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Suffering from diarrhea, umbilical hernia, lump in throat. Blood test shows problem in kidneys. What is wrong?

My husband has had diarrhea for last year. He also has developed an umbilical hernia and now has the feeling of a lump in his throat. A blood test a few weeks ago says he has a slight problem with his kidneys but nothing serious but last night he wet the bed ! We are both worried sick as to what is wrong with him have you any reassuring answers please ?
Asked On : Thu, 11 Apr 2013
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Hi, many thanks for the query!
You haven't mentioned reports of the blood test that you had few weeks ago.
Nothing much to worry, you should do- RFT, USG KUB, Urine (R/M) to know more about, if someone told you that you have, a kidney problem.
Also do Stool (Culture & Microscopy), CBC, ESR & get physically examined for the lump in throat, whether these are enlarged lymph nodes or what. After examination, if necessary, do FNAC of the lump to know histopathological diagnosis.
For Umbilical hernia, you need to get operated, if fit.
Wish you a good health.
Take care.
Answered: Wed, 3 Jul 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ralph Chambers's  Response
Hi. This needs evaluating with upper and lower endoscopy, a screen for H pylori (the so-called ulcer bug), and a stool sample sent to the lab. Possibilities here include irritable bowel syndrome, an H pylori infection, and a malabsorption condition like celiac disorder.
Answered: Tue, 2 Jul 2013
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