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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


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Docs, could a HIV positive patient sell his kidney for money?

Docs, could a HIV positive patient sell his kidney for money?

Selling a kidney: The hope act, signed in 2013, ended a decades-long ban on the transfer of hiv-positive organs to HIV patients in the usd. However, one cannot legally sell a kidney in the us. If you have any further questions, contact the nearest hospital to you with a transplant program for more information. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you get additional money for agreeing to donate a kidney to someone?

Can you get additional money for agreeing to donate a kidney to someone?

Against the law: Payment for an organ, or exchange of "valuable consideration" is prohibited by the National Organ Transplant Act (NOTA)in the US and be equivalent laws in all other countries except Iran where it is legal. But your expenses (travel, parking, childcare) can be legally covered. In the US, the govt and the asts are actively studying whether payment for such costs removes a reason not to donate ...Read more

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I have ureter structure. Not completely closed off. Dr won't see me, I owe money. Having severe edema. I hurt every day in my kidneys. I can't do work?

I have ureter structure. Not completely closed off. Dr won't see me, I owe money. Having severe edema. I hurt every day in my kidneys. I can't do work?

Go to the ER: Hi Iwona, if you are starting to build up fluid in your body and have an obstruction in your ureter, you should see emergency medical treatment at the nearest emergency room. If there is something obstructing your kidneys you are at a high risk of kidney failure. ...Read more

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What to take to cure a kidney infection if you don't have any money for a prescription?

What to take to cure a kidney infection if you don't have any money for a prescription?

Tell the doctor: About your financial constraints. There are many generic medicines that might be effective and inexpensive. Cranberry juice will not cure a kidney infection. ...Read more

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This thing I just saw on tv about nexium (esomeprazole) and Prilosec causing kidney problems is it true or is it just lawyers trying to make money? Like doc opinion

This thing I just saw on tv about nexium (esomeprazole) and Prilosec causing kidney problems is it true or is it just lawyers trying to make money? Like doc opinion

True: Nexium, (esomeprazole) Prilosec and Protonix are part of the category of medications called proton pump inhibitors (PPI), used to treat acid reflux (GERD). Long-term use (over 5 yrs) of PPI's can cause certain side effects: increased risk of getting vitamin B12 deficiency, osteoporosis, low magnesium, pneumonia, C diff infection and yes, decreased kidney function. Take lowest dosage for least amount of time. ...Read more

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What are the financial costs of treating polycystic kidney disease (pkd)?

What are the financial costs of treating polycystic kidney disease (pkd)?

Depends: It depends on how bad it is. If you go into complete renal failure and require dialysis or renal transplant the finanicial costs will be much greater than if your kidney function holds out. ...Read more