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What are typical signs of kidney problems or failure?

What are typical signs of kidney problems or failure?

Plenty: Decreased urine output may or may not be seen, change in urine color possible, fatigue, swelling, chest pain. Depends on the severity of kidney problems. Please see a more comprehensive list here:
http://www. Kidneydoctorbradenton. Org/2013/04/what-are-signs-and-symptoms-of-ckd. Html. ...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


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Occ epithelial occ mucus rare WBC rare RBC trace leukocytes. Is this ok for urine?! I've been having small signs of kidney problems?

Occ epithelial occ mucus rare WBC rare RBC trace leukocytes. Is this ok for urine?! I've been having small signs of kidney problems?

Yes, unless: You have symptoms, these values seem ok. Ask you doctor if your blood tests include kidney function, such as bun, creatinine, and gfr, just to make sure. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of kidney problems?

What are the signs and symptoms of kidney problems?

Hematuria & Pain: Now often found at prenatal maternal/fetal ultrasound. After birth large cystic, swollen kidney or large tumor sometimes causes visible bulge & can be palpated. Dark colored bloody urine can suggest nephritis, tumor or stone. Flank pain & percussion over lower rib cage could be pyelonephritis or obstructing stone. Thirst + large volumes of urine? Diabetes insipidus (kidney can't concentrate urine. ...Read more

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I notice a small pain around my kidney area and large amount of suds in my urine, is that a sign of kidney problems?

I notice a small pain around my kidney area and large amount of suds in my urine, is that a sign of kidney problems?

Sudsy urine: Sudsy urine could mean protein is leaking into your urine, especially of it is constant and persistent. Time for a checkup. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the signs of early or already kidney problems or failure or liver problems or failure?

See below: I can try and answer since it is a very broad qs. Kidney failure and liver can be measured by labs/blood tests, eg creatinine for kidney and liver enzymes and bilirubin for liver. Early on in kidney failure there can be no symptoms until kidney function is quite low ie less than 15 %.Before that there may be anemia, hypertension, bone metabolism etc
at 10-15 % there may be anorexia, nausea vomiting. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is pooping too much a sign of kidney problems?

Can you tell me is pooping too much a sign of kidney problems?

Bowel movements: Frequent bowel movements are not a sign of kidney problems, however if you have diarrhea and lose too much fluid through your stools, this can cause dehydration and lead to acute kidney injury. ...Read more

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Can back and leg pains be a sign of kidney problems if a person is diabetic?

Can back and leg pains be a sign of kidney problems if a person is diabetic?

NO.: Diabetics can get kidney problems and also have low back pain + leg pain, but the latter occurring do not cause or are from a kidney problem. Coincidental most likely. ...Read more

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I have bad leg pain, slight fever, pain in back could that be a sign of starting of kidney problems, had urine tested doc says start of UTI?

I have bad leg pain, slight fever, pain in back could that be a sign of starting of kidney problems, had urine tested doc says start of UTI?

No: Leg pain not related to uti
if pain in low back no relation to UTI
any difficulty urinationg
do a ureine culture to confirm
why start of UTI it is UTI yes or no ...Read more

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Iv been having low back pain for awhile now and it's around where my kidneys would be. I also have been experiencing signs of low T such as bilateral gynecomastia for over a year now. Can Low T and CKD or kidney problems be related??? ShudIBEconcrnd

Iv been having low back pain for awhile now and it's around where my kidneys would be. I also have been experiencing signs of low T such as bilateral gynecomastia for over a year now. Can Low T and CKD or kidney problems be related??? ShudIBEconcrnd

You're wrong!: High levels of testosterone can be converted by the body into estrogen which in turn leads to pubertal gynecomastia. You must have been asleep during that lecture in medical school. It was given during the endocrine rotation. If the gynecomastia bothers you enough the person you should see is a breast surgeon for a reduction mammoplasty. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can this be a sign of kidney problems? When my son was born he had a "skin tab" on his ear and the doctors told me it might be his kidneys, he was checked and seemed ok. Now my son is 5 and he has been waking up with swollen eyelids for about 2wks and to

Can this be a sign of kidney problems? When my son was born he had a "skin tab" on his ear and the doctors told me it might be his kidneys, he was checked and seemed ok. Now my son is 5 and he has been waking up with swollen eyelids for about 2wks and to

Not related: "kidneys were checked" presumably means that he had a kidney ultrasound demonstrating normal kidney anatomy. Swollen eyelids probably not serious, however kidney problem can be ruled out by doing a urinalysis to rule out protein in urine & blood test for BUN & creatinine. ...Read more

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What diet is for kidney problems?

What diet is for kidney problems?

Depends on problem: Diet restriction depends on the problem. Chronic kidney disease- usually sodium, potassium, and some protein restriction; possibly phosphorus restriction. Stone disease usually increased water intake. Always check with your doctor and may be nephrologist before making any changes in the diet. ...Read more

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Can small children have kidney problems?

Can small children have kidney problems?

Very much so: Children can be born with congenital kidney problems of various dgerees of severity & can develop kiney problems as small children. Children can have polycystic, multicystic or dysplastic kidneys. Horseshoe or ectopic kidneys. Hydronephrotic obstructed kidneys either in single or one segment or both segments of a duplex kidney. Pyelonephritis, glomerulonephtitis, hemolytic- uremic syndrome, etc. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have kidney problems?

How do I know if I have kidney problems?

Asymptomatic: Apart from kidney stones or sources of bleeding, kidney disease is largely asymptomatic. You can ask your doctor to screen you for diabetes, hypertension, check your blood chemistry, and spot urine albumin/creatinine ratio for an initial line of evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of kidney problems?

Plenty: Decreased urine output may or may not be seen, change in urine color possible, fatigue, swelling, chest pain. Depends on the severity of kidney problems. Please see a more comprehensive list here:
http://www. Kidneydoctorbradenton. Org/2013/04/what-are-signs-and-symptoms-of-ckd. Html. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of kidney problems?

What are the symptoms of kidney problems?

Symptoms of CKD.: The problems of chronic kidney disease (ckd) seen by patients depends on the stage of CKD they have. Patients with stage 1-2, may have no problems they notice. Patients in stage 3-5 may have weakness due to anemia caused by their ckd. They may have anorexia, nausea, vomiting and itching in stage 4-5. See a nephrologist to determine what stage of CKD the person has for answer to his problem. ...Read more

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What are some solutions for kidney problems?

What are some solutions for kidney problems?

Lifestyle choices: Depends on cause. If from meds, may need to change. If from diabetes or hypertension work to control those diseases. If poor blood flow from blockage may need stent. If from heart failure control that. However, good kidney health can be supported by several things. Avoid smoking and dehydration especially. The entire body benefits from sleep, exercise, healthy diets. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in kidney problems?

What symptoms are common in kidney problems?

Plenty: Decreased urine output may or may not be seen, change in urine color possible, fatigue, swelling, chest pain. Depends on the severity of kidney problems. Please see a more comprehensive list here:
http://www. Kidneydoctorbradenton. Org/2013/04/what-are-signs-and-symptoms-of-ckd. Html. ...Read more

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What are common kidney problems in children?

What are common kidney problems in children?

More specific: Please be more specific - give more symptoms that the child is experiencing. ...Read more

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Where does pain happen with kidney problems?

Flank: Usually low back, just behind the bottom border of the rib cage. ...Read more

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How to determine you are having kidney problems?

See a doc: And get your kidney numbers checked. Here is a comprehensive article on how physicians check for kidney disease:
http://www. Kidneydoctorbradenton. Org/2013/03/how-do-physicians-check-your-kidneys. Html. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of kidney problems?

What are some of the symptoms of kidney problems?

Flank pain, blood: Back pain in the flank at level of lower back ribcage, can be very severe kidney stones. Blood in the urine, in any amount, either bright red or rust brown. Flank pain with fever, chills 7 vomiting. Back pain aftr uti. Puffiness of the eyes or ankles. Thirst and producing excessive volumes of urine. Absent urine production from acute medical kidney disease. High blood pressure & headaches etc. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can give you kidney problems?

Please tell me what can give you kidney problems?

Several Conditions: Following can cause kidney problems
1diabetese mellitus
2uncontrolled high blood pressure
3kidney conditions like polycystic kidneys, pyelonephritis, glomerulonephritis or problem you are born with
4narrow or blocked renal arteries
5long term use of meds that are toxic to kidneys like nsaids like ibuprophen;celebrex
but diabetese and high blood pressure are most common leading to kidney failure. ...Read more

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Are there any symptoms if you have kidney problems?

Are there any symptoms if you have kidney problems?

Depends...: Kidney-related problems may widely vary ranging from none to being unbearable to reflect their types & stages. Examples are: none to unbearable pain from passing stone through ureter; seeing gross bloody urine in late stage of kidney tumor or at times in stone passage; fever and pain at pyelonephritis (kidney infection);. .. More? Ask your doctor for individual specifics and relevance. Best to. .. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in having kidney problems?

None -> many: Flank pain w stones, kidney infection, abscess, urinary reflux, or obstruction. Blood in urine w nephritis, stones, infection, trauma, cancer, tuberous sclerosis, av malformation. Abdo pain & vomiting w hydronephrosis. Ankle &/or eyelid swelling w nephrotic syndrome or kidney failure. Thirst & frequent urination w diabetes insipidus, headache & high BP w kidney artery stenosis. Frothy urine =protein. ...Read more

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How do you get kidney problems at a young age? 17...

How do you get kidney problems at a young age? 17...

Long list: Sadly age doesn't protect against kidney disease, just the causes are different. Adults DM and HTN are most common and in younger adults, primary glomerular disease, reflux, abnormal urogenital tract, to name a few. Seek care with a pediatric Nephrologist. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Do kidney problems affect any other organs in the body?

Do kidney problems affect any other organs in the body?

Yes they can: Can cause: elevated blood pressure which -> heart attacks, headaches, strokes etc. Fluid retention -> ankle & eyelid swelling + shortness of breath. Renal diabetes insipidus -> xs fluid loss, thirst, frequent urination & bedwetting. Severe kidney damage -> lack of erythropoetin production -> bone marrow suppression anemia, also electrolyte disturbances.Hydronephrosis -> nausea, vomiting, abdo pain. ...Read more

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Which symptoms are there for any and all kidney problems?

Which symptoms are there for any and all kidney problems?

Plenty: This is a long list. I will refer you to this article:

http://www. Kidneydoctorbradenton. Org/2013/04/what-are-signs-and-symptoms-of-ckd. Html. ...Read more

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How long can a pt. Take lithium before. They have kidney problems?

How long can a pt. Take lithium before. They have kidney problems?

Depends....: Lithium use can cause damage to your kidneys. Regular lithium blood levels together with kidney function tests like creatinine and GFR will assist in determining the right dose as well as finding early signs of liver damage which may require stopping lithium. Your md should be monitoring this regularly. You and your md need to work as a team. ...Read more

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