. The pain could be in the lower back or flank, inner thigh, testicles. Blood in the urine (visible or not visible but present on urinalysis). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of kidney stones?

What are the symptoms of kidney stones?

Symptoms will vary.: Pain is the most common symptom, which comes from obstruction of the ureter, and its location depends on the location of the stone. It comes in waves, and can be mild to intense. This can be accompanied by nausea & vomiting. Blood in the urine is another common finding, and may come with urinary frequency and burning. Some stones are silent, discovered only on imaging. ...Read more

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Causes and symptoms of kidney stones are?

Causes and symptoms of kidney stones are?

Not drinking enough: The most common cause of kidney stones is simply not drinkning enough water. However, there may be other problems as well, so it is important for you to see your doctor so that the appropriate tests may be obtained. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having gallblader or kidney stones?

What are the symptoms of having gallblader or kidney stones?

Pain: You may have no symptoms at all. When gallstones become a problem they typically cause pain in the upper right side of the abdomen. They can cause jaundice which you may notice as yellowness of the eyes and skin.
Kidney stones hurt when they pass out of the kidneys and then typically cause back pain on one side which may spread toward the groin. You may see blood in your urine. ...Read more

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What can kidney pain be a symptom of?

What can kidney pain be a symptom of?

Blockage / infection: Blockage from kidney stone or other form of obstruction can be very painful & increases with fluid load to kiden. Pyelonephritis, kidney infection, can also be painful & tender. Kidney trauma or rupure. Hemorrage into malignant or benign kidney tumor. Large kidney cyst. Occasionally glomerulonephritis, an autoimmune inflammatory condition of kidney. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of kidney problems?

What are the symptoms of kidney problems?

Plenty: Decreased urine output may or may not be seen, change in urine color possible, fatigue, swelling, chest pain. Depends on the severity of kidney problems. Please see a more comprehensive list here:
http://www. Kidneydoctorbradenton. Org/2013/04/what-are-signs-and-symptoms-of-ckd. Html. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of kidney problems?

Symptoms of CKD.: The problems of chronic kidney disease (ckd) seen by patients depends on the stage of CKD they have. Patients with stage 1-2, may have no problems they notice. Patients in stage 3-5 may have weakness due to anemia caused by their ckd. They may have anorexia, nausea, vomiting and itching in stage 4-5. See a nephrologist to determine what stage of CKD the person has for answer to his problem. ...Read more

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What symptoms would I have if kidney damage?

What symptoms would I have if kidney damage?

See below: Depends on the extent of damage and calculation of gfr. If GFR is lesss than 10 you may need dialysis. Anything above that value, may produce symptoms of fatigue, anorexia, nausea. Other signs as kidneys fail include anemia, bone damage, high blood pressure, and acid build up in blood. These usually occur in stages. Bone "damage" andanemia can occur below 40-50 gfr. Other symptoms generally below 20. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in kidney problems?

What symptoms are common in kidney problems?

Plenty: Decreased urine output may or may not be seen, change in urine color possible, fatigue, swelling, chest pain. Depends on the severity of kidney problems. Please see a more comprehensive list here:
http://www. Kidneydoctorbradenton. Org/2013/04/what-are-signs-and-symptoms-of-ckd. Html. ...Read more