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I am under going dialysis for the last six months. For two months I am doing three dialysis each week. Even then my certain is 11 and potassium 7.3 what are the possible reasons.
My dad is 67 years old. He is diabetic which he keeps under control by taking regular medicines. These days he is facing a urination problem. Means he can not hold his urge to urine for long. It comes out drop by drop. Please advice what all test we should carry out? Thanks in advance!
38 years old woman ckd patient needs to know what is best diet for her. Whether almond are good? Can you please provide diet chart.
When I urinate, the flow is slow and my bladder doesn't empty fully. Similarly the flow is semen is slow. Moreover, if I do not go to the loo then I get severe urge to go (like gas) and also urge to excrete. I got KUD ultrasound done and it also shows that bladder is not emptying fully. I think I have Urethral Stricture and should go in for urethrogram but feel scared as it is a painful procedure. Please advise what I should do. I am 37 years old and have never gone through any surgery etc but have been under depression for last 5-6 years (if it causes it). All other body parts / functions are normal.
I am 26 year old male. I am not taking any alcohol. Non - Smoker. But still my liver range is sgot-55 Sgpt-115 I am having kidney stone near about 3.5 mm in 2012. 4 years back but not now. I am taking Udiliv from last 2 months. But they are not effective. Please suggest any medicine . How I can reduce these ranges .
My mom had ultrasound test yesterday, which report show there was fluid in left kidney and 10 mm stones.In 2009 my mother had an kidney stone of 33 mm which stop function of right kidney and doctor remove it. My mother feel no pain and no problem while urinate. Sir please give suggestion is it again a serious problem and need urgent operation or it will be treated by medicine.
Kidney stones have become a very common disease affecting millions of people worldwide. Kidney stones can be extremely painful. However, with advancements in medical science, this condition can be easily treated. So, you can put an end to all the angst and worry.
When we talk about stones, the first question that comes to the mind is, how can a stone form in one’s kidneys?
Kidney stones are formed when the minerals and salt in the fluid get deposited in the kidneys. Incidentally, kidney stones form twice as often in men as women and once you get a stone, you are at 50 % risk of getting another one.
Classification of kidney stones
Kidney stones are categorized into calcium containing or calcareous stones and non-calcareous stones.
Why do they form? the
You will be surprised but causal factor for most kidney stones is a nano-bacterial disease like a Helicobacter pylori infection along with peptic ulcer disease. This bacteria forms a calcium phosphate shell and around this further crystallization occurs mostly due to what we eat and a few other issues like Cystinuria and hyperoxaluria about which we are going to be talking in some detail.
- Hyperoxaluria is defined as excretion of oxalate in excess of 45 mg/day in the urine.
- This is a disorder when you have too much oxalate in your urine.
- Oxalate is a natural chemical in your body, and you can also ingest it via food like beets, rhubarb, spinach, chocolate, nuts, tea, wheat bran, strawberries, and soya foods.
- Actually, there is no known need for oxalate by the human body and it is normally eliminated as waste through the kidneys.
- But too much oxalate in your urine can cause serious problems like kidney stones. These stones form when the excess oxalate binds with calcium in the urine to form kidney stones.
- Apart from your diet, Hyperoxaluria can also be caused due to an intestinal disease like Crohn's, an inherited disorder and surgeries that cause an Ileal bypass or a short bowel syndrome, low calcium intake and other such factors.
- Sometimes hyperoxaluria may result from changes in the way kidneys handle normal amounts of body oxalate.
- Hyperoxaluria is found in about 20 percent of individuals with kidney stones and quick diagnosis and treatment of hyperoxaluria is important to the long-term health of your kidneys.
- Cystinuria is an inherited or genetic disorder that causes stones made of the amino acid cystine in your kidneys, bladder, and ureters.
- The first symptoms typically occur in young adults in their 20s and 30s and they continue life-long.
- Cystinuria has to be managed and treated properly otherwise it can be very painful and can have serious consequences which can damage your kidneys.
- It causes frequent stone formation which causes blockages in the kidneys and you may need repeated surgical procedures to get rid of them and this can impact kidney function over time.
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