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Can we live with only one kidney?

Can we live with only one kidney?

Absolutely: Provided you have one or most of one normal kidney. Otherwise we would never reeve kidneys from potential kidney transplant donors. ...Read more

Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Hsv Type 1 And 2 (Definition)

A variety of infections caused by herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2. Type 1 infections are marked by the eruption of vesicles on lips or at the external nares; type 2 by such lesions on the genitalia. Both types often are dormant and reappear during febrile illnesses or even physiologic states such as menstruation. The viruses become latent and and may not ...Read more


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Is it bad to use only one earphone?

NO: The only reason that this would be bad would be if you're compensating for only having one in by turning up the volume to an unsafe level. ...Read more

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Is there only one type of hemoglobinopathy?

Is there only one type of hemoglobinopathy?

No: There are several types of hemoglobinopathies including c disease, sc disease, sickle cell, and the different types of thalassemias. ...Read more

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What happen if the women have only one ovary ?

What happen if the women have only one ovary ?

Ovary issues: It is far more common to be unable to find an ovary (i.e. On ultrasound) than to truly have one absent. Even if there is truly an ovary absent, that means that ovulation will occur every other month. Which means it may be slightly more difficult to get pregnant. ...Read more

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How can you not know you have only one kidney?

How can you not know you have only one kidney?

Pretty easy!: An ultrasound can readily identify if you have one or two kidneys. Renal function itself cannot answer that, since if born with one kidney, the sole kidney increases its function. Even with a person donating a kidney later in life, their function will soon approach pre-donation staus. Imaging will give you an answer! ...Read more

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Only one of my underarms smells, is this normal?

Only one of my underarms smells, is this normal?

Not problem now: I would just mention this to your primary care doctor during the next visit. As long as you are not having pain, not having a rash in the area, and there are no growing bumps in the area... Then no treatment is currently needed. Take good care... ...Read more

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What to do if only one parvo shot, is it enough?

One parvo shot: Let's chat so i can answer this specifically for YOU! ...Read more

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Is it proper for menstration to flow only one day?

Is it proper for menstration to flow only one day?

That is on the short: Side. The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause. ...Read more

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What are the effects of living with only one kidney?

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What are the effects of living with only one kidney?

No issues generally: As long as your remaining kidney is healthy, there should be no adverse effects/ issues affecting your lifestyle. However, for those individuals with additional medical problems like high blood pressure and diabetes, it is vital to keep these issues controlled to maintain kidney health. Also, one should not engage in contact sports to prevent injury. You need regular check-ups with your doctor ...Read more

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Tell me how people can survive with only one kidney.?

Tell me how people can survive with only one kidney.?

Compensates: If the kidney is normal, it can compensate without any major problems. Majority of healthy living donors don't have any problems and lead normal life. ...Read more

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Why am i the only one who gets bug bites in my family?

Why am i the only one who gets bug bites in my family?

Hard to say: No one really knows but from my personal (non-scientifically tested) experience, mosquitos seem to like healthier people. Just my 2 cents worth. ...Read more

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Is primolut-nor 10 mg effective to take only one tablet?

Is primolut-nor 10 mg effective to take only one tablet?

NO: Typically women take Progesterone for at least 10 days to achieve a result. I am not sure why you are taking it, but it is unlikely to have an effect with only one dose. ...Read more

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How to keep kidney healthy if person have only one kidney?

How to keep kidney healthy if person have only one kidney?

A healthy kidney: Preserving the health of one kidney is the same as preserving the health of two. You need to eat a healthy diet, limit your salt intake, exercise and control any illness you may have, or develop such as diabetes and/or hypertension. Kidney donors have one kidney and can live long lives. Go to your own doctor or a nephrologist for more advice. ...Read more

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Are there any physiological issues from having only one kidney?

Are there any physiological issues from having only one kidney?

Yes,: The remaining kidney will be overworked to compensate for loss of tissue. Sometimes scarring occurs (called fsgs). However, if the kidney is normal to start with, it usually handles the pressure over the years with no significant problems. ...Read more

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In what way can I tell if I am the only one with blepharophimosis?

You are not: Blepharophimosis is uncommon, perhaps even rare, but you are not the only one with it. ...Read more

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Would eating only one bar of chocolate per day make you lose weight?

Would eating only one bar of chocolate per day make you lose weight?

Probably: If that is all you ate each day, and the chocolate bar was not too big, you would lose weight. But this is a rather odd way to do that and does not supply other vitamins, minerals and dietary needs for general health. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for a 59 year old woman(me) with only one kidney?

Here are some ...: Were you born with one kidney or did you have one kidney removed for some reasons? If kidney is healthy, ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat horseradish on your Arby's sandwich? I am only one month

Why not?: Your question was incomplete. You are "only one month"? I can't figure out that bit. But horseradish is not normally a problem, unless you don't like it. Why would it be for you? Here is a summary on the medical effects by NYU-Langone Medical Center, a great website on alternative medicines, where the .available evidence is summarized and analyzed for validity. ...Read more

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Can you have only one episode of cataplexy and then never have it again?

Can you have only one episode of cataplexy and then never have it again?

Cataplexy: Very unusual. I have heard of attacks decreasing with age, but never a single attack. ...Read more