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Here are some...: The pace of evolving care for all health-related concerns has sped from fast digital accumulation and analysis of experience. OAB refers to going to pee "too often" after ruling out IC, pending urinary retention, over drinking, poor concentration of kidney, etc. The term of overactive kidneys has not been used in medicine, but it may refer to going bathroom often in layperson term. More? Ask doc.
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
I have been cramping for a week unbearable pain. But one Dr say is a kidney stone. Other Dr say its overactive bladder. I need help! What can it be?
Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. It sounds like you are already seeing a doctor. Keep your follow up to continue the evaluation process.
Overactive bladder worsening & peeing 20 times a day & urine is clear despite low water intake. Should I be worried about kidney problems?
Bulky kidney: That is not a normal descriptive terms to describe the kidney. It is unclear if bulky kidney means a kidney which is lobular in contour a normal variant or a kidney which is mildly larger than the other kidney or if it's a kidney that is blocked and has hydronephrosis. You should ask your doctor to further explain.
Depends.: Back pain may be caused by many different conditions, including kidney diseases. If the kidneys are involved, it is usually because of an obstructing stone, inflamation, infection or reflux of urine. Foreign bodies like ureter stent often lead to pain. Before labeling kidney pain, you should have appropriate history, physical and an imaging study to determine the location.
Depends on the cause: Kidney "swelling" is another term for hydronephrosis. Tis condition can only be diagnosed by an x-ray (typically a ct, mri, or ultrasound). If the swelling represents true obstruction and there is kidney function loss because of that blockage - surgery is indicated to restore good drainage and preserve function. Tis can often be accomplished by minimally invasive surgery.
Many causes: Pelvicaliectasis of the kidney is dilation of the spaces in the kidney where urine goes prior to passage into the ureter (kidney tube) and bladder. This can indicate a possible obstruction downstream from the kidney (stone or congenital narrowing of the ureter) or possibly can be a normal anatomic variant. Talk to your doctor, especially if you have any pain, to determine appropriate testing.
Preventive measures: For future kidney failure, shrinkage of size kidney, is a sign of chronic renal disease, a progressive disease, effecting glomurali and nephrons, check your creatinine levels, control the blood sugar and blood pressure, two most common causes of kidney failure, eat plenty of vegi, fruits and exercises to prevent end stage renal failure.
Could be...: You may have a dilated kidney - hydronephrosis - caused either by congenital UPJ obstruction or by acquired (by long-time block by stone, tumor, etc.). Occasionally laypersons may refer multiple kidney cysts as "baggy". Does something need to be done? Depend on Hx + sequence of events so to decide the necessity v.s. possibility of when, how, and what to do. Detail? Ask Doc timely. Best wish...
Several functions: Kidneys have several functions which include: 1) maintain electrolytes in the blood to be compatible with life, 2) excrete excess electrolytes, water, and toxins the body needs to get rid of, 3) synthesize erythropoietin (a hormone that stimulates the bone marrow to produce red blood cells).
Maybe bad, never good: Sodas have a high acid content can make it easier for kidney stones to form. If you are drinking little water, eating lots of acidic foods, drinking soda on top of that can cause kidney stone formation, which can lead to pain and obstruction of the kidneys. Drinking soda (esp. Regular, but even diet) is never good for you. Limit consumption if possible. Moderation and balance are key!See 1 more doctor answer