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Doctor insights on: Link Between Liver Disease And Kidney Failure

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With liver disease or live failure or disease with the liver what are the symptoms for kidney failure please

With liver disease or live failure or disease with the liver what are the symptoms for kidney failure please

Kidney failure : Symptoms don't appear until very very late. The best way to determine it is to get a blood test. Serum creatinine level is easiest test for kidney function. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Billy has stage 4 liver disease on dialysis for kidney failure acites so bad hes in bad pain . why wont his doc give him pain pills ?

Billy has stage 4 liver disease on dialysis for kidney failure acites so bad hes in bad pain . why wont his doc give him pain pills ?

Pain pills: If the doctor won't give Billy pain pills why aren't liquid meds prescribed? Please don't be shy about asking, and I would appreciate hearing from you about this. ...Read more

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Are Newton homeopathics safe for liver disease and kidney disease patients. Is it safe to take more than one product at a time?

Are Newton homeopathics safe for liver disease and kidney disease patients. Is it safe to take more than one product at a time?

Depends: It depends upon what you are taking and why you are taking it. Please consult your physician before taking anything - especially if you have liver disease and or kidney disease. Take care. ...Read more

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Is taking Xanax (alprazolam) bad for your kidneys or liver? Example if you have kidney disease or liver disease? Thank you dr!

Is taking Xanax (alprazolam) bad for your kidneys or liver? Example if you have kidney disease or liver disease? Thank you dr!

No but..: The drug is broken down by the liver and eliminated by the kidneys. If you have severe liver disease or kidney disease the dose may need to be adjusted appropriately. The drug by itself will not hurt your kidneys or liver if taken as prescribed. ...Read more

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Can you have surgery with kidney disease? My father needs a hip replacement, but had liver disease.

Can you have surgery with kidney disease? My father needs a hip replacement, but had liver disease.

Surgery: Patients with kidney disease may have increased surgery complications. It also depends on how severe is the kidney disease, overall health, age and type of surgery. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy for 60 year old man esrd, end-stage liver disease, hypertension?

What is the life expectancy for 60 year old man esrd, end-stage liver disease, hypertension?

serious: You describe a very serious situation. One can't always predict longevity in people but with two major organ systems failing, long term survival isn't probable. ...Read more

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If i would have kidney or liver disease what would be other signs other that upper body itching. ?

Various symptoms: Not an md but did learn about this in dental school: 1) changes in urination (more or less, bloody, foamy) 2) bloating or swelling of the limbs 3) skin rash and itching 4) leg, back or side pain 5) metallic taste in mouth and/or bad breath 6) feeling cold 7) shortness of breath. Please see a physican soon to diagnosis and treat your condition quickly. ...Read more

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Is cranberry juice safe for everyone even patients with kidney and liver disease?

Is cranberry juice safe for everyone even patients with kidney and liver disease?

Kidney stones...: Cranberry juice is high in salts called oxalates. When people drink a lot of cranberry juice, these salts can crystallize into hard urinary oxalate stones, especially in people who already tend to get these types of stones. ...Read more

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I have polycystic kidney, liver disease my right lobe is not functional will I need transplant soon?

I have polycystic kidney, liver disease my right lobe is not functional will I need transplant soon?

When to get checked: Poly cystic kidney disease can lead to renal transplant. A period of time on dialysis usually occurs before the transplant. Okay to ask your renal doc or your regular doc for a referral to a transplant coordinator to see if you should start the process of getting onto a transplant list. ...Read more

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Whey gold standard or nitro tech have side effect , make stones or chronic kidney & liver disease when use them for long time?

Whey gold standard or nitro tech have side effect , make stones or chronic kidney & liver disease when use them for long time?

anything is possible: Nutritional supplements unfortunately are not regulated by any government agency. Every individual taking these products should first consult a knowledgeable physician. Each patient reacts differently to each product and a person might have an underlying medical condition that might prevent them from taking any one specific product. ...Read more

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What could make u feel so rundown that u would actually nod off at your desk several times daily? I have kidney and liver disease.

Either: Either of those chronic disease states can cause chronic fatigue. In addition, a common cause of daytime sleepiness would be sleep apnea; you can try discussing this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Does Zoloft have bad side affects long term? Like kidney ,heart, liver disease?

Does Zoloft have bad side affects long term? Like kidney ,heart, liver disease?

Few side effects: Zoloft (sertraline) is an antidpressant SSRI that rarely can lead to inflammation of the liver or other allergic reactions. Main side effect occurs with sudden withdrawal (reduce dosage gradually) or the so-called "serotonin syndrome" if taken with other drugs that increase the likelihood of this side effect. ...Read more

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Have umbilical hernia. Worried it could be caused by liver disease. Kidney function is good and d-dimer was normal. No yellowing. Opinions?

Have umbilical hernia. Worried it could be caused by liver disease. Kidney function is good and d-dimer was normal. No yellowing. Opinions?

An umbilical hernia: is caused by a defect in the connective tissue under the navel. It is usual the result of a congenital defect or weakness and can usually be easily repaired generally not caused by liver disease unless there is severe ascites. ...Read more

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67 year old man diagnosed with stage 3 liver disease. One kidney removed due to cancer. PSA level is at 9. What is estimated life expectancy?

67 year old man diagnosed with stage 3 liver disease. One kidney removed due to cancer.  PSA level is at 9. What is estimated life expectancy?

Normal: Assume that you will live out your years with the same chance as any of your friends of reaching 100. A majority of kidneys respected for cancer result in cure. Liver disease is largely reversible when the cause is found and addressed. If you can live clean and know the secret that the liver loves it when you exercise, then oil forward to many more good years. ...Read more

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Hi I have a light yellow color in my nail what the reason of that is it kidney or liver diseases ? Note that , i took medicine called Isotretinoin

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I have a light yellow  color in my nail  what the reason of that  is it  kidney or liver diseases ? Note that , i took medicine called Isotretinoin

May not be related: Discolored nails can have a variety of reasons, ranging from dirt to nail fungus to loss of protein to psorasis. An isolated yellow nail is probably not from kidney or liver disease- typically these can cause whitish nails. ...Read more

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Could kidney failure or disease sometimes ppresent with a rash on yr upperr abdomen in a straight line but only on the sides?

Could kidney failure or disease sometimes ppresent with a rash on yr upperr abdomen in a straight line but only on the sides?

Probably not: If that is the only thing you notice, then it would not likely be a sign of kidney failure or disease. Your doctor can do simple blood and urine tests to see how your kidneys are functioning. ...Read more

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Is lower back pain related to liver disease?

Is lower back pain related to liver disease?

Sure: Any abdominal problems, liver included, can cause back pain, including gallbladder, kidneys, peptic ulcer disease. Don't delay seeing your doctor. ...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


Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Kidney Failure (Definition)

A condition in which your kidneys suddenly stop working normally. Since your kidneys remove waste products and help balance water and salt and other minerals (electrolytes) in your blood, when your kidneys stop working, waste products, fluids, and electrolytes build up in your body. This can cause problems ...Read more