Kidneys and Urinary Tract

Calcium Kidney Stone Prevention – Vitamin B6, D Supplements

LisaN62 Asked : I have been having repeated calcium kidney stones and even though I have tried many drugs, the stones keep coming back. If I am lucky, I will go like 3 months without stones. After reading up on the internet and speaking to the salespeople at a health store, I started up on some vitamin supplements. This >> Read More ...

Bilateral Kidney Pain, Stones on Both Sides May Be Infection

SiobhON Asked : I am a 44 year old male, slightly overweight with severe kidney pain. Recently I started getting the flu very often and my doctor did complete check and told me that its probably due to stress. He found out that I had mild hypertension and told me to quit the cigarettes and start exercising. I did just that >> Read More ...

Kidney Stone Causes and Risk Factors

What are the causes and risks of kidney stones? Individual susceptibility is an important factor to consider in the development of kidney stones. There a number of factors, including dietary, environmental, situational and genetic factors as well as diseases, that may precipitate the formation of kidney stones. The reason >> Read More ...

Kidney Stone Prevention Through Diet, Foods to Avoid

For patients prone to recurrent kidney stones, dietary prevention can be effective if no other chronic conditions are contributing to the presence of kidney stones (nephrolithiasis). Certain foods and drugs may contribute towards preventing kidney stones but it is important to first consult with your doctor to >> Read More ...

Kidney Stone (Renal Calculus) Size, Types and Pain

What is a Kidney Stone? A kidney stone, also known as a renal calculus (plural ~ calculi), are crystal aggregates that form within the kidney. A stone or stone(s) will pass down the ureter and enter the bladder. Due to its passage through the urinary system, kidney stones may also be called urinary stones or the term >> Read More ...

Causes of Kidney Pain

Pain in the flanks, mid back or upper abdominal quadrant may be associated with a kidney disorder if other kidney pain symptoms are also present. If not, the pain may be related to other abdominal or back structures. Kidney Structures The kidneys are bean shaped organs that lie on either side of the upper abdomen within >> Read More ...

Kidney Pain Location and Symptoms

What is Kidney Pain? Kidney pain is a term often used to describe a lower back pain that is more lateral (towards the side) or around the flanks. However the kidneys, despite popular belief, are not located in the lower parts of the abdomen. The kidneys lies just below the diaphragm on either side towards the back of the >> Read More ...

Vaginal Bleeding in a Child

Vaginal bleeding in a young girl or infant can be a cause for concern and these days, it often raises questions about sexual abuse. However there are a few conditions where abnormal vaginal bleeding may be harmless or could be attributed to serious medical conditions that is unrelated to sexual abuse. Given the prevalence >> Read More ...
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