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2 0 6 days ago
I have kidney cysts which I was told were insignificant. I also have had unexplained hematuria for the last year. I also have borderline high creatinine and have had a GFR of 50.1 and 50.3 the last 2 months. None of my doctors have mentioned any concern. Should I be concerned?
2 0 6 days ago
My husband believe he is or has passed a kidney stone - he had some burning and small amounts of blood while urinating earlier today - he now has a good flow and some burning - no blood. He is 79 yrs. olds, and has heart and lung disease - comundin (SP) and a daily 81mg aspirin due to a heart...
2 0 6 days ago
Hi I am 45 years of age in pretty good health and felt some pain for last two months around my hip, two ultra sounds a month a part showed fluid on th pe right side - everything looking normal but kidney had abnormality pelviectasiss bilateral renal pelviiectasiss doctor says most suggestive of...
2 0 Sat, 21 Mar 2015
My mother was diagnosed with fibrillary glomerulonephritis about 1 year ago. Her doctor told her this is a rare disease. I can find very little info about this disease. I understand that there is really no treatment, but was wondering an approx time frame before she would need to go on dialysis...
7 1 Thu, 19 Mar 2015
Yes, thank you. I have been feeling poorly for several months. I feel I may have a kidney problem. My eGFR level is 55 also My Creatine level is 1.0. I am 68 year old female and have some side pans and more frequent urination now than I used to have. No burning. I have tested positive for...
4 1 Thu, 19 Mar 2015
went to my doctor today with swollen toes and top of my foot,couldnt find anything significant but my kidney levels have dropped really low,tired all the time and difficulty walking all showing signs of kidney disease, I am not the doctor what do u suggest I should do
5 1 Thu, 19 Mar 2015
Hi i am having severe pain on my right back for 2 days I was admitted to hospital in emergency yesterday, but after giving me pain killer injection and medicine prescription they discharged me. No stone found in ultrasound but doctor said it is kidney stone pain. But I am having pain on regular...
4 1 Thu, 19 Mar 2015
HI Dr, Had a CT Scan last week shows a 7mm upper polenon-obstructing left renal calculus stone. I will see my primary care physician next week. I have no pain and urine is OK. What should I do regarding fluids to flush or is it too big to pass on my own. What types of treatment are available?
3 1 Thu, 19 Mar 2015
I just received an MRI report for my lower back pain. One of the findings is a 17mm inferior pole right renal cyst. I am a 60 year old woman in very good health, am 5 7 and weigh 163. Can you explain what this means and if there is something I should do about it?
3 1 Thu, 19 Mar 2015
Hi I am three years post kidney transplant and have bad toncilitus so my gp gave me penicillin but it has made sick and diarrhoea. Now my urine is dark and I m having pain in New kidney. Is this normal and just to extra hydrate myself or should I go to my renal team. Thank you Mel
5 1 Wed, 18 Mar 2015
during pyloneprotis stage or severe UTI infection dmsa test done and it was came that left kidney functioning 7% but now after antbiotic treatment through IV uti fully cleared now doctor told to do dmsa test again to confirm the improvement in left kidney function, female child 7 years age
2 0 Mon, 16 Mar 2015
I apparently have stage three of ckd with creatinine level of 1.2, bun of 6. I went to see a nephrologist but can I wait to continue to monitor with the specialist and watch my diet? Is there medication to take or do I need to know my condition? My health insurance is limited
2 0 Mon, 16 Mar 2015
I under took a procedure to remove a kidney stone recently and now I have what I have been able to link with penile thrombosis but I am unsure as the doctor had to use a numbing agent and hit the kidney stone multiple times (it was 3 cm from exiting the penis) and I was experiencing some...
7 1 Mon, 16 Mar 2015
i am suffuering from mcd for last two years. Initialy reading for 24 hrs urinary protine was 7gm and now it is 1gm. Medicine which i took in begining was steroids then takfa then mycofit .Now i am on lipril & losarcar. i would like to know how long it will take to get completly cured.,also...
6 1 Mon, 16 Mar 2015
hello!i have done a usg which gives report of a mild fullness of pelvis bilaterally in kidney and 126cc residual urine in urinary bladder.i want to know what this indicate.I m a female of age 25yr.i do have a constant pain in my back that pass to groin.
2 0 Fri, 13 Mar 2015
Experiencing chronic and severe constipation for about a month. Now, my kidneys hurt and I have abdominal swelling an swelling in my legs and ankles. Urination is decreasing. The swelling is so bad, I can not fit in my clothes. I am 53 year old woman.
11 1 Fri, 13 Mar 2015
I have been told I have bilateral renal cysts. nothing has ever been done about them, but for the last moth or I have had pain all throw out body includeing to the tips of my fingers. this happens prior to voiding of which I have no control. could this be do to the cysts ? I also have very sharp...
6 1 Fri, 13 Mar 2015
i hv done my pyloplasty three years back afterthat my pus cell increased and now it range 50 to 60.i dont hv any problems right now but what i want to know is there any thing to worry or anything serious. my doctor suggested for again IVU to see the function and creatine test.pls suggest me
14 1 Fri, 13 Mar 2015
my creatinine level was 1.6 in the month of march and now it has come to 2.5. i had already taken ketosteril tabs for two months. But no use. My doctor advsd to take 24 hrs urine protein test & the results showed high protein. he has advised to take renalog & additionally alphadol 0.25 mch. Also...
15 1 Fri, 13 Mar 2015
Hi my name is john williams, i had a procedure to done yesterday 17/4/2014 at box hill hospital at 6.30 am Rigid Cystoscopy/lithoplaxy/turp but this was cancled at 1.30 pm, i was told i will need 4 weeks off work, and i still have the stones witch are large and are painful,and turps.
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