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What is the most common cause of kidney infections and how do you clear it ?

What is the most common cause of kidney infections and how do you clear it ?

Bacteria: Usually e. Coli is most common followed by a bunch of other bugs that live near the rectum/anus. Prevent with drinking water and urinating regularly. Treat with appropriate type and duration of antibiotics. ...Read more

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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 is the most common cause of myocarditis and how to prevent it ?

What is the most common cause of myocarditis and how to prevent it ?

Idiopathic: Most causes are actually unknown, hence this term idiopathic. But in reality most commonly this is felt to be the complication of many different types of infections particularly viruses. Unfortunatley, you can't readily prevent many viral infections besides optimizing your immune system, so eat health, be active, sleep well and be good about hygeine!! Best of luck. ...Read more

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What are common and uncommon signs & symptoms of lymphoma and what can be done to detect it and prevent it and what is the treatment for it.

What are common and uncommon signs & symptoms of lymphoma and what can be done to detect it and prevent it and what is the treatment for it.

See below: The most common presenting complaint in people with lymphoma is painless adenopathy, or a persistently swollen lymph node. Other complaints can be fever, night sweats, or weight loss. Detection is either through a swollen node or imaging showing enlarged nodes. Diagnosis is made by biopsy. There's no prevention. Treatment will involve chemotherapy and may or may not include radiation therapy. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a kidney infection and how is it treated?

What are the symptoms of a kidney infection and how is it treated?

Pain, burning: Kidney infections usually have the same symptoms as utis (burning with urination, increased frequency), now associated with pain in the flank, especially with percussion. Also, pyelonephritis (as a kidney infection is known) is often associated with high fever. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of PID and how is it diagnosed?

What are the common symptoms of PID and how is it diagnosed?

Infection: PID is also known as pelvic inflammatory disease and causes a lot of pelvic pain and can be associated with a purulent vaginal discharge or bleeding and fever. Often the abdomen is very tender and you can have pain in the right upper quadrant because of inflammation around the liver ( Fitzhugh- Curtis syndrome). Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a pylonidal cyst? What can we do to prevent it?

What are the causes of a pylonidal cyst? What can we do to prevent it?

Hygiene. : Keep hair from becoming matted in the crease between your buttocks. 'Disturb' that area every time you wash so that any hair that is piercing the skin hopefully gets pulled back out. Hair removal can help, but shaving just leads to rashes and infections even if you do everything perfectly they will sometimes still occur. ...Read more

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What is glomerulonephritis and how we treat it and does it cause a micro hematuria in the urine? How to treat inflammation of the kidneys ?

What is glomerulonephritis and how we treat it and does it cause a micro hematuria in the urine? How to treat inflammation of the kidneys ?

Glomerulonephritis: is inflammation of the glomruli,the functional building blocks of your kidneys! it can be due to autoimmune diseases,cellular infiltration,or an infectious process,presents as a combination of these signs and symptoms:Abnormal kidney function tests(that is elevated Creatinine), abnormal urine test (presence of blood, and/or protein in urine), hypertension, and leg swelling.Therapy depends on cause ...Read more

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But what is the main cause of acne? How to prevent it.

But what is the main cause of acne? How to prevent it.

Acne: It is clogging up of the skin pores with sebum that when they get infected you develop acne hope this helps ...Read more

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What are the causes of cancer and how can I prevent it completely?

What are the causes of cancer and how can I prevent it completely?

Multiple: There are multiple causes and risk factors for various cancers, but for the most part developing cancer is a matter of luck. The best thing you can do to decrease your risk of developing cancer is not smoke cigarettes. Screening procedures, such as colonoscopies, may also be recommended by your primary care physician based on your age and family history. ...Read more

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What are causes of multiple mucosal polys at the gallbladder. What is it and how can it be prevented or managed. Its still 4.5mm.

What are causes of multiple mucosal polys at the gallbladder. What is it and how can it be  prevented or managed. Its still 4.5mm.

Many causes: Polyps less than 1 cm are almost always benign. Multiple mucosal polyps are generally due to cholesterol deposits (condition called choleserolosis) and may or may not be associated with gall stones. At your age, if you are not symptomatic you can watch it with periodic ultrasounds. If symptomatic, you should have laparoscopic removal of gall bladder. ...Read more

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What are the early signs and symptoms of common liver disease? And how to prevent it to worsens?

What are the early signs and symptoms of common liver disease? And how to prevent it to worsens?

May not have any sym: Chronic liver disease is typically aymptomatic. Liver symptoms are mostly seen with acute infection or liver fsilure from cirrhosis. ...Read more

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What is the cause of impaired circulation to the head? What are the symptoms and treatment? Is it common problem which is curable?

What is the cause of impaired circulation to the head? What are the symptoms and treatment? Is it common problem which is curable?

Stroke risk: Impaired circulation to the brain is a serious matter. Blood vessels can be clotted and may put one at risk for a stroke. Heart conditions can also cause impaired circulation throughout the body. There is not an easy simple answer, that could fix this. Each circulation problem is addressed with different tests and treatments. However, many problems can be treated and improve. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a bacterial infection and can it keep you from concieving?

What are the causes of a bacterial infection and can it keep you from concieving?

Right PH: Bv is due to heavy vaginal colonies that cause a basic ph. You need an acidic ph in the vagina achieved by the acidophillus bacteria. First take antibiotics for both of you. Than use a vinegar acidic douch, and then take acidophillus from a probiotic pill like provela or eat danactive yogurt. This will give you the right ph always. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a sinus infection and is it preventable?

Viral: The overwhelming majority of sinus infections are viral in nature, and are self-limited. They are not really preventable, as the viruses are everywhere. ...Read more

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What are the common complications of diverticulitis, and how often do people need to have surgery for it?

What are the common complications of diverticulitis, and how often do people need to have surgery for it?

Multiple: Perforation, obstruction, abscess and fistula formation. On occasion bleeding and stricture formation can complicate it. If a patient keeps having recurrent attacks requiring IV antibiotics and hospitalization, than surgery should be considered as an option to resolve the problem. ...Read more

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If severe constipation is left untreated what are the likely long term causes of it on your body ? Is constipation something to get worried about?

If severe constipation is left untreated what are the likely long term causes of it on your body ? Is constipation something to get worried about?

YES: It is an extremely common question and strongly indicates that what i call dietary mayhem. It is not that it causes problems; it is part of the overall bad health that exists as a result of ignoring the well known rules of a proper diet. ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more