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What Is The Most Common Cause Of Kidney Infections And How Do You Clear It
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Who is most likely to have cancer and what are the common symptoms of it and can the diseaae be cured...
In 400 characters?: Is there a specific malignancy that you are concerned about? ...Read more
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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
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