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I have swelling feet and calves. What could be the cause? I was checked for kidney disease and all is fine. All my blood is fine. What else could it b

I have swelling feet and calves. What could be the cause? I was checked for kidney disease and all is fine. All my blood is fine. What else could it b

See below.: Edema of the lower extremities comes from liver or kidney disease or from heart pump failure or to leaky vessels or excess sodium in diet. See doc to make sure we have crossed all items off list. If none of the above it is idiopathic edema caused by a slight imbalance in the hydrostatic pressures in the leg vessels. Sometimes due to prior infection / trauma or obesity. ...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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Why swelling of eye lid happens in kidney disease stage 2 or advanced stage?

Why swelling of  eye lid happens in kidney disease stage 2 or advanced stage?

Fluid retention: With progressive renal dysfunction, kidneys lose the ability to regulate salt and water balance. This can cause fluid retention & present as swelling in the legs, hands, feet, face and even the abdomen if severe. Diuretic medications which increase urination can help, but treatment should be directed by a nephrologist (kidney specialist) who understands the cause in these more advanced cases. ...Read more

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My friend suffers from kidney disease & face has swollen tremendously due to her meds , i believe. Is there anything she can take to reduce swelling?

My friend suffers from kidney disease & face has swollen tremendously due to her meds , i believe. Is there anything she can take to reduce swelling?

Nephrologist: Your firiend must see a nephrologist to figure out the reason for swelling of the face. It could be due to meds or kidney problem. ...Read more

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Chances of kidney disease at 16? See bubbles in pee, less when sitting. Have bad health anxiety. Possible swelling between thumb and index mostlyright

Chances of kidney disease at 16?
See bubbles in pee, less when sitting.
Have bad health anxiety.
Possible swelling between thumb and index mostlyright

HEALTH WORRIES: Nothing that you have said makes me overly concerned about any acute or emergent medical issues. You should discuss this anxiety with your parents and with your doctor. I think that both sources can help greatly in reducing your anxiety. ...Read more

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Afraid that I have kidney disease, pain on hands while pt perform acupressure, said its kidney prob, I have normal s. Creatinine and urinalysis.Help.

Afraid that I have kidney disease, pain on hands while pt perform acupressure, said its kidney prob, I have normal s. Creatinine and urinalysis.Help.

Doctor can help: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see what might be the concerns. Having hand pain when doing some sort of acupressure doesn't mean anything in modern medicine... So it doesn't mean one has heart disease, kidney disease, lung disease, or any internal organ disease. However, if parts of the hand or fingers hurt when pressed (not pressing too hard), one's doctor can check for hand inflammation. ...Read more

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Do cirrhosis and kidney disease come hand in hand?

Do cirrhosis and kidney disease come hand in hand?

Not always: Patients who have cirrhosis will sometimes develop kidney issues. These can range from inflammation (associated with various types of hepatitis) or a condition that alters the way the kidneys work (hepatorenal syndrome). This is often a bad sign in liver disease and can only be treated with lover transplantation. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Kidney Diseases (Definition)

Kidney diseases include hereditary problems such as polycystic kidney disease, structural abnormalities, infections, cancer, and damage to kidneys due to other medical conditions ...Read more