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5 1 Thu, 9 Apr 2015
Hi my brother was in the hospital yesterday in the emergency as he had huge pain on his abdomen and his lower part and then he was told that he have nonobstructing right renal calculus noted after he did a CT scan. I want to know what medication/diet he should have that may help. Unfortunately, I...
3 0 Wed, 8 Apr 2015
My dad has 20% usage of his heart and went from 45% to 20% usage in less than 6 months...treated with iv Lasix in hospital and within 24 hours all the fluid is back and even more....he is 77 has pace maker and defibrillator ...now chronic kidney disease...he is blown up and we know this is...
5 1 Wed, 8 Apr 2015
dear sir, my wife just had and urine culture test and the report says protine - nil, colour - L. Yellow, transparency - Turbid, Reaction (PH) Acidic, Sugar - Nil, Pus cells - Plenty, R.B.C s - Nil, and Ep. Cells - 6-8/hpf what does this means she is having a pain in her abdominal and she has a...
3 0 Tue, 7 Apr 2015
My husband is on peritoneal dialysis and he has most of the symptoms for dehydration, has no muscles, he is just skin and bones. But dialysis doctors apparently do not believe there is such a thing as dehydration in a person doing dialysis. He recently went through and still is going through a...
3 0 Tue, 7 Apr 2015
My Mum has had ultrasound and been told ghoul stones but has also been rushed for blood test to see if she well enough for ct scan as they found tissue on kidneys and a mass?? Do you feel it could be cancer?She had ovarian cancer 30 years ago and they one ovary in which causes her pain?
3 0 Tue, 7 Apr 2015
Bilateral renal parenchymal disease right kidney is 65mm and left is 80mm in length. both kidneys show increased parenchymal echotexture with ill-defined CM demarcation and smooth outline A 21*22mm cyst is seen at mid pole of left kidney. My question is, this is an ultrasound report patients age...
3 0 Tue, 7 Apr 2015
I have Interstitial Cystitis and chronic kidney stones. Today I had severe pain passed out and was taken to the ER. The pain was similar to an IC flare and kidney stones. There was blood in my urine but the CT revealed the stone previously present was no longer in my kidney so the suspicion is it...
4 0 Mon, 6 Apr 2015
my mother is 62 year old, diabetic for 25 years, her creatinine is 5.7 and urea is 120. we observe that when creatinine level comes down, her urea level also drops. are these two related ? is dialysis essential ? she is normal and carries her routine activities
4 0 Mon, 6 Apr 2015
Dear Doctor, My husband was diagnosed with mild left pelvicalceal dilation with normal uretic jets. So far his other laboratory test for kidney, liver and artery doppler test were normal. But my problem is he has microscopic hematuria. Does it has something to do with the dilation of the left...
10 1 Mon, 6 Apr 2015
Hi, there! My husband is 47 yrs old. His recent ultrasound showed mild bilateral renal parenchymal disease. He is not diabetic. His blood pressure is normal. It was his gout last year January that revealed malfunction of the kidney. His creatinine level at present is 803.36 umol/l; uric acid is...
14 1 Mon, 6 Apr 2015
My sister has this lupus ??? blood disorder .She has lost her right kidney and on dialysis with 1/4 of her left kidney .She has had several ports and they have to keep moving it due to blood clots . They put a fistula in her arm its not mature yet so till then she keeps suffering from all these...
9 1 Mon, 6 Apr 2015
I have been having right back throbbing pain in the kidney area. Could this be and indication of kidney stones on infection. I also have IBS. I have my blood work checked every 6 mo. because they say my kidneys to not function properly. That is all I have been told
3 0 Thu, 2 Apr 2015
my Dr just called said my kidney function has went down he had me on LISINIPRIL AND HYDRCLORTHYOZID TOGETHER NOW HE SAYS FUNTION IS WORSE TO STOP TAKING INSAIDS I have sciatica in my hip also arthritis i take Excedrin for this it keeps me on my feet and the pain to a minimum without this I WILL...
30 1 Wed, 1 Apr 2015
Yes, I just received some test results from my endocrinologist in the mail today. I am a type 2 diabetic but technically considered a type 1 because I have had chronic pancreatitis for 8 years and my whole pancreas is diseased I produce no insulin & have to take creon to eat. Anyway my question...
8 1 Wed, 1 Apr 2015
my mother who is 79 years old is suffering from Acute Renal Failure, she has seen Doctors but no on seems to be doing anything about it. should we be doing something different? She is c/o feeling weak, tired no energy, no appetite, vomiting, nausea and she continues to loose weight.
4 0 Mon, 30 Mar 2015
as you might guess I am on Dialysis and need a vitamin/mineral that has the most benefit to keep me going strong I am getting FERRITIN INTRAVEINOUS , I M TAKING WARFARIN, ATORASTATIN, PROBIOTIC, Q-10, IAM NOT GETTING A LOT OF VEGGIES BECAUSE THE ONES I LOVE I CAN T HAVE THEM.
5 0 Fri, 27 Mar 2015
I just got my lab results back from the VA with a 1.8 creatinine level. They had me on Losartan for high blood pressure for nearly a year, along with HCTZ, and it did not work at all. They have finally switched me to Benazapril with HCTZ and I am wondering if being on the wrong BP medication...
9 1 Fri, 27 Mar 2015
dear sir, my ultrasound report - examinnation- said that my prostate gland volume =23 mls , also there was thinning of the renal cortex &the renal collecting system were not dilated, the right kidney measured 10.6 cm & the left kigney measured 9.3 in length - impression bilateral renal...
10 1 Fri, 27 Mar 2015
hi i have kidney disorder can i do the lipo trim diet or herbal life diet. i have spoken to my gp about the same but she was not to sure. she mentioned i couldnt do any diet which contains creatinine/creatine as this could cause further damage to my kidneys. however, she was not able to confirm...
7 1 Thu, 26 Mar 2015
My kidney function currently is 17% left kidney 83% right kidney. I m 48 yr old female, had a pyeloplasty at the age of 7 years of age. I ve had another bout of pyelonephritis, currently week 3, ongoing pain in my kidney. What are my options long term?
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