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What are some causes of kidney shrinkage?

What are some causes of kidney shrinkage?

There are many: The list is quite long; start with vascular diseases atherosclerosis, diabetes, or vasculitis of the renal vessels, infections, bacterial, fungal or viral; obstruction from stones, large prostate, fibrosis of the ureter, the upj, trauma to the kidney, metabolic stone disease, congenital or acquired masses, cysts, cancers, autoimmune (lupus) or glomerulonephritis etc. Only a partial list. ...Read more

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I am 1.5" shorter at 50 than I was at 17. I know some shrinkage is normal, but is the amount normal in a male who was 5' 11.5"?

I am 1.5" shorter at 50 than I was at 17. I know some shrinkage is normal, but is the amount normal in a male who was 5' 11.5"?

Not typical: You are correct that we do lose height as we age but this seems extreme. It would be worth an evaluation to see if problems such as osteoporosis or scoliosis are present which both can contribute to a loss in height. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of having one kidney shrinkage and this condition makes someone prone to unavoidable diseases in the future?

What are the consequences of having one kidney shrinkage and this condition makes someone prone to unavoidable diseases in the future?

Check out this link.: Follow up regularly with ur pcp or nephrologist. Take care! Https://www. Kidney. Org/atoz/content/onekidney. Cfm. ...Read more

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What is liver shrinkage?

What is liver shrinkage?

Likely Cirrhosis: I suspect you mean that the liver has become smaller. A liver which has cirrhosis will become smaller and shrunken. This is a bad sign of advanced disease. ...Read more

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What is thermal shrinkage of an acl?

What is thermal shrinkage of an acl?

Heat shrinks lax ACL: Thermal shrinkage for ACL stretch or partial injuries can provide short term benefit for ACL laxity, but leads to catastrophic failure with longer term follow-up. Thermal shrinkage can no longer be recommended for the treatment of ACL laxity. ...Read more

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I am suffering from penile shrinkage please suggest me. .

I am suffering from penile shrinkage please suggest me. .

That? Is 4 urologist: Some drugs will cause this especially steroids. If u r clean a visit 2 a urologist is in order. ...Read more

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Does creatine supplements cause "shrinkage" in males?

Does creatine supplements cause "shrinkage" in males?

No: Testicular atrophy or "shrinkage" is not a common side effect of creatine. However, because supplements are not regulated by the fda, many contain contaminants such as anabolic steroids, which are known to cause testicular atrophy. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Testicular shrinkage?

What is the definition or description of: Testicular shrinkage?

It can be defined as: A decrease in the size and consistency of testes by history and physical palpation or real measurement by exam or imaging study like US. And its significance should be always correlated with clinical profile. More? Contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. ...Read more

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Is testicle shrinkage related to drug use, or is that just to scare teens?

Is testicle shrinkage related to drug use, or is that just to scare teens?

Could be: Use of androgens for body building or strength can certainly shrink testicles. That like all recreational drug use, especially for teens is dumb. ...Read more

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Is Kidney shrinkage kidney failure?

Is Kidney shrinkage kidney failure?

Not necessarily: The shrinking of the kidney can lead to decreased kidney function (kidney failure) but there are two kidneys and if one decreased function the other kidney will step up to the task. It needs to be clear why one kidney shrank. This is a guide to the diagnosis and the therapy. Some illness actually cause both kidney to shrink. Your function will help clarify your diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can vit B12 prevent brain shrinkage? Just heard that.

Can vit B12 prevent brain shrinkage? Just heard that.

No good answer: Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient for the body. The lack of it can cause problems. However, adding excess B12 has not been shown to be beneficial. Get your B12 from fish, chicken and meat. If you are vegan, you will need to supplement. ...Read more

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What does frontal lobe shrinkage mean?

What does frontal lobe shrinkage mean?

Loss: Loss of brain tissue in the frontal lobe, can be normal or abnormal depending on degree and age. ...Read more

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E.d. and shrinkage in both and also fells cold in my. Scrotum?

E.d. and shrinkage in both and also fells cold in my. Scrotum?

Urology: Your ED and (assuming) testicle issues can be evaluated and treated by the Urologist who specializes in the urogenital system. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What Exactly Kill Brain Cells? And does it leave Brain Shrinkage?

What Exactly Kill Brain Cells? And does it leave Brain Shrinkage?

Many causes: Anything toxic to humans will kill brain cells; alcohol, drugs, smoke, etc...
And yes, the brain will atrophy (shrink) due to less brain mass. ...Read more

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Can norepinephirine blood test help to explain penile shrinkage and constant retractions?

Can norepinephirine blood test help to explain penile shrinkage and constant retractions?

Relax, Tony!: All virile men get lots of different funny kinds of feelings down here. Especially if you're cold, things seem to shrink up. It's perfectly healthy. If things are working well otherwise, be glad. Anything you read online about that thing "shrinking" is from a disinformation site. Eat sensibly, hit the gym, talk with your friends and your physician, and maybe even Dad. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have peyronies. But never had pain. Suspect cialis has interacted with plague & caused shrinkage of flaccid state. Is this possible? Is this serious?

I have peyronies. But never had pain. Suspect cialis has interacted with plague & caused shrinkage of flaccid state. Is this possible? Is this serious?

Not exactly: It is not uncommon for Peyronie's plaques to cause shrinkage of the penis even in the flaccid state. Use of Cialis or other PDE-5 inhibitors does not contribute to this ...Read more