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Doctor insights on: What Is The Relationship Between Anti Perspirant Deodorants And Kidney Disease

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For what reasons should you ask a dr before using spray on deodorant if you have kidney disease?

For what reasons should you ask a dr before using spray on deodorant if you have kidney disease?

Aluminium, kidney : Many deodorants contain aluminium as one of the main ingredients. Aluminium is excreted by the kidney. If there is kidney failure, aluminium levels can increase in the blood.High aluminium levels can cause anemia, nerve pain and symptoms like dementia.If one has kidney damage, they must consult the physician before they start any medicine or natural products like herbal medicines. ...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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How can armpit deodorant be associated with kidney disease?

Aluminum: They contain aluminum which is not a good chemical for people with kidney failure. I am not aware that its absorbed in major amount from deodorants. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between long-term kidney disease and bone health issues?

Is there a connection between long-term kidney disease and bone health issues?

Bone and kidney: People with chronic kidney disease stage 3 and higher can develop problems with their bones. This is due to a deficit of vit d made by the diseased kidney and causes a low serum calcium (c) level due to its not being absorbed by the intestine. In response to this parathyroid hormone is secreted to raise c by liberating it from bone. Phosphorus (p) is also liberated. This action weakens the bones. ...Read more

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Does kidney disease specifically minimal change disease have any connection with allergies?

Does kidney disease specifically minimal change disease have any connection with allergies?

A possible trigger: The cause of minimal change disease is not fully known but it is believed to be an immune disorder in which t cells release a cytokine that damages the epithelial foot processes of the glomeruli. This leads to a leakage of Albumin by the kidney. Certain events such as a viral infection, an allergic reaction, a bee sting, or an immunization may trigger an attack of mcd. ...Read more

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Are anti-perspirant deodorants & anti-perspirant roll-on bad for health in any way ?

Are anti-perspirant deodorants & anti-perspirant roll-on bad for health in any way ?

Technically Yes: Purists, who argue against applying any non-organic substances to your skin, would argue that there are toxic elements in most commercial deodorants. They say that they adversely affect the immune system. Using these products is a choice that depends on your general health and whether you feel the benefits out-weigh the risks. ...Read more

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Where can I find information about kidney disease & the relationship between having diabetes?

Where can I find information about kidney disease & the relationship between having diabetes?

Suggestions: Diabetes is the most common reason for development of kidney disease and for why people need dialysis. I would suggest these links: http://nkdep.Nih.Gov/learn/kidney-disease-basics.Shtml http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/. ...Read more

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I'm male have excessive sweat underarm and i start using Certain Dri Anti-Perspirant with more aluminium %, what is the effects of this deodorant ?

I'm male have excessive sweat underarm and i start using Certain Dri Anti-Perspirant with more aluminium %, what is the effects of this deodorant ?

May be effective: The idea with antiperspirants is to decrease sweat production which may or may not be good over time. If underarm sweat is bothersome (called hyperhidrosis) there is a procedure using Botox that can help with reducing axillary sweat production. ...Read more

Deodorant (Definition)

A chemical or compound of chemicals intended to mask odor. Underarm odor is caused by bacterial breakdown of the components of sweat. Typical underarm deodorants contain perfumes and alcohol, triclosan or chelated metal compounds ...Read more


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Kidney Diseases (Definition)

Kidney diseases include hereditary problems such as polycystic kidney disease, structural abnormalities, infections, cancer, and damage to kidneys due to other medical conditions ...Read more