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Location Of The Kidneys
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
BUN of 9: Your BUN of 9 is normal and it is also a reflection of your protein intake. Your serum creatinine is a much better guide to help assess your kidney function. If it is not elevated, you probably have reasonable kidney function. Serum creatinine is dependent on age, muscle mass, sex and race. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
These: are generally "non-specific" but should be followed over time to determine meaning.... ...Read more
No: Your results are good.....however, please go for regular check ups as your doctor advises ...Read more
Depends on size: A normal adult kidney ranges 9-13 cm in length, and will differ a bit with the gender. Taller, larger males, will have bigger kidneys than shorter, smaller, females. However, the volume of the kidney is a better marker for kidney function than just the length of the kidney. A shorter thicker one may have more function. Also kidney function naturally declines with age. ...Read more
9-13 cm: With an ultrasound evaluation, the normal kidney size is 9-13 cm. One kidney may be up to 1.5 CM difference in size from the other and still be in acceptable range. Kidney sizes in females may be some smaller than in males but evenso a kidney smaller than 9 CM is abnormally small. Also a kidney larger than 13 CM is generally considered abnormal. ...Read more
If a female is diagnose with kidney problems and has to do dialysis does that person also get checked for any other disease?
Kidney ultrasound measurements were 89mm x 42mm x34mm on left and 89mm x 33mm x 45mm on right. I'm 34, female. Should I be worried?
My rt kidney measured 10.5 x 4.1 x 4.4 My lf kidney measured 10.6 x 5.2 x 5.3. The spleen measured 9 cm. Is this normal range for a 40 yr old female?
Here are some...: Why & how did you get renal & splenic size measurement? By CT or US; for pain, infection, or? All figures may be normal for you, but make sure to always correlate with personal clinical profile so to deduce the clinical significance of these dimension. Hence, please refer this question to the ordering doctors for pertinent discussion and explanation. Best wish... ...Read more
Men vs women stones: Men may have a tendency to dehydration due to labor environment; women though tend to eat high oxalate foods; men have a greater likelihood of uric acid problems; women risk stones thru pregnancies; diet and fluid intake matter for stone formations; to reduce risk: drink 4 liters fluid / day; minimize salt and meats; increase citrate intake: OJ 8 oz twice daily; ReaLemon extract 4 tblspn/day ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably : Since your kidney is not involved with the immune process that defines your celiac disease, it is unlikely that that tag alone would disqualify you.(or your kidney) Donation is major surgery and tissue compatibility and basic health would play a larger role in this process. Offering to donate if they accept you would be a great sign of support for the prospective recipient. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
None....: At that stage it is a lab diagnosis only........ ...Read more
I have severe pain at my low back and headache, no medical issue, i m 42, female with 2 kids, is it any problem with kidney?
41 yo black female. Bun 13 creat 1.16. What does/should this mean to me. If my GFR is to low, is it safe to purchase a kidney cleanse?
I am 50 year old female my Right kidney is 7.6cm n left is 7.4cm what should i do & not suffering from any of symtoms besides back pain rarely n HB 9?
Here are some ...: The length of kidney alone denotes bilateral renal atrophy by long-term pathology like childhood GN, diabetic nephropathy, interstitial nephritis by drugs, etc. Low hemoglobin at 9 indicates ESKD is in play. So, seek professional evaluation, management, and counseling for long-term care timely and realistically. Best wish ... ...Read more
No difference: They both have same symptoms and signs when stone is in the kidney and it is a little easier when it is inthe urethra in females due to the diffrence in size of urethra. ...Read more
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