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What are some of the symptoms if my body starts rejecting the new kidney?

What are some of the symptoms if my body starts rejecting the new kidney?

Local pain may occur: However the symptoms are those for kidney failure e.g. Swelling, decreased urine output, and high blood pressure. Rejection is much less likely if all transplant meds are taken with no skipping. ...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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What are some symptoms of your prostate going bad or devoloping cancer? Can lower back pains u feel inside your body be one?

What are some symptoms of your prostate going bad or devoloping cancer? Can lower back pains u feel inside your body be one?

Prostate: Prostate cancer has essentially no symptoms until it is very advanced. It does not occur in your age group. One condition that does occur frequently in your age group is prostatitis. It causes a variety of sensations and often does cause discomfort in the very low back. See your physician if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Hi Doctor! I am 40 years old. On trying to bend down, it feels like something will "break" in my lower back. MRI 4 months back showed mild-moderate intervertebral disc space loss in lower back. And just last week a few new sysmtoms started. There are some

Hi Doctor! I am 40 years old. On trying to bend down, it feels like something will "break" in my lower back. MRI 4 months back showed mild-moderate intervertebral disc space loss in lower back. And just last week a few new sysmtoms started. There are some

Follow up: you may have instability in one of your lumbar segments. I would recommend you follow up with your spine doctor. They will probably order X-rays that are taken with you standing and bent over to asses the stability. Sometimes it can be treated with physical therapy and others are better treated with surgical stabilization. ...Read more

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I've been having some symptoms like ovarian pain on my right side and a new vaginal odor different than usual and lower back pain. Any ideas? Help.

I've been having some symptoms like ovarian pain on my right side and a new vaginal odor different than usual and lower back pain. Any ideas? Help.

Discuss with MD: You need an evaluation, you may have pelvic inflammation from any number of reasons, you will need a good pelvic exam and some lab studies. If you have been sexually active, at any time, the concern and urgency is increased. Please get an evaluation. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of having a kidney problem?

What are some of the symptoms of having a kidney problem?

Variable: In many instances, patients do not have clearly identifiable symptoms until the kidney function is severely impaired ( ...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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What are some of the symptoms of kidney failure?

What are some of the symptoms of kidney failure?

Silent: Kidneys fail silently-- therefore routine screening is necessary! Subtle signs --- like increased fatigue, increased sleepiness, mild tremors, cognitive/memory impairment, headaches, flu like symptoms, body aches, leg cramps etc etc can all be indicative of renal failure! ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms or signs of kidney failure?

What are some of the symptoms or signs of kidney failure?

Subtle: More often than not they are mild and easy to miss as just having a "flu" and being under the weather. They include: fatigue, poor appetite, increasing need to sleep but not waking up refreshed, nausea in the morning, lack of libido, muscle cramping and ultimately swelling, shortness of breath and low urine output. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of kidney failure in elderly?

Nocturia or none: May not be any. If severe poor appetite, nausea, tiredness, shortness of breath, others. Check with your doctor if in doubt. ...Read more

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I was curious if anyone knows some of the symptoms or signs of kidney failure?

I was curious if anyone knows some of the symptoms or signs of kidney failure?

Vague: Kidney failure is notorious for causing very vague nebulous symptoms sometimes like, fatigue, insomnia, nausea, decreased appetite, metallic taste in the mouth, etc. Unless someone looks at the blood test results, it might be hard to pin these non-specific symptoms on to kidney failure. I have a more comprehensive list on my blog at http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/what-are-signs-and-. ...Read more

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I wanted to know when you got some of the symptoms of kidney failure, can you still cure it?

I wanted to know when you got some of the symptoms of kidney failure, can you still cure it?

Kidney failure: Tough question! it really depends upon what is causing your kidneys to not work. Proper medications for your underlying problem, supportive care from your doctor treating your symptoms, and time will give you a better answer to your question. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you get some of the symptoms of kidney failure, is it still possible to get cured?

I'm just wondering, if you get some of the symptoms of kidney failure, is it still possible to get cured?

Get info on YOU!: Symptoms of kidney failure are pretty vague at first, including fatigue! (who doesn't get that from time to time?) the important thing is to learn the numbers that reflect your kidney function. If you are a diabetic, get a yearly urine test to assess the amount of microalbumin (protein) in your urine - it's your earliest indicator of problems. Watch your blood pressure, too! good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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How soon do you know if a kidney has been rejected by the body?

How soon do you know if a kidney has been rejected by the body?

Immediately: A rejected organ can cause pain, swelling, fever, and a drop in urine output. Early in the rejection process, there are no symptoms which is why lifelong supervison by transplant doctors is required to optimize graft survival. ...Read more

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My friend needs a kidney and we are a match. If her body rejects it can I have it back?

My friend needs a kidney and we are a match. If her body rejects it can I have it back?

Kidney donor: That is very admirable of you to want to help out in such a way at such a young age. No, transplants fail for reasons other than rejection, and the conditions resulting in a failed transplant generally involve damaging the transplanted organ. however, if you are a match that is the first step to a successful situation for you both GOOD LUCK to BOTH OF YOU ...Read more

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What would happen if a transplanted kidney fails / gets rejected by the body?

What would happen if a transplanted kidney fails / gets rejected by the body?

It depends: Sometimes, the patient will need to have the organ removed. This usually occurs if the anti-rejection medications are being reduced or stopped, and the immune system continues to attack the kidney. Signs of this include pain near the transplant and fever; this requires immediate medical attention. In other patients, the failed kidney can remain in the body indefinitely with no problems. ...Read more

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Friend is young and healthy other than his renal failure. What is the success rate of the kidney not rejecting his body and realy working?

Friend is young and healthy other than his renal failure. What is the success rate of the kidney not rejecting his body and realy working?

Transplant success: There are a couple of places to get more information - go here (http://www.Konnectology.Com/kidneytransplant/success) or go to webmd. Overall success rate is at or above 90%, but there are so many factors that go into determining kidney survival after transplant i could fill a book. My best advice is use google and read. I wish your friend great success. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of kidney stones?

What are some symptoms of kidney stones?

Backpain: Kidney stones cause back and flank pain, bloody urine and can lead to a urinary tract infection. Most women describe the pain as excruriating as giving birth. ...Read more

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Can the liver protect a new transplanted kidney from being rejected.?

Transplant: No. The only way to prevent a transplanted kidney from being rejected is anti-rejection medications. The body has a tendency to make antibodies to foreign objects inside it. Thats how we fight off bacteria and viruses. Its the same way with a transplanted organ. Thats why we use medications to suppress the immune system so the body does not reject a transplanted kidney. ...Read more

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I'm wondering can the body repair nephron in the kidneys or make new nephron?

I'm wondering can the body repair nephron in the kidneys or make new nephron?

New nephrons: I'm wondering can the body repair nephron in the kidneys or make new nephron? ANS: once they are gone they are gone. When enough are gone you have renal failure and will need to be on a kidney machine or have a transplant. ...Read more