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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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Rash on 2 year old butt and lower back that look like zits. What do I do?

Rash on 2 year old butt and lower back that look like zits. What do I do?

variety of causes: The "zits" description leaves a lot to the imagination.This could be bites (flea, ant), yeast (candida albicans), hives (allergic) or a mild skin infection from skin germs, or bites originally that became infected later. If these do not fade over a few days and or continue to enlarge or incrase in number, an office evaluation is worth while. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my arms and lower back area. I was recently in contact with bed bugs but it does not look like bed bug bites. It looks more like an a?

I have a rash on my arms and lower back area. I was recently in contact with bed bugs but it does not look like bed bug bites. It looks more like an a?

Pix worth 1000 words: I suggest that you take the time to have an experienced health care professional look at your rash. It is very hard to diagnose a rash from an incomplete description. Here's a picture of bedbug bites for comparison. ...Read more

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Rash like bites and painful in kidney area. What do you think is wrong?

Rash like bites and painful in kidney area. What do you think is wrong?

Shingles?: Painful rashes could mean either shingles or bacterial infection in that area. You should see the doctor to find out what the diagnosis is and get the treatment. ...Read more

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I have rash on my back where my kidneys are?

I have rash on my back where my kidneys are?

Unrelated: It is not related to your kidneys. May be something to do with the skin. ...Read more

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I am having pain in my lower back, around the kidney and have also recently had a rash?

Get it Checked!: Pain located in a specific skin distribution followed by a rash can be associated with shingles so get it checked. ...Read more

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Can you get a rash( which looks like hives to me) from an unhealthy or infected kidney?

Can you get a rash( which looks like hives to me) from an unhealthy or infected kidney?

Unlikely: You might be getting these from a medication being taken, but not likely from UTI. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more