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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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What are the symptoms of kidney failure if high blood pressure?

What are the symptoms of kidney failure if high blood pressure?

Few symptoms: Both high blood pressure and kidney failure are dangerous because they are not easily detectable. Kidney failure usually will not be evident until the more advanced stages at which point patient may experience poor appetite nausea and weight loss. Swelling of the legs and blood in urine can also be seen in some forms. ...Read more

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When a person has lung cancer, are the symptoms before death vomiting blood?

When a person has lung cancer, are the symptoms before death vomiting blood?

No: Although coughing up blood (hemoptysis) can occur at any time with lung cancer it is usually not the leading symptom. Most people lose significant amounts of weight and may pass away from infection, sometimes they become increasingly short of breath or they may just fall asleep and not wake up. The way they pass is not important it is how they pass. It should be relatively pain and anxiety free. ...Read more

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My mom, aged 72, has cyclical symptoms that occur every 2 months: chills, fever, body aches, vomiting. Blood work, other tests all come up normal?

My mom, aged 72, has cyclical symptoms that occur every 2 months: chills, fever, body aches, vomiting. Blood work, other tests all come up normal?

Cyclical disease: I would want to know if it was exactly 2 months at a time -and for how long she was experiencing this. There is something called cyclical neutropenia, but it's very rare. I think she needs to be evaluated when she's actually sick -because when in recovery you may not identify the cause. I think your mom needs a thorough evaluation - and it may be time for that second opinion to shed light on this. ...Read more

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On going & reoccurring symptoms of vomiting blood only, nose bleeds and a red stripe on upper right arm that appeared a year ago and never went away

On going & reoccurring symptoms of vomiting blood only, nose bleeds and a red stripe on upper right arm that appeared a year ago and never went away

Bleeding diathesis: If you are having bleeding from multiple orifices, need to rule out problem in the normal clotting mechanism. You need some blood work to find out the deficiency. Start with your primary care physician and if necessary you will be referred out to specialists. ...Read more

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4 yr old, severe stomach cramping some vomiting. Blood test, urine test and ultrasound came back ok. Symptoms started a week ago. What could this be.

4 yr old, severe stomach cramping some vomiting. Blood test, urine test and ultrasound came back ok. Symptoms started a week ago. What could this be.

Viral: Moat illnesses like this are viral in nature and can last a week to ten days. Other considerations are abdominal migraine, food allergy. The blood test and urine ruled out serious infection and urinary infection. Ultrasound ruled out any obstructive process. If it continues then see your doc again. If nothing improving a visit ot eh gastrointestinal specialist could be helpful. ...Read more

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Symptoms: vomiting blood, 2 egds reveal hiatal hernia, severe inflammation of esophagus and duodenum. Weight loss of 15 lbs in 2 months. What's wrong?

Symptoms: vomiting blood, 2 egds reveal hiatal hernia, severe inflammation of esophagus and duodenum. Weight loss of 15 lbs in 2 months. What's wrong?

Maybe paraesophageal: This coul be due to a large hiatal hernia known as a paraesophageal hernia. This generally requires surgical repair by a surgeon with extensive experience in laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair. ...Read more

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Does having kidney failure cause frequent vomiting?

Does having kidney failure cause frequent vomiting?

Kidney Failure: Kidney failure with uremia (build up of urine toxins) can result in vomiting, but mild or moderate kidney failure usually does not have any vomiting. When someone is close to end stage renal disease, that is when we expect to see nausea and vomiting. However, acute renal failure can also result in these symptoms. ...Read more

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Why do people with kidney failure start shaking and having a fever & vomiting all of a sudden?

Why do people with kidney failure start shaking and having a fever & vomiting all of a sudden?

Renal failure: The shaking can be due to infection - failing kidneys make you more susceptible to infection. It can also be due to your blood salts being abnormal. This weblink is a good one to find out about the symptoms of renal failure: http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/168915-kidney-disease-symptoms-pains/. Reading this should give you a better understanding of what happens when kidneys fail. ...Read more

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Why are people say lispronil high blood medication is giving them kidney failure like I'm so scared to even take this medication.

Why are people say lispronil high blood medication is giving them kidney failure like I'm so scared to even take this medication.

No flawless meds: During & after development of any approved med, they collect/monitor reported adverse symptoms or events experienced during use. When /if these are not rare, the med is pulled off the market. Since everyone is unique, there is always be a possibility that someone can develop an issue with a given med. Regular checkups/labs help monitor it. I have no concerns about this med and have been on it for years. ...Read more

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Would regular blood tests rule out kidney failure?

Would regular blood tests rule out kidney failure?

They help.: Two blood tests that pinpoint kidney funcion are the serum creatinine and the egfr (estimated glomerular filtration rate). Creatinine is a breakdown product of muscle cells; creatinine is eliminated by healthy kidneys. As kidneys work less well, the creatitine level rises in the blood. The egfr, on the other hand, will fall as kidney function declines. ...Read more

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How does high blood pressure cause kidney failure?

Blood vessel damage: High blood pressure damages the blood vessels, especially small arteries and that damages the special organs in kidneys, glomeruli. Hypertension also damages larger arteries and reduced blood supply to kidneys. ...Read more

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What best for lunch and dinner for kidney failure patient with high blood pressure and diabetics?

What best for lunch and dinner for kidney failure patient with high blood pressure and diabetics?

DASH: The dash diet was recently selected by leading nutritionists, endocrinologists, and internists as the best diabetic diet. http://dashdiet. Org/ has more information (i have no affiliation with these folks). Weight watchers was selected as being easiest to follow, if that is more of a problem for you. Good luck, and stick with it! ...Read more

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What do elevated muscle enzymes in blood work without muscle strains? Does this mean I am going into kidney failure?

What do elevated muscle enzymes in blood work without muscle strains? Does this mean I am going into kidney failure?

Only if very high: When very high it could lead to kidney failure that is reversible most of the time. To prevent that you need to increase fluid intake to maintain high urine output. ...Read more

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Can dehydration effect blood test I had one and it showed kidney failure and high colesterol?

Can dehydration effect blood test I had one and it showed kidney failure and high colesterol?

Danger: No. The test for dehydration is called the bun. Kidney failure represents an elevation in the creatinine level. It sounds like your health is going to need major attention this year, . ...Read more

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Help please. Could blood work / urinalysis for diabetes show kidney failure?

Help please. Could blood work / urinalysis for diabetes show kidney failure?

Diabetes diagnosis: Yes, both blood work and urine studies will show the presence of diabetes (d). Glucose in the urine is a sign that d is present, as well proteinuria (p). While d is not the only disease that will cause p, it is one of them. Blood results that show diabetic kidney disease are high hb a1c, BUN and creatinine levels. See a nephrologist for more answers to your question. ...Read more

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I am having lower back pain. I had done blood work and ultrasound before 2 months. Everything was fine. Is this pain due to kidney failure or disease?

Back pain: Should also be worked up by an orthopedist.- renal failure should be worked up by nephrologist or internist. ...Read more

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How can kidney failure affect blood sugar?

How can kidney failure affect blood sugar?

Low blood sugar: Kidney failure affects sugar in different ways 1. If you are on meds for diabetes, these meds are cleared slowly by the kidney, so their effect is longer, so you have the risk of low sugars. 2.Advanced kidney failure reduces appetite, so one can have low sugars if they continue the same dose of meds 3.You can also develop resistance to meds, which requires to adjust the dose. ...Read more

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I had no signs of kidney failure other than blood work.?

I had no signs of kidney failure other than blood work.?

See your doctor: What specifically did your blood test show? If you had signs of kidney failure on blood work you need to see a nephrologist immediately. Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What biochemical analysis of blood samples may indicate kidney failure?

Kidney failure labs: In addition to elevated BUN and creatinine levels in the blood, patients with kidney failure have low hemoglobin, carbon dioxide and calcium blood levels. They also have high parathyroid hormone, potassium and phosphorus levels. Pt's with chronic kidney disease (ckd) can have some of these abnormal levels, but with lesser deviation from normal depending on the class of their ckd. ...Read more

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55gfr kidney damage n high blood pressure can this cause kidney failure?

55gfr kidney damage n high blood pressure can this cause kidney failure?

Possible...: All life events are a one-way street of accumulation, modification, and continuation from inception to eternity. So. good/adequate personal & professional care can modify the existing conditions so to slow down the pace of worsening, which may highly vary. Nonetheless, move on to do those within our control and avoid wasting time & energy to think and worry about those beyond our control. Best. .. ...Read more

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I have blood in my urine for almoat 3 months and 2 weeks ago the hospital said kidney failure possible kidney disease but sent me home and did nothing?

I have blood in my urine for almoat 3 months and 2 weeks ago the hospital said kidney failure possible kidney disease but sent me home and did nothing?

Your doctor: You definitely need to get your primary care doctor involved. You will need blood work and urine studies. Try also to retrieve your results from the hospital. Followup will be critical. ...Read more

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How long would it take a minimal amount of cocaine to leave your blood stream if you have 3rd stage kidney failure?

How long would it take a minimal amount of cocaine to leave your blood stream if you have 3rd stage kidney failure?

Wrong concern: You should be more worried about drinking alcohol and using any Cocaine while being in renal failure! ...Read more

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I recently went for blood count and my creatinine level was 1.34. Are my heading towards kidney failure. Can it be managed?

I recently went for blood count and my creatinine level was 1.34. Are my heading towards kidney failure. Can it be managed?

Good to ask!: Creatinine is a breakdown product of muscle cells, and it's normally eliminated by the kidneys. When it's elevated, it may imply that kidneys aren't functioning as well. Since diabetes and high blood pressure are the main causes of kidney failure, make sure you're ok in these areas. Talk to your doctor for info on you, but a mildly elevated creatinine does not mean that your kidneys will fail. ...Read more

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My partner is suffering from severe back pain an sometimes blood comes out with urine. Is this related to kidney failure?

My partner is suffering from severe back pain an sometimes blood comes out with urine. Is this related to kidney failure?

See a doctor soon: Symptoms suggest passing a kidney stone. If so, it is important to know how big the stone is to determine if will have trouble passing. Kidney damage/infection can occur with prolonged obstruction from a stone. Start having your partner strain his urine now because if he passes a stone you want to keep it for analysis. ...Read more

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Can not fasting before a blood test show results of acute kidney failure & I'm scheduled for another test that I will fast for amen?

No: Your kidney failure may be something as simple as the transient effect of a painkiller such as ibuprofen, or something as troublesome as interstitial nephritis due to the medicine you are taking for your mood. Or there may be a lab error. Hoping you get a good outcome. ...Read more

Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Kidney Failure (Definition)

A condition in which your kidneys suddenly stop working normally. Since your kidneys remove waste products and help balance water and salt and other minerals (electrolytes) in your blood, when your kidneys stop working, waste products, fluids, and electrolytes build up in your body. This can cause problems ...Read more


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Slurred Speech (Definition)

Slurred speech is difficulty with articulation and usually ...Read more