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Is having a temperature a symptom of kidney disease? Aswell as blood in urine and severe stomach pains in the side of the stomach ?

Is having a temperature a symptom of kidney disease? Aswell as blood in urine and severe stomach pains in the side of the stomach ?

Kidney problem: Blood in urine can appear from kidney, ureter, or bladder. Fever is not a typical symptom of kidney disease. Severe stomach pain is not either; but kidneys can be painful and this pain is usually in the flank. You may have a stone causing pain and bleeding- get checked asap. ...Read more

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Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more

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Can you get kidney disease from holding in your urine all the time?

Can you get kidney disease from holding in your urine all the time?

Probably not…: …kidney disease but more frequent bladder infections: holding urine stretches bladder so it doesn't function well in emptying, often leaving urine behind, which then becomes a source for infection. Try to urinate soon after getting the urge. If urinating often, see doc to be checked for UTI or diabetes. ...Read more

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Living with Polycystic Kidney Disease (Checklist)

Maintain a normal blood pressure
Once
Avoid large protein intake
Once
Drink fluids
Once
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Please help! what is the name of that kidney disease where the urine backs up into the kindeys?

Please help! what is the name of that kidney disease where the urine backs up into the kindeys?

Reflux: I think what you are talking about is vesicoureteral reflux (vur). This is more commonly seen in children, especially males. There is a secondary form that can be seen in adults or anyone with damaged nerves to bladder resulting in a neurogenic bladder. When the urine backs up into the kidneys hydronephrosis (swollen kidneys) can develop. ...Read more

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If my urine test is normal, could I still have kidney disease?

If my urine test is normal, could I still have kidney disease?

Urinalysis: The answer is yes. Typically patients with certain kidney diseases such as that due to hypertension can have a normal urinalysis. Additionally early kidney disease may not necessarily show evidence on urinalysis. Their are urine biomarkers, that are expensive and special tests that are more sensitive to diagnosing kidney disease. These are not typically used in current practice yet. ...Read more

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Living with Polycystic Kidney Disease (Checklist)

Have kidney image exam
Yearly
Get BP checked
Monthly
Control BP to less than 130/80
Once
Eat a low-salt diet
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What urine tests are needed for chronic kidney disease?

What urine tests are needed for chronic kidney disease?

Depends on the type : Of disease. Measurement of serum creatinine is a good test to assess the degree of kidney disease. Other tests may be chosen depending on the cause of chronic kidney disease, e.G, urinalysis, serum protein electrophoresis, autoantibodies etc. ...Read more

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I have smelly urine, i'm scared, i might have kidney disease, what to do?

I have smelly urine, i'm scared, i might have kidney disease, what to do?

Check UA: There are various reasons for smelly urine. It simply could be normal concentrated urine from dehydration. It could be an infection or various kidney diseases. The simplest way to find out is analysis of urine. Based on the result your doctor will able to address your concern. ...Read more

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Living with Polycystic Kidney Disease (Checklist)

Reduce stress in your life: Stress causes cysts to grow faster
daily
Adequate daily fluid intake is a requirement for all patients with PKD
daily
Maintain a healthy weight is important to provide kidney protection
daily
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My mom recently identified with kidney disease.her both kidneys are not functioning properly.urine mixed with blood.what procedure can be done to cure?

My mom recently identified with kidney disease.her both kidneys are not functioning properly.urine mixed with blood.what procedure can be done to cure?

Kidney failure: Transplant is the procedure that will offer a cure for a patient in kidney failure. However, if your mom's kidneys are still functioning more than 15% of normal, she will be advised by her Nephrologist about medications to take and which to avoid to preserve function as long as possible. ...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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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

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