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Kidney Swelling Caused By Urine Blockage
What to do if I have 4,000+ protein in my urine and have very little swelling. what's going on with my kidneys?
Proteinuria Rx: Treatment of proteinuria (P) depends on its cause. Some glomuerlonephritis (G) cases are treated with steroids and other agents to reduce P. Patients with diabetic nephropathy causing P are treated with ace-i, arb's and non-dhp calcium channel blockers. These also reduce BP which ameliorates P. See a nephrologist for some blood work to see if you have diabetes or G causing your P. Good luck. ...Read more
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
What to do if I have 4, 000+ protein in my urine and have very little swelling. What's going on with my kidneys?
Nephrologist asap: 4000+ protein in your urine is very elevated by all measures and indicates that your kidney is compromised. You do need to see a nephrologist as soon as possible or your PCP in other to get your kidneys evaluated and at a minimum your electrolytes need to be checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling in the penis.. as vein has swollon due to blockage.......their is no problem in urine passing.... but the swollen part only appears when pen?
Unrelated: When getting an erection the veins just under the skin of the penis may become more prominent but that will not interfere with urination. The venous swelling will diminish normally after intercourse. If you use a medication like Viagra (sildenafil) and it takes longer than 3-4 hours for your erection to go down get to an emergency room quickly. ...Read more
cloudy and foul smelling urine
swelling in vaginal entrance
history of bladder/kidney infections.
Another episode: Sounds like a repeat urinary infection. Testing to confirm and find which bug and medicineis needed would be best. To avoid these, discuss sexual activity-if pertinent- with your provider. ...Read more
Facial swelling: Is possible since fluid accumulation and build up is one of the signs of kidney dysfunction. Se e your physician to evaluate your renal function. ...Read more
Rarely.: Bacteria that cause urinary tract infections are almost always a different type than those that cause skin infections. In normal, healthy individuals with intact immune systems, we would not expect penile swelling to occur with a uti. Get evaluated to make sure it is an infection, and that you are treated so that it doesn't progress. ...Read more
No: Kidney stones can can cause back pain with or without fevers. If the stones drop into the ureter, they will cause colicky pain whic can be severe until they pass, which most will do on their own. Abdominal swelling is usually.Caused by distended bowels, enlarged organs, especially the liver, or fluid buildup (ascites) in the abdominal cavity. ...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
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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