kidney

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a: kidney ~
b: a typical woman

What:

"Your kidney is like a typical woman just cleaning and cleaning."


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Writer: Lou Chandler
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Date: Aug 15 2014 4:53 PM



a: Kidney ~
b: a cleaner

What:

"Kidney is an important organ for our body.Kidney is like a cleaner which is responsible for removing wastes and toxins out of the body in the form of urine.When kidney fails,the deposition of wastes and toxins becomes more serious.Apart from this,kidney also helps our body keeping the balance of water and sodium.Meanwhile it also adjusts blood pressure.With dyfunctional kidney,our body will face with dangerous situation. "


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Writer: Not Stated
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Date: Aug 15 2014 4:54 PM



a: Kidney ~
b: Oil Filter

What:

It removes the break down products from the body, urea sort of like how a oil filter removes grit and solids from motor oil.


Useful?
Writer: Not Stated
LCC:
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Aug 15 2014 4:56 PM



a: kidney ~
b: a woman

What:

"I was not surprised. The kidney is like a woman, complicated, multi-tasking, and often sensitive. Young resident doctors are drawn to all her specialized cells, her channels controlling the movement of potassium, sodium, magnesium, and more electrolytes between them, and all that can go wrong with them. She is a thing of beauty. She cannot be duplicated. At least not well."


Useful?
Writer: Vanessa Grubbs, MD, MPH
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Date: Aug 15 2014 4:59 PM



a: Kidney ~
b: a purification tank

What:

"Kidney is like a purification tank of the body. Every reaction taking place in every cell of our body is producing some bi-products which are toxic and hence dangerous for our body."


Useful?
Writer: Tom Pisarski
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Date: Aug 15 2014 5:00 PM



a: Kidney ~
b: a ball full of blood

What:

"Kidney is like a ball full of blood. The function of kidney is to filter the toxin in body and prevent protein and blood cells from leaking out of vessel. "


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Writer: Not Stated
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Date: Aug 15 2014 5:02 PM



a: Kidney stones ~
b: white-hot ice picks

What:

"My mind's eye narrowed. Was this a narcotic seeker? Kidney stones are like white-hot ice picks thrust into one's flank and violently twisted, over and over again. Marine drill sergeants cry with kidney stones. But there she sat smiling. I was young. Did she take me for an easy mark? "


Useful?
Writer: Frank J. Edwards, MD
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Date: Aug 15 2014 5:11 PM



a: Kidney stones ~
b: apples on a tree

What:

"picture an apple tree...not drinking enough water or intaking too much sugar will cause the tree to dry and drop the apples. Kidney stones are like the apples. Everyone has kidney stones but they don't always fall. It is not painful...it is like the male equivalent of giving birth (laugh..walks away.)"


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Writer: Not Stated
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Date: Aug 15 2014 5:14 PM



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