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What can I do to maintain my kidney and liver?

What can I do to maintain my kidney and liver?

Don't abuse them: If you're healthy to start with: well balanced diet, avoid unnecessary drugs (as medicine or for fun), watch alcohol intake; careful with sexual activity/partners- use a condom. Get vaccinated for hepatitis a and b if risk factors- travel to endemic area, sex exposure, especially if multiple partners. If already have some issue with liver or kidney, talk to md about your specifics. ...Read more

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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Best way to detoxify liver with fatty liver disease and do I need to?

Best way to detoxify liver with fatty liver disease and do I need to?

Not necessarily...: As we age fat deposits build up in our liver; best way to combat this is by being as 'low-fat' as possible; and your body will do the rest. (presuming all of your lab data is normal of course) some say the herb 'milk thistle' can help with detoxification of the liver; but there have been no studies I am aware of to prove this...Strictly an alternative solution. Cheers! ...Read more

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What can I do to avoid kidneys stones?

What can I do to avoid kidneys stones?

Drink water: There are a variety of conditions that predispose to kidney stone formation. Ultimately, one must stay well hydrated to keep urine output to about 2 liters per day. Also avoidance of excessive salt intake is a good measure. Some other conditions require more extensive treatments, medications, and even surgery to prevent further stone formation. ...Read more

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Do I have to do a colon and kidney detox before going though the liver detox?

Do I have to do a colon and kidney detox before going though the liver detox?

Don't bother: Don't bother with any type of detox. It's just a waste of your money. ...Read more

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How can you cleanse you liver and keep it clean?

How can you cleanse you liver and keep it clean?

You can't: Anybody telling you otherwise is either badly misinformed or trying to scam you. There are "liver purges" you can drink that can end you in the icu. We do live in a sea of unpleasant chemicals -- natural and human-made -- and the best you can do by your liver is to eat a healthy diet and stay physically (especially aerobically) fit. ...Read more

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Why do kidneys stop working ! And what can I do to prevent kidney desease?

Why do kidneys stop working ! And what can I do to prevent kidney desease?

Kidney Failure: The most common causes of chronic renal failure are poorly controlled diabetes and high blood pressure. If you have one of these medical problems, diligent treatment and attention to its management will prevent kidney failure. Other causes of kidney failure are harder to prevent and have strong genetic predispositions. ...Read more

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How come hemolytic-uremic syndrome very damaging to the kidneys, and what can I do to prevent it?

How come hemolytic-uremic syndrome very damaging to the kidneys, and what can I do to prevent it?

See below: Hemolytic uremic syndrome usually develops in response to infection, especially toxigenic e coli. The disease process leads to clogging of capillaries in the kidney and destroying the blood filtration process. Avoiding is by protecting yourself from infection. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hemolytic-uremic-syndrome/ds00876. ...Read more

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Why is hemolytic-uremic syndrome harmful to the kidneys, and what can I do to prevent it?

Why is hemolytic-uremic syndrome harmful to the kidneys, and what can I do to prevent it?

Kidney failure: Inflammation from hus can cause kidney failure, nothing can be done to prevent it but getting early and right treatment for it may help prevent it's complications! ...Read more

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What are foods I can use to make a serious detox to clean my out my system?

What are foods I can use to make a serious detox to clean my out my system?

Water: there are a lot of product available out there some natural food,some herbs and plants there is no academic medical study has prove any of them for sure the only good safe cleansing product available is water ...Read more

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What to do if I have cirrhoses of the liver and hepatitis C how long do What to do if I have to live?

What to do if I have cirrhoses of the liver and hepatitis C how long do What to do if I have to live?

It depends: depends on how damaged is your liver. The "MELD" score is a formula that predicts mortality. ask your gastroenterologist. Labs are needed to calculate the MELD score. you should have regular visits with a doctor that is familiar with treatment of cirrhosis, preferably at a transplant center. ...Read more

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How does lithotrypsy work and does do any damage to kidney tissues? If so, to what extent?

How does lithotrypsy work and does do any damage to kidney tissues?  If so, to what extent?

"Force" waves: Eswl is the process of fragmenting kidney stones with "force" waves (created in a pulsatile fashion by one of several different types of generators) focused through and into the body at your kidney stone(s). Since the human body is composed mostly of water (including your bones), the force waves pass through human tissue and break up the stone through refraction (release) at the stone interface. ...Read more

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What might cause my liver and kidneys to not extract any vitamin d?

What might cause my liver and kidneys to not extract any vitamin d?

They do not extract: The liver and kidneys do not extract vitamin d, they activate it into forms that are usable by the body. Native vitamin d has no effect until it is activated. If your level is low it is because you are not getting enough or you are not absorbing it or you are not getting enough ultraviolet exposure from the sun. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I have gallbladder stones can I still do the liver and gallstones cleanse?

Caution advised: I would advise caution with "cleanses". Your liver is not "dirty" and does not need cleaning. Gallstones can cause problems if they either block the opening of the gallbladder, or block the passage of bile into the small intestine. I would show your doctor your specific cleanse product, and get their opinion. There are a variety of these cleanses, with widely differing ingredients. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many years of drinking does it take to cause heart and liver damage?

Can you let me know how many years of drinking does it take to cause heart and liver damage?

It varies: Most heavy drinkers never have any loss of cardiac function as a result. A boozy weekend will give you a fatty liver but this clears in a few days. A month or two of heavy drinking can unpredictably cause you to get alcoholic hepatitis (even if you sober up) which can kill you. And only about 1 problem drinker in 3 gets cirrhosis and it takes a lot for a long time. Get sober for those you love. ...Read more

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What to do if I have fluid in lungs with liver cirrhosis?

What to do if I have fluid in lungs with liver cirrhosis?

Cirrhosis and lung d: Question is whether the fluid is in the lung (edema) or around the lung(effusion). Edema may be caused by excess fluid in the body and effusion may be caused by fluid moving from the abdomen to the pleura through the diaphragm. Multiple causes and treatment varies depending no cause. See your doctor for guidance and treatment recommendation. ...Read more

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I am a male 22y that wants to cleanse my liver and kidney, what over-the-counter meds can I take to get this done?

I am a male 22y that wants to cleanse my liver and kidney, what over-the-counter meds can I take to get this done?

Why do you want do: It does not make any sence.There is no therapy, no need and whole question does not make any sence. If you are in good health, eat proprly, get regular exercise, regular chech ups dont smoke and do not drink excessively, all that will keep you liver and kidney healthy and clean. ...Read more

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I have cirrhosis of the liver and need to know how or if e cigarette can hurt me?

I have cirrhosis of the liver and need to know how or if e cigarette can hurt me?

Yes, it can: Smoking increases the damage caused by injurious agents in liver disease. Several studies have shown association of increased liver damage with smoking in patients with alcoholic liver disease and viral hepatitis, as well as fatty liver disease. If you have cirrhosis, do yourself a favor and stop smoking. ...Read more

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Can i take milk thistle and uva ursi to help clean nortiptyline out my liver and kidneys faster than half-life?

Can i take milk thistle and uva ursi to help clean nortiptyline out my liver and kidneys faster than half-life?

Not really: Milk thistle and uva ursi won't really speed up processing of nortriptylene. It there some reason you want to do that? If having any trouble with medicine you're taking. I hope you'll discuss with your doctor so that it can be addressed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Spot on the liver or kidney means?

Spot on the liver or kidney means?

A cyst: A spot usually refers to a cyst which is basic abubble in the organ containing fluid. Most cysts are benign, especially if only a few are found. ...Read more

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What can cause kidney and liver damage?

What can cause kidney and liver damage?

Broad question: Damage to liver by alcohol, hepatitis infections/drugs can affect kidney function. Certain disease like lupus, sarcoidosis, cystic disease , Wilson disease, can affect both organs.The list is long.. Need a specialist to evaluate the cause ...Read more

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What does kidney or liver pain feel like?

What does kidney or liver pain feel like?

Visceral pain: Everyone experiences pain, differently. Traditionally, visceral pain is of a different nature. It would be more severe than the “pain” you feel when your bladder is so full and you are unable to avoid. The closest description would be the pain of a kidney stone being passed. The nature is traditionally described as “colicky” and/or crampy in nature…. ...Read more

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Is clomazepam hard on the liver or kidneys?

Yes and no: As long as taken as prescribed the medication should not cause problems. You can always check the liver enzymes and kidney function to ensure no effect. ...Read more

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Is Orlistat save for kidney and liver !!! ?

Wrong question: You are asking the wrong question. Here us the right question: "Does Orlistat work"? The answer to that is no. It does not work. It will not lead you to any real or lasting weight loss. ...Read more

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I have lesions on both my liver and kidneys?

I have lesions on both my liver and kidneys?

Please follow doctor: advice. Also, see by Patrick Quillan, PhD, clinical nutritionist about helpful diet to support your situation. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What can I do to maintain my kidney and liver?

Don't abuse them: If you're healthy to start with: well balanced diet, avoid unnecessary drugs (as medicine or for fun), watch alcohol intake; careful with sexual activity/partners- use a condom. Get vaccinated for hepatitis a and b if risk factors- travel to endemic area, sex exposure, especially if multiple partners. If already have some issue with liver or kidney, talk to md about your specifics. ...Read more

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How would I know if I have liver or kidney problems?

How would I know if I have liver or kidney problems?

You might not: Chronic liver or kidney disease is often asymptomatic until it approaches end stage (near death). You could have swelling of feet, turn yellow, have itching, tiredness, low energy level, short of breath. Risk factors include family history, viral hepatitis infection, diabetes, hypertension, ; liver and kidney function is easily and cheaply tested. ...Read more

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No kidney and liver function, how long can one live?

Part answer: With no renal function, a patient will fall into a uraemic coma in 7 to 10 days and die within 14 to 21 days. I defer the liver question to a hepatologist. ...Read more

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What causes hypo densities on the liver and kidneys?

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Here are some ...: Hypo-densities as revealed in US or CT or MRI usually denote a hollow space filled with either water-like fluid or fatty tissue or ... , which suggests less likely to have malignancy. But for individual situation, ask Doc timely for detailing... ...Read more

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Can simple kidney or liver cysts go away on their own?

Can simple kidney or liver cysts go away on their own?

Not usually: Cysts in either of these organs tend to persist,
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What are the differing function of the liver and kidneys?

What are the differing function of the liver and kidneys?

Too many to list: Liver makes most of the blood proteins, cholesterol, and bile. Kidneys remove waste products from blood. Both organs also affect many other metabolic functions, such as vitamin d, red cell production, glucose and electrolyte control etc. ...Read more

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I have pain in my kidneys and what feels like my liver. ?

Often not...: Oftentimes, what we feel does not specifically pertain to the organ beneath. To unveil the myth behind symptoms needs more info on the specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of symptoms + physical exam + testing as needed. How? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you can work closer / better with doc so to deduce best possible diagnosis for reasonable care. ...Read more

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Could psoriasis attack other organs like kidney and liver ?

Could psoriasis attack other organs like kidney and liver ?

Beyond the skin: Psoriasis is associated with 5 different types of arthritis, an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Other comorbidities associated with psoriasis include cancer, obesity, metabolic syndrome and other immune-related conditions such as Crohn's disease ...Read more

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Can there be any pills that help with your liver or kidneys?

Can there be any pills that help with your liver or kidneys?

No : good diet will help your kidneys and liver. All medicines either are metabolized by liver or kidney , so go for good healthy diet rich in vitamins . Balanced diet ...Read more

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How long can a person live with no kidney or liver function?

Death if no function: The kidneys and liver are essential to survival. A person cannot live if these organs have no function. For kidney failure, the patient can go on dialysis and may live for many years. For complete liver failure, the only therapy is a liver transplant. However, the wait time for a liver transplant can be months or years, so the patient must have some residual function to stay alive until transplant. ...Read more

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How long can a person live with a diseases liver and kidney?

Survival depends: Survival from any disease is difficult to predict. Important factors include the disease, patient age, baseline health status, and quality of medical care. Some patients can live for many years with liver and kidney disease. However, chronic liver disease (cirrhosis) is terminal and will lead to death. Use internet to calculate meld score - the closer you get to score 40, the higher risk of death. ...Read more

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How could i tell if I have liver or kidney problems problems?

See your Doctor: Most accurate way is to see your doctor and tell them any symptoms you may have developed. They can order appropriate blood tests or radiology tests if indicated. ...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