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Does kidney stones cause you to lose your hair. Or is there another reason for hair loss.

Does kidney stones cause you to lose your hair. Or is there another reason for hair loss.

Hairloss: Kidney stones do not cause hairloss. Causes to consider are genetics (male pattern baldness), anemia, thyroid problems, lupus, nutritional problems, alopecia areata, and medication reactions. Many of these are treatable, once the cause is determined. ...Read more

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Hair Loss (Definition)

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


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What food that causes kidney stone or kidney infection + weight lost & hair?

What food that causes kidney stone or kidney infection + weight lost & hair?

Stone: Although many foods contain oxalate, only nine foods are known to increase oxalate in the urine and promote kidney stone formation. They are: beets, spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans (fresh, canned, or cooked), excluding lima and green beans. It is best to avoid these foods. Kidney infection is not promoted by food. ...Read more

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Having a kidney stone removed soon... Not a fan of being shaved at the hospital, would it be necessary to trim pubic hair? They did last time but that

Having a kidney stone removed soon... Not a fan of being shaved at the hospital, would it be necessary to trim pubic hair? They did last time but that

Shave not necessary: Almost all stones today are taken care of with minimally invasive scope procedures or noninvasive shock wave treatment. Neither requires any shave whatsoever. Even an open incision for a kidney stone would not involve the pubic area or require s shave in this area. Hope all goes well! ...Read more

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Hi, I had a uteroscopy last week for kidney stone removal, however it is six days later and I have a swollen penis head, should I be worried?

Hi, I had a uteroscopy last week for kidney stone removal, however it is six days later and I have a swollen penis head, should I be worried?

Concerning: Swelling of the glans penis, especially if redness is present, persisting for 6 days after the procedure suggests trauma or infection (balanitis). I recommend that the urologist who performed the procedure examine you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How long after you pass a kidney stone should pain hang around I am scared to eat and not sure if it is all in my head if you know what I mean?

How long after you pass a kidney stone should pain hang around I am scared to eat and not sure if it is all in my head if you know what I mean?

No pain after stone: Usually there is complete relief from pain once you pass the stone
sometime the kidney stone is associated with infection and in that case there may be some discomfort but not the same pain you feel with a kidney stone
if you have passed the stone or stones and do not have co existing infection, you should feel no pain now. ...Read more

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I have a kidney stone stuck at the very tip of my urethra about a quarter inch from the head it's been stuck there now for three days cannot pass it t?

I have a kidney stone stuck at the very tip of my urethra about a quarter inch from the head it's been stuck there now for three days cannot pass it t?

See a urologist: You need to be evaluated. If you can not pass it, it can lead to not passing urine, which can lead to hydronephrosis. Not to mention pain and infection. In the mean time, drink plenty of water and if you aren't able to urinate at all, or pain is too severe, go to ER. ...Read more

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Can kidney stone symptoms trigger loss of appetite or weight loss? I haven't had much of an appetite the last few days. Thank you kindly.

Can kidney stone symptoms trigger loss of appetite or weight loss? I haven't had much of an appetite the last few days. Thank you kindly.

Kidney Stones: Blocking of the ureter by a stone, even temporarily, causes colic. This brings on pain in most, but, can also produce nausea and vomiting. If you do not have a full effect of vomiting from the stone, you may experience it's symptoms as a loss of appetite with some subsequent weight loss. Be sure to drink plenty of fluids to help it pass. Some sugar in your drink may help with weight loss. ...Read more

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Having pain in my lower back, one the left side. Near my kidneys. Not symptoms of kidney stones. Pain worsens when tilting head forward, help!

Having pain in my lower back, one the left side. Near my kidneys. Not symptoms of kidney stones. Pain worsens when tilting head forward, help!

Pain in back: This pain seems muscular, not internal - particularly since your pain worsens with tilting head forward. Apply heat, stretch, relax. ...Read more

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What does kidney stones, vaginal discharge, nails peeling off, back pain, nausea, headache, small bald spot, UTI during preg? Female age 21, 1 year after having a son, he too had a UTI after being born

What does kidney stones, vaginal discharge, nails peeling off, back pain, nausea, headache, small bald spot, UTI during preg? Female age 21, 1 year after having a son, he too had a UTI after being born

Multiple symptoms: Your problems require only one thing go see your md you need a detailed history nd physical exam some blood screening tests and more than one visit you have far too many to be solved by paper guessing. ...Read more

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Is biotin bad for your liver and kidneys I am taking it as a supplement to stop hair loss?

Is biotin bad for your liver and kidneys I am taking it as a supplement to stop hair loss?

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

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Did Kidney Stone lead to Protein and RBC in Urine? And also WEIGHT LOSS too? If yes, in what stage weight loss occurs? And when protein in urine occur

Did Kidney Stone lead to Protein and RBC in Urine? And also WEIGHT LOSS too? If yes, in what stage weight loss occurs? And when protein in urine occur

Kidney stones: Kidney stones can definitely cause both microscopic blood or grossly noticeable blood in the urine, but not necessarily proteinuria. They don't cause weight loss per se, though. Protein in urine is usually a sign of kidney disease from inflammation, high blood pressure, diabetic nephropathy, or tumor.
Hematuria and/or proteinuria require an evaluation by your physician, nephrologist or urologist ...Read more

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Been to GP and have a small kidney stone. I want to know why the pain is in the left side of my stomach and not my back. What are other symptoms?

Kidney vs ureter: A small stone in the kidney typically does not cause any pain. A small stone in the ureter may cause pain anywhere from the back to the genital area in the front depending on position. ...Read more

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Tell me symptoms of a kidney stone in women?

Tell me symptoms of a kidney stone in women?

Back pain: Severe usually one sioded bacl apin wioth blood in the urine (mostly by microscopic exam). ...Read more

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What symptoms do you get for a kidney stone...

What symptoms do you get for a kidney stone...

Variable: A stone may be silent and symptomless, it may cause excruciation pain, a colic, bleeding in urine, infection in the kidney etc. See this site for more info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/kidney-stones/basics/symptoms/con-20024829 ...Read more

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Will the symptoms of kidney stone always give you pain?

Will the symptoms of kidney stone always give you pain?

Unfortunately not: Some times with only bloody urine, UTI symptoms, and once in a while with fevers and sepsis in the er. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of having kidney stone problems?

What are some symptoms of having kidney stone problems?

Varies: Kidneys stones usually don't hurt unless they move around or go down into the ureters. When they obstruct the ureters, pain can comes and goes, usually in the flank & fluctuates in intensity. Pain may worsen with urination. Fevers & chills may occur with infection. Nausea and vomitting may happen. ...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


Kidney Stone (Definition)

Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more