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Doctor insights on: Where Are Your Kidneys And Liver Located

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Diagnosing kidney or liver issues?

Diagnosing kidney or liver issues?

Blood test.: See your doctor and get blood test called comprehensive metabolic panel done. It will give information and help in diagnosis of liver or kidney disease. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Spot on the liver or kidney means?

Spot on the liver or kidney means?

A cyst: A spot usually refers to a cyst which is basic abubble in the organ containing fluid. Most cysts are benign, especially if only a few are found. ...Read more

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What can cause kidney and liver damage?

What can cause kidney and liver damage?

Broad question: Damage to liver by alcohol, hepatitis infections/drugs can affect kidney function. Certain disease like lupus, sarcoidosis, cystic disease, Wilson disease, can affect both organs. The list is long. Need a specialist to evaluate the cause ...Read more

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What does kidney or liver pain feel like?

What does kidney or liver pain feel like?

Visceral pain: Everyone experiences pain, differently. Traditionally, visceral pain is of a different nature. It would be more severe than the “pain” you feel when your bladder is so full and you are unable to avoid. The closest description would be the pain of a kidney stone being passed. The nature is traditionally described as “colicky” and/or crampy in nature…. ...Read more

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Is clomazepam hard on the liver or kidneys?

Is clomazepam hard on the liver or kidneys?

Yes and no: As long as taken as prescribed the medication should not cause problems. You can always check the liver enzymes and kidney function to ensure no effect. ...Read more

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Is Orlistat save for kidney and liver!!! ?

Is Orlistat save for kidney and liver!!! ?

Wrong question: You are asking the wrong question. Here us the right question: "Does Orlistat work"? The answer to that is no. It does not work. It will not lead you to any real or lasting weight loss. ...Read more

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I have lesions on both my liver and kidneys?

I have lesions on both my liver and kidneys?

Please follow doctor: Advice. Also, see by Patrick Quillan, PhD, clinical nutritionist about helpful diet to support your situation. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What can I do to maintain my kidney and liver?

What can I do to maintain my kidney and liver?

Don't abuse them: If you're healthy to start with: well balanced diet, avoid unnecessary drugs (as medicine or for fun), watch alcohol intake; careful with sexual activity/partners- use a condom. Get vaccinated for hepatitis a and b if risk factors- travel to endemic area, sex exposure, especially if multiple partners.
If already have some issue with liver or kidney, talk to md about your specifics. ...Read more

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How would I know if I have liver or kidney problems?

How would I know if I have liver or kidney problems?

You might not: Chronic liver or kidney disease is often asymptomatic until it approaches end stage (near death). You could have swelling of feet, turn yellow, have itching, tiredness, low energy level, short of breath.
Risk factors include family history, viral hepatitis infection, diabetes, hypertension, ; liver and kidney function is easily and cheaply tested. ...Read more

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No kidney and liver function, how long can one live?

Part answer: With no renal function, a patient will fall into a uraemic coma in 7 to 10 days and die within 14 to 21 days.
I defer the liver question to a hepatologist. ...Read more

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What causes hypo densities on the liver and kidneys?

Here are some. ..: Hypo-densities as revealed in US or CT or MRI usually denote a hollow space filled with either water-like fluid or fatty tissue or. .., which suggests less likely to have malignancy. But for individual situation, ask Doc timely for detailing... ...Read more

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Can simple kidney or liver cysts go away on their own?

Can simple kidney or liver cysts go away on their own?

Not usually: Cysts in either of these organs tend to persist,
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What are the differing function of the liver and kidneys?

What are the differing function of the liver and kidneys?

Too many to list: Liver makes most of the blood proteins, cholesterol, and bile. Kidneys remove waste products from blood. Both organs also affect many other metabolic functions, such as vitamin d, red cell production, glucose and electrolyte control etc. ...Read more

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I have pain in my kidneys and what feels like my liver.?

I have pain in my kidneys and what feels like my liver.?

Often not...: Oftentimes, what we feel does not specifically pertain to the organ beneath. To unveil the myth behind symptoms needs more info on the specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of symptoms + physical exam + testing as needed. How? Follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you can work closer / better with doc so to deduce best possible diagnosis for reasonable care. ...Read more

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Could psoriasis attack other organs like kidney and liver?

Could psoriasis attack other organs like kidney and liver?

Beyond the skin: Psoriasis is associated with 5 different types of arthritis, an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Other comorbidities associated with psoriasis include cancer, obesity, metabolic syndrome and other immune-related conditions such as Crohn's disease ...Read more

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Can there be any pills that help with your liver or kidneys?

Can there be any pills that help with your liver or kidneys?

No: Good diet will help your kidneys and liver. All medicines either are metabolized by liver or kidney, so go for good healthy diet rich in vitamins. Balanced diet ...Read more

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How long can a person live with no kidney or liver function?

How long can a person live with no kidney or liver function?

Death if no function: The kidneys and liver are essential to survival. A person cannot live if these organs have no function. For kidney failure, the patient can go on dialysis and may live for many years. For complete liver failure, the only therapy is a liver transplant. However, the wait time for a liver transplant can be months or years, so the patient must have some residual function to stay alive until transplant. ...Read more

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How long can a person live with a diseases liver and kidney?

Survival depends: Survival from any disease is difficult to predict. Important factors include the disease, patient age, baseline health status, and quality of medical care. Some patients can live for many years with liver and kidney disease. However, chronic liver disease (cirrhosis) is terminal and will lead to death. Use internet to calculate meld score - the closer you get to score 40, the higher risk of death. ...Read more

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How could I tell if I have liver or kidney problems problems?

See your Doctor: Most accurate way is to see your doctor and tell them any symptoms you may have developed. They can order appropriate blood tests or radiology tests if indicated. ...Read more

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How many days can one live without kidney and liver function?

How many days can one live without kidney and liver function?

Part answer: With no renal function, a patient will fall into a uraemic coma in 7 to 10 days and die within 14 to 21 days.
I defer the liver question to a hepatologist. ...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